AMP Radio’s Weekend Cheat Sheet – Friday, August 15 – Sunday, August 17

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Make the most out of your weekend by checking out all of the great things going on around Metro Detroit with AMP Radio’s Weekend Cheat Sheet!

Movies:

The Expendables 3 – Friday, August 15

Description (via IMDB): “Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.” Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li and Antonio Banderas.

Let’s Be Cops – Friday, August 15

Description (via IMDB): “Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.” Starring Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle and Nina Dobrev.

The Giver – Friday, August 15

Description (via IMDB): “In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the ‘real’ world.” Starring Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Taylor Swift.

Concerts/Shows:

One Direction: Where We Are Tour wsg. 5 Seconds of Summer – Saturday, August 16 – Sunday, August 17 @ Ford Field – Gates @ 5pm

Ticket info can be found HERE.

Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour – Saturday, August 16 @ DTE Energy Music Theatre – Gates @ 7pm

Ticket info can be found HERE.

Mad Decent Block Party ft. Dillon Franics, Diplo and More – Saturday, August 16 @ Meadow Brook Music Festival – Gates @ 2pm

Ticket info can be found HERE.

Ernie – Thursday, July 10 – Sunday, August 17, 2014 @ The City Theatre

Description: “Ernie is set on Ernie Harwell’s last night at Comerica Park in September of 2009, prior to his moving thank you speech to his adopted and beloved city of Detroit.  Just before he walks onto the grassy field, he encounters an unusual boy who is eager to know all about him, coaxing Harwell into giving one final broadcast – the ‘broadcast of his life.’”

Ticket info can be found at www.michiganopera.org

Events:

The Woodward Dream Cruise – Friday, August 15 – Sunday, August 17 @ Various Locations

Description: “The Woodward Dream Cruise is a celebration of car culture, attracting more than 1 million visitors and over 50,000 muscle cars, street rods, custom, collector and special interest vehicles to Metro Detroit.”

More details can be found at www.woodwarddreamcruise.com.

Sports:

Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners – Friday, August 15 @ 7:08pm – HOME

Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners – Saturday, August 16 @ 7:08pm – HOME

Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners – Sunday, August 17 @ 1:08pm – HOME

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