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PHOTOS: Rockin' Robbins rocks the park

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.

Evelyn Pieske, 5, dances during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Evelyn Pieske, 5, dances during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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WILLMAR — Robbins Island Regional Park was rocking and a rolling Tuesday evening as the first Rockin' Robbins of the summer season came to town.

Ava Hanson opened up the show, serenading the crowd with her acoustic guitar for a 60-minute set and Xpedition rocked the expansive crowd into the early evening.

The next Rockin' Robbins night will be Tuesday, July 19, where bands Pirates, Guitars & Beachfront Bars and The Johnny Holm Band are set to perform.

Keyboard player Matthew Leonetti yells into the mic while playing with Xpedition during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Keyboard player Matthew Leonetti yells into the mic while playing with Xpedition during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Xpedition lead guitarist Randy Keeley strums along during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Xpedition lead guitarist Randy Keeley strums along during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Ava Hanson pauses before starting a new song while playing at the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Ava Hanson pauses before starting a new song while playing at the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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Xpedition bassist Tom Dario plays with his bandmates during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Xpedition bassist Tom Dario plays with his bandmates during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Clowns Teresa Frank, who also goes by the persona, "Cup Cake," dances with David Peterson, who goes by "Flap Jack," during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Clowns Teresa Frank, left, who also goes by the persona, "Cup Cake," dances with David Peterson, who goes by "Flap Jack," during the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park in Willmar on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
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Ava Hanson performs at the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Ava Hanson performs at the first Rockin' Robbins event of the summer season at Robbins Island Regional Park on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

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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