"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA East

"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA Midwest-South-East

"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA East/Canada

"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA West-South-Midwest

Unknown Dates

🔔 Jan 6 Sun: CA

Note from Deborah Santana (Space Between The Stars. My Journey To An Open Heart 2005): Birth of Carlos and Deborah Santana’s second child Stella. (p276)

🎧 Feb 25 Mon: Release of "Beyond Appearances"

Santana's 16th album. Original release on LP (Col: USA 39527, Netherlands 86307)

Side 1: 1. Breaking Out (4:30) - 2. Written In Sand (3:49) - 3. How Long (4:00) - 4. Brotherhood (2:26) - 5. Spirit (5:04)

Side 2: 1. Say It Again (3:27) - 2. Who Loves You (4:06) - 3. I'm The One Who Loves You (3:17) - 4. Touchdown Raiders (3:08) - 5. Right Now (5:58)

Musicians: Carlos Santana, Alphonso Johnson, Alex Ligertwood, Armando Peraza, Raul Rekow, David Sancious, Chester C. Thompson, Chester D. Thompson, Orestes Vilato, Greg Walker

W/David Adelstein S1#3, Mitchell Froom S1#2, Bryan Garofalo S1#1, F. Bob Getter S2#3, Steve Goldstein S1#1, S1#2, S1#3, S2#1, S2#2, S2#3, Craig Hull S2#1, Craig Krampf S1#1, S1#2, Anthony La Peau S2#1, John Woodhead S1#3

Recorded: The Plant, Sausalito, CA and Record One, Los Angeles, CA March 28, 1984 to Nov 1, 1984

Re-release: "Beyond Appearances" on April 29, 1985 on CD (Col: USA CK 39527, Japan 32DP 214)

Note: The re-release "Beyond Appearances" from April 29, 1985 on CD includes an extra track: Two Points Of View (4:54).

Feb 25, 1985 LP Front Cover
Feb 25, 1985 LP Back Cover
Feb 25, 1985 LP Front Sleeve
Feb 25, 1985 LP Back Sleeve
Feb 25, 1985 LP Side 1 Label
Feb 25, 1985 LP Side 2 Label
Release Ad #1
Release Ad #2

🔔 March 25 Mon: Rockline

Note: Radio show. Broadcast live on American radio. Listeners ask Carlos Santana questions of their choice.

🎸 March 30 Sat: The Stone, San Francisco, CA

Note: Carlos Santana is guest of John Lee Hooker And The Coast To Coast Blues Band for 31 min. on: Boogie Chillen’ - Boogie Chillen’ Reprise

April: Santana #34

(left to right) Alex Ligertwood (g/vo), Graham Lear (ds), Alphonso Johnson (b), Chester Thompson (kbd/vo), Sterling Crew (kbd), Orestes Vilato (perc/vo), Armando Peraza (perc/vo), Raul Rekow (perc/vo), Greg Walker (vo), Carlos Santana (g/perc/vo)

Note: Sterling Crew joins the band.

Santana #34 with guest Pat Metheny (g)
Live Aid. JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, PA July 13, 1985

🎫 April 6 Sat: Saturday Night Live. NBC Studios, New York, NY

Exact: Say It Again - Right Now

Note: TV show. Broadcast on same day on American TV NBC. Various re-broadcasts ("Right Now" only) on American TV Comedy Central.

© R.M. Lewis Jr.
© R.M. Lewis Jr.
© R.M. Lewis Jr.

"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA East

🎫 April 27 Sat: Shae's Theatre, Buffalo, NY

Ticket

🎫 April 28 Sun: Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

🎫 April 30 Tue: Fine Arts Center, University Of Massachusetts, Northampton, MA

Handbill

🎫 May 1 Wed: R.D.I. Field House, Troy, NY

🎫 May 2 Thu: College Avenue Gym, New Brunswick, NJ

149 min.

Exact: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - I'll Be Waiting - Body Surfing - Two Points Of View - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Who Loves You - I'm The One Who Loves You - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Jingo - By The Pool/Love Is You - Soul Sacrifice - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Touchdown Raiders - Stay - Europa - Right Now/Band Introduction

🎫 May 3 Fri: Broome County Arena, Binghamton, NY

Incomplete: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She’s Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Say It Again - ? - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - I’m The One Who Loves You - Two Points Of View - I’ll Be Waiting - Body Surfing - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Who Loves You - Soul Sacrifice - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Touchdown Raiders - Europa - Right Now

🎫 May 5 Sun: University Of Delaware, Newark, DE

Poster

🎫 May 8 Wed: Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

Ticket

🎫 May 9 Thu: Civic Center, Providence, RI

🎫 May 10 Fri: New Haven Coliseum, New Haven, CT

Incomplete: Brotherhood - Spirit/Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She’s Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - ?/Say It Again - Who Loves You - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - I’m The One Who Loves You - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - ?/Europa - Shango’ - La Bamba - Shake Your Money Maker/Orestes Vilato

"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA Midwest-South-East

🎫 May 30 Thu: The Welsh Auditorium, Grand Rapids, MI

Poster
Ticket

🎫 May 31 Fri: Poplar Creek Music Theatre, Chicago, IL

W/Buddy Guy

Ticket
© Paul Natkin

🎫 June 1 Sat: Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Exact: Brotherhood - Spirit/Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Who Loves You/Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - ? - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - Touchdown Raiders - Europa - Right Now/Band Introduction

Poster

🎫 June 2 Sun: Hampton Roads Coliseum, Hampton Roads, VA

🎫 June 4 Tue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA

Ticket

🎫 June 6 Thu: Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO

167 min.

