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  • Rockin’ Robbins 2023

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  • Location:

    Robbins Island
    Between Willmar and Foot Lakes
    Willmar, MN 56201

  • Dates:

    Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on Jul 18, 2023 at 5:00 pm

    One event on Jul 25, 2023 at 5:00 pm

    One event on Aug 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm

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Rockin’ Robbins 2023
Tuesdays at Robbins Island
July 11th – August 1st
5 PM – 9 PM

Pack a lawn chair and join us out at Robbins Island in Willmar for this FREE summer concert series. Proceeds go to support the ongoing revitalization of Robbins Island Regional Park.


You’ll find a wide variety of food vendors and food trucks out at Robbins Island, so come early and catch the opening act at 5pm!

A free shuttle runs from all our four Park & Ride locations every 15 minutes from 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Parking on Robbins Island fills quickly, so we highly encourage you to take advantage of the free shuttle! For a list of all our Park & Ride locations and other parking options near the island, please visit the Parking/Shuttle page at RockinRobbins.com.

Tuesday, July 11
5 PM – Radio Acoustic, sponsored by Elmquist Jewelers
6:30 PM – Collective Unconscious, presented by Willmar Area Community Foundation
Collective Unconscious will rock through a list of their greatest hits, including songs from the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, The Band, and many others. You may even hear a few songs from their own impressive catalog of original music!  The Collective always delivers an energetic show full of gorgeous harmonies and brilliant musicianship. Rock solid for over 20 years!

Tuesday, July 18
5 PM – Pirates, Guitars and Beachfront Bars, sponsored by Westberg Eischens
6:30 PM – Free and Easy, presented by Terwisscha Construction
Free and Easy is Minnesota’s premiere stage band and an 2008 inductee to the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. They cut their teeth on Santana, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder and all things funky. Now, with the addition of two dynamic front line vocalists, you’ll also love their takes on Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Pitbull, John Legend and Justin Timberlake. Whatever your vibe, you’ll enjoy the killer vocals of the Twin Cities funkiest band!

Tuesday, July 25
5 PM – 1060 West Addison – Blues Brothers Tribute, sponsored by Kandiyohi Power Cooperative
6:30 PM – The Crown Jewels – A Tribute to Queen, presented by Mills Automotive Group
Hailing from Minneapolis, the band is made up of the area’s finest musicians who share one thing in common: a special place in their hearts for the band Queen. From start to finish, this show offers something for everyone, from the hardcore Queen fan to the casual listener. The showmanship on stage is reflected by the resumes of the band members, all of whom are veterans of the music business and have toured both nationally and internationally. You don’t want to miss The Crown Jewels and their Tribute to Queen!

Tuesday, August 1
5 PM – Ryan Van Slooten Band, sponsored by Johnson Moody Schmidt Kleinhuizen & Zumwalt
6:30 PM – The Fabulous Armadillos, presented by Lakeland Broadcasting
Since the very first Rockin’ Robbins back in 2016, the Fabulous Armadillos have been closing out the Rockin’ Robbins concert series to ever-expanding record crowds. This incredible 8-piece band has established a large and loyal following of “Dilloheads” throughout Minnnesota (and beyond) with their spot-on re-creations of songs from Country to Motown, Heavy Metal to Soft Rock, and they play them just like you remember. So COME OUT OF YOUR SHELL and see what everybody keeps talking about!