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Jean and Joan and Carlos Santana

Steve Winwood and Carlos Santana. The Carlos Santana Universal Tone Tour 2010. Montreal, Thursday July 15th, 7:30 PM at the Bell Centre. Seating: reds, section 113, row B, seats 4,5, and 6. About 8200 fans.

A great night out with Sil and Zad. We kicked off the evening with Pizza at restaurant Pino (1471 Crescent) with chocolate & vanilla tartufo for dessert. Great seats very close, to the right of the stage. Unfortunately, Sil’s seat (number 6) was not “standard” for some reason and did not leave much leg room – not that there’s much room to begin with, more cramped than peasant class on a plane!

My house is dark and my pots are cold
You’re hangin round… baby
With Jean and Joan and a who knows who
I’m getting tired of waiting and fooling around
I’ll find somebody, who won’t make me feel like a clown

Winwood opened with some new material and then went on to some classics. His band played for about an hour. I particularly enjoyed Can’t Find My Way Home (Blind Faith), The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys (Traffic), Dear Mr. Fantasy (Traffic), and Gimme Some Lovin’ (Spencer Davis Group). Steve is a great keyboardist but also did a fine job on the guitar.
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