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News: Carlos Santana, George Lopez to co-headline two nights at Red Rocks

Carlos Santana will play Red Rocks with comedian George Lopez on Labor Day weekend, 2011. Photo by Daniel Maurer, AP.
Carlos Santana will play Red Rocks with comedian George Lopez on Labor Day weekend, 2011. Photo by Daniel Maurer, AP.
Musician Carlos Santana and comedian George Lopez will co-headline two nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this summer — making for one of the season’s most unique bills.

The Santana-Lopez mini-tour is being billed as “Divine Rascals,” and each show will include a full musical set from Santana and and a full stand-up act from Lopez. The tour will play Red Rocks on Sept. 3-4 on Labor Day weekend.

“I’m delighted to be going on the road with George Lopez,” Santana said in press materials. “Besides giving me the chance to perform alongside a dear friend, these shows take me back to the grand old Bill Graham days, when different kinds of entertainment were featured on the same bill. ‘Divine Rascals’ will be a joyous experience.”

Tickets, $45-$100, go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at livenation.com.

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Ricardo Baca is the founder and co-editor of Reverb, the co-founder of The UMS and an award-winning critic and journalist at The Denver Post.