Discover WERS

Artist Interviews :: June 1, 2023

Interview: Hozier Journeys Through Hell on His Poetic New Album

"It depends on where I am and depends on what I'm doing, but I'm never too far away from poetry, for sure..."
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 31, 2023

Playlist: New Discoveries 5/30

Discover new songs with our music team! This week's playlist features Fontaines D.C., Dave Herlihy, and Chiiild.
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 :: May 23, 2023

Playlist: New Discoveries 5/23

Discover new songs with our music team! This week's playlist features Purr, The Gaslight Anthem, and Beach House.
Discover WERS :: May 16, 2023

Playlist: New Discoveries 5/16

Discover new songs with our music team! This week's playlist features Thundercat ft. Tame Impala, Wunderhorse, PJ Harvey, and M. Ward.
617 Day :: May 15, 2023

617 Day: Join Us as We Spotlight Local Talent and Local Business on June 17th

All day on Saturday, June 17th, fans of WERS can experience our world class local music and celebrate our awesome city...
Discover WERS :: May 15, 2023

“Nehanda” Actor Peter van Heerden Talks Upcoming Performances at Emerson Paramount Center

"ArtsEmerson is proud to present 'Nehanda' at the Emerson Paramount Center from May 17-21. The show is an operatic concert experience that tells the legend of Nehanda..."
Artist Interviews :: May 12, 2023

Interview: King Tuff on his “Lush” New Album and Boston House Shows

"On March 23, King Tuff brought his Smalltown Stardust Tour to The Sinclair in Cambridge. Ahead of the show, he sat down with our Blog Assistant, Claire Dunham, to discuss his new album, the highs and lows of touring, and Boston’s local music scene..."
April Show Reviews (Blog)
Discover WERS :: May 11, 2023

April Show Reviews: Andrew Bird, Caroline Polachek and Caroline Rose

April was an exciting month for Boston music lovers! Some of our favorite musicians, like Andrew Bird, Caroline Polachek, and Caroline Rose, brought the house down at local venues. Check out our staff writers' reviews of these show-stopping performances!
Discover WERS :: May 10, 2023

Playlist: New Discoveries 5/10

Check out new songs with our music team! This week's playlist features tracks from Daughter, Annie DiRusso, and Slow Pulp.

in studio performances