Carlos Santana can now add performing at the World Series to his already impressive music resume. According to Billboard, It was announced on Monday that Santana, along with his son Salvador, will perform an all-instrumental rendition of the national anthem for Game 4 of the World Series in San Francisco on Saturday, Oct. 25. where the San Francisco Giants will play the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park.
Earlier this year, he performed at the FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremonies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with Wyclef Jean and the Brazilian singer, Alexandre Pires. In 2003, Santana, along with an up-and-coming rising pop/R&B star named Beyonce, gave the crowd a mini concert at the Super Bowl pre-game show in San Diego.
Opening the World Series on Tuesday, Oct. 21 will be country singer Trisha Yearwood singing “The Star-Spangles Banner”. Other musical performances include “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips on Wednesday for Game 2, and the quartet, Little Big Town, for Game 3 on Friday.
The soon to be published autobiography of Santana’s book titled “The Universal Tone” is set for Nov. 4. He’s scheduled to do a book tour with a special release at Barnes & Noble in Las Vegas. Other scheduled book signings will be in San Francisco in early December.
His memoir will cover his childhood in Mexico to his teen years in San Francisco and its burgeoning 1960s music scene. It closes out with his remarkable album, Supernatural, that rejuvenated his career.