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Dave Matthews Band returned to Mansfield, MA this past weekend for a two night stand at the Comcast Center. Few places are as lively as the massive Comcast Center parking lot before a Dave Matthews Band concert. The slabs of asphalt are packed tight not only by cars, but by tents, lawn chairs, and grills. [...]
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. THE MOWGLI’S, WAITING FOR THE DAWN This is the major label debut album from the eight piece rock band from southern California. After riding [...]
Evil Friends by Portugal. The Man is the WERS July Album of the Month!
WERS is featuring the Nashville-based Kopecky Family Band as our Artist of the Week! Though not related by blood, the six members of Kopecky Family Band have created a bond fortified by the roads they’ve traveled and the songs they’ve written. The Family was born out of an in-dorm jam session back in 2007 and [...]
The Boston Strong Music Project is the WERS June Album of the Month!
The Pixies, or rather Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering (the other members), released a statement yesterday stating that bassist Kim Deal won’t be playing with the band anymore. Here is the official statement: We are sad to say that Kim Deal has decided to leave the Pixies. We are very proud to have [...]
In 2003, The Postal Service gave us Give Up, but ten years later, the band found their fans holding the classic album up as something still so relevant. As a crowd of people who have grown with the album, The Postal Service made for a truly special night. The setlist of the show was predictable, [...]
It’s a cloudy day in Boston for this weeks’ look back at music history. Hopefully that will change for the weekend! During this week in 1977, British rock legends Led Zeppelin basically took over New York City as part of what became their final American tour. They stopped in the city for a total of [...]
This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Derek and the Dominos to commemorate the aniversary of their debut live performance. Derek and the Dominos were a blues rock group formed by guitar legend Eric Clapton in 1970 after gaining fame as a member of bands like the Yardbirds, Cream, [...]
Good morning, music lovers! Right now we’re getting a break from all the rain we had yesterday, and even though there’s more on the way tomorrow we’re not going to let some droplets of water get in way of all the great shows happening this week, right? Now let’s take a look at who’s coming [...]