Carlos Santana to play in the UK

The guitarist is set to play his only UK gig in 2009 at Silverstone

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana is set to play at Silverstone racetrack this summer.

The Northamptonshire show is on 25 July and will be the Mexican's only UK gig this year. He last visited the UK in the summer of last year, taking in a brief tour of arenas in London, Manchester and Birmingham.

Tickets are on sale now for the event, starting at £40. Santana's show will be preceded by a day of classic car racing at the circuit.

Meanwhile, a Santana iPod and iPhone application has been released via iTunes' app store. Users can listen to tracks, download music, get news and tour dates and view sample video lessons.

More information about the Silverstone performance can be found at the event's website.