Santana Live At US Festival Debuts On Blu-ray In September

The US Festival was the first major outdoor rock concert in California after the horrific ending of the Rolling Stones at Altamont. But unlike the tragic night of errors that happened to bring a vile end to the ’60s, the US Festival was a bright shining time for the kids of the ’80s. The legend of the festival grew with a “you should have been there” nostalgia. Now you can get a taste of that time with the arrival of Santana Live At US Festival. Carlos Santana and his band hit the stage with their spiritual solos and tasty beats. Here’s the press release from Shout! Factory with the setlist and bonus features:


Los Angeles, CA – On Labor Day Weekend in 1982, Santana took the stage at US Festival in San Bernardino, California, and gave the audience a thrilling performance. Coming to Blu-ray™ and DVD from Shout! Factory on September 6, Santana Live At US Festival captures the electrifying live experience of this important moment in music history, and contains the hits “Black Magic Woman,” “Gypsy Queen,” and “Oye Como Va,” as well as an appearance by special guest Herbie Hancock on “Incident at Neshabur,” interspersed with interviews with Carlos Santana. Special features include interviews with Santana reflecting on his career, his signature sound, and the theory of his music, as well as an interview outtake.

Conceived by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and music impresario Bill Graham, US Festival was a transformative event for Santana in his long and illustrious career, and this performance from September 4, 1982 represents the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer at his best.

From award-winning filmmaker and rockumentarian Glenn Aveni, Santana Live At US Festival offers fans a first row seat to this tremendous performance from the legend, which rivaled his set at Woodstock for its energy, excitement, and inspiring musicianship.

Santana is on tour now.

Santana Band:
Carlos Santana – Lead Guitars, Vocals
Alex Ligertwood – Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Richard Baker – Keyboards
David Margen – Bass Guitar
Graham Lear – Drums
Raul Rekow – Percussion
Armando Peraza – Percussion
Orestas Vilató – Percussion

With Special Guest Herbie Hancock – Keyboards on “Incident at Neshabur”

Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen
Oye Como Va
Nowhere To Run
Incident At Neshabur
Jingo Lo Ba
Hold On
She’s Not There/Marbles
Open Invitation

Special Features:
Santana Reflects On His Career
Explaining His Signature Sound
The Theory Of Santana’s Music
Santana Interview Outtake

About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit

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