617 Day: Celebrate All Local Music All Day on June 17

617 Day: Celebrate All Local Music All Day on June 17

Join us as we celebrate 617 Day on June 17th (get it? 6-1-7.)  We’ll feature local music on-air all day, and host free music from 3-9 at Boston City Hall Plaza in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture.  Help us celebrate the music, arts, people, and culture that make Boston awesome!

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The Vault of Soul: Chaka Khan

The Vault of Soul: Chaka Khan

Each week of Black Music Month, we open the 88.9 Vault of Soul with profiles of iconic soul pioneers. Up this week, take a deep dive into Chaka Khan’s incredible legacy, unpacking her collaborative work and solo career, as well as the success of songs like “I’m Every Woman.”

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Photo Series: Spots in Boston with Music History Roots

Photo Series: Spots in Boston with Music History Roots

617 Day is less than a week away. And in the spirit of celebrating all things local, we’re looking back on Boston’s music history roots with photos of locations that played significant roles in shaping the careers of some of the most influential musicians of our time. Find a new appreciation for the streets you call home!

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Uncommon Concert Calendar June 14-21

Uncommon Concert Calendar June 14-21

“Here at ‘ERS, we love live music! That’s why we created the Uncommon Concert Calendar — your guide to the best concerts in Boston…”

June 15, 2024

Interview: “All Roads Lead to Jacque’s”

Interview: “All Roads Lead to Jacque’s”

“This Pride Month, WERS is highlighting queer-centric and queer-owned businesses. What better way to kick it off than at Jacque’s Cabaret? …”

June 13, 2024

The Vault of Soul: Chaka Khan

The Vault of Soul: Chaka Khan

“Each week of Black Music Month, we open the 88.9 Vault of Soul with profiles of iconic soul pioneers. Continue reading to take a deep dive into Chaka Khan’s incredible legacy….”

June 12, 2024
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