SiriusXM announced today that legendary rock star Carlos Santana will sit down in front of a live studio audience of SiriusXM listeners on Tuesday, October 14 for its series “SiriusXM ICONOS,” intimate gatherings with iconic Latin musicians, entertainers and ambassadors of Latino culture.
“SiriusXM ICONOS with Carlos Santana” will feature the famed guitarist, multiple GRAMMY® and Latin Grammy® award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer discussing everything from his early days playing the strip bars in Tijuana and musical influences to his upcoming memoir, The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light (Little, Brown and Company).
“Carlos Santana is a rock star in every sense of the word and we feel honored to welcome him to our SiriusXM studios,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “We look forward to hosting Santana for our ‘ICONOS’ series as he discusses his groundbreaking, multigenerational music and his heartfelt dedication to humanitarian causes.”
“SiriusXM’s ICONOS with Carlos Santana,” which will take place at the SiriusXM studios in Washington D.C., will air simultaneously on SiriusXM Caliente channel 150 and La Kueva channel 540 on Tuesday, November 4 at 5:00 pm ET and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. After the broadcast, “SiriusXM’s ICONOS with Carlos Santana” will also be available to subscribers on SiriusXM On Demand.
Born in Autlan, Mexico, Carlos Santana has been the recipient of numerous awards, including ten Grammy Awards® and three Latin Grammy Awards®. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Santana’s works entered the Grammy Hall of Fame and Latin Grammy Hall of Fame. Carlos Santana was inducted into the NAACP Image Hall of Fame, and was dedicated a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has also received accolades for his social engagements including the UCLA Cesar E. Chavez Spirit Award and Patrick Lippert Award.
La Kueva is SiriusXM’s Latin Rock channel airing music by Santana, Mana, Juanes, Zoe, Jarabe De Palo, Molotov, Cafe Tacuba, and many more.
Caliente plays a mix of the biggest tropical, salsa, merengue and reggaeton hits, playing, among others, Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra, Romeo Santos, Daddy Yankee and Prince Royce.