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75th Birthday :: March 16, 2024

Celebrate WERS History: It’s Our Drive for 75!

This April, we will be gearing up to celebrate the 75th birthday of WERS! Since 1949, we have been serving the Boston community with music and joy. In our “Drive for 75” we will be raising funds to help us continue to bring you the music you love and help celebrate our 75th birthday. Plus, everyone who makes a donation is entered to win the best summer ever... FOUR concerts at Fenway Park!
Artist Interviews :: February 28, 2024

Transition on Stage: Becoming a Man at A.R.T.

Graphics courtesy of the American Repertory Theater Becoming a Man is a new play about transitions, premiering at the American Repertory Theater. The play was... Read More
Discover WERS :: August 30, 2023

Labor Live Live 2023

All Labor Day weekend, we're playing cuts from some of our favorite live albums. Each hour, we'll pick two or three of the best performances on the album. Check out our lineup here, and keep us on all weekend!
Discover WERS :: August 11, 2023

Chanté Moore Prepares for Intimate Show at City Winery

Chanté Moore's music is like a summer breeze flowing over you as you enjoy a favorite beverage with a favorite person. She's coming to City Winery in Boston on Tuesday night, August 15th, to play songs from across her career, beginning with 1992's iconic "Precious".
Discover WERS :: June 5, 2023

Support our Summer Kickoff Fundraiser!

Summer is all about Music, Sunshine and Cookouts! And ‘ERS wants to bring to bring you all three!
Discover WERS :: May 31, 2023

50 Years of Hip Hop: Busta Rhymes

We're celebrating 50 years of Hip-Hop by taking you inside the life and work of legendary MC's. This week: Busta Rhymes. Make sure to listen to ERS+ where history continues to unfold.
Discover WERS :: May 25, 2023

Interview: BW Gonzalez Hopes The Color Purple Changes Your Life

Art Courtesy of The Umbrella Arts Center The Umbrella Arts Center in Concord is running The Color Purple until June 4. DJ Mo Wilks from... Read More
Discover WERS :: May 23, 2023

Boston Calling: Must See Locals

Boston Calling's 10th year has more local artists playing than ever. We rounded up some of the best.
Discover WERS :: April 21, 2023

Live Music Week: Spring 2023 Lineup

We're asking for your help in rebuilding Studio 889, and re-airing some legendary performances recorded over the last 25 years. Don't miss these exclusive, stripped back sets!
Discover WERS :: April 21, 2023

Interview: Nickel Creek’s Sara Watkins on Celebrants, Family, and Great Radio

Nickel Creek have been pushing the boundaries of folk music for over thirty years. Their new album Celebrants takes them into newly personal territory and challenging arrangements, reimagining what's possible for an acoustic trio. Our afternoon host, Phil Jones got to speak to their fiddle player, Sara Watkins, before their show at the MGM Music Hall in Boston on Saturday April 22nd.
Discover WERS :: March 3, 2023

Interview: Broadway’s Laura Benanti comes to Concord

Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti has been on the Broadway stage since she was 18 years old, and is heading to Concord, MA for two-nights only! SRO host Emelia got to chat with her.
Discover WERS :: March 3, 2023

Leading Ladies of Hip Hop: Roxanne Shanté

During Women's History Month; ERS-Plus is turning up the volume on female MC's across fifty years of Hip Hop. Get to know this week's Leading Lady, Roxanne Shanté.

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