Santana Soaring With 'Supernatural'; Added Tour Dates, Special TV Performances on Fall Slate

    SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Enjoying both popular and
 critical acclaim for their recent Arista release, "SUPERNATURAL", Rock 'n Roll
 Hall of Fame musician Carlos Santana and The Santana Band have announced some
 special performances along with the dates and locations for the fall/winter
 leg of their 1999 tour.  Just released in June, the double-platinum album
 quickly shot up to #4 on the Billboard Album chart, and its certified gold
 single, "Smooth," featuring vocals by Rob Thomas, has reached #6 on the
 Billboard Singles chart.  The album is being played on many radio formats and
 the "Smooth" video has been receiving heavy airplay on both VH1 and MTV.
     In addition to the band's regular tour schedule, Carlos and the Santana
 Band will perform three songs on ABC's Good Morning America television show on
 September 24, where they will be joined by special guests, Everlast and The
 Product G&B.  In addition, Carlos is joining Latin sensation, Ricky Martin, in
 the television studio to tape songs for a holiday special to be aired on
 November 26.  The scheduled tour dates and locations for the remainder of 1999
 include:
 
     Date                Venue                          City
 
     10/1-2              County Bowl                    Santa Barbara, CA
     10/3                Hollywood Bowl                 Los Angeles, CA
     10/7                Memorial Auditorium            Kansas City, MO
     10/8                Fabulous Fox Theatre           St. Louis, MO
     10/9                Mud Island                     Memphis, TN
     10/10               World's Fair Park              Knoxville, TN
     10/12               GTE Virginia Beach Amph.       Virginia Beach, VA
     10/14               Palace Theatre                 Myrtle Beach, SC
     10/15               Chastain Park                  Atlanta, GA
     10/16               Hard Rock Live                 Orlando, FL
     10/17               Coral Sky                      West Palm Beach, FL
     12/30-1/1           The Joint                      Las Vegas, NV
 
     For more information on tour dates/venues, visit the Santana website at
 www.santana.com/On Tour.
 
     For the past 30 years, Carlos Santana and the Santana Band have
 continuously built and maintained a growing audience that, today, spans
 generations all over the world.  His legacy includes more than 30 million
 albums and performances before an estimated 20 million people -- and those
 numbers 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.  In 1998, Santana was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame.
 
     CONTACT:  Michael Jensen, 626-585-9575, or Susan Stewart, 530-823-5962,
 both for Carlos Santana
 
 

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