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Throwback Thursday: Paul McCartney

Throwback Thursday: Paul McCartney

This week for Throwback Thursday we are having a special set of Paul McCartney in honor of his latest album, New, which was released just on Tuesday. Sir James Paul McCartney is a living music legend with a career spanning almost fifty years. Starting off with humble beginnings with the Quarrymen in 1957 playing skiffle […]

Paul McCartney Plays Hollywood Boulevard

Paul McCartney Plays Hollywood Boulevard

It’s been almost 45 years since The Beatles gathered on a London rooftop to play their last show. But Paul McCartney is still at it. The 71-year-old performed a 15 song set on Hollywood Boulevard Monday night. About ten thousand people showed up for the performance which took place right after McCartney’s appearance on Jimmy […]

Paul McCartney Announces New Tour

Paul McCartney Announces New Tour

Sir Paul McCartney is, without a doubt, one of the biggest names in modern music ever. His continued vitality can be put down to his status as both a figure of Beatlesmania nostalgia and a continually vital musical force. In the past decade he has released three albums under his own name, his third under […]

Firefly and Bonnaroo Line-Ups

Firefly and Bonnaroo Line-Ups

The only way you couldn’t have known this information is if you’ve been actively ignoring social media, but both Firefly and Bonnaroo released their summer 2013 lineups this past Tuesday. Firefly Music Festival made its festival debut last year in Dover, Delaware with huge headliners like The Killers, Jack White and The Black Keys, with […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning! The holidays are fast approaching and it feels like just yesterday it was Thanksgiving. I hope you’re enjoying your Friday and here is your music fix to get you through the end of the work day. On this day in 1980, at the request of Yoko Ono at 2pm Eastern Standard Time, John Lennon fans joined […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good Morning! It’s cold! Something you probably already knew with this sudden onslaught of frigid winter weather. Warm up with your weekly fix of music history right here! In 1967, one of music’s most notorious magazines published its first issue. Rolling Stone was published in San Francisco featuring John Lennon on the first cover in his outfit […]

Holiday Compilation Album Full of Big Names

Holiday Compilation Album Full of Big Names

Isn’t releasing a holiday CD before it’s even Halloween a bit early? Apparently Starbucks’ (yes, the coffee giant) label Hear Music and Concord Music Group don’t think so. The two have compiled a list of big name artists to cover holiday songs, most of them Christmas standards. The album is titled Holidays Rule (appropriate for […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Happy Frigid Friday! Or at least that’s what I’m calling it since this morning was arguably near freezing. Wherefore art thou summer? But nothing warms you up quite like your weekly fix of music history, am I right? Of course I am. In honor of this being the month of ghosts and ghouls it seems to be quite […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

At the risk of talking about The Beatles way too much in my TGI Friday music history posts, I’m going to go ahead and do it again. I mean, what better way is there to kick off the weekend really? Today, in 1962, The Beatles first single on the Parlophone label “Love Me Do”, backed by “P.S. […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Happy Friday August 10th! Summer is sadly beginning to fade, but fear not – the good tunes and music history tidbits shall not! On this particular day back in 1985, the King of Pop made what we might call a slight faux pas in regards to his friendship with a lad from Liverpool, Paul McCartney. […]

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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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