Almost Famous on 95.9 WATD

Independent original music from the emerging Boston and New England scene. The entire 2-hour show can be heard live Tuesday nights from 8-10pm ET on 95.9 WATD in the Boston/South Shore/Cape Cod area, and streaming at 959WATD.com. Almost Famous has been recognized with awards and nominations from the Boston Music Awards, The New England Awards, South Shore Living Magazine, Limelight Magazine, and The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association.

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Episodes

Tuesday Dec 12, 2023

Singer-songwriters Sam Robbins and Halley Neal stop by the WATD Almost Famous Tiny Stage to talk about their latest collaborative album "You And Me on Christmas Eve". Learn more at https://samrobbinsmusic.com/ or https://halleyneal.com/. 

Chris Ballerini (12/5/23)

Tuesday Dec 05, 2023

Tuesday Dec 05, 2023

Chris Ballerini & Tyler Davis perform on the WATD Tiny Stage to talk about a new album from Chris Ballerini & The Drift. Learn more about the album by following Chris on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chris.ballerini/

Shaun England (11/28/23)

Tuesday Nov 28, 2023

Tuesday Nov 28, 2023

Jazz/Blues/Rock musician Shaun England performs on the WATD Almost Famous Tiny Stage. Learn more at www.shaunenglandmusic.com. 

Katie Dobbins (11/21/23)

Tuesday Nov 21, 2023

Tuesday Nov 21, 2023

Singer-songwriter Katie Dobbins performs on the WATD Tiny Stage to promote her latest single "Wild". Learn more at www.katiedobbinsmusic.com. 

Maddi Ryan (11/14/23)

Tuesday Nov 14, 2023

Tuesday Nov 14, 2023

Boston area singer-songwriter Maddi Ryan performs on the WATD Tiny Stage to promote her debut EP Growing Pains. Learn more at www.MaddiRyan.com. 

Root New England (11/7/23)

Tuesday Nov 07, 2023

Tuesday Nov 07, 2023

Justin McCauley from Root New England talks about his organization and some of the projects he's been involved in over the past few years. He also shares music from some of the artists he's worked with including: Abigail Vail, Jake Manzi, Jillian Dawn, Avi Jacob, Mountain Weekend, Laroy Street, Will Dailey, and Steve Rondo. Learn more about Root New England at www.rootnewengland.com.

Tuesday Oct 31, 2023

Spooky local tracks from New England-based musicians
Fil Pacino - Death By LionsFrom: Quincy
Charlotte Sands - Six Feet UnderFrom: Hopkinton
Christa Gniadek - Ghosts in Every CityFrom: Cheshire CT
Ballroom Thieves - Roll the BonesFrom: Boston
Amplifier Heads - Zombie MoonFrom: Boston
Jay Psaros – ZombiesFrom: Weymouth
Liz Longley – TortureFrom: Boston
Ruby Rose Fox - Die PrettyFrom: Boston
Lainey Dionne – VampireFrom: Smithfield RI
Muddy Ruckus - Suffering and LightFrom: Portland ME
Quins - The Devil's AbodeFrom: South Shore
Wolff Sisters - Dark RiverFrom: Canton MA
Caravan of Thieves - Dead Wrong (Single)From: CT
The Something – SuperluminousFrom: South Coast
Allie Jason - Ghost TownFrom: Cape Cod
Datcha – BonesawFrom: Boston
Lori McKenna - Killing Me (feat. Hillary Lindsey)From: Stoughton
Hayley Reardon – GhostFrom: North Shore
Bayside High – HauntedFrom: Plymouth
Molly O'Leary - Lion's GateFrom: New Bedford
Jessye Desilva - Something WickedFrom: Boston
Grace Morrison -The BeastFrom: Wareham
Devils Twins - If I Was A GhostFrom: Boston
Wyn Doran – SpellFrom: New Hampshire
Bayside High – HauntedFrom: Plymouth
Running Mates – Black MoonFrom: Boston

