Love Devotion Surrender Tour

The Love Devotion Surrender Tour was a concert tour in 1973 and 1974 by guitarists Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin, supporting their album Love Devotion Surrender.

Love Devotion Surrender Tour
Tour by Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin
Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin 1973 Poster.jpg
A poster advertising two shows on September 4, 1973
Associated albumLove Devotion Surrender
Start dateAugust 26, 1973 (1973-08-26)
End dateMarch 14, 1974 (1974-03-14)
Legs2
No. of shows20 (approximately)
Carlos Santana tour chronology
Caravanserai Tour
(1972–73)
Love Devotion Surrender Tour
(1973–74)
Welcome Tour
(1973–74)
John McLaughlin tour chronology
Birds of Fire Tour
(1973)
Love Devotion Surrender Tour
(1973–74)
Apocalypse Tour
(1974)

Tour bandEdit

The tour band was:[1]

Typical set listsEdit

1973 set listEdit

The 1973 tour lasted from August 26, 1973 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York to September 14, 1973 at the Honolulu International Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. This is an average set list for this tour:[2]

  1. "Meditation" (John McLaughlin)
  2. "A Love Supreme" (John Coltrane)
  3. "The Life Divine" (McLaughlin)
  4. "I'm Aware of You"
  5. "Flame - Sky" (Doug Rauch, Santana, McLaughlin)
  6. "Naima" (Coltrane)
  7. "Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord" (traditional)

1974 set listEdit

The 1974 tour began on March 5, 1974 at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago and ended on March 14, 1974 at the Kabuki Theater in San Francisco. The only available set list from the 1974 tour is from March 14:[3]

  1. "Devotion" (McLaughlin)
  2. "Guru"
  3. "Four Eyes"
  4. "God Then"
  5. "God Now"
  6. "n/a"
  7. "Angel of Sunlight"
  8. "Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord" (traditional)
  9. "A Love Supreme" (Coltrane)

Tour datesEdit

Date City Country Venue
1973[4]
August 26, 1973 Saratoga Springs United States Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 27, 1973 New York City Sheep Meadow
August 28, 1973
(2 shows)
Boston Music Hall
August 29, 1973 Toronto Canada Maple Leaf Gardens
August 30, 1973 Cincinnati United States Cincinnati Gardens
August 31, 1973 Ann Arbor Crisler Arena
September 1, 1973 Chicago International Amphitheatre
September 4, 1973
(2 shows)
Santa Monica Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
September 5, 1973
(2 shows)
Berkeley Berkeley Community Theatre
September 7, 1973 Seattle Seattle Center Arena
September 9, 1973 Portland Paramount Theatre
September 12, 1973
(2 shows)
Phoenix Celebrity Theatre
September 14, 1973 Honolulu Honolulu International Center
1974[5]
March 5, 1974 Chicago United States Auditorium Theatre
March 6, 1974 New York City Assembly Hall
March 14, 1974 San Francisco Kabuki Theater

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Santanamigos. The Band". Santanamigos.pagesperso-orange.fr. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  2. ^ "Carlos Santana & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin Average Setlists of year: 1973 | setlist.fm". Setlist.fm. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  3. ^ "Carlos Santana & Mahavishnu John McLaughlin at Kabuki Theater, San Francisco on March 14, 1974 | setlist.fm". Setlist.fm. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  4. ^ "Santanamigos. 1973". Santanamigos.pagesperso-orange.fr. Site contains pictures of concert tour posters and ticket stubs. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  5. ^ "Santanamigos. 1974". Santanamigos.pagesperso-orange.fr. Site contains pictures of concert tour posters and ticket stubs. Retrieved 2019-08-22.

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