Legendary Musician Carlos Santana Collapses Onstage

July 06, 2022

By: Isabella Chacon

Carlos Santana, a famed rock and roll musician, collapsed during his performance at the Pine Knob music theater in Clarkston, Michigan.

4-5 songs into his set, something was visibly wrong, and Santana "Sat down in front of the drums, and then collapsed backward. From there, a bunch of staffers, including EMTs, rushed to his aid." According to TMZ.

After coming back around from the medical episode, he was transported to a local hospital, McLaren Clarkston. In a statement, Santana's manager Micheal Vrionis says that "Santana was taken to an emergency room for observation and that he was "doing well." In a report by NBC News.

On his official Facebook page, his management team stated that Santana was "overtaken by heat exhaustion and dehydration." He later himself said on his Facebook account that he "Forgot to eat and drink water, so I dehydrated and passed out," and thanked his fans for their "precious prayers."

Concerts for his tour with Earth, Wind, and Fire have since been postponed until further notice.