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WERS 88.9FM @wers889 Boston, MA

Public Radio from @EmersonCollege in Boston, MA. Tweets by @georgeknight signed -gk

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After Kevin Cooney’s 6 years at 88.9, his last day here at the station is coming to a close. We wanted to thank him… https://t.co/k2qTGYC41P.@BombayBicycle's bus broke down in Canada and they couldn't get their instruments to Boston... but they still foun… https://t.co/RjVnQHCW6c🚨FLASH TICKET GIVEAWAY🚨 We're giving away a pair of tix to one lucky winner for @MarikaHackman at @GreatScottROCKhttps://t.co/gyuZPq8lEl
10/11
2019
A 4-night stay at one of the top hotels in the world, roundtrip airfare, daily breakfast for two… ...All this coul… https://t.co/rMcHQeT7Pk.@chadwickstokes played one of their new singles and more at the WERS studios! Read about it here… https://t.co/QaS0L14ztL
10/10
2019
If you have tix to our 70th Birthday Party- you can upgrade your seats to attend an epic pre-show party with... you… https://t.co/AsHJulexI4
10/9
2019
An EXCLUSIVE wers interview with Cowboy Junkies (@CJmusic)! ✨ Check it out!! https://t.co/gUaOmooieL https://t.co/KkwkLiT0iXWe want to hear from YOU!! What should we add to the mix... Soccer Mommy’s ‘Lucy’ or Angel Olsen’s ‘All Mirrors’? W… https://t.co/ZSglm65eWKBand Bio: This band is from Atlanta, though their name might suggest they hail from either North Shore of Massachus… https://t.co/P6yAE0bfB4
10/8
2019
A donation for WERS goes a long way… all the way to Hawaii! We’re giving away a trip to Hawaii for one of our amaz… https://t.co/YmP8MqaHzZThis morning’s Band Bio: Started up in 1996 in Albuquerque, New Mexico as an evolution from other Albuquerque bands… https://t.co/LECmJgGA1K
10/7
2019
Get to know BANKS https://t.co/f5VzAtxcuL
10/5
2019
It's College Radio Day!! 🎧🎶 Tell us a story about and share photos of your college radio days! @SouthShoreRich new @liamgallagher !!! good stuff, no?This morning is your last chance to win tix to The Black Keys + a chance to hang out with the band! To be consider… https://t.co/EHKcmSWCoZ
10/4
2019
You could win a luxury vacation to Hawaii by supporting WERS!! A donation to help us continue playing the music yo… https://t.co/IPAncaiWmGWe're getting closer to our 70th Birthday Party! Before you see Nick Lowe in action there, check out these songs h… https://t.co/2TbfRWpM0w
10/3
2019
Have you called in yet?? We're giving away tix to The Black Keys concert where you can hang out with the band! To… https://t.co/RdVBUWO97L
10/2
2019
Check out the colorful lights at Daniel Norgren’s show! 🌟✨ 📸: @schm00mer https://t.co/88zx660lR0 https://t.co/1VEOYJbtZXNew Music Alert! Which song should we add to our playlist? @samfendermusic's "Will We Talk?"🤷‍♂️🙊 or @HERMusicx's "… https://t.co/bj5K6ZAJxJWin a trip to Hawaii through WERS!!! All you have to do is donate to support public radio and BOOM you’re automati… https://t.co/LDatWOsAlbIf you're the 8th caller on Mornings with George Knight while he plays a song by The Black Keys you have a chance t… https://t.co/kRamnQJZJc
10/1
2019
See what our afternoon DJ Phil Jones shared for this month's #MassMix! @wgbh https://t.co/ftTQ0sufHrHere's our must-listen playlist feat. artists Nick Lowe and Adia Victoria before you hear them live at our 70th Bir… https://t.co/bRr5JL4DKv
9/30
2019
Tune in for George Knight's morning show Mon-Fri! If you're the 8th caller when George plays a @theblackkeys song,… https://t.co/IoJqyWxp9x
9/29
2019
Low ticket alert!! 😱🚨 If you want to dance the night away at our 70th Birthday Party you should ACT FAST and buy t… https://t.co/VuSFbyXpjlHappy to, Adam! -gk https://t.co/9aAj3MmokkWe can now confirm the rumor that all next week during Mornings with George Knight on 88.9, when George plays a Bla… https://t.co/xosBZxRkJoHere’s to my first day at @wers889! If you can’t tell, I’m STOKED! Catch me on the radio every Thursday from 2-5am https://t.co/lO41iM7Qek
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9/27
2019
