Carlos Santana passed out on stage. Photo REUTERS / Eduardo Munoz
In concert on an outdoor stage in Michigan, United States, the Mexican musician Carlos Santana He passed out while playing guitar, and the shocking videos of the 74-year-old artist’s fainting moment started going viral on social networks.
Santana had started the recital about 40 minutes ago at the Pine Knob Music Theater in Clarkston, Northwest Detroit, when she passed out and had to receive on-site medical assistance.
About twenty minutes later, it was removed from the stage on a stretcher to applause and applause. Several viewers filmed that moment with their cell phones and in the images you can see how Santana waves her hand as she is transferred.
After the incident, the concert officials warned that the rest of the show had been canceled and asked to pray for Santana due to “a serious medical problem”.
“The legend of Rock, Carlos Santana, suffered from heat stroke and dehydration during his Tuesday night concert in Michigan. The guitarist was taken away from his performance at the Pine Knob Music Theater, a closed amphitheater in Clarkston, 40 miles from Detroit, Michigan. Carlos has been taken to the McLaren Clarkston emergency room for observation and is fine, “his representative, Michael Vrionis, said in an official statement.
Meanwhile, he indicated that the concert he was scheduled to give this Wednesday at The Pavilion in Burgettstown, Philadelphia, has been suspended. The show has been postponed, although a new date has not yet been confirmed. The other shows, for the moment, are still standing.
Santana, 74, was a pioneer in blending Latin rhythms with the rock genre in the band of the same name he founded in 1966 and, since then, his figure and his music have achieved all possible recognition.
Among others, they include the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and that of the list of the 100 best guitarists in history, compiled by Rolling Stones magazine.
With information from EFE.