Carlos Santana to Perform at Star-Studded Concert In Guadalajara, 12/14
Las Vegas resident and Ten time GRAMMY-Award winning rock icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Carlos Santana and his band SANTANA will be performing at a once in a lifetime concert event in Guadalajara, Mexico (in his native state of Jalisco) on December 14 th at the Vicente Fernandez Arena, with a star-studded cast of musicians, all celebrating their Latin music heritage. Confirmed celebrity performances at the concert include Chocquibtown, Gloria Estefan, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Juanes, Miguel, Nina Pastori, Samuel Rosa of Skank, Salvador Santana, Soledad, Diego Torres, among others. More celebrity performances will be announced.
Santana is currently headlining at a multi-year residency at House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort in LasVegas with shows now going on thru November 17th. On December 8th, Carlos Santana will be awarded the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Award.
This concert is a homecoming for Carlos and a festive kickoff event to mark his forthcoming album project close to his heart entitled CORAZON. In addition to the superstars performing at the December 14 th show, Lila Downs, Ziggy Marley, and Romeo Santos will also be joining Santana on this star-studded album project CORAZON release date and more to be announced soon.
"I am truly elated to be involved in Carlos' first ever Latin Themed CD," Michael Vrionis, Santana's manager and President of Universal Tone Management, said. "This project will have world wide appeal and features some of today's most popular artists. The music will take you on a journey that you have never experienced before. We are thrilled to be able to share this project with the world soon."
CORAZON, the concert and album project brings Carlos back to his birthplace, in the city of Autlan, just south of Guadalajara and celebrates Carlos' love of his musical heritage, as well as showcases Carlos' own personal influence on Latin music and on today's generation of Latin superstars. Many genres of Latin music are represented in these collaborations including pop, rock, salsa, hip-hop, folk, reggae, traditional and bachata.