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Cricket Wireless® and House of Blues Entertainment Kick-Off Hispanic Heritage Month with a Chance to See Carlos Santana Up Close and Personal
One grand prize winner will receive a trip to Las Vegas to see Carlos Santana in concert, a new Samsung S8 with 12-months of service and much more!

    ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As the official sponsor of House of Blues Entertainment (HOBE), Cricket Wireless is offering one lucky winner and their guest the opportunity of a lifetime—a chance to see Carlos Santana live in concert on November 11, 2017 at House of Blues Las Vegas.  What's more, the winner and their guest will have an exclusive opportunity to meet the music icon before the show.

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    Starting today and running through the end of Hispanic Heritage Month (October 15), fans can enter the sweepstakes by visiting www.cricketsweepstakes.com/santana and completing the online entry form1.

    "Carlos Santana is a legend in the music industry and we are so excited to give fans the opportunity to see him live in concert," said Tiffany Baehman, vice president and chief marketing officer, Cricket Wireless.  "In addition, Cricket customers can enter to win additional Santana prizes by checking in to their local Cricket Wireless store using the Cricket Rewards app." 

    The grand prize winner will receive:

    • Up Close and Personal Santana ticket package for 2, which includes:

      • Two (2) tickets for a premium table

      • Priority access for two (2) to the venue's music hall during the concert

      • Two (2) Carlos Santana limited edition art and photo packages

      • Two (2) Meet and Greet passes to meet Carlos Santana before the concert

    • Flyaway trip to Las Vegas, NV, which includes:

      • Roundtrip airfare for two (2)

      • Two (2) nights standard hotel from November 10-12, 2017

      • One (1) $500 prepaid gift card

    • One (1) Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone and twelve (12) months of Cricket Wireless service with its Unlimited Plan2

    • One (1) item of signed Carlos Santana memorabilia

    …and so much more!

    Additionally, two (2) first prize winners will receive one (1) Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone and six (6) months of Cricket Wireless service with its Unlimited Plan3 and one (1) item of Carlos Santana autographed memorabilia.  Three (3) second prize winners will receive one (1) item of Carlos Santana autographed memorabilia.

    "Our sponsorship with HOBE gives us incredible access to some of the best entertainment venues in the country and gives our music-loving customers more ways to get up close to some of their favorite artists," said Baehman.  "It's another way we are giving our customers something to smile about."

    About Cricket Wireless
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    About the House of Blues Entertainment
    With owned/operated/managed clubs and theaters, the House of Blues Entertainment portfolio, a division of Live Nation, is wide-ranging including the legendary Fillmores and the intimate House of Blues clubs throughout the United States. House of Blues Entertainment is the country's pre-eminent live music venue collection featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom-designed environments aimed to bring fans and artists together in unparalleled musical environments.

    About House of Blues
    Founded in 1992, House of Blues are located throughout the United States and form the country's pre-eminent group of intimate music venues. Each features state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom designed environments aimed to bring fans as close as possible to the artists. Every location's restaurant and bar is adorned with signature original folk-art – part of the world's largest collection – combined with the House of Blues legendary hospitality and tantalizing cuisine. 

    About Carlos Santana
    For 40 years and as many albums later, Santana has sold more than 100 million records and reached more than 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date, Santana has won ten GRAMMY® Awards and three Latin GRAMMY® Awards. He won a record-tying nine GRAMMYs for a single project for 1999's Supernatural (including Album of the Year and Record of the Year for "Smooth") as well as three Latin GRAMMY's. He has also received the Billboard Century Award (1996), was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1998), received the Billboard Latin Music Awards' Lifetime Achievement honor (2009), and was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award (2013). Among many other honors, Carlos Santana has been cited by Rolling Stone as #15 on their list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." And, with the 2014 release of Corazón, Santana surpassed the Rolling Stones and is one of only two music acts in Billboard history to score at least one Top Ten album for six consecutive decades from the 1960s on.. In the fall of 2014, Carlos Santana released his memoir "The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light." In 2017, Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana joined forces with The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) to release Power of Peace, an album celebrating the timeless sounds of funk, soul, blues, rock, jazz, and pop. Santana is currently headlining a multi-year residency at House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

    1No purchase necessary. Residents of U.S. states & D.C., age 21 & older. Ends 10/15/17. Void if prohibited.  See cricketsweepstakes.com/santana for official rules.
    2, 3After 22GB of data usage, Cricket may slow speeds.

    SOURCE Cricket Wireless

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