SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Boosted by the continued phenomenal success of his certified-Diamond Arista release, "SUPERNATURAL," this year's 8-time grammy musician Carlos Santana and the Santana Band have announced the first leg of their 2000 North American Tour. Scheduled to begin on July 20, the shows scheduled through August 16 will feature recent Grammy-nominee (for Best New Artist) Macy Gray as the opening act with Everlast completing this leg. The complete list of dates and venues is: 7/20 Coral Sky Amphitheatre West Palm Beach, FL 7/21 Ice Palace Tampa, FL 7/22 Lakewood Amphitheatre Atlanta, GA 7/23 Blockbuster Pavilion Charlotte, NC 7/25 Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh, NC 7/26 GTE Virginia Beach Amphitheatre Virginia Beach, VA 7/28 Nissan Pavilion Washington, D.C. 7/29-30 Jones Beach Amphitheatre Wantagh, NY 8/1 Tweeter Center Boston, MA 8/4 E-Center Philadelphia, PA 8/5 PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ 8/6 Meadows Music Theatre Hartford, CT 8/8 Molson Center Montreal, Quebec 8/9 Molson Amphitheatre Toronto, Ontario 8/11 Blossom Music Center Cleveland, OH 8/12 Riverbend Amphitheatre Cincinnati, OH 8/13 Pine Knob Amphitheatre Detroit, MI 8/16 Starlake Amphitheatre Pittsburgh, PA 8/18 Marcus Amphitheatre Milwaukee, WI 8/19 World Music Theatre Chicago, IL 8/20 Deer Creek Amphitheatre Indianapolis, IN 8/22 Target Center Minneapolis, MN Over the past 31 years, Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductee Carlos Santana and the Santana Band have built a growing audience that, today, spans generations all over the world. His legacy includes 50 million albums and performances before an estimated 20 million people -- numbers that continue to grow. Crossing all ethnic, geographic and political boundaries, Santana fans have claimed Carlos' music and universal message of compassion, love and understanding as their own. In addition, he is a role model for Latinos and other Spanish-speaking communities around the world, and continues to support worthy causes that support education and the needs of children.
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