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Why? at The Middle East

Why? at The Middle East

  It’s been just under a year since indie hip-hop band Why? came to Boston. The last time the group was here, fans were treated to an intimate show with an “unplugged” vibe – a special treat, for sure. Their stop at The Middle East last night, however, gave fans a chance to throw their [...]

Antje Duvekot Live In Studio

Antje Duvekot Live In Studio

Antje Duvekot stopped by WERS this afternoon to provide a break from the more upbeat summer songs we have been playing like “Anna Sun” by Walk the Moon and “Tongue Tied” by Grouplove. Duvekot, who hails from Sommerville, MA, spent her warm up time gazing out the window as she softly sang to herself. Her [...]

David Wax Museum Live In Studio

David Wax Museum Live In Studio

David Wax Museum stopped by the studio to play a few new songs off of their album Knock Knock Get Up. Veterans to WERS, they began by tearing into “Leopard Girl,” a standout track from the September 4 release.  “Leopard Girl” was a good choice to start with because it showed off a lot of the unique [...]

Dirty Projectors at the Paradise

Dirty Projectors at the Paradise

“This is the first time I’ve ever been excited to hear a band’s new songs at a concert,” the girl next to me confessed as we waited in line outside the Paradise Rock Club for the sold out Dirty Projectors show. She was, of course, referring to the Dirty Projectors wonderful new album, Swing Lo Magellan, and [...]

David Longstreth Live In Studio

David Longstreth Live In Studio

Last night, the indie rock group Dirty Projectors played a remarkable set to a sold out crowd at the Paradise Rock Club. WERS was lucky to have their frontman David Longstreth stop by to play an intimate, acoustic performance of some of the group’s songs. While their genre may be hard to pin down (if [...]

Blues Traveler at the Pavilion

Blues Traveler at the Pavilion

“Were you even born when this song came out?” asked the woman in the seat next to me, laughing, as Blues Traveler launched into “Run-Around.” She was one of countless fans with their hands in the air, dancing along to the Grammy-winning, record-setting hit last night at the Bank of America Pavilion. I was three [...]

Bruce Springsteen Live at Fenway Park

Bruce Springsteen Live at Fenway Park

On Tuesday night, Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen took over Fenway Park for the first of his and the E Street Band’s two-night stint in Boston. And on Tuesday night, Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen turned that beloved ballpark—which he had visited previously, also for a two-night stint, in 2003— into a sold-out sanctuary for fans of [...]

On the Verge: The Pines

Sporting a refreshing sound and their Midwestern gear (flannel and beards from head to toe), The Pines load into the WERS on-air studio with the comfort and confidence every good band has. Benson Ramsey, David Huckfelt, and Alex Ramsey sound check their Mumford-esque vocals and dreamy guitar blends to prepare for their feature On the [...]

Musicians Featured In Olympics Closing Ceremony

Musicians Featured In Olympics Closing Ceremony

A while ago, I reported on the suspected opening ceremony playlist for the 2012 Olympics. While the opening ceremonies were more of an abstract fever dream rather then the pageantry and pure unbridled extravagance that was Beijing, they had their own quirky (34 million dollar) charm to it. The closing ceremony, on the other hand, [...]

Osheaga Music Festival

Osheaga Music Festival

A lot of us have songs that we consider “ours.” They’re songs we listen to over and over again, through our headphones on the bus or turned up loud in our room. Songs carry very specific emotional attachments. Sometimes it’s like we convince ourselves that we’re the only person in the entire world who could [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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