We will post the 2018 schedule when it's available
2017 Summer Concert Series
|May 25||57 Chevy - 50's and 60's SPONSOR: The Village Cooperative|
|June 1||Green Lake Bluegrass Band - Gospel/Folk SPONSOR: Kyle's Barber Shop|
|June 8||Short on Cash - Classic Country SPONSOR: Ameriprise Financial|
|June 15||Red Letter Band - Christian Rock SPONSOR: Glenwood State Bank|
|June 22||CIMARRON - Country Rock SPONSOR: Martinson Insurance|
|June 29||Meire Grove Band - Concert Band SPONSOR: Billmark's Lakes Area Insurance|
|July 4||Special Patriotic Concert SPONSOR: DC Sheriff Fed./REA Round-Up|
|July 6||Bob & the Beachcombers - Surfer Rock SPONSOR: Larson Ins - Shuette Ins.|
|July 13||Lightning Creek - Country SPONSOR: Bursch Travel|
|July 20||Rockin Hollywoods - Oldies SPONSOR: Bell State Bank - Integrity Title|
|July 27||Loose Change - Classic Country SPONSOR: Dollar District Inc|
|Aug 3||Cassie & the Bob's - Patsy Cline SPONSOR: Echo Press|
|Aug 10||Woodpicks - Bluegrass SPONSOR: Alexandria Rotary Club|
|Aug 17||Enterprise - Variety SPONSOR: The Guitar Shoppe|
|Aug 24||Nathan's Old Time Band - Old Time SPONSOR: Jimmy Jenson Family|
|Aug 31||Pure Country - Classic Country SPONSOR: West Central Sanitation|
Location: Douglas County Courthouse Lawn
All concerts begin at 7:00pm on the courthouse lawn.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music!
When rain is imminent concerts will be cancelled with the exception of Bob & the Beachcombers (July 6) and Rockin Hollywoods (July 20). These concerts will be re-located to the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center. Cancellations will be announced to the area radio stations by 2:00pm. We will notify KXRA and KIKV, Facebook and here on our website if a concert is cancelled.
Our FINAL concert of the 2017 Summer season brought some cool weather, early darkness, and PURE COUNTRY! Thanks to West Central Sanitation for tonight’s sponsorship! Also Thank You to the Jayces for your help this season!
Thank you to Gary Gylsen and the boys for their excellent selections this evening. — in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Wonderful old country and western music thrilled the assembled crowd on the lawn. Marty Robbins, Johnny Cash, and so many other classics. — in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Our crowd is a hardy bunch. blankets, jackets and hats came out in force.
So many friends and neighbors on The Lawn tonight! A BIG THANKS to the Jaycees for their help tonight.
Gary and Pure Country gave a round of applause in thanks for the crowd braving the cool evening to enjoy the music.
We ALL appreciated the excellent tunes tonight with PLENTY of singing along.
Big congrats to Marilyn Olson of Henning, winner of the RWAC lawnchair. Thank you all for filling out the surveys, we appreciate your feedback to continually improve our Thursday nights!
The lights were needed in the last half of tonight’s concert. When did it start getting so dark so early?? — in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Thank you ALL for supporting this summer concert series, we couldn’t do it without you, and so many happy faces on The Lawn all summer makes it a labor of love! We’ll see you all in the Spring! — in Alexandria, Minnesota.
August 31 Pure Country
The goal of Pure Country is to cover songs from the 40’s to the 70’s, an era when country music had a lot of heart and soul. Bringing back fond memories to their audiences is a large part of the reward the band experiences.
Sponsored By: West Central Sanitation
Aug 31 Pure Country – Classic Country SPONSOR: West Central SanitationRead More
Our Mission Statement
To support arts activities in Douglas and surrounding counties in Minnesota
The Red Willow Arts Coalition presents the Summer Concert Series on the Courthouse Lawn in Alexandria Minnesota.
These weekly musical concerts run from late May through Early September. Red Willow Arts Coalition is proud to promote and support the Arts in Central Minnesota!
The courthouse lawn concerts have become one of the areas most popular social gatherings.
A wide variety of musical styles is sure to provide an entertaining family friendly evening. Concerts begin at 7:00pm, and conclude by 8:30, with a short break for announcements and to thank sponsors.
Popcorn and water are available for sale by local youth groups.
The Douglas County Courthouse property is smoke and alcohol free. Come and enjoy a Minnesota summer evening with friends and neighbors!