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We invite you to join us on the California Maritime Academy Campus to enjoy great BBQ, and, of course, hot music.

This year, The California Maritime Academy is proudly celebrating its 11th Annual "Summertime at the Maritime" concert. We hope you will join us on Friday, September 27, 2013 for the very special music of Foreverland, with opening act Alvon.

The setting is beyond compare – a quiet campus with unobstructed waterfront views of the Carquinez Strait, boats sailing on the bay, palm trees swaying in the breeze and families and friends gathered for a musical evening. Bring your own picnic, or enjoy concessions that feature grilled food, beer and wine, sumptuous desserts, and coffee.


Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Time: Gates open at 5pm; Opening Act at 7pm; Main Act at 8pm
Food Service: Picnic on the lawn 5pm to 7pm (BBQ and beverages for sale)
Bar Open in Rizza Auditorium: 5pm to 9pm
Location: Newly remodeled Rizza Auditorium at Cal Maritime | 200 Maritime Academy Drive, Vallejo | Click here for map
Admission and Parking: $10 per person



Foreverland is a 14-piece Tribute to one of the most well-known and beloved entertainers in the world: Mr. Michael Jackson. With four lead vocalists, four horns, and a six-piece rhythm section, the band brings songs like “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough,” “Beat It,” and “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” to life, in a way that no other group has done before. Inspired by Michael’s legacy, Foreverland takes his music a step further, going far beyond any typical tribute band or MJ act. Rather than be limited by an MJ impersonator and pre-recorded backing tracks, Foreverland’s unique approach celebrates the larger-than-life performances, imagination and infectious spirit of this legendary artist. The result is a fabulous and thumping 14-piece show band that pays homage to MJ’s undeniable talent and timeless dance music.

Based in San Francisco, this electrifying group was formed in March of 2009 to honor Michael’s musical genius and legendary showmanship. The ensemble is best described as a “Remarkable and Rocking Michael Jackson Revue,” and they have been packing crowds into some of the Bay Area’s hottest clubs, including: a recently soldout show at Bimbo’s 365 Club; Slim’s; The Regency Ballroom; Red Devil Lounge; Harlows; The Fox Theatre Redwood City; and many more.

Michael Jackson lives on forever with Foreverland, elevating his music, inspiration and creativity to innovative new heights. You won’t want miss this one-of-a-kind band, guaranteed to keep you on your feet and “thrill you tonight” As the band likes to say, “Let’s dance, let’s shout. Shake your body down to the ground!”




This concert will be opened by Alvon--Vallejo's own legendary blues master. Winner of the 2005 Guitar Player of the Year Award, Alvon Johnson is a former member of the Rock and Roll Hall of fame vocal group, "The Coasters". His rich voice helped to recreate all of the wonderful and familiar songs like, Charlie Brown, Yakety Yak, and Poison Ivy.

Enjoy a picnic on the lawn from 5pm to 7pm. Grilled food and beverages will be available for sale. There will be bar service in the newly remodeled Rizza Auditorium from 5pm to 9pm. The concert begins inside the Rizza at 7pm.

For tickets, please call 707-654-1550 or visit www.communityconcerts.com