Yachtley Crew to Rock CA Living Museum for 3rd Annual Jamboree
Yachtley Crew, the nation’s most popular yacht rock tribute band, is set to make waves in Bakersfield as they bring their high-energy performance back to the California Living Museum (CALM) for the 3rd annual KEEP CALM Jamboree, Friday, April 19, presented by Valley Strong Credit Union. The event is a fundraiser for the Kern County Superintendent of Schools’ two outdoor education programs, Camp KEEP and CALM.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring the band back to Bakersfield,” said Amanda Frank, KCSOS’s Director of Community Relations and co-producer of the event. “Attendees can anticipate a blend of soft rock hits from the ’70s and ’80s, delivered with the band’s signature style and infectious energy.”
Last year’s event was a sell out with more than 1,000 guests joining the fun.
Yachtley Crew has earned a sterling reputation for their exceptional renditions of chart-topping hits from artists like Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald, Toto, Christopher Cross, and more. Their ability to transport audiences back to the golden age of yacht rock, characterized by smooth melodies and breezy vibes, has made them a sought-after act in the tribute band scene. They currently have a residency at the PALMS Las Vegas where fans come from all across the county to see their shows.
“We’re excited to host Yachtley Crew at CALM again this year right here in Bakersfield,” said CALM Director Meg Maitland. “This concert not only brings a fantastic musical experience to our community but also supports our ongoing efforts in wildlife conservation and environmental education.”
Discounted general admission tickets are now on sale through February 15, for just $70, which includes the two-hour concert and beer and wine. For those who wait, expect to pay $80 come Feb. 16 until the event is sold out. Tickets can be purchased at calmzoo.org.
A host of food trucks will be on hand so guests can purchase food before, during, and after the show.
A-C Electric Company is once again presenting the event’s VIP Pavilion, where guests can snag a table for 8 guests featuring premium seating, a catered dinner and dessert, beer and wine, and souvenir captain’s hats to enhance the experience. VIP parking is also included. Tables are $1300.
Doors open at 5 p.m. for VIP guests and 5:30 p.m. for general admission. The two-hour concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to come decked out in their best nautical-themed attire to fully immerse themselves in the yacht rock experience.
By Robert Meszaros
Rob Meszaros is Director of Communications for the Kern County Superintendent of Schools, where he has served since 2012. In his role, Meszaros oversees media relations, internal and external communication strategies, publications, Marcom, branding, and multi-media content creation. Before joining KCSOS, Meszaros was the PIO for CSU Bakersfield and earlier worked for seven years at The Bakersfield Californian.