Scheduled for release on April 15, Santana IV will reunite virtuoso guitar player Carlos Santana with bandmates from his classic 1971 lineup. The recording, which features Gregg Rolie (keyboards, lead vocals), Neal Schon (guitar, vocals), Michael Carabello (percussion) and Michael Shrieve (drums) will be the first time in 41 years that this five-piece has come together. The album also receives contributions from percussionist Karl Perazzo, bassist Benny Rietveld and vocalist Ronald Isley.In lieu of this momentous occasion, Santana has revealed that the band will be playing their first show since 1973 at the House of Blues Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay on March 21. The show will also be taped for for an upcoming DVD and TV release. Pre-sale tickets for the event go on sale Saturday, March 5 at 10 AM PST, with public on sale beginning March 14 at 9 AM. More ticketing details can be found here.Fans can get a sneak peak of Santana IV here with the new slow-burning single Santana has just released today titled “Blues Magic,” which you can stream below:For a further look inside the making of the new album, check out the new teaser trailer via Guitar World here.
Today, Lettuce has revealed a number of 2019 summer tour dates throughout New England.Lettuce will open up their seven-night run of shows with a performance at Plymouth, NH’s Flying Monkey on July 16th, followed by a stop at Westerly, RI’s Paddy’s Beach Club on July 19th, and a previously announced appearance at Jay, VT’s Jeezum Crow Festival on July 20th. The band will continue with a two-night run at Nantucket, MA’s Chicken Box on July 23rd and 24th; Beverly, MA’s The Cabot on July 25th; and Portland, ME’s State Theatre on July 26th.A fan pre-sale for Lettuce’s newly announced shows is currently underway here. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, March 22nd.For more information and a full list of the band’s upcoming tour dates, head to Lettuce’s website.Lettuce 2019 New England Summer Tour Dates:7/16 – Plymouth, NH – The Flying Monkey7//19 – Westerly, RI – Paddy’s Beach Club7/20 – Jay, VT – Jeezum Crow Festival7/23 – Nantucket, MA – The Chicken Box7/24 – Nantucket, MA – The Chicken Box7/25 – Beverly, MA – The Cabot7/26 – Portland, ME – State TheatreView Tour Dates