New Delhi: Carlos Santana, a world renowned name in rock guitar, is all set to perform for the first time in India next month.
The 65-year-old music icon will set the stage on fire with his signature Afro Latino Blues rock fusion on October 26 at the Vladivar Rock N India fest in Bangalore.
Santana`s line up for his India gig includes his Latin-infused, multi-genre hit singles ? `Black Magic Woman`, `Smooth`, `Evil Ways`, `Dance Into The Night`, `Oye Como Va`, `Maria Maria`, `While My Guitar Gently Sweeps` and many more.
"The coming together of Santana and Vladivar Rock N India will create yet another benchmark in the music, entertainment and lifestyle space," said Ashok Capoor, President & Managing Director United Spirits Limited.
Santana has sold more than 100 million records and has reached more than a 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date, the Mexico-born gutarist has won 10 Grammy Awards, including a record-tying nine for a single project, 1999`s `Supernatural`.
Among many other honors, Santana received Billboard Latin Music Awards` 2009 Lifetime Achievement honour, and, he was bestowed Billboard`s Century Award in 1996.
His latest album `Shape Shifter` is the first for his new label, Starfaith Records.
He has collaborated with international names such as Eric Clapton, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Cee-Lo Green.