Have you taken our music survey? It's the best way for you to make a direct impact on our station! And as a little… https://t.co/zGn45Ht7kzWe are running low on tickets for the 70th Birthday Party!! Don't miss your chance to see Nick Lowe and Adia Victo… https://t.co/A5OaPJXs5u
9/26
2019
Get ready for the retro pop group Copilot to rock your airwaves tonight on #WickedLocalWednesday! Tune in at 9 to hear them live!Do you have memories of your time at WERS you'd like to share with us? We're creating an Alumni Archive with all d… https://t.co/hJ20CPUF0r.@WeyesBlood talks opening for @KaceyMusgraves, songwriting influences, and more in this exclusive WERS interview.… https://t.co/Uu9WWlKOmkThis morning’s A.K.A.: British singer, songwriter, keyboard player and producer Collaborates w/another British sing… https://t.co/7Vt4wPKJp7
9/25
2019
⭐️ LOW TICKET ALERT! ⭐️ Buy tickets for our 70th Birthday Party on our website before they run out! https://t.co/CVVpxiTPoLTwo new tunes! You pick; which do we spin again? @BombayBicycle 'Eat Sleep Wake' or @Foals 'The Runner'.... Phil plays the winner at 2!🙆‍♂️True Rock Star Stories - Blues Traveler Lead singer John Popper started playing harmonica because he was a big Bob… https://t.co/EOIMrGu6ubThis morning's Band Bio: Band got started in Los Angeles in 1966 The band had both Canadian and American members Go… https://t.co/aTNi2Ht8Qs
9/24
2019
You already know you can win Elton John tix by taking our music story... BUT NOW! *** We're giving out Bon Iver t… https://t.co/6YEQiDpPkX
9/23
2019
Thank you so much, Betsy! @georgeknight https://t.co/fHKAcLEbvNIt's your last chance to hear George Knight's one hour special honoring Ric Ocasek. This can't-miss program is ha… https://t.co/HJ717VIVAd
9/22
2019
Did you know Ric Ocasek played all the instruments on his 1982 solo album? We’re going to really miss this amazing… https://t.co/aCfseSFfJmOur WERS alumni with Mando Diao! Featuring Mark Donahue and Allison Haar (class of 2005) and Katie O’Connor (class… https://t.co/72xFU7ONdlYou've heard them on air- now get to know our new student hosts! 🎧⚡️ Visit our website to read more about them:… https://t.co/MddcejrMVtHal Slifer will be doing a tribute to Ric Ocasek on Chagigah tomorrow. If you haven't already, read how Ric's musi… https://t.co/8I05VpBsgH
9/21
2019
Listen tonight at 8 for George Knight’s one hour special honoring Ric Ocasek’s life and impact on music. If you ca… https://t.co/XZlKgp0D3VWe still want to hear from all of you in our Music Survey! By filling this out, you're helping us play the best mu… https://t.co/7UqOWM5sfA
9/20
2019
Adia Victoria KNOWS how to put on a spectacular show! See her in action at our 70th Birthday party!… https://t.co/WLQ3fYJaaw
9/19
2019
We’re celebrating Ric Ocasek’s life and music with a one hour special hosted by George Knight. He’ll play some of R… https://t.co/CJy94GVKxaOur new Alumni Archive will feature fun videos, pictures, and anything else from your time at WERS! Help us compil… https://t.co/OXkoSA4l4wFrom a young man answering a talent call in the newspaper to an international icon- @eltonofficial came a long way… https://t.co/FmvTOAwpx5Thanks to Meghan & the gang at WGBH for letting me chime in! @georgeknight https://t.co/brVq0I61eN
9/18
2019
Come to our 70th Birthday Party concert!! See Nick Lowe and Adia Victoria live and celebrate WERS! Nov. 2, 7 PM,… https://t.co/3KL6OBDtSHThis is your chance! Tell us which new song should be added to the playlist! Should it be @thelumineers' "Life in t… https://t.co/vlUwIhDT2gBand bio: 4 piece band from LA who got inspiration for their band name from a liquor store. In 2010, they were nomi… https://t.co/KChah8ovTrAt WERS we are remembering Ric Ocasek after his passing yesterday, sharing the songs that mean so much to us and th… https://t.co/WyAcBOSRr3
9/17
2019
Thanks for listening in Chris… And for weighing in as well. @georgeknight https://t.co/5vAwPB39PX @wers889 Enjoying this morning's show with sadness and gratitude. Ocasek was such a big part of my teen years. Mu… https://t.co/glgGVvspVc
Retweeted by WERS 88.9FMWe’re sad to learn that Ric Ocasek has died. Listen tomorrow as George Knight pays tribute throughout the morning. https://t.co/7JD8dRMU8W
