Rod Stewart + Santana

Two of the biggest names in music join forces beginning in May for an 18-city road trip.  Playing mostly arenas, the Rod Stewart/Santana tour includes stops in St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Denver and Kansas City.

Photo: Credit: Erik Kabik / Retna for RCA Records / Sony Latin Iberia
Arena VFG, Guadalajara, Mexico

You’d be hard-pressed to top the star power on this bill.  On one side of the ticket is the owner of one of rock’s most recognizable voices while the other side gives you the guitar majesty that is Carlos Santana. 

Photo: Andy Argyrakis /
United Center, Chicago, Ill.

Presented by AEG Live, the co-headline romp begins during the second half of May and runs through early June before pausing while Stewart tours Europe.  The journey picks up again in late July.  Here’s the itinerary:

May 23 – Albany, N.Y., Times Union Center
May 25 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
May 27 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Consol Energy Center
May 31 – Buffalo, N.Y., First Niagara Center
June 3 – Louisville, Ky., KFC Yum! Center
June 6 – St. Louis, Mo., Scottrade Center
June 7 – Lincoln, Neb., Pinnacle Bank Arena
July 31 – Eugene, Ore., Matthew Knight Arena
Aug. 2 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
Aug. 4 – Calgary, Alberta, Scotiabank Saddledome
Aug. 5 – Edmonton, Alberta, Rexall Place
Aug. 8 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, MTS Centre
Aug. 10 – Saint Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
Aug. 12 – Denver, Colo., Pepsi Center
Aug. 14 – Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
Aug. 16 – Rosemont, Ill., Allstate Arena
Aug. 19 – Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
Aug. 20 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon At Jones Beach Theater

American Express cardholders can snag tickets via a presale beginning March 3 in Rosemont and March 4 for all other markets.  The presale runs through March 6 at 5 p.m. in Canada and 10 p.m. in the U.S.

Citi customers can buy tickets for the Wantagh date through the company’s Private Pass program beginning March 4 at 10 a.m.

General onsales begin March 7 at 10 a.m. All times local.  For more information click here for Rod Stewart’s web site and here for Santana on the ’net.