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Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even [...]

Revo Radar: Dillon Francis

With all the attention electronic dance music (EDM) has been getting lately, keeping up with the genre and all of its subgenres can seem like a fulltime job. But when you finally stumble upon an artist that’s making unique new tracks, it’s like you hit the jackpot. This is how I felt when I first [...]

Lady Lamb Live at TT the Bear’s

Lady Lamb Live at TT the Bear’s

We at WERS love to give you, the listener and the reader, the first scoop on some of the best new bands around. We ESPECIALLY love to give our props to the great new and established bands that come out of Boston and the greater New England area. So, it is with great pleasure, to [...]

The Strokes New Music

The Strokes New Music

It’s that time of year when bands are releasing singles, EP’s and albums and announcing their tour dates and festival circuits. So far, the tracks and announcements have been phenomenal. If you don’t think so, I implore you to look at the Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, and Sasquatch lineups (to name a few) and reconsider. However, [...]

Beres Hammond

Beres Hammond

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even [...]

Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even [...]

Big Gigantic Live at House of Blues

Big Gigantic Live at House of Blues

Last Friday, duo group Big Gigantic paid a visit to Boston playing at the House of Blues. This jazz/dubstep/hip-hop/EDM livetronica duo was sold out last week, filling up all three floors of the venue. The two performers of the group, producer/saxophonist, Dominic Lalli, and drummer, Jeremy Salken, have made a huge debut from their talents [...]

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

It’s time for your weekly fix of music history. Looking back on the Februarys of yesteryears, many big names were making headlines. In mid February of 1967, Pink Floyd was hard at work locked away in the recording studio. Working on finishing up their debut album The Piper At The Gates of Dawn, Abbey Road [...]

“Get Up!” by Ben Harper

Blues fans will be overjoyed to find that a new musical gem has already risen to the surface this year in the form of Get Up! an album featuring Ben Harper and the legendary harmonica player, Charlie Musselwhite. Get Up! takes the talent of both Grammy Award winning musicians and creates a classic album that [...]

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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