9/16
2019
Does WERS hold a special place in your heart? We’re creating an Alumni Archive and we want you to share your photos… https://t.co/uwCs0gIHAP
9/15
2019
Grab your friends and get your tickets to dance the night away at our 70th Birthday Party concert! Nick Lowe and A… https://t.co/CYmnkyWHwQCome by our table (D28) @BostonFIG today! Let’s talk about our fav games + music 🎮🎧 https://t.co/McjgJ1fRMy
9/14
2019
@IMStrong59 *hear* I too have some work to do -phil @IMStrong59 we wanna here ya! 60+ has been CRUSHING the survey. Youngsters have some catching up to do!CALLING ALL WERS ALUMNI! We’re creating an Archive that features your photos, videos, and audio recordings from yo… https://t.co/VHixC98VRIEspecially if you're 25-44 years old, we want to know what you think of the music we're playing on WERS in our musi… https://t.co/OhD7qrskQD
9/13
2019
Photos by @ABarlyn https://t.co/5lERP11y5H.@_kingfishbluez, opener for Vampire Weekend's "Father of the Bride" tour, brought the blues to Boston in the best… https://t.co/mae8RfskA3Do you have a Google Home? When you ask it to “play WERS,” what does it say?🎶 Cruel to be kind, it's a very good sign 🎶 See Nick Lowe live at our 70th Birthday Party! https://t.co/d7J0jKjz6P https://t.co/tSBnhnjLV2Early morning Song Slice: "I'll be the boy in the corduroy pants" Where's it from? https://t.co/sTRhhkgV4uThe harmonic duo Jake Swamp and The Pine will be bringing their unique sound to Boston today for… https://t.co/8TAULQPrxH
9/12
2019
Glad you’re with us, Pat! @georgeknight https://t.co/dPa8rI26OD @Pobermeier that's the way!!! much obliged.It's called loudQUIETloud. Came out in 2006. Apparently Black Francis was not super psyched with all the stuff in t… https://t.co/BTDJTfp1HVIs it me, or does Haim get a bit of the "Walk on the Wild Side" vibe with Summer Girl? @georgeknightBand Bio - Boston band formed in 1986 - Big part of the alt rock scene in the 90s- elements of surf rock and punk… https://t.co/7mjLqd5NVk
9/11
2019
Follow the link to help us learn about the kind of music you want to hear on 88.9 😎 When you fill out our music su… https://t.co/G3YSN7terJ.@vampireweekend took the stage at @AgganisArena... and we LOVED it! 📸: @realratking https://t.co/1zcIySuRv3 https://t.co/v2o9OMuYO2To celebrate our 70th year of playing awesome music- we're bringing you LIVE awesome music! Buy tix to our 70th Bi… https://t.co/eVOJkhKWdPThe cast of Little Shop of Horrors had a blast performing a #LiveMix in our studio! 🌱🎶🌿 📸: @lizzieheintz https://t.co/V5SgBRNP9uWoah, what's this? We got some new music and we'd like to let you pick what will be added to our playlist! Will it… https://t.co/6uoKu85Nt4This morning's Song Slice on Mornings with @georgeknight "Words are very unnecessary" Where's it from? https://t.co/RMBWJOrxKi
9/10
2019
Need a confidence boost? We've got a playlist for that 😎 https://t.co/FhVDDusXjLYou can share your opinion and be a part of what makes 88.9 so UnCommon by taking our music survey! You might even… https://t.co/VUJZHCTVgHThanks Laura. Glad you like enjoyed it! @georgeknight https://t.co/FMzJWL4CVc
9/8
2019
What are you waiting for?? You can make an impact on WERS and win tix to Elton John AND a stay at a nearby hotel!… https://t.co/TFe2Aud3BG
9/7
2019
Truth. @georgeknight https://t.co/tnyLBqfdTXThis morning’s A.K.A.: Looking for the stage name of Joshua Karpeh He floats like a butterfly, sings like a bee Who is it?
9/6
2019
YOU can make an impact on our station! Share your opinion abt the music you hear on WERS with our Music Survey! A… https://t.co/qBqPigIpfvThis morning's Song Slice: "N-E-O, O-M-G, gee whiz" Where's it from? https://t.co/5LSUi8pnQS
9/5
2019
Listen to the indie-soul group from Quincy, Coral Moons, tonight! They'll be playing for #WickedLocalWednesday at 9! 🎶⭐️Band name origins: The band name we’re looking for came from a term that was found in TV Guide, describing a type o… https://t.co/40dDrgHU3D
9/4
2019
Aussie singer-songwriter @AlexLahey played an awesome sold-out show at @GreatScottROCK! 📸: @risataphttps://t.co/3GvGTAy9HI
9/3
2019

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