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Lollapalooza Chile Announce Stacked Lineup

Lollapalooza Chile Announce Stacked Lineup

The annual Lollapalooza festival is headed back to South America in a new way next year, as former Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell is bringing his alternative festival extravaganza to Argentina for the first time ever. The festival will also make visits to Chile and Brazil. The fourth Chilean edition will take place in Santiago […]

Boston Calling To Return in September

Boston Calling To Return in September

Nearly 20,000 music fans flocked to downtown Boston this weekend, crowding City Hall Plaza for the city’s first (mini) music festival: Boston Calling. The Saturday/Sunday festival featured fun. and The National as the headliners, but the line-up also included Dirty Projectors, Of Monsters and Men, Young the Giant, Andrew Bird, and more, with the sets […]

Artist of the Week: Vampire Weekend

Artist of the Week: Vampire Weekend

WERS is featuring Vampire Weekend as our Artist of the Week! Vampire Weekend first formed in 2006 shortly after frontman Ezra Koenig and drummer Chris Tomson began collaborating together while attending Colummbia University in New York. Two years later the newly formed group made a major splash with their self-titled debut. It displayed strong Afro-Pop […]

Concert Watch: May 15th-17th

Concert Watch: May 15th-17th

Happy Wednesday, concert-goers! Whether you’re passing through town for a graduation or two or are a permanent resident of the Boston scene, this week promises a bunch of terrific shows from new and established artists hoping to win you over with new material. Shall we take a look? Tonight, May 15 – Vampire Weekend @ […]

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. MS MR, SECONDHAND RAPTURE This is the debut album for the New York pop duo consisting of singer Lizzy Plapinger and producer Max […]

Lollapalooza Line Up Announced

Lollapalooza Line Up Announced

After weeks of countless rumors, the anticipation can now be lifted off your shoulders as the lineup for the 2013 Lollapalooza music festival has been released! This up and coming summer is definitely one filled of live music and festivals galore, so many could only guess who was going to be at the top of […]

Vampire Weekend Video Sparks Controversy

Vampire Weekend Video Sparks Controversy

Indie rockers and baroque poppers Vampire Weekend have recently pushed back the release date for their third album, titled Modern Vampires of the City, from May 7th to May 14th. While this announcement garnered some negative attention, the band is receiving major criticism over their recent music video for the single “Diane Young.” In this […]

Vampire Weekend Previews New Album

Vampire Weekend Previews New Album

Vampire Weekend was one of the dozens of great acts at South By Southwest this year and put on a great performance. With so many acts it is easy to miss one of the more outstanding events. We haven’t heard much from Vampire Weekend since their 2010 release of Contra, but the band’s third album, […]

“Bucket List” Day at SXSW

“Bucket List” Day at SXSW

I’ll probably think of my last day at SXSW as the “bucket list” day. That is to say that I crossed a whole lot of names off of the mental list of artists that I’d love to see but never had. Just on Friday alone I saw Emmylou Harris, Divine Fits (who I interviewed on […]

Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show to Occur

Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show to Occur

As New York City continues to clean up from the devastating storm, bands such as Vampire Weekend, Real Estate, The Walkmen, Devandra Banhart, and the Dirty Projectors plan to put on an acoustic benefit show. The show will take place this Saturday, November 17 from 12-5pm at Brooklyn Heights Church with a suggested donation of […]

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