Show Reviews

The Black Keys, Band of Horses and Ceramic Animal Xfinity Center, Mansfield
Discover WERS :: August 2, 2022

Show Review: Fans Were Ready To Boogie With The Black Keys

"I’ve been a fan of the Black Keys since age nine, when I first heard “Lonely Boy” played on the radio, way back in 2011..."
Show Review: Mitski at Roadunner, Boston
Discover WERS :: July 29, 2022

Show Review: Mitski Creates a World of Her Own

"Mitski’s focus, her attention to detail, and her commitment to performing will always be unmatched..."
Show Review: Beach House at Roadrunner, Boston
Discover WERS :: July 26, 2022

Show Review: Beach House Bring a Dreamy Atmosphere to Roadrunner

"Beach House was back in Boston Friday night with a sold out show at Roadrunner..."
The Chicks and Patty Griffin
Discover WERS :: July 9, 2022

Show Review: The Chicks Channel a Fierce Relatability

"'Where are we?,' a mom standing in the aisle, as I sit in seat W1, asks her daughter..."
Amandi Music at WGBH - King Boston Embrace Ideas Festival 2022
Discover WERS :: June 25, 2022

King Boston’s Embrace Ideas Festival Empowers Community

"For an organization dedicated to dismantling structural racism through arts, culture, community organizing, and research, King Boston’s 2022 Embrace Ideas Festival delivered what they stand for..."
617 Day Concert, Brighton Music Hall
617 Day :: June 24, 2022

Show Review: WERS Puts On Memorable, Sold Out 617 Day Concert

"It’s been nearly a week since the 617 Day show at Brighton Music Hall, and it isn’t an overstatement to say that the night has continued to live on every day since then..."
Show Review: Lake Street Dive at Roadrunner, Boston
Discover WERS :: June 16, 2022

Show Review: Lake Street Dive Reflect On Rise to Roadrunner

Photography by Sam Wachs By Nora Onanian, Web Services Coordinator Artist: Lake Street Dive  Venue: Roadrunner When: Sunday, June 12th For a band with as... Read More
The Lumineers, Brightside Tour, Xfinity Center
Discover WERS :: June 7, 2022

Show Review: The Lumineers Showcase Folk’s Fluidity

Photography by Jack Wisialowski By Lauren Surbey, Staff Writer Artist: The Lumineers  Venue: Xfinity Center  When: Friday, June 3rd    At an outdoor venue in... Read More
sunflower bean
Discover WERS :: May 3, 2022

Show Review: Sunflower Bean Brings Passion to the New and Reverence to the Old

Photography by T.J. Grant By T.J. Grant, Staff Writer Artist: Sunflower Bean Venue: Brighton Music Hall When: Saturday, April 30th   Before Sunflower Bean's show... Read More
Jack White, Agganis Arena, Boston, Concert Review
Discover WERS :: April 20, 2022

Show Review: Agganis Arena Can Hardly Contain Jack White’s Energy

Photo by David James Swanson By T.J. Grant, Staff Writer Artist: Jack White Venue: Agganis Arena When: Sunday, April 17th   A ruffled blue curtain... Read More
Bright Eyes, Roadrunner, Boston, Conor Oberst, Christian Lee Hutson
Discover WERS :: April 10, 2022

Show Review: Bright Eyes are the Poetic Voice of Indie-Rock

Photography by Claire Dunham By Claire Dunham, Staff Writer ​​Artist: Bright Eyes Venue: Roadrunner When: Thursday, April 7th In 1995, Nebraska-based musician Conor Oberst founded... Read More
Car Seat Headrest, House of Blues, Boston
Discover WERS :: March 29, 2022

Show Review: Car Seat Headrest

Photography by Erin Norton By Erin Norton, Membership Assistant ​​Artist: Car Seat Headrest Venue: House of Blues When: Saturday, March 26th I still remember when... Read More