Carlos Santana collapses onstage from heat exhaustion and dehydration

Carlos Santana
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An update has been issued after Carlos Santana collapsed onstage during a performance in Michigan last night (July 5).

Santana’s show at the Pine Knob Music Theatre was cut short after the electric guitar great reportedly passed out mid-song, with many concertgoers reporting they were asked to “pray” for the 74-year-old’s well-being.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.