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

Art by Sarah Tarlin and Riley Vechionne
Graphics by Sarah Tarlin and Riley Vechionne

This April at WERS, we're gearing up to celebrate our 75th birthday! Since 1949, we have been serving the Boston community with music and joy. In our “Drive for 75” we'll be raising funds to help us continue bringing you the music you love and throw an awesome birthday party. We can’t wait to begin the festivities!

When you make your donation today, you're supporting local artists, our specialty programming, awesome music and contributing to the future of Boston's UnCommon Radio


You’ll be entered to win an amazing summer concert experience at Fenway Park! 


  • Pairs of tickets to ALL 4 of these exciting shows at Fenway Park this summer
    • Foo Fighters
    • Green Day
    • Noah Kahan

Our grand prize winner will be drawn at 6 PM on Friday, April 26th, 2024, so don't wait - make your donation today!

Best Summer Ever art contains the 75 in a Citgo-looking sign with a baseball park stadium showing signs for Noah Kahan, Green Day, Foo Fighters, and Pearl Jam

No purchase necessary to enter. Full contest rules here.

Want to make the biggest difference? Become a sustaining member! Plus, sustainers have their choice of WERS swag, including pieces from our Limited-Edition 75th Birthday Collection!


For $6/month

  • WERS Socks

For $10/month

  • Uncommon Radio T-Shirt
Photo of two hands holding a white mug with a blue design that says "WERS 88.9 FM, 75 Years" with an iPod and CD and 75 above the words.

For $10/Month

  • Limited Edition WERS 75th Birthday Mug
Photo of Emelia, host of Standing Room Only, wearing a black long-sleeved shirt with a "75 Years of Music Discovery, WERS 88.9" logo. She is also holding a cream tote with dark blue straps and an embroidered SRO logo in the center.

For $20/month

  • Limited Edition WERS 75th Birthday Long-Sleeve Hooded T-Shirt
  • Or, Standing Room Only Embroidered Tote Bag

For $50/month - Champion Contribution:

The WERS swag bag including...

  • WERS Tote Bag
  • New York Times digital subscription
  • Your choice of: SRO mug, George Knight mug, WERS 75th Birthday mug, or WERS t-shirt

Want to make an even bigger impact? Join our exclusive 88.9ers society by pledging $88.90/month for even more member benefits and perks!

Have a question for our membership team? Check out our sustaining member FAQ

Checks made payable to WERS can be sent to:

WERS c/o Membership Department
120 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

All donations made to WERS are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by lawWERS is a department of Emerson College, EIN #04-128-6950

No purchase necessary to enter. Contest rules apply

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