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Concert Watch: Sept. 18-22

Concert Watch: Sept. 18-22

Good morning concertgoers! As the final vestiges of summer make their way out, why not try to squeeze out a little extra summer fun with some live music? Here are some of the shows happening this week to round out the summer: Wednesday, September 18th – Jake Bugg @ House of Blues Like the “Lightning […]

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 17

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 17

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. JACK JOHNSON: From Here to Now to You This will be Johnson’s sixth studio album in a career that spans a little over […]

Deerhunter Release Music Video

Deerhunter Release Music Video

With the advent of another school year, Atlanta-based indie act Deerhunter has set off on a worldwide tour and will be coming through Boston tonight at the Royale Nightclub. The critically acclaimed band will be supported by New York-based Marnie Stern and the electronica synthpop act Mas Ysa. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. The forty-one show […]

Artist of the Week: Elvis Costello and the Roots

Artist of the Week: Elvis Costello and the Roots

This week we’re featuring Elvis Costello and the Roots as our Artist of the Week in celebration of their new album, Wise Up Ghost! It’s rare for two high-profile acts to combine forces and release something truly interesting material a la Billy Bragg and Wilco or David Byrne, but never in genres as vastly different […]

Grouplove Stream New Album

Grouplove Stream New Album

It’s no rumor – Grouplove’s latest album is now available for streaming. Spreading Rumours, the band’s follow up record to 2011’s Never Trust A Happy Song, is set to release on September 17. If you’re not one to wait, the band announced via their website that the full album is currently being streamed on NPR […]

Coldplay Release New Single “Atlas”

  “Atlas”, the newest single from Coldplay written exclusively for the next installment Hunger Games saga (Catching Fire – out November 22nd), was released on September 6th along with a mesmerizing lyric music video. This is the first new music from the British band since Mylo Xyloto in 2011. The single was recorded in Coldplay’s […]

Concert Watch: September 11-14

Concert Watch: September 11-14

Hello concertgoers! As the school year begins going full swing, Boston’s local concert scene continues to go full steam ahead. That’s why we have yet another exciting week of shows coming up: Wednesday, September 11th – Michael Franti and Spearhead w/ Kopecky Family Band @ House of Blues Tonight the House of Blues is featuring […]

New Release Tuesday: Sept.10

New Release Tuesday: Sept.10

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. Arctic Monkeys: AM Today celebrates the U.S. release of the fifth highly anticipated Arctic Monkeys album AM, putting a spin on lead singer […]

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

The smell of fall is in the air, the kids are back at school, and it’s time for another look back at music history! On September 5th, 1946 Farrokh Bulsara was born in what used to be Zanzibar. Who is Farrokh Bulsara, you ask? Most people know him as the man, myth, and legend Freddie […]

Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of songs from The Cranberries in honor of lead singer Dolores O’Riordan’s 42nd birthday! Dolores O’Riordan was born and raised in Limerick, Ireland and was the youngest of seven children. It was in 1990 that O’Riordan auditioned for a band called The Cranberry Saw Us […]

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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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