3 months ago
We are proud to announce our 2020 Rockin' Robbins band lineup!! Special thanks to this year's Presenting Sponsors who help make it all possible!
Tue. July 14 – A Salute to the Music of Prince by Chase & Ovation presented by TerWisscha Construction, Inc.
Tue. July 21 – Mason Dixon Line presented by Schwieters Chevrolet of Willmar
Tue. July 28 – Wild Angels: Women of Rock, Pop & Country presented by Mills Auto Center of Willmar
Tue. August 4 – The Fabulous Armadillos presented by Lakeland Broadcasting.
It was another incredible year for Rockin’ Robbins 2019, and thanks to perfect weather for the second year in a row, we were able to surpass all previous attendance records! With crowds averaging between 3,000-5,000 each week and continued strong support from our Willmar business community, the Willmar Rotary Club raised over $82,000 during last year’s concert series!
Proceeds continue to support improvements at Robbins Island, as well as other Rotary initiatives. In 2019, our Rotary club was once again able to donate $10,000 to the spectacular “Celebrate the Light of the World” holiday light display at Robbins Island. We are also excited to see progress on the new four-season shelter being built with Super Bowl Legacy Funds, and anticipate construction of the new road and parking lots to begin next August, funded by the Local Option Sales Tax. Future projects include two additional three-season shelters along the north side of the new road, and – if all goes as planned – we hope to use our Rockin’ Robbins proceeds to build a permanent concert stage!
Rockin’ Robbins continues to be a huge success and a win-win for our whole community. We are now looking for sponsors for Rockin’ Robbins 2020. We have already sold all four of our Presenting Sponsorships, but are actively looking for Opening Act Sponsors, Major Sponsors and Significant Partners.
Visit our website at www.RockinRobbins.com for all the details! ... See MoreSee Less
Love Rockin Robbins! Alot of fun in the Sun! Thank you!
Just wish there were even more! Willmar doesn't have much ever going on and this is such a big hit!! Why not try it on a Saturday sometime Different then Rockin Robbins but get some more things going on out there!
OMG! Summer might arrive again!
I know where I'll be celebrating my 60th birthday on the 4th.
Dont forget Arch Allies
Gail Aus, Karen Baker, Sue Tollefson, David Haroldson, Arlene Haroldson, Jamie Lynn, Emily Ebel already excited!! 🙌
Auntie M's Gluten Free please join!!!
Rockin' Robbins Rockin' Robbins is at Robbins Island Regional Park.
5 months ago
It’s happening! The new 4-season shelter and rental pavilion is officially under construction at Robbins Island. Can’t wait to see the finished product next spring! Welcome to Willmar’s new Assistant City Engineer, Bruce Cochran, who was onsite today checking out the progress. ... See MoreSee Less
6 months ago
A HUGE thank you to all our sponsors who help make Rockin' Robbins possible – we couldn't do it without you!
Since 2016, Rockin' Robbins has grown from a tiny speck of an idea to a wildly successful community event that has raised over $150,000 dollars for the revitalization of our beautiful Robbins Island Regional Park. Even more important, this free summer concert series has brought our community together in ways we could have never imagined. We are so proud. Thank you, Willmar! See you again in 2020!
Lakeland Broadcasting, Schwieters Chevrolet of Willmar, TerWisscha Construction, Inc., Divine House, Inc., Bernick's, Jennie-O, Carris Health - Rice Memorial Hospital and ACMC Health, Chappell Central, Inc., Concorde Bank, Cub, Dooley's Petroleum, Bethesda Willmar, Prairie's Edge Casino Resort, Duininck, Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Willmar, Minnesota, West Central Steel Inc, West Central Tribune, Willmar Bus Service, West Central Sanitation, Rambow, Pioneer Heritage Insurance LLC, Mills Auto Center of Willmar, Kensington Bank, Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen P.A.
Alley on Ash, Ameriprise Financial, Best Western Plus & Willmar Conference Center, Bolton & Menk, Christianson CPAs and Consultants, Conway, Deuth & Schmeising, Edina Realty, Edward Jones - Doug Kveene and Jeanne Ashburn, Fischer Laser Eye Center, Floor to Ceiling Store, Home State Bank, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative, Marcus Construction, Northern Factory Sales, Paradise Pools & Spas, Perkins Lumber Company, Raymond James Financial Services, Runnings, Stacy's Nursery, Taatjes Financial Group, Walt's Soft Cloth Car Wash, Westberg Eischens
Cash Wise Foods, Cash Wise Liquor, Farm-Rite Equipment of Willmar, Hansen Advertising, Motor Sports of Willmar, Premium Waters, Inc., Pro Color Graphics, Quick Signs, South Central Tent Rental, Uncommon, Inc., Willmar Parks and Recreation, Willmar Stingers ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks to all who make this amazing community event a wonderful treat for all of us attendees. Keep it up! We aren’t disappointed!!😀👍
Thank you for all the work put into this. It is a very organized event. Love it!
Thank you. You are what Willmar has needed and LONG awaited for!! ❤️
This event is something we’ve come to look forward to each summer! Thank you to everyone involved for your hard work and dedication!
If u build it ...they will come...
