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Year in Review: Phil Jones

Graphics by Natalie Mak As 2019 comes to a close, we here at 88.9 are taking a look back at some of our favorite tunes… Read More

A Farewell to DJ Phil

This week, we have to say goodbye to DJ Phillip Jones, the Production Coordinator here at WERS, as he is moving on to the next… Read More

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.

Julian Lennon on Owning His Name and New Songs

“Julian Lennon is releasing Jude, his first album in 10 years on September 9th. He spoke to our host Phil Jones about his new music and reconnecting with the Beatles song written about him more than fifty years ago…”

Boston Calling: Must See Locals

Boston Calling’s 10th year has more local artists playing than ever. We rounded up some of the best.

Your 2023 Music Forecast

Our staff and on air hosts share the albums they can’t wait for, and the shows they’re already making plans to see.

A Tribute to Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac

“We were extremely saddened to hear the news of Christine McVie’s passing on Wednesday…”

Indigenous Artists Appreciation

“As Indigenous Heritage Month comes to a close, our writing staff takes you through seven artists that deserve to be spotlighted this month and far beyond…”

Boston Calling: Get to Know the Local Artists on the Line-up

Graphics by Kasvi Bhatia Boston Calling Music Festival is returning to the Harvard Athletic Complex for the first time since 2019. The event, which will… Read More

Roast From Your Host

Graphics by Ainsley Basic Have someone in your life who could use a little laugh about themselves? We’ve come up with a fun way to… Read More

Things Are Great (Again) For Ben Bridwell and Band of Horses

Photo courtesy of Band of Horses Band of Horses released their sixth album Things Are Great on March 4th. Shortly after its release, frontman Ben… Read More

Best of ‘ERS: A Year In Review

Graphics by Ainsley Basic The nominations are in! To celebrate all of the great local songs, local shows, live mixes and more that were a… Read More