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WERS is celebrating Labor Day with one last summer kick: Listen for Labor Day Live starting this Friday on 88.9!

Tune in for live sets this weekend from your favorite WERS musicians. We'll bring you incredible concert energy perfect for your final summer party! Labor Day Live will take place this weekend on 88-9 WERS, starting this Friday (8/30) at 2pm. 

Look forward to: 

1 live set of music per hour. Each set will feature 4 or 5 great live songs from all sorts of WERS favorites: Brandi Carlile, The Pixies, Lake Street Dive, and more!

Full Schedule:


2:20 The Clash - Live at Shea Stadium 

3:20 The Decemberists - We All Raise Our Voices to the Air

4:20 Bob Marely and the Wailers - Live!

5:20 David Bowie - Live at Santa Monica ‘72

6:20 The Pretenders - Live at Santa Monica Civic 

7:20 Cage the Elephant - Live from the Vic in Chicago

8:20 Florence + the Machine - Mtv Unplugged 

9:20 Stevie Wonder - Natural Wonder



4:20 REM - Live at Larry’s Hideaway 

5:20 Aretha Franklin - Live at the Filmore West

6:20 INXS - Live at Barker Hangar

7:20 Nathaniel Rateliff and the Nightsweats - Live at Redrocks

8:20 Radiohead - I Might Be Wrong

9:20 Patti Smith- Horses Live



4:20  New Order - NOMC15

5:20 Blondie - Picture This

6:20 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Pack Up the Plantation

7:20 Wilco - Kicking Television

8:20 The National - Boxer, Live in Brussels

9:20 Weekend Live Feature: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, and Ali McGuirk (All live at WERS.)



6:20 Coldplay- 2003

7:20 The Cars - Live Aid

8:20 U2 - Wide Awake in America

9:20 Lake Street Dive - Live at the Lizard Lounge

10:20 Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals - Live From Mars

11:20 10.000 Maniacs/Natalie Merchant - MTV Unplugged

12:20 Dave Matthews Band - The Central Park Concert

1:20 The White Stripes - Under Great White Northern Lights

2:20 Tegan and Sara - Live at the Phoenix

3:20 The Cure - Show

4:20 Elvis Costello - Live at Hollywood High

5:20 Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense

6:20 Brandi Carlile - Live From Boston

7:20 Bleachers - MTV Unplugged

8:20 The Rolling Stones - Live Licks

9:20 Pixies - Live at WERS in 1987


Live sets will air starting 4pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday and will air all day Monday (9/2).


Also in celebration of Labor Day Live, we’re talking about our favorite concerts! Check out this special edition of Writers’ Beat!

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