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Phoenix Live at NomComm

Phoenix Live at NomComm

WERS is bringing you exclusive content from NonCommvention in Philadelphia all week long as we discover the hottest up-and-coming performers and celebrate established artists we love. The first evening of programming was eclectic and exciting, ranging from bluegrass to punk and culminating in one of the larger acts of the evening, French-born group Phoenix promoting […]

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell at NonComm

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell at NonComm

At the surface, a pairing like Steve Martin and Edie Brickell might seem unrealistic at best. A 67-year-old comedian teaming up with Paul Simon’s wife? Yet long-time fans of Martin know that he is just as adept with the banjo as he is with comedy. That’s part of the reason his Non-Comm performance with Brickell, […]

Kurt Vile At NonComm

Kurt Vile At NonComm

Kurt Vile’s set is scheduled to go on at 9:25 PM. You’d never know, since he’d been mingling through the crowd since forty-five minutes beforehand. He also jumped on stage twenty minutes before the set set for sound check, and remained there until he began playing. It’s a little flustering when the host introduces him […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of the Beach Boys in honor of the 47th anniversary of the release of their legendary album, Pet Sounds. Surf rockers, the Beach Boys are one of the most prominent American rock bands of all time and especially during the 60s and 70s. The Beach […]

New Order to Release New Live Album

New Order to Release New Live Album

Since reuniting in 2011, New Order has made a lot of news in the music world. Frontman Bernard Sumner performed a duet with Brandon Flowers during a recent concert, the band performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, they announced tour dates with Johnny Marr and SPIN called them one of the best things they saw at […]

Concert Watch: May 15th-17th

Concert Watch: May 15th-17th

Happy Wednesday, concert-goers! Whether you’re passing through town for a graduation or two or are a permanent resident of the Boston scene, this week promises a bunch of terrific shows from new and established artists hoping to win you over with new material. Shall we take a look? Tonight, May 15 – Vampire Weekend @ […]

Artist of the Week: The Wild Feathers

Artist of the Week: The Wild Feathers

WERS is featuring The Wild Feathers as our Artist of the Week! The Wild Feathers are a brand new band breaking onto the scene.  Composed of Ricky Young, Taylor Burns, Joel King, Ben Jarvis, and Preston Wimberly, The Wild Feathers are quickly growing in popularity with folk and AAA fans.  The band was formed approximately […]

Austin City Limits 2013

Austin City Limits 2013

Austin’s yearly Austin City Limits festival recently announced its lineup and it is absolutely bursting with tons of incredible bands. After the past couple of years proved to be quick sell-outs, C3 (the Austin based booking agency behind Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza) decided to expand the festival over two weekends, in the same vein […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

It’s the end of another week here at WERS, and time to take a look back at what history has been made on this day in the past. May 10th marks the birth of two music legends, John Ritchie in 1957and Paul Hewson in 1960. Never heard of them? Well, they grew up to be […]

Throwback Thursday: Peter Gabriel

Throwback Thursday: Peter Gabriel

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, WERS is celebrating Peter Gabriel in honor of the 27th anniversary of his hit album So. English singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel is most well known as the lead singer and flutist for progressive rock legend – Genesis. Gabriel was one of Genesis’ founding members back in 1967 with a few of […]

Emerson College

To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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