This really has turned into a beautiful event! It’s so wonderful seeing the community come together with beautiful music! I deeply appreciate all the hard work put into this, many moving parts! Thank You all so much!
This is great!! But not to much longer ,, you will need a bigger spot!
Fun concert last Tuesday! What a crowd!
Holy buckets, what a night at the Island! Photos from last night's concert are now on our website at rockinrobbins.com/photos/. Again, thanks to our fantabulous photographer, Dennis Benson, for capturing all the memories!
All previous attendance records are now officially shattered! Willmar PD estimated there were close to 8,000 people at last night's Eagles Tribute with the Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious. Our Opening Act, Walter's Wheelhouse also pulled in a record-breaking crowd for the 5 PM show.
A huge thank you to last night's Presenting Sponsor, Lakeland Broadcasting, and our Opening Act Sponsor, Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen P.A.. We are already thinking about our band lineup for next year, so let us know if you have any suggestions!
THANKS WILLMAR! We are so proud of our community for supporting this event and can't wait to start spending our proceeds on upcoming improvements at Robbins Island! Stay tuned! ... See MoreSee Less
White Sidewalls would be a good band to have.
Here's one more for your files.
Yes, band for next year, Hicktown Mafia of Belview, Mn. and Fab Flippers, a 60s band with horns, great guitars, and all 60s and 70s stuff. Both bands "Rock"
Suggestion : a band that plays some rock .
Fantastic eve, wonderful band, wonderful weather & wonderful group of people who are responsible for getting this all together- Thank you!
Let's have them back again next year! It was awesome!!
Big thanks from Walter’s Wheelhouse!! Well run, huge attendance, great engaged crowd! 😎
Loved the addition of the bike check in
You all should be proud! That was an amazing night, and very well organized!
Suggestion: Band that plays 60’s music
They were phenomenal!!
it sure was a fun show last night I enjoyed it. 😀
Music was awesome!!!
Keep it up... it’s awesome
WOW!! It was an awesome evening! Thanks so much!!
It was AMAZING !! Thank you everyone who helps with this. Willmar has been craving this for a long time!! You are AWESOME!!
8000 people and I didn't know a single person!
It was a great night. THANK YOU!!!
Was there from start to finish. Eagles fan since way back. Fun night and I'm 70 years young. Still Rockin.
Absolutely awesome! So glad I could make it to every concert this year! Thanks to everyone that has made this possible for Willmar!❤️
Fabulous evening 😊
Can’t wait for next year!!! The whole series was so much fun!!
WOW what an amazing series at Rockin Robin's!! Great fun can't wait for next year!!! Good job and thanks to all for making this happen!!!
It takes a lot of moving parts to get Rockin' Robbins off the ground each week. Special thanks to the "early crew" who start setting things up as early as 7:30 AM! – Willmar Public Works, South Central Tent Rental, Inc., Kandiyohi County Recycling, West Central Sanitation, Steve Brisendine, Willmar Police Department, Kandiyohi County Public Works, Willmar Bus Service, Willmar Ambulance - Carris Health, and even a few of our food vendors! ... See MoreSee Less
Your all awesome
Thanks to all who make this awesome free community event happen each summer, it’s such wonderful talent you bring to the Willmar community. the size of attendance at each show proves our gratitude & appreciation for all the time & effort put into it for us attendees to enjoy. Thank you thank you!!👏🏻👏🏻😃😃
Thank you for all your work and organizing to pull this off these past 4 weeks. Loved tonight’s concert! Law enforcement does an amazing job to keep all attendees safe crossing the highway!!
Thank you all so much! A great effort by all! Such a beautiful way to bring the community together!
Thanks for all you do! The concert was awesome!
Such a fun night!! Thank you to everyone who helped put it together!
👏👏👏👏 Thanks to all for your work!!! An awesome community event!! 👍🙂
Rockin' Robbins Rockin' Robbins was live.
8 months ago
Willmar Rotarian Joy Baker was live at Robbins Island this morning, talking to Jay Marcus and the Willmar Public Works crew as they were setting up for tonight's big concert! Thanks to everyone who helps each week to get things ready for our Rockin' Robbins concert series. See you soon for Rockin' Robbins - Takin' It To the Limit: An Eagles Tribute! Opening Act Walter's Wheelhouse starts at 5 PM! ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks to Motor Sports of Willmar Superstore for lending us the ATVs for our courtesy ride shuttles! (Sorry for the slip-up!)
Thanks for all you do!! What a gift to enjoy!
Thanks for all your help with this event!
Thanks for everything
Nice job Jay!
Proud of you Jay Marcus!! Thanks for your work!
Yay Jay Marcus!! You did a great job!
Thank you so much .the park looks great!
Hey Rockin' Robbins fans, we just reached 2,000 LIKES on Facebook! Thanks everyone! Keep inviting your friends! ... See MoreSee Less
Sure enjoy the concerts and all!! Such a wonderful event to attend! Thankyou!! ❤️
We love the concerts and fun to see new and old friends, thank you!
Thank you for these concerts. I saw some awesome dancers up front that would not have this opportunity otherwise. They were a joy to watch. Love the music and concessions. Great job Willmar!