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Discover WERS :: 06.14.17

Nathaniel Rateliff’s Foot-Stomping Tempos at Boston Calling

For an hour on Saturday afternoon, Boston Calling felt and sounded like a Baptist church. Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats poured out a powerful... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.13.17

Enjoy the Nice Weather with this Week’s New Music Round-Up

This week on the 7 o’clock news we heard the bluesy croon of Pokey LaFarge, the return of the Canadian indie darlings Alvvays the power... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.12.17

Tegan and Sara Return to Boston Calling in Full Swing

At first glance, it’s hard to believe that Tegan and Sara have been captivating audiences around the world for over 20 years. The identical twins... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.09.17

DISPATCH in the Studio

Ahead of their new album America: Location 12, DISPATCH dropped by the WERS studio to play “Midnight Lorry”, “Painted Yellow Lines”, and “Only the Wild... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.08.17

Weekly News: Why Some Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Choose to Stay Silent

This episode of You Are Here looks into the effect of the Manchester Bombing on Boston citizens, including the organizers of Boston Calling. It also explores... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.08.17

Bon Iver Clears the Rain at Boston Calling

In the weeks leading up to Boston Calling, one group was consistently on our minds as one of the most anticipated acts of the festival.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.07.17

Off the Sidelines and into Bleachers, Gone Now

“Jack Antonoff” may not be a household name quite yet, but he is surely moving off the sidelines and onto center stage. Antonoff is credited... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.07.17

2017 Hall of Fame Inductees Share Their Favorite WERS Moments

On June 3rd, 2017, 88.9’s Alex Waters had the privilege of talking with three WERS Hall of Fame inductees. Dave Thomson and Linda Coombs represented... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.06.17

WERS New Discoveries from Arcade Fire, Amber Coffman, and more!

This week on the 7 O’Clock News, we heard from Dirty Projectors alum, Amber Coffman sing about heartbreak and perseverance on her latest single “No... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.06.17

The Japanese House Premieres New Single “Somebody You Found”

21-year-old Amber Bain is the solo multi-instrumentalist behind The Japanese House. She recently premiered “Saw You In A Dream”, her second single from her forthcoming... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.04.17

Weezer and Tool Revive The 90s to Close Boston Calling

This year’s Boston Calling was unlike anything we had ever seen in Boston. The new location at the Harvard Athletic Complex allowed for a larger... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.03.17

The 1975’s Return to Boston Calling

As the sun set over Boston Calling Saturday evening, thousands of fans packed in front of the Blue Stage for one of the most anticipated... Read More