Santana to Perform at Rock Getaway Festival in the Mexican Riviera

Carlos Santana is ready to rock the Mexican Riviera

The 69-year-old Mexican musician is set to perform as part of the Rock Getaway Festival at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Mexico from October 26-November 5.

Carlos Santana

In addition to Santana, considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone, the all-inclusive vacation will include sets from Don HenleySteve Miller BandRoger DaltreyBad CompanyForeignerREO SpeedwagonPat Benatar & Neil GirladoCheap TrickGeorge Thorogood & the Destroyers and more.

The organizers of Rock Getaway are offering “stunning tropical views, a private white sand beach, and exclusive saltwater snorkeling areas,” according to a release announcing the event.

Attendees can choose from three packages, including 4-, 7- and 11-day options with the 4-day offering sets from Miller, The Who‘s Daltrey, Bad Company, Foreigner, REO Speedwagon, Benatar & Giraldo, Cheap Trick and others.  The 7- and 11-day options include exclusive sets from Henley, Santana, Thorogood and more. All three include accommodations at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel or Unico Resort and admission to all concerts. Concerts will take place on oceanfront stages and be accompanied by pool parties, after partiers and late night jam sessions.

Tickets will be available to the general public on Monday, April 17 at 7:00 a.m. EST/10:00 a.m. PST here.

Here’s a look at the line-ups:

4-DAY PACKAGE LINEUP (October 26 – 29 or November 2-5):

Steve Miller Band | Roger Daltrey | Bad Company | Foreigner | REO Speedwagon | Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo | Cheap Trick | Don Felder | Blue Oyster Cult Starship featuring Mickey Thomas | Foghat | Queensryche | Los Lobos

7-DAY & 11-DAY PACKAGE LINEUP (October 26 – November 1/October 30 – November 5 or October 26 – November 5):

Don Henley | Santana | Steve Miller Band | Roger Daltrey | Bad Company | Foreigner | REO Speedwagon | Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo | Cheap Trick | George Thorogood and the Destroyers | Don Felder | Blue Oyster Cult | Starship featuring Mickey Thomas | Foghat | Queensryche | Los Lobos | Warren Hill | Olivia Rox | Sahnas Brothers | Atomic Punks (Tribute to Van Halen) | Guns 2 Roses (Tribute to Guns and Roses) and more. (*Bolded acts are ONLY available through purchase of the 7- and 11-day all-inclusive packages.)

 

Mars to Reportedly Headline the 2014 Super Bowl Halftime Show

It appears that Bruno Mars will be having a super February…

The 27-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer will reportedly perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in February 2014, according to the Associated Press and the Los Angeles Times.

Bruno Mars

The National Football League is expected to make an official announcement on Sunday during Fox’s pregame show at noon ET.

Mars, currently on tour promoting his sophomore album Unorthodox Jukebox, would be a strong choice. He’s known for giving high-octane performances at awards shows like the Grammys and MTV VMAs.

His hit songs include “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Grenade,” “Just the Way You Are” and “When I Was Your Man.”

Mars would join Madonna, Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas with Usher and Slash, The Who and Bruce Springsteen with the E Street Band.