Stepping into the world of rock and roll, Sammy Hagar stands as a dynamic force, known not only for his electrifying music career but also for his ventures in business and a harmonious family life.
As the Red Rocker gears up for his much-anticipated 2024 tour, let’s take a glimpse into his iconic journey, the upcoming concert series, and the enduring love story shared with his wife, Kari Karte.
Sam Roy Hagar is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who goes by the moniker “Red Rocker.” His birthday is October 13, 1947.
With the hard rock group Montrose, he gained notoriety in the early 1970s. He then went on to have a successful solo career, scoring a hit in 1984 with “I Cannot Drive 55.”
After taking David Lee Roth’s place as Van Halen’s lead vocalist in 1985, he experienced even more commercial success before departing the band in 1996. From 2003 to 2005, he was back with the band.
In 2007, Sammy was admitted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. He mostly listens to heavy metal and hard rock music.
Sammy Hagar Tour 2024
The dates of Sammy Hagar’s 2024 tour are set for July 13, 2024, to August 31, 2024, with stops all over the continental United States and Canada.
The guitarist’s 2004 Best of Both Worlds Tour, which featured Van Halen, will be spiritually followed by the Best of All Worlds Tour.
Sammy Hagar announced the new tour, which will feature a backup band comprising guitarist Joe Satriani, bassist Michael Anthony, keyboardist Rai Thistlethwayte, and drummer Jason Bonham, via a post on his official Instagram page.
Tickets for general admission will go on sale on November 17, 2023. The tickets’ price has not been made public yet. Sammy Hagar’s official website, Red Rocker, or ticket resellers like Ticketmaster are both places to buy tickets.
Sammy Hagar announced in a general press release regarding the upcoming North American tour that it will feature performances of a variety of hit singles.
The most well-known role for Sammy Hagar is that of lead vocalist for the band Van Halen, which he played with from 1985 to 1996.
The guitarist and singer-songwriter has also collaborated with groups like Los Tres Gusanos and Montrose.
The singer married Kari. Kari Karte is an American producer. However, she is widely recognized as the spouse of Sammy Hagar.
Ram Dass, Going Home (2017), and Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (2016) are some of her well-known works. She lived a quiet life at first, just like any other ordinary person.
She later entered the entertainment business, mostly collaborating with her spouse. The couple has been together for almost thirty years and has two lovely children.
The couple first got together at a mutual friend’s birthday celebration in the early 1990s. After they began to see each other, Sammy Hagar and Kari Karte began dating.
Sammy Hagar and Kari Karte got married on November 29, 1995. Happy 25th Anniversary to the two of you and here’s to 25 more. 🎉🎉🎉🥂🥂🥂🍾🍾🍾 pic.twitter.com/i84U6wBcN8— tattooed goalie dad #31🇵🇹🇨🇦 (@sandropacheco71) November 29, 2020
The pair exchanged vows at an official wedding in 1995. They have been together for about 28 years, as of 2023.