By Torin Alexander
All we can do is dream of summer vacation. Whether it’s sunbathing on the beach or sleeping in everyday, the summer is something to look forward to. But that's every summer of every year, so what makes these year’s summer months so different? Well, for starters, new music that will have many people singing to the lyrics. There will be new, local concerts that people know are a must go to event.
Release Date: Unknown
Album Cover: Unknown
Kelly Clarkson is about to showcase her new album, that’s title hasn’t been released, that is coming sometime in June. This will be the first album since she left her previous music label, RCA records, to join Atlantic Records, which is also home to Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Kehalni, Wiz Khalifa, and Lil Uzi Vert. Clarkson states “They’re down to make whatever kind of record I’m into.” With this in mind, Clarkson’s album should be very exciting.
Release Date: May 26th
Album Title: True to Self
This will be Tiller’s second album of his career and first album after his hard hitting platinum-selling album, Trap Soul. His newest album is very anticipated for the rap and R&B community as he already shocked the world with his most recent song “Somethin tells me”.
Release Date: June 9th
Album Title: Own the Night
Lady Antebellum, a known country group, has their album, Heart Break, coming out June 9th. With their last album, Own the Night, having great success, their next album has high expectations to live up to. With these albums like True to self, Own the Night, and Kelly Clarkson’s album, its safe to say that the summer will have lots of great vibes.
Concerts (Merriwether Post Pavilion)
Date: May 19th
This year, the country listening community have been treated to Dierks Bentley. Recently Bentley has come out with album Black. The album was able to hit number two on the billboards and quickly became popular to the public. Because of his high reputation and musical talent, Bentley’s concert was a must go.
Date: May 26th
The Chainsmokers have recently exploded to high publicity with their catchy electronic-based music. With their recent album, Memories Do Not Open, and hit singles, “Closer” and “Something just like this” the crowd roared with screams when the first note of each song blasted out through the enormous speakers.
Date: June 20th
An upcoming concert on that will bring many people to Merriwether’s Post Pavilion is John Legend. With 10 Grammys and 28 nominations in total under his belt, people will be able to witness the talent of a very notorious star. shown, concerts in the summer will be something to look forward with hot artists playing locally.