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Seeing an outdoor concert in the Midwest is like a treat, especially after a long, cold winter. We’re holed up for six months, so the time to see outdoor shows is short in our area. I for one, love them! There’s nothing like a nice, warm summertime concert whether it’s at Pine Knob, The Michigan Lottery Amphitheater, or some of the other outdoor festivals. Off the top of my head, the Uncle Sam Jam in Woodhaven is always a blast! Last year the WRIF show of Buckcherry and Jackyl was one of the highlights of the summer.

To me, I’m not a fan of being inside to see a concert in the warmer months. During the winter, I’m all in, but not when the weather breaks. I mean, here we never know when that might be. There could be a show scheduled for mid-October and it could be snowing outside. We don’t know until showday. Hell, half the time opening day is a layered-up jacket day and that’s in April!

One of my most memorable outdoor concerts happened in September of 2020. You might recall that we were in the middle of a pandemic. Metallica, always thinking outside the box, decided to put on a drive-in theater concert across the country. That summer went by with zero concerts, so it was great to hang out with other like-minded rock fans and jam out to the band. The one I saw took place at Canterbury Village in Auburn Hills. We were blessed with great weather, an awesome-sounding and looking show, and an excuse to get out of the house for a night.

Below are some of the outdoor concerts I’m looking forward to. Most are at Pine Knob, which seems to be where I spend half of my summer sometimes. Keep in mind that there’s some local festivals that haven’t been announced yet as of this writing.

I’ll see you guys at some of these shows this year!



  • halestorm and i Prevail

    July 13th at Pine Knob, the guys from Halestorm and I Prevail will take the stage. Before that though. Lzzy Hale is going to front Skid Row for four shows. That might be a road trip worth making.

    101 WRIF Presents: I Prevail & Halestorm
  • creed and 3 doors down

    Creed has reformed and are coming back to the Detroit area twice this year. The first is in July at Pine Knob, the second time at the LCA in November.

    101 WRIF Presents: Creed
  • five finger death punch with marilyn manson

    Five Finger comes through the area every year and they always rock it! Add in Marilyn Manson and you’ve got a killer rock show!

    101 WRIF Presents: Five Finger Death Punch
  • bush, jerry cantreel and candlebox

    Personally, I love the Michiogan Lottery Amphitheater. This show is happening on August, 16th. I’ll see you there!

    101 WRIF Welcomes Back: Bush, Jerry Cantrell & Candlebox
  • limp bizkit

    The Bizkit is playing Pine Knob on July 23rd. These guys just played an insane show for 125,000 in Argentina. Crazy!!

    101 WRIF Welcomes: Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper
  • alice cooper and rob zombie

    The Freaks on Parade tour once again comes to Pine Knob. This year it’s on August 30th. The masters of theatrical rock never disappoint!

    101 WRIF Welcomes: Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper

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