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Santana Tribute Show


Sat 30 Mar 2013, 8:30pm–12:00am

Where: The Mangawhai Tavern, 2 Moir St, Mangawhai, Kaipara

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00
  • MT VIP Card members: $0.00
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Listed by: Mangawhai Tavern

With a broad spectrum of Santana hits from Woodstock to Guitar heaven this show encompasses such hits as ‘Black Magic Woman’, ‘She’s Not There’, ‘Maria Maria’ and ‘Smooth’… capturing the essence of Latin influenced Rock/ Pop that has hypnotized audiences for three generations.

Viva is a 5 piece band consisting of guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and of course, percussion.

With 4 vocalists, fantastic rhythm breaks and classic Santana melodies, this show will get everyone out of their seats and on to the dance floor.

Drawing on a wealth of talent and experience, the band is vibrant and exciting with an ability to connect and interact with the audience.

With a Concert Yorkville P.A. and light show we bring stadium rock to you!
- Soul Sacrifice
- Oye Como Va
- Samba Pi Ta
- Why Don't You And I (Sideways)
- Put A Spell On You
- Well Alright
- Put Your Lights On
- Stormy
- Corazon Espinado
- Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen
- Jingo baa
- Smooth
- Maria Maria
- You Are My Kind
- Evil Ways
- Game Of Love
- She's Not There
- Hope You’re Feeling Better
- Persuasion
- One Chain
- Love Of My Life
- Europa
- Bang A Gong
- Sunshine Of Your Love

Paul Smith – Vocal & Guitar
A talented guitarist, this man can replicate the excitement and sound of Santana... and he sings!
Holly Smith, Nerds (showband), Anzacs, Gunsmiths

Paul Merriott – Vocal & Bass
A very experienced musician with the well rounded bass sound essential in this style of music… Movin and a’ groovin is his motto Big Stick, Darcy Perry Band, Gunsmiths

Lyn Buchanan - Drums
A celebrated drummer he has played with the best here and abroad… with the rhythms in this music only the best will do! Roger Fox Big Band, Legionnaires, Dragon, Gunsmiths

Dave Thomas – Vocal & Keyboards
A consummate musician, he can peel out the huge keyboard sounds so essential to this music... a master of melody and a snappy dresser too!

Tom Nepia – Vocal & Percussion
This man is a legend, able to do alone what Santana band has two percussionists for and the voice to match... when he plays people can’t help but groove!
Herbs… nuff said.