Jam with Carlos Santana at his debut performance at Vladivar Rock’ N India in Bangalore

Carlos Santana will set the stage on fire with his signature Afro Latino Blues rock fusion on Oct 26th at the Bhartiya City, Bangalore at Vladivar Rock N’ India

Online PR News – 29-September-2012 – New Delhi, 28 September 2012 – India, September 28, 2012: If Slayer’s death metal at the opening weekend of Vladivar Rock N India is bringing all head bangers to Bangalore, celebrated guitarist, Carlos Santana, will set the stage on fire with his signature Afro Latino Blues rock fusion the following weekend, on Oct 26th at the Bhartiya City – yet another debut performance by an international music icon at Vladivar Rock N India. Tickets are available through www.ticketgenie.in

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. One of the only two music acts to have ever scored at least one Top Ten Album in Billboard History, Santana will rock Bangalore.

According to Ashok Capoor President & Managing Director United Spirits Limited, said: “United Spirits is a global company and is geared to open a world of refreshing lifestyle experiences for its consumers. The coming together of Santana and Vladivar Rock N India will create yet another benchmark in the music, entertainment and lifestyle space.”

Santana has sold more than 100 million records and has reached more than a 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date, the Legend has won 10 Grammy Awards, including a record-tying nine for a single project, 1999’s Supernatural (including ‘Album of the Year and Record of the Year for ‘Smooth’). Among many other honors, Carlos Santana received Billboard Latin Music Awards’ 2009 Lifetime Achievement honour, and, he was bestowed Billboard’s Century Award in 1996. He has also been cited by Rolling Stones as #20 on the Magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. His latest Album Shape Shifter(2012) is the first for his new label, Starfaith Records. The 13-song set is an instrumental tour de force featuring tracks spanning from the 1990’s to the latest.

Delivered with a level of passion and soul equal to the legendary sonic sound of his guitar, the sound of Carlos Santana is one of the world’s best-known musical signatures. This earned him a life-long relationship with artists across all genres of music, right from Jazz legends like BB King and George Benson, Contemporary artists like Joe Cocker, Michelle Branch, Macy Gray, Eric Clapton to today’s favourites like Chad Kroeger, Rob Thomas and Will I Am. For the first time, Santana will perform live in India at the prestigious Vladivar Rock N India music fest.

Vladivar ROCK ‘N INDIA is the only music platform of its kind and has been at the forefront of bringing top bands in the International Music genre to this festival, including iconic acts from Megadeth, Machine Head, Iron Maiden, Biffy Clyro and Metallica. Rock 'N India is the only music festival in India, which gives Indian bands, a never before opportunity to perform in front of a large audiences alongside International artists.

Apart from merchandise stalls and food sections, Vladivar Rock 'N India 2012 will also hold attractions such as an extreme sports zone, a Gaming Zone, food court and interactive stalls.It is an annual property produced and conceptualised byDNA Entertainment Networks Pvt. Ltd. in conjunction with Nous Productions.

For more information, please visit: www.rockinindia.com/www.santana.com