Wednesday Oct 25, 2023

Nominees for the 2023 Boston Music Awards
Featuring
Divine Sweater - When the World is EndingFrom: BostonNominated for: Artist of the year, album of the year, live act, Alt/Indie artist
 
Ripe - All or NothingFrom: BostonNominated for: Artist of the year, Album of the year, Live act, Pop artist, Vocalist - Robbie Wulfsohn
 
Elovaters – CastawayFrom: South ShoreNominated for: Artist of the year, Album of the year, Live act, Reggae act
 
Cape Crush - Sandwich WarsFrom: North ShoreNominated for: New artist, Album of the year
 
Chrysalis – ShapeshiftFrom: BostonNominated For: New artist, Singer-songwriter
 
ToriTori – PlacesFrom: BostonNominated for: New artist, Album of the year, R&B Artist
 
Darlingside – All The Lights in the CityFrom: BostonNominated for: Song of the year, Folk artist
 
Charlotte Sands – AlrightFrom: Hopkinton
Nominated for: Song of the year, Pop artist
 
Grace Kelly - All That I NeedFrom: Wellesley
Nominated for: Jazz artist
 
Shallow Pools – GoldenFrom: Boston
Nominated for: Pop artist
 
Q Tip Bandits - Tip ToeFrom: BostonNominaed for: Live artist, Pop artist
 
Winkler – MonaFrom: Boston
Nominated for: Alt/Indie artist, Album/EP
 
JATK - Don't Come Knockin'From: BostonNominated for: Video of the year
 
Chris Moreno - How to Act
From: BostonNominated for: Country act
 
Mel Go Hard - Running Back (feat. SING)From: BostonNominated for: R&B artist, Music producer, Video of the year
 
Hayley Reardon – HonestFrom: North Shore
Nominated for: Vocalist of the year
 
Lily Fitts - Hurts Like HellFrom: Topsfield
Nominated for: Song of the year, Vocalist of the year
 
Dalton & The Sheriffs - Worry No More (Ba-Ba-Da)From: South ShoreNominated for: Country artist
 
GA-20 - Dry RunFrom: BostonNominated for: Live artist, Blues artist
 
Little Fuss – She’s A LiarFrom: BostonNominated for: Alt/Indie Artist, Album of the year, Song of the year
 
Jake Swamp and the Pine - Go by DarknessFrom: BostonNominated for: Folk artist
 
Valerie Barretto - Pickup TruckFrom: HansonNominated for: Country artist
 
Squirrel Flower – Alley LightFrom: BostonNominated for: Alt/Indie Artist / Song
 
Ryan Montbleau - I Don't Want To GoFrom: BostonNominated for: Folk artist, Vocalist of the year
 
Blue Light Bandits - Something GreenFrom: BostonNominated For: Rock artist
 
Mark Erelli – BlindsidedFrom: BostonNominated for: Album of the year, Folk artist
 
Ward Hayden & The Outliers – South ShoreFrom: South ShoreNominated for: Country artist
 
Ali McGuirk – I Can’tFrom: Boston/VermontNominated for: Blues artist
 
Vote at www.BostonMusicAwards.com now until November 17. 

Anna Daley Young (10/17/23)

Tuesday Oct 17, 2023

Tuesday Oct 17, 2023

2023 New England Music Award Nominee and 2023 Boston Music Award nominee Anna Daley Young stops by the WATD Tiny Stage to play tracks from her debut album "Go My Own Way". Learn more about Anna at https://www.annadaleyyoung.org. 

Shannon Davis (10/10/23)

Tuesday Oct 10, 2023

Tuesday Oct 10, 2023

Cape Cod singer-songwriter Shannon Davis performs on the WATD Tiny Stage to promote her new album "Tell Me A Story" which is available on all streaming services on October 27. Also check out her double album release show with Molly Parmenter at the Cape Cinema in Dennis on December 7th. Visit www.shannondavismusic.com for more information. 

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