Carlos Santana Cancels Six More Shows After Michigan Stage Collapse

Update, Friday, July 8: Carlos SantanaThe Virtuoso guitarist, who turned 75 earlier this month, will postpone his next six shows to recover after a fall on stage earlier this month.

“I regret to inform you that the Santana Band has postponed tonight’s show at the Roof Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana. And, we are postponing the July 9 show at the Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. July 10 at American Family Insurance Amphitheater – Summerfest Ground in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; July 12 at Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, Arkansas; July 15 at Dos Equis Pavilion in Dallas, Texas; Cynthia Woods Mitchell on July 16 in Woodlands, Texas at the pavilion,” said Michael Vryonis, president of Universal Tone Management. “The doctors have recommended that Mr. Santana takes rest to fully recover.”

Live Nation will honor previously purchased tickets for the new dates when they are announced.

Update, 8:02 am: Guitar legend Carlos Santa wrote on social media today that he’s “nice and taking it easy” a day after coming out of heat exhaustion during a concert in Michigan.

“For one and all,” he wrote on facebook Early today, “Thank you for your precious prayers Cindy and I are doing well, just forgot to eat and drink so I dehydrated and wish you all blessings and miracles.”

The veteran rocker was taken to a local hospital for observation after fainting and “doing well,” according to a statement from his representative. A show scheduled for tonight in Burgetstown, PA, near Pittsburgh, has been postponed.

Earlier, July 5: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Carlos Santana, 74, passes out from heat exhaustion on stage at a show in Clarkson, MI.

A video of the incident surfaced on social media where several concert goers posted a video of the musician falling on the stage. Pine Knob Music Theater, He was quickly back on his feet, though he could still be seen waving to fans as he was escorted off the stage in a hospital gurney, and then the show was swiftly cancelled.

Santana is on tour this year with soul funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, which began less than a month ago and is set to run through August.

No word on what caused it, but last year, they tackled An “unscheduled heart procedure” during his residency at the Las Vegas House of Blues was severe enough to lead to the cancellation of his December 2021 show.

He commented on the situation, saying, “I’m going to take some time off to make sure I get replenished and can rest,” Santana said in a video message, revealing he was in the hospital on Saturday. Had gone. After experiencing chest discomfort.”

Eric Pedersen contributed to this report.