88.9 WERS, New England’s first and oldest non-commercial radio station, broadcast from Emerson College, will hold its third annual 617 Day celebration of Massachusetts-based artists on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The celebration will be hosted by WERS Morning Show host George Knight and WERS Afternoon Show host Phil Jones who will be joined by more than a dozen local artists sitting in as guest DJs throughout the day highlighting their favorite songs by fellow local artists.
As a teenager Simpson was a big fan of WERS, and now he’s the GM.
Jack Casey is retiring from Emerson, but don’t expect him to slow down.
There is something for everyone during Emerson Week.
WERS is expanding on its tradition of bringing new hip hop and R&B artists to listeners and advancing its commitment to equity and inclusion by launching ERS+, a new 24/7 urban music stream.
This weekend, WERS is bringing live theatre to your home and domiciles across Greater Boston and beyond with Standing Room Only: Kitchen Kickline, a virtual musical theatre extravaganza featuring local theatre companies.
ArtsEmerson and WERS will use the grant to fund programming initiatives.
There are many ways to tell Boston’s story. On Saturday, May 2, 2:00 pm, WERS 88.9 FM will showcase several of them.
While the COVID-19 pandemic means no musicians in the studio this particular Friday, WERS’ creative services coordinator, Nicole Bae ’20 will bring the “live” by adding donors’ names to a mural that will be shared over social media.
WCVB’s Chronicle aired a “College Road Trip” segment (filmed in February), visiting higher education institutions around the state, and included a visit to WERS.