Viva Santana, a tribute to Carlos Santana and his music.
Viva Santana was formed 26 years ago and was the first Santana Tribute to perform this inspiring music. A San Diego based band, Viva Santana has traveled through Mexico, and the east and west coast of the United States, playing songs from the Santana early days up to the present. The band has also been been performing in Las Vegas and different casinos through out the south west for the past 2 decades. There are other Santana tributes but none have the reputation or bring the goods like VIVA SANTANA. The world class musicians include.
Arnie Vilches Guitar and backing vocals
Arnie performs with Mark Farner of Grand Funk, Bobby Kimball of Toto, Top Brassss featuring former members of Blood Sweat And Tears, Chicago, and Tower of Power, Bill Champlin from Sons of Champlin and Chicago.
Thomas Alan Connor Lead Vocals and Percussion, Thomas performs with Blood Sweat and Tears for 9 years and will be with them for shows in the future days ahead. Thomas replaced the legendary David Clayton Thomas and has recently formed the band Top Brassss. Thomas also performs and records with The Thomas Connor Band, an original project. CGK Acoustic, Playing an incredible song list dating back to the 60’s up to the music of today, all acoustic with no backing tracks. The Rock, a high powered original band ready to release there latest work.