The gala will be broadcast on CBS on December 29, 2013 at 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT. For more information, please visit <www.kennedy-center.org>
Among the highlights from a star studded night paying tribute to Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, pop legend Billy Joel, guitar hero cinema darling Shirley MacLaine and opera star Martina Arroyo:
A 14-piece Latin band launching into a classic Santana groove featuring Orianthi on guitar, Maná's Fher Olvera initially provided vocals, until Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello stepped onstage with Colombian rocker Juanes to tear into "Black Magic Woman."
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Carlos and the Santana Band will be performing at a once in a lifetime concert event in Guadalajara, Mexico (in his native state of Jalisco) on December 14th at the Arena VFG, with a star-studded cast of musicians, all celebrating their Latin music heritage. Confirmed celebrity performances at the concert include Chocquibtown, Gloria Estefan, Juanes, Fher Olvera, Lila Downs, Miguel, Niña Pastori, Samuel Rosa of Skank, Salvador Santana, Soledad, Diego Torres, among others. More guest performances will be announced soon.
This concert is a homecoming for Carlos and a festive kickoff event to mark his forthcoming album project close to his heart entitled CORAZON.
The first single from Santana’s forthcoming superstar-packed album CORAZÓN entitled “La Flaca” featuring multi-platinum recording artist Juanes was unveiled today at a Latin Grammy’s press conference in Las Vegas at the House of Blues at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino. Click here to listen to the track now!
It was also announced at the press conference that HBO Latino and HBO Latin America have signed on to broadcast ten-time Grammy Award-winning, three-time Latin Grammy Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Santana’s once-in-a-lifetime “CORAZÓN, LIVE IN MEXICO: LIVE IT TO BELIEVE IT” concert event in Guadalajara, Mexico in Santana’s native state of Jalisco. The concert will air on the HBO networks in spring 2014.
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Single available for download on iTunes now!