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Artist of the Week: fun.

Artist of the Week: fun.

This week WERS is featuring New York City natives fun. as our honorary Artist of the Week. This American indie rock band comprised of members of The Format, Anathallo, and Steel Train blew up in 2012. The trio – Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost, and Jack Antonoff release a debut album together as fun. in 2009 […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy freezing, frigid, frosty Friday. I may literally turn into snowman sometime soon, but to get you through the steadily dropping temperatures here is today’s music history fix. On this day in 1971, Charles Manson and three female members of his “family” (creepy) were found guilty of seven counts of murder in the first […]

Concert Watch: Jan 23rd-Jan 26th

Concert Watch: Jan 23rd-Jan 26th

We get it, concertgoers. It’s hot, then it’s cold, then the T is shut down five minutes before you need to be at work and life has hit its all-time low. But your depression-numbed brain has forgotten about something, friends, and we’d be insulted if you weren’t all so cute. It’s the healing power of […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

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. RA RA RIOT: BETA LOVE American indie rock group Ra Ra Riot released their third full-length album today entitled Beta Love. The Syracuse, […]

Artist of the Week: Tegan and Sara

Artist of the Week: Tegan and Sara

Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara are this week’s Artist of the Week here at WERS. Hailing from Calgary, the duo is comprised of identical twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin. Both sisters play guitar, keyboards, sing, and write the music together. Tegan and Sara began writing music together at age 15 when they […]

Artist of the Week: G. Love & Special Sauce

Artist of the Week: G. Love & Special Sauce

This week WERS is featuring Philadelphia native hip-hop band G. Love & Special Sauce as our Artist of the Week. The group formed when frontman Garrett Dutton (known as G. Love) was performing in a Boston bar. It was there where he met band mate Jeffrey Clemens. The two began working as a duo and […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy Friday! What better way to close out the week than with some music Back on this day in 1969, Jim Morrison and a pal were living it up on a jet on their way to Phoenix to catch The Rolling Stones in concert. During the flight, however, Morrison did a little […]

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

This week for Throwback Thursday, we are featuring folk rocker Shawn Colvin. Colvin is an American singer-songwriter who you might recognize from her hit “All Fall Down” that regularly graces the WERS airwaves. She is best well known for her 1997 single “Sunny Came Home” that landed her not only a Grammy Award nomination – […]

Artist of the Week: Of Monsters and Men

Artist of the Week: Of Monsters and Men

Icelandic sensation Of Monsters and Men have accomplished years of success in a mere fifteen months. In just over a year the band has signed with a new label, released a hit album, toured internationally, appeared at numerous major festivals, had their single “Little Talks” named the Alternative Song Of The Year by iTunes UK, […]

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

This week on Throwback Thursday, we’re reflecting on one of rock history’s most successful supergroups—Crosby, Stills, and Nash! David Crosby, Graham Nash, and Stephen Stills formed in 1968 after playing with international acts like The Hollies (Nash), Buffalo Springfield (Stills), and The Byrds (Crosby) and soon became famous for their folky harmonies with a rock edge, rivaled […]

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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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