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April 28, 2016

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Carlos Santana officially opens The Joint at the Hard Rock today


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Carlos Santana.

It’s set to be another monumental moment in rock history: At 4 p.m. this afternoon, guitar great and music legend Carlos Santana cuts the red ribbon of his new residency. He joins Mayor Oscar Goodman, Hard Rock Hotel President Randy Kwasniewski and AEG Live/Concerts West President John Meglen to officially open The Joint concert venue.

Click HERE for our story and tour from last Friday.

Tomorrow, hometown heroes The Killers move right in for two days of rehearsals before their premiere show Friday with special guest Wild Light. Then Avenged Sevenfold with guests Atreyu and Rev Theory perform Saturday, with Paul McCartney hitting the stage Sunday with a requested standing-room-only show for 4,000. It all ensures a triple-headliner lineup for the entire weekend with some of the music industry’s biggest acts.

Bon Jovi plays The Joint on April 24, followed by Kenney Chesney on April 25. The Antonio Tarver fight against Chad Dawson is set for May 9, and then Carlos kicks off his residency May 27 with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits.

Vegas DeLuxe will have the photo report of today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony tomorrow.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground. Read more of Robin's stories at