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PHOTOS: Rockin' Robbins heats up for grand finale

Rockin' Robbins put on a show for its fourth and final concert of the summer Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.

John Seerden grabs a quick blast of ice-cold refreshing air as the heat of summer inundates the fourth and final Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
John Seerden grabs a quick blast of ice-cold refreshing air as the heat of summer inundates the fourth and final Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
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WILLMAR — A little summertime heat couldn't deter rock and roll fans from turning out in full force for some funky fun at the fourth and final Rockin' Robbins Tuesday evening.

Despite temperatures in the mid 90s and a heat index into the triple digits, fans came out to enjoy the last remaining free concert of the four-week season. Steer Clear opened up the afternoon of rock, while headliner the Fabulous Armadillos closed out the evening with an entertaining set of classic rock hits from the 70s and 80s.

Tanya Garvick, from left, and Caitlin Popp, sing together with their band, Steer Clear, during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Tanya Garvick, from left, and Caitlin Popp, sing together with their band, Steer Clear, during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
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David Peterson, who goes by "Flap Jack," second from right, dances with folks during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
David Peterson, who goes by "Flap Jack," second from right, dances with folks during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
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West Central Tribune urges support for the proposed amphitheater at Robbins Island Regional Park. Also, kudos to Rockin' Robbins for another successful year.
Fundraising will begin soon to construct a unique, two-stage amphitheater structure at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar to be ready for the 2024 season.
Despite a storm rolling through and a nearly hour-long rain delay, the third Rockin' Robbins concert of 2022 was a big night for dancing, music and fried food at Robbins Island Regional Park on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
Audience kids get into the act with The Johnny Holm Band at Rockin' Robbins on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
Johnny Holm with The Johnny Holm Band sang an Elvis Presley classic with Willmar's International Princess Crisstill Duaso at Rockin' Robbins on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
Crowds filled Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, for the second event in the Rockin' Robbins summer concert series.
Ava Hanson opened up the July 12 Rockin' Robbins show, serenading the crowd with her acoustic guitar for a 60-minute set and Xpedition rocked the expansive crowd into the early evening.
The park is located between Willmar and Foot lakes on the northside of Willmar. The park includes one of the largest playgrounds in the state, and is also home to a natural trail, swimming beach, disc golf course and more.

Ava Rodriguez, 6, cools off with a snow cone in the shade while waiting for Tuesday's Rockin' Robbins concert to begin on August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Ava Rodriguez, 6, cools off with a snow cone in the shade while waiting for Tuesday's Rockin' Robbins concert to begin on Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
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The Fabulous Armadillos perform during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
The Fabulous Armadillos perform during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
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Guitarist Paul Diethelm of the Fabulous Armadillos performs before a large crowd at a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Guitarist Paul Diethelm of the Fabulous Armadillos performs before a large crowd at a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
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Hailey Minsaas, 6, dances to the music of band Steer Clear during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Hailey Minsaas, 6, dances to the music of band Steer Clear during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
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Steer Clear singer Caitlin Popp dances around on stage while performing at a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Steer Clear singer Caitlin Popp dances around on stage while performing at a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Anna Bouitz of band Steer Clear plays her bass guitar during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Anna Bouitz of band Steer Clear plays her bass guitar during a Rockin' Robbins concert on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Greg Armstrong of the Fabulous Armadillos plays the keyboard as the sun sets over Willmar during the fourth and final Rockin' Robbins concert of the summer on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Greg Armstrong of the Fabulous Armadillos plays the keyboard as the sun sets over Willmar during the fourth and final Rockin' Robbins concert of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Robbins Island Regional Park.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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Macy Moore is an award-winning photojournalist at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.
She can be reached via email: mmoore@wctrib.com or phone: 320.214.4338.
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