Spend your summer jamming to music, watching the silver screen

Rebecca Menard ’17, Student Life Editor

Warmer weather is approaching and that means more outdoor concerts and fun with friends. Get out and make the most of the weather and have an awesome night with all of your friends.  Here are some of the concerts that are coming up in our area pretty soon for which you could start thinking about getting tickets.

21 Savage

Location: The Fillmore Detroit – Detroit, MI

When: Sunday, April 23 7:00p.m.

Sophomore Connor Felix is a fan of 21 savage. “I hope I can make it out with my friends to see him,” he said.

Popular songs:

No Heart


Red Opps

The Chainsmokers

Location: Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, MI

When: Thursday, April 27 7:00p.m.

Popular songs:


Don’t Let me down


John Legend

Location: Meadow Brook Amphitheatre – Rochester Hills, MI

When: Friday, June 16 8:00p.m.

Popular songs:

All of me

Love me now

Ordinary People

Sam Hunt with Maren Morris

Location: DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI

When: Friday, June 16 7:00p.m.

Popular songs:

Break up in a small town

Take your time

Make you miss me

The Weeknd

Location: Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI

When: Wednesday, May 24 7:30p.m.

Popular Songs:


The hills

I feel it coming

Metallica with Avenged Sevenfold

Location: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

When: Wednesday, July 12 6:00p.m.

Popular songs:

Enter Sandman

Nothing else matters

The unforgiven

Bruno Mars

Location: Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI

When: Saturday, Aug. 12 8:00p.m.

Popular songs:

24K magic

That’s what I like

Just the way you are


Location: The Fillmore Detroit – Detroit, MI

When: Wednesday, May 10 7:00p.m.

Popular songs:




Along with all of the concerts, there are plenty of movies coming out in the next couple of months that you could go see.  If you don’t have anything going on or its a rainy day seeing a movie is a perfect activity to do with friends or family.


Based off the television show Baywatch, Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) and a new guard (Zac Efron) are working as lifeguards at a bay and they have to keep it safe when a criminal threatens the safety around the area.

May 26

Starring: Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson

Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

You may have seen previous Pirates of the Caribbean movies.  In this one Captain Jack Sparrow will be searching for the trident of Poseidon. It’s definitely a must see if you have enjoyed any of the other “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies.

May 26

Starring: Johnny Depp

Diary of a wimpy kid: The Long Haul

Many teenagers have been watching and reading “Diary of Wimpy Kid” since they were in middle school. This will be about Greg’s  family road trip and all of the hilarious encounters they face on the way there.

May 19

Starring: Alicia Silverstone and Tom Everett Scott

Junior Ronnie Menard has read the books since he was younger. “I loved Diary of a wimpy kid growing up. I’m gonna see it.” Menard said.

The Wall

A drama, thriller and  war film where an American sharpshooter is in a standoff with an enemy sniper.

May 12

Starring: John Cena


Admired actress and comedian, Amy Schumer stars in this comedy where she is going through a rough patch in her life, so she persuades her mother to go on a vacation to paradise with her.

May 12, Mother’s Day weekend

Starring: Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn


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