Rod Stewart and Santana, two of the rock era’s biggest hitmakers, are joining forces for an 18-city summer tour dubbed The Voice, The Guitar, The Songs. It kicks off May 23 in Albany, N.Y., and tickets go on sale March 7 at 10 a.m. local time.
American Express card members can buy tickets for the Rosemont, Ill., show starting at 10 a.m. CT Monday through 10 p.m. CT March 6. In other markets the presale window for Amex customers is 10 a.m. Monday through 10 p.m. March 6, local time. Citi card members have early access to the Wantaghconcert starting at 10 a.m. March 4 through Citi’s Private Pass Program.
The double bill teams two of rock history’s commercial titans. In a career spanning five decades, Stewart has sold more than 150 million albums worldwide. Last May, he released Time, his first rock album in a dozen years. It followed a successful series of standards collections.
Santana, led by ace guitarist Carlos Santana, has sold more than 100 million records and performed for more than 100 millions fans at concerts across the globe. Santana won a record-tying nine Grammys, including album of the year, for 1999′sSupernatural.
Both have staged successful residencies in Las Vegas.
ROD STEWART AND SANTANA: THE VOICE, THE GUITAR, THE SONGS
May 23 – Albany, Times Union Center
May 25 - Uncasville, N.Y., Mohegan Sun
May 27 - Pittsburgh, CONSOL Energy Center
May 31- Buffalo, First Niagara Center
June 3 – Louisville, KFC Yum! Center
June 6 - St. Louis, Scottrade Center
June 7 – Lincoln, Neb., Pinnacle Bank Arena
July 31- Eugene, Ore., Matthew Knight Arena
Aug. 2 - Vancouver, B.C., Rogers Arena
Aug. 4 - Calgary, Scotiabank Saddledome
Aug. 5 - Edmonton, Rexall Place
Aug. 8 - Winnipeg, MTS Centre
Aug. 10 – St. Paul, XCEL Energy Center
Aug. 12 – Denver, Pepsi Center
Aug. 14 – Kansas City, Sprint Center
Aug. 16 – Rosemont, Ill., Allstate Arena
Aug. 19 – Washington, D,C., Verizon Center
Aug. 20 – Wantagh, N.Y., Jones Beach
Courtesy of USA Today