Carlos Santana coming to World's Largest Music Festival!
MILWAUKEE â€“ April 12, 2010 â€“ Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the ninth performance slated for Summerfest 2010. Carlos Santana will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday, July 1 at 7:30PM along with special guest Steve Winwood
The Carlos Santana Universal Tone Tour 2010 gets underway on June 30 with an initial North American leg running through early August. The Universal Tone Tour 2010 will feature hits from Santanaâ€™s four-decade-long career, as well as songs from a brand new studio album that Carlos Santana is currently putting finishing touches on. Santanaâ€™s most recent release was the 2010 reissue of Supernatural as a 2-CD Legacy Editionâ€”featuring 11 previously unissued bonus tracksâ€”in celebration of the classic nine-time GRAMMY-winning albumâ€™s 10th anniversary.
This springâ€”prior to the launch of the Universal Tone Tourâ€”Santana can be seen in Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through The Hits, exclusively at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas (supernaturalsantana.com). The Joint is the only place west of the Mississippi where fans can see Santana through 2010; tickets are currently on sale for dates in April and May.
Opening for Santana is Steve Winwood. In addition to his solo career, he was a member of the Spencer Davis Group, Blind Faith and Traffic. He was inducted in to the Rock and Roll hall of Fame in 2004 as a member of Traffic. His list of hits includes â€śHigher Loveâ€ť, â€śArc of a Diverâ€ť, â€śValerieâ€ť and â€śWhile You See a Chanceâ€ť to name a few.
Exclusive Best Seat ticket presales for the Carlos Santana Universal Tone Tour 2010 will take place on SantanaFanClub.com starting April 13. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 24 at 10AM and include Summerfest admission. Tickets can be purchased at the Marcus Amphitheater Box Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, online at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1.800.745.3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1.866.448.7849 (â€śTicketmaster Expressâ€ť automated phone line). Patrons may also utilize â€śticketfastâ€ť at Ticketmaster.com to print bar coded concert tickets from home. Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.
Summerfest 2010 will take place June 24 â€“ July 4 from noon until midnight daily. The Worldâ€™s Largest Music Festival and Milwaukeeâ€™s cornerstone summer celebration attracts the music industryâ€™s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites. The Marcus Amphitheater and 10 additional stages, along with a diverse selection of food and beverage vendors, marketplaces and interactive exhibits, are set against the Lake Michigan and downtown backdrops, creating a festival experience like no other. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest. For more details visit Summerfest.com.