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Haim Announce Tour Dates

Haim Announce Tour Dates

The Haim sisters, Danielle, Este, and Alana, announced the North American leg of their tour, starting in California and eventually reaching Canadian soil in Vancouver. With their most recent album debuting a few months back in September, the trio of sisters are out promoting Days Are Gone as we speak. Their ambitious European tour finishes [...]

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Greetings concert goers! Thanksgiving and Black Friday are both next week, so before the holiday fervor begins let’s take a look at some of the shows coming to town: Wednesday, November 20 – The Lone Bellow @ Paradise Rock Club The Lone Bellow burst triumphantly into the music scene earlier this year with their self-titled [...]

New Release Tuesday: November 19

New Release Tuesday: November 19

It’s New Release Tuesday at WERS, and the music community is abuzz with the latest releases from artists emerging from artists who are half your age and make fourteen times your salary. Do we have your attention? Excellent. Kurt Vile and the Violators, It’s A Big World Out There (And I Am Scared) If critical [...]

Artist of the Week: Polica

Artist of the Week: Polica

WERS is proud to announce that our artist of the week is Minneapolis alternative band Polica in celebration of their sophomore release, Shulamith.  Polica was born of another group’s demise– lead singer Channy Leaneagh left the duo Roma di Luna that consisted of her and her husband Alexei Casselle following the end of the marriage and [...]

Third Man Records: Donate a Turkey, Receive a Vinyl

Third Man Records: Donate a Turkey, Receive a Vinyl

Third Man Records wants to make sure no one goes hungry this Thanksgiving. The record label, owned by Jack White of The White Stripes, is teaming up with Nashville Rescue Mission to host a “turkey drive.” Those who donate a turkey or items (including clothing and canned goods) of equal value will receive a free [...]

Stevie Nicks to Star on American Horror Story

Stevie Nicks to Star on American Horror Story

Do you watch American Horror Story? Do you religiously listen to Stevie Nicks and own every album she’s ever recorded? (No? Just me? Okay.) Well regardless, Stevie Nicks fans rejoice, for she will be appearing on the third season of American Horror Story: Coven. This past Tuesday, co-creator of the show, Ryan Murphy, tweeted “Guess [...]

Arcade Fire Announce 2014 Arena Tour

Arcade Fire Announce 2014 Arena Tour

Arcade Fire has officially decided to back up their number one album with an arena tour in the spring and summer of 2014. The band announced 28 concerts taking place throughout North America next year, starting in Louisville, Kentucky in early March and ending in their hometown of Montreal on August 30. The tour includes [...]

Rock Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White

Rock Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White

At just 38 years old, Jack White will be honored with a tribute album featuring his most noteworthy songs performed by many artists that he has cited as influences. The compilation album, which is set to be released on November 19th, features an impressive list of songs performed by rock and roll pioneers, including Gary U.S. [...]

The Virgins Have Broken Up

The Virgins Have Broken Up

The future seemed bright for the New York City rockers; they recently opened a string of dates for The Killers and are signed to Julian Casblancas’ label Cult Records. However, five years after breaking onto the scene with their hit “Rich Girls”, the band has decided to end their endeavor. Frontman Donald Cumming posted this [...]

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

This week for Throwback Thursday and in honor of Veterans Day WERS is playing a set of music from musicians that were in the military. To start it all off, we have the country music legend, Kris Kristofferson. He was born into a military family and often moved around due to his fathers job as [...]

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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