2018 Summer Concert Series
|May 24||Gun Shy - Country SPONSOR: Arabella Manor|
|May 31||Doc's Dixieland - Dixieland/Gospel SPONSOR: Billmark's Insurance|
|June 7||Blonde & Bohunk Band - Country SPONSOR: Ameriprise Financial|
|June 14||Jazz Dot Combo - Swing/Jazz SPONSOR: Koegel Plumbing & Heating|
|June 21||Holy Rocks Rollaz - 50's/60's SPONSOR: Dwaine Schuette Ins. - Village Cooperative|
|June 28||Pure Country GOLD - Country SPONSOR: Kyle's Barber Shop - Guitar Shoppe|
|July 4||Special Patriotic Concert SPONSOR: DC Sheriff's Federation- REA Operation Round-up|
|July 5||Jolly Huntsmen - Polka/Oldtime SPONSOR: Jimmy Jenson Family|
|July 12||Front Fenders - 50's/60's SPONSOR: Larson Insurance|
|July 19||Diamond Back - Country SPONSOR: Sugar Shack- West Central Sanitation|
|July 26||White Sidewalls - 50's/60's SPONSOR: Glenwood State Bank- Martinson Insurance|
|Aug 2||Broken Fiddle - Americana SPONSOR: Echo Press|
|Aug 9||Honky Tonk Cowboys - Country SPONSOR: Alexandria Rotary Club|
|Aug 16||Salty Dogs - Variety SPONSOR: Bursch Travel|
|Aug 23||Jazz Committee - Swing/Standards SPONSOR: Bell State Bank|
|Aug 30||I Witness - Classic Rock SPONSOR: Integrity Title|
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 exceptions sometimes in which case 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.
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!