Santana Rocks A.C. Tonight!
Still soulful after all these years and about to captivate the audience at the Borgata tonight and tomorrow night in two sold-out shows.
And Carlos Santana celebrates his 65th birthday today, born July 20, 1947 in Jalisco, Mexico.
I saw this great musician when the band played a little club in Hartford in the mid-80's, before the big comeback that would happen nearly fifteen years later, when Carlos joined forces with younger artists like Rob Thomas on 1999's Supernatural album.
I wondered, as I stood in that small club mesmerized by the enchanting spell I was under listening to such an emotive and powerful band, how it was that these amazing musicians were playing a tiny venue and pretty much had fallen off the face of the earth.
I kept thinking that Carlos and his band should be filling stadiums and enjoying the adoration of large crowds.
I haven't seen Santana perform live since that night so long ago, but I'm psyched that a dear friend of mine insisted on picking up the tickets for us to check out this great band tonight!
Are you a fan? Have you seen Santana in concert and what did you think?