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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Michael Jackson Tribute “I Am King” Takes Palmdale Amp Stage on Saturday

The music and dancing of the “King of Pop” will be front and center stage at the Palmdale Amphitheater as the City of Palmdale presents the Michael Jackson Tribute “I Am King” on Saturday, Aug. 21 as part of its summer concert series. 

Featuring Michael Firestone as Michael Jackson singing and dancing live while backed by an incredible cast of talented musicians and Broadway and Las Vegas dancers, the performance will be a musical and visual journey into the world of the King of Pop. Firestone brings Jackson to life in an explosion of unmatched energetic perfection featuring amazing renditions of Jackson’s biggest hits including “Bad,” “Billie Jean,” “Thriller,” “Man in the Mirror,” “Human Nature” and many more.

“This is as close as you'll get to seeing the King of Pop live in concert,” said Palmdale’s Director of Parks and Recreation Keri Smith. “Fans of Michael Jackson and lovers of great music and show are going to be treated to an unforgettable evening of outstanding entertainment and fun!”

Tickets are available at General admission tickets are $15 each. Children 12 and younger are admitted free with a paid adult, tickets not required.  Parking is free. A beautiful Palmdale Amphitheater sun shade will be given to the first 100 adults to come through the entrance gates.

Gates open at 6 p.m. and guests are encouraged to arrive early as grass festival style seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Early arrival is also recommended to take advantage of convenient parking and the delicious onsite concessions, including beer and wine.  Performance begins at 8 pm.  Tickets available at, and onsite day of the event at 5 p.m. unless sold out in advance.  

Bring your own seating, but high-back chairs are discouraged. Outside food, beverages, coolers, and shade canopies are not permitted.  Guests are welcome to bring factory-sealed bottles of water. Only service animals are permitted.  

Other concerts in the series include Queen Nation, a live 90-minute production of Queen’s greatest hits preserving the image, sound and stage persona of vintage Queen, performing August 27; Stevie Ray Visited, a blues rock show celebrating the life and music of the late great Stevie Ray Vaughan performed by LA Rock City News "Best Blues Guitar Player," Roby Duron, wraps up the season on August 28. Tickets for all concerts are available at

The Palmdale Amphitheater is at 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

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