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!

Rain Policy
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.

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Next Concert July 20 2017 Rockin Hollywoods – Oldies

July 14, 2017

July 20 Rockin Hollywoods – Oldies SPONSOR: Bell State Bank – Integrity Title

Week 9 – July 20 Rockin’ Hollywoods

The Rockin Hollywoods

The Rockin’ Hollywoods present “Solid Gold Rock & Roll” from the 1950’s thru the 1980’s with an energy and excitement that captivates audiences of all ages.

Formed in 1973, the band utilizes period costuming, very physical choreography and staging, with great vocals and musicianship, gaining them critical and popular praise.

Sponsored By: Bell State BankIntegrity Title

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July 13th 2017 Concert

July 14, 2017

Sixty degrees and a little breeze made for a cool evening on The Lawn. Luckily we had some great country tunes to warm us up! Lightning Creek sponsored by Bursch Travel was there to entertain and they did it right!

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Thank you Fred Bursch and Bursch Travel for sponsoring tonight’s music and stopping by to introduce the band! — at Douglas County Courthouse.

concert on courthouse lawn
Lightning Creek played a great collection of country favorites, older AND newer! — at Douglas County Courthouse.

concert on courthouse lawn
Plenty of jackets and sweatshirts on The Lawn, and even a few blankets! — at Douglas County Courthouse.

concert on courthouse lawn
We all had such a good time singing along to those fun country tunes! — at Douglas County Courthouse.

concert on courthouse lawn
Thank you Lightning Creek for the lovely evening of music and memories! — at Douglas County Courthouse.

concert on courthouse lawn
A wonderful crowd assembled on The Lawn tonight. Thank you all for coming! Don’t forget to join us next week for The Rockin Hollywoods sponsored by Bell State Bank and Integrity Title…on The Showmobile! — at Douglas County Courthouse.

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Series Sponsors

Lake Region Arts Council

This activity is funded in part by a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council through a Minnesota State Legislative Appropriation

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.

Red Willow Arts Coalition LogoEvery Thursday evening, friends and families gather on the lawn to picnic and listen to live music. The concerts are free to the public and supported by sponsorships from local businesses.

crowd on courthouse lawn

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!