Following on from the announcement of Bluesfest’s batch of international sideshows, and Chugg Entertainment putting together the a brand new music festival headlined by the guitar legend, now Santana has announced a short Australian tour to accompany his 2013 Easter appearances down under, and joining him will be the inimitable Steve Miller Band.

Two of the world’s biggest rock act will come together in a dynamic double-bill when Santana and Steve Miller Band join together on the same stage.

The co-headline shows kick off at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 21st March, Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Friday 22nd March, Sydney Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 27th March and then Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Thursday 28th March.

One of the greatest musicians and legendary guitarists of our generation, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Carlos Santana is set to ignite our stages once more. His style defies definition, immediately recognizable yet unlike any other,

Santana’s fusion of Latin rock, blues, soul and jazz comes in full swing on stage in a way that transcends time and the limits of genre typecasting. Delivered with a level of passion and soul equal to the legendary sonic charge of his guitar, the sound of Carlos Santana is one of the world’s best-¬-known musical signatures.

Few musicians can boast the introduction that Steve Miller had to music – his father who worked as a pathologist was friends with stars like Charles Mingus and Les Paul, whom he brought home as guests; Paul taught the young Miller some guitar chords and let him sit on recording sessions.

With a career encompassing distinct stages from one of the top San Francisco blues-rockers during the late 60s and early 70s and then going on to become one of the top selling pop/rock acts of the mid to late 70s and early 80s.

The Steve Miller Band has sold more than 30 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. His trademark blues-rock sound has made him one of the cornerstone legends of his genre. Award-winning albums like The Joker, Brave New World, Abracadabra and Fly Like An Eagle; and songs like: Gangster Of Love, Rock ‘n Me, Fly Like an Eagle, Jet Airliner, Jungle Love, The Joker, Abracadabra, Livin’ In The USA, Take the Money and Run, and Swingtown have cemented Steve Miller as one of rock music’s all-time greats.

Santana & Steve Miller Band Australian Tour 2013


Thursday 21st March Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 132 849

Friday 22nd March Entertainment Centre, Adelaide 132 849

Wednesday 27th March Entertainment Centre, Sydney 136 100

Thursday 28th March Entertainment Centre, Brisbane 132 849

Also appearing at:
West Coast Blues & Roots, Fremantle –
Bluesfest, Byron Bay –
Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Deniliquin –

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