Exact: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion - Open Invitation - She's Not There - Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Who Loves You - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - ? - Soul Sacrifice - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - Touchdown Raiders - Europa - Right Now/Band Introduction

Ticket

🎫 June 7 Fri: Opera House, St. Louis, MO

🎫 June 8 Sat: Sports Bowl, Indianapolis, IN

Ticket

🎫 June 9 Sun: Civic Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Ticket

🎫 June 11 Tue: Palmer Auditorium, Davenport, IA

Ticket

🎫 June 12 Wed: Bismarck Theatre, Chicago, IL

W/Buddy Guy

Ticket

🎫 June 14 Fri: Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI

Poster
Ticket

🎫 June 15 Sat: Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI

Incomplete: Open Invitation - She’s Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Who Loves You - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - The River - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson/Cavatina - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Soul Sacrifice - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - Before We Go - Europa - Right Now/Band Introduction

Ticket

🎫 June 16 Sun: Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH

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🎫 June 22 Sat: Spirit Of America Festival. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

Albert King, Carlos Santana, Buddy Miles © Randy Bachman

🎸 June 23 Sun: The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA

Note: Carlos Santana is guest of John Lee Hooker And The Coast To Coast Blues Band for 49 min. on: Monday Morning Blues - You Know, I Know - Boom Boom - It Serves Me Right To Suffer - High Heeled Sneekers - Boogie Chillin'.

Roy Rogers, Carlos Santana, John Lee Hooker © Larry Hulst

"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA East/Canada

🎫 June 28 Fri: Boston Commons, Boston, MA

Ticket

🎫 June 29 Sat: Weedsport Speedway, Cayuga County Fairgrounds, Weedsport, NY

Poster

🎫 June 30 Sun: Orange County Fairgrounds, Middletown, NY

Poster
Ticket

🎫 July 2 Tue: Mann Music Center, Philadelphia, PA

🎫 July 3 Wed: Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

🎫 July 5 Fri: Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY

153 mn.

Exact: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There - Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - People Get Ready - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know - Soul Sacrifice - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - Right Now/Band Introduction

🎫 July 6 Sat: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

Incomplete: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There - Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Bailando/Aquatic Park - Chester Thompson/Our Father/? - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie

Ticket

🎫 July 8 Mon: Miller Music Festival. Pier 84, New York, NY

Ticket

🎫 July 9 Tue: Miller Music Festival. Pier 84, New York, NY

161 min.

Exact: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion - Open Invitation - She’s Not There - Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - ? - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - Amazing Grace - Before We Go - Europa - Right Now/Band Introduction

🎫 July 10 Wed: Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY

Ticket

🎫 July 12 Fri: Kingswood Music Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ticket

🎫 July 13 Sat: Live Aid. JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, PA

🎫 July 14 Sun: Agoura, Hartford, CT

157 min.

Exact: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She’s Not There - Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - BodySurfing - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson/? - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues (1) - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - ? - Before We Go - Europa - Right Now/Band Introduction

Releases:

(1) "Viva Santana!" in Aug 1988 on 3LP(gf) (Col: USA 44344, Netherlands 462500 1)

(1) "Viva Santana!" on Oct 4, 1988 on 2CD (Col: USA C2K 44344, Austria 462500 2, Japan 46DP 5334~5)

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🎸 July 24 Wed: Concord Pavilion, Concord, CA

Note: Carlos Santana is guest of Eric Clapton for 10 min on: Further On Up The Road.

"Beyond Appearances" Tour: USA West-South-Midwest

🎫 July 26 Fri: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, San Jose, CA

166 min.

Exact: Brotherhood - Spirit - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She’s Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - Chester Thompson/What’s Going On/Reach Out And Touch (Somebody’s Hand) - Before We Go - Right Now/Band Introduction

Ticket

🎫 🎫 July 27 Sat: Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

1st or 2nd show

Incomplete: Brotherhood - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice

Note: Two shows played in the same evening.

Poster

🎫 July 28 Sun: Open Air Amphitheatre, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Ticket

🎫 July 30 Tue: Santa Barbara County Fairgrounds, Santa Barbara, CA

🎫 Aug 2 Fri: The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

Incomplete: Brotherhood - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Mingus/Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Katia/Black Satin/Say It Again

🎫 Aug 3 Sat: Pacific Amphitheatre, Costa Mesa, CA

Exact: Brotherhood - Primera Invasion - Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice - Two Points Of View - Europa - Right Now/Band Introduction

Ticket

🎫 Aug 4 Sun: Mesa Amphitheatre, Mesa, AZ

121 min.

