Tony Lindsay Grammy Winner To Sing National Anthem at San Francisco Giants Home Opener April 13, 2012
On April 13, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Tony Lindsay will be performing the national anthem at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California on Opening Day for the San Francisco Giants. Lindsay stated recently "It is an honor to sing the national anthem at this exciting event."
Tony Lindsay is the lead vocalist for Santana and has been awarded 11 Grammys. Tony has gone on many world tours with Santana and recorded on seven CDs with their group: Milagro (1992), Supernatural (1999), Shaman (2002), Ceremony (2003), Food for Thought (2004), Ultimate Santana (2007) and Multi-Dimensional Warrior (2008). Their current tour involves Santana's First Rock Residency: an exclusive two-year deal for 36 shows at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's concert hall "The Joint," which began in 2009. When not on tour with Santana, Lindsay performs at various local venues and festivals. Also, in between tours he works on recording his Solo CDs.
Tony Lindsay has quite an impressive curriculum vitae as a songwriter: "Don't Be Late For Love" (The Whispers), "Look What We'd Have If You Were Mine" (Tevin Campbell), "Can't Get Over Your Love" (Howard Hewitt), "Just Because" (Nikita Germain) and various tracks for Johnny Gill, Howard Hewitt, Mica Paris, Shanice, Diatra Hicks, Jay Spencer and Diana Ross.
As background vocalist, Tony has done: "Everyday People" (Aretha Franklin), "Emotionally Yours" (O'Jays), "Glad To Be Alive" (Teddy Pendegrass), "Heaven and Earth" (Al Jarreau), "Passion," "Tango In Paris" (Regina Bell), "It's Supposed To Be Fun" (Lou Rawls), "People Make The World Go Round" (Marc Dorsey from the Spike Lee movie soundtrack Crooklyn), "Many Rivers To Cross" (Oletta Adams from the movie soundtrack Jason's Lyric), "Voyages" (Elliot Lewis), "Junction Seven" (Steve Winwood), "New World Order" (Curtis Mayfield), VH1 1997 Video Honors Award (Stevie Wonder, Steve Winwood, Chaka Khan, James Taylor, The Williams Brothers and George Michael) and Patti Austin and James Ingram under the direction of Quincy Jones and an 18-piece orchestra, along with Jerry Hey for Dick Clark Productions and the Lexus Corporation.
He also is a jingle writer for: various Taco Bell commercials, Gain, Northern California Chevrolet Dealers, Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing, El Pollo Loco, Hot Wheels, Long John Silvers, Pine-Sol, Jelly Belly, Wendy's, Mazda (national) Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Old Milwaukee Beer (national), Armor All, Dreyers Grand Ice Cream, Matchbox and St Joseph Aspirin.
As a solo recording artist Tony's work includes: Different Moods (1995), The Message is Love (1997) and his self-titled Tony Lindsay (2005).
In 1980, Lindsay arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area from Kingston, New York. Today he continues to perform with Santana and also with the Ray Charles Project and the first band he formed Spangalang, who have opened for Curtis Mayfield, Tower of Power, Gerald Albright, Jr. Walker and the Average White Band. He is one of four singers who travels with "Dancing with the Stars," the road tour version of the popular TV Dance show.
April 13, 2012
1pm National Anthem performed by Tony Lindsay
San Francisco Giants Home Opener
SF Giants vs Pirates
24 Willie Mays Plaza,
San Francisco, CA 94107