Renowned musician Carlos Santana will bring his “Global Consciousness Tour” to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 20, 2019.
Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. Santana last performed to a sold-out crowd at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in April 2014.
This year, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of Carlos Santana’s groundbreaking album, “Supernatural,” and the 50th anniversary of his legendary performance at Woodstock. The artist will celebrate these anniversaries with an energy-infused tour highlighting hits from “Supernatural,” as well as many others from his long list of hits.
For more than 50 years, Santana has sold more than 100 million records and performed for more than 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date, he has won ten GRAMMY® Awards and three Latin GRAMMY® Awards. He won a record tying nine GRAMMYs for a single project for 1999’s “Supernatural” (including Album of the Year and Record of the Year for “Smooth”) as well as three Latin GRAMMY’s.
Santana has also received the Billboard Century Award (1996), was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1998), received the Billboard Latin Music Awards’ Lifetime Achievement honor (2009) and was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award (2013). Among many other honors, Carlos Santana has been cited by Rolling Stone as No. 15 on their list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.” And, with the 2014 release of “Corazón,” Santana surpassed the Rolling Stones and is one of only two music acts in Billboard history to score at least one Top Ten album for six consecutive decades since the 1960s.
In the fall of 2014, Santana released his memoir “The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light.” In 2017, he and Cindy Blackman Santana joined forces with The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) to release “Power of Peace,” an album celebrating the timeless sounds of funk, soul, blues, rock, jazz and pop. Santana is currently headlining a multi-year residency at House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Tickets for the show in St. Augustine range in price from $54 (obstructed view seating) to $154 (seated pit). Those interested can save on fees by purchasing tickets at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Box Office and have first pick when the tickets go on sale. Tickets will also be available via ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Attendees are encouraged to join the St. Augustine Amphitheatre staff for a special on-sale party beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday featuring complimentary refreshments and concert posters.
Doors for the concert open at 6 p.m., with the show starting at 7:30 p.m.