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This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Suzanne Vega in honor of her 54th birthday! Suzanne Vega was born in 1959 in Santa Monica, California, but soon moved to New York City where she grew up on the Upper West Side. She began writing poetry at an early age […]
As far as Scottish bands go, Camera Obscura has had quite an impressive run. Since its inception in 1996, the band earned the blessings of late British DJ John Peel, survived multiple line-up changes, and released five critically well-received albums. Camera Obscura’s latest, Desire Lines, just came out in June and the band is currently […]
It’s hard to listen to a Belle and Sebastian song without hearing it echo through the terrible plastic headphones I used to team up with an aging Walkman in high school (iPods are expensive on a snack bar employee salary), and holding a ticket that included the Scottish indie legends of yore in addition to Hoboken noise […]
Concert Watch: July 10-11th Happy Wednesday, concert lovers! Boston’s coming alive with a number of festivals and open-air events in the coming weeks, but what to do while you’re waiting for the excitement to commence? It’s not too late to get your last minute tickets to a few wonderful shows coming through the area in the […]
Twenty-year old Eric Leva, student of both the New England Conservatory of Music and Berklee, stopped by the WERS studios to perform two new songs. For over a decade, Leva has pushed himself musically, learning how to play the piano at the age of eight, and has slowly evolved into a healthy pop songwriter. However, […]
Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. BECK, I Won’t Be Long Earlier this week, Beck released a brand new single and today it will be available for digital download […]
Come see Hospitality kill it at The Sinclair on July 30th! Click here for more information.
Come see Holliston High School’s production of Godspell on August 1st at 7:30 pm! Click here for more information.
Come celebrate our 65th at Great Scott with Strand of Oaks on August 7th! Click here for more information.
After a strange countdown appeared on the famed Pearl Jam’s website at the very beginning of this month, fans were left to wonder what the ticking numbers meant. The general consensus was that it would be some sort of huge announcement—and it was. A little less than a week after the clock was posted, it […]