Exact: Brotherhood - Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again/Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Two Points Of View - Europa - By The Pool/Right Now/Band Introduction

Ticket

🎫 Aug 6 Tue: Outdoor Theatre, Park West City, UT

Incomplete: Brotherhood - Primera Invasion - Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice - Right Now/Band Introduction

🎫 Aug 7 Wed: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO

Exact: Brotherhood - Primera Invasion - Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice - Two Points Of View - By The Pool/Right Now/Band Introduction

Ticket

🎸 Aug 8 Thu: The Stone, San Francisco, CA

Note: Carlos Santana, Zakir Hussain are guests of Mahavishnu Orchestra for 26 min. on: Pacific Express.

🎫 🎫 Aug 9 Fri: Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA

2nd show. 147 min.

Exact: Brotherhood - Primera Invasion - Open Invitation (1) - She's Not There (2)/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza (3)/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again/Graham Lear/Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Batuka/No One To Depend On - Two Points Of View - Europa - By The Pool/Right Now/Band Introduction

Releases:

(1)(2) "Viva Santana!" in Aug 1988 on 3LP(gf) (Col: USA 44344, Netherlands 462500 1)

(1)(2) "Viva Santana!" on Oct 4, 1988 on 2CD (Col: USA C2K 44344, Austria 462500 2, Japan 46DP 5334~5)

(2)(3) "Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on Oct 18, 1988 on VHS (Col: USA 19V 49007, France 049007)

(2)(3) "Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on LD-NTSC (Col/Sony Japan ID6333CB)

(2)(3) "Viva Santana! An Intimate Conversation With Carlos Santana" on Sept 12, 2006 on DVD-R1 (Legacy USA 82876 89534 9)

Note: Two shows played in the same evening.

Ticket

🎫 Aug 10 Sat: Concord Pavilion, Concord, CA

Exact: Brotherhood/Primera Invasion/Open Invitation - She's Not There/Incident At Neshabur - Waited All My Life - Body Surfing - Breaking Out/Alphonso Johnson - Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues - Savor/Armando Peraza/Raul Rekow/Orestes Vilato - Now That You Know/Gypsy Queen - Say It Again - Soul Sacrifice/Aranjuez - Two Points Of View - ? - Europa - By The Pool/Right Now/Band Introduction

Ticket

🎫 Aug 17 Sat: Fresno State College Amphitheatre, Fresno, CA

🎫 Aug 22 Thu: Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH

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🎸 🎸 Sept 15 Sun: San Francisco Blues Festival. Ft. Mason, San Francisco, CA

Note: Carlos Santana is guest of Otis Rush for 17 min. on: ? - ?. Carlos Santana is guest of John Lee Hooker.

Poster
John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana © Jon Sievert

🎸 Sept 29 Sun: Mexico, Estamos Contigo. New York, NY

Note: Live broadcast on American TV KMEX. Carlos Santana is guest of José Luis Rodrigues El Puma and TV orchestra on: Love Is You/? - Guajira.

🎸 Oct 25 Fri: A Tribute To Francisco Aguabella. Cesar's Latin Palace, San Francisco, CA

Releases:

Francisco Aguabella's "Sworn To The Drum. A Tribute To Francisco Aguabella" in 1995 on VHS-NTSC (Flower Films USA FF1162)

Francisco Aguabella's "Sworn To The Drum. A Tribute To Francisco Aguabella" in 2007 on DVD-R1 (Flower Films USA 00117)

Note: Carlos Santana, Armando Peraza are guests of Francisco Aguabella on: A La Escuela, Nino.

Poster
© Chris Strachwitz

🎫 Nov 15 Fri: Palace Theatre, Albany, NY

Unknown Dates

?: Playboy Reader's Music Poll Awards

Note: Best Instrumentalist Rock: Carlos Santana.

🎧 ?: Release of Aretha Franklin's "Who's Zoomin' Who?"

Original release on LP (Arista USA AL8-8286)

Track: Push (4:36)

Musicians: Aretha Franklin, Walter Afanasieff, Karen Benington, Preston Glass, Randy Jackson, Corrado Rustici, Carlos Santana, Craig Thomas, Jeanie Tracy, Laundon Von Kendricks, "Narada" Michael Walden, Peter Wolf

Recorded: The Automatt, San Francisco, CA

Re-release: Aretha Franklin's "Who's Zoomin' Who?" on Jan 1, 1987 on CD (Arista USA ARCD 8286)

Note: The Santana Rhythm Section (Armando Peraza, Raul Rekow, Orestes Vilato) alone is featured on: Freeway Of Love (6:00) - Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You (4:53).

1985 LP Front Cover
1985 LP Back Cover

🎧 ?: Release of Gregg Rolie's "Gregg Rolie"

Original release on LP (Col USA BFC 40080)

Track: Marianne (4:06)

Musicians: Gregg Rolie, Kevin Beamish, Stan Bush, Craig Chaquico, Mark Craney, David Margen, Mark Ross, Carlos Santana

Recorded: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA

Re-release: Gregg Rolie's "Gregg Rolie" on June 13, 2006 on CD (Wounded Bird Records USA WOU 4008)

1985 LP Front Cover
1985 LP Back Cover