Home » Posts tagged with » Daytime (Page 32)

This Week In Music History: August 18th-24th

This Week In Music History: August 18th-24th

As always, this week was full of exciting music history! Twenty bucks says that you probably can guess who drove a car into a pool on this day in 1967. On this day in 1970, Lou Reed performed with The Velvet Underground for the last time at the famed New York club Max’s Kansas City. […]

Throwback Thursday: John Lee Hooker

Throwback Thursday: John Lee Hooker

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of songs from the late John Lee Hooker to celebrate what would have been his 96th birthday. John Lee Hooker was born in Coahoma County, Mississippi, the youngest of eleven children whose father was a Baptist preacher. Hooker and his siblings were only allowed to […]

“Paracosm” by Washed Out

“Paracosm” by Washed Out

Chillwave, along with the other short-lived genre names like witch house, are best left to abandoned blog posts and tumblrs, but the name still lives on due to the absolute pressure of having to categorize every single sound or musical style. To be fair, for one short moment (the summer of 2011, I guess), chillwave […]

Concert Watch: August 21st-28th

Concert Watch: August 21st-28th

Tonight – August 21st – Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, House of Blues Eighties pop rock will certainly be alive and well in Boston this evening. The happy married couple come to Boston this evening to hit the city with their best shot.  They met in 1979 and then married shortly after in 1982.  Since […]

“Pura Vida Conspiracy” by Gogol Bordello

“Pura Vida Conspiracy” by Gogol Bordello

There’s a good reason why Gogol Bordello have been at the forefront of gypsy punk music for much of their nearly 15-year existence. After his family was forced out of their Kiev home following the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, the band’s frontman, Eugene Hütz, spent the next five years jumping from refugee camp to refugee camp. […]

On The Verge: Marcella Rose

On The Verge: Marcella Rose

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On the Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist on the verge is punk rock band Marcella Rose, who came up north to Boston from Pembroke Pines, Florida. We have Blink-182 to thank for the founding of Marcella Rose. One […]

New Releases Tuesday: August 20th

New Releases Tuesday: August 20th

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND, Made Up Mind Made Up Mind is the third album from the southern soul group, the Tedeschi Trucks Band. Husband and […]

Life Is Good Festival

Life Is Good Festival

WERS is giving away tickets to the Life Is Good Festival and you could win

Will Oasis Tour Soon?

Will Oasis Tour Soon?

When Oasis’ “Wonderwall” seeps through the airwaves of a car radio, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t know all the words to what is easily the band’s biggest hit, from their 1995 album, (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? After all, who doesn’t love to croon along with Liam Gallagher’s deliciously angsty vocals? The […]

Artist of the Week: Valerie June

Artist of the Week: Valerie June

This week WERS is featuring singer-songwriter Valerie June as our Artist of the Week! Valerie June grew up in Tennessee while attending a church where the entire congregation sang hymns together, helping June develop a strikingly unique voice and lyrical delivery of her own. After high school June tried her hand at singing in a […]

CONNECT WITH US