Cabo Wabo News

Van Halen Rocks Cabo Wabo Cantina, 1990 (Photos & Video)


On this day in 1990, Van Halen performed at the Grand Opening of their very own Cabo Wabo Cantina! There's a sleepy town, south of the border. If you go there once, you'll be there twice. Sound familiar? These are the hallowed words that introduced us to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and the Cabo Wabo Cantina, which was, at the time, owned by Van Halen. Today marks the 26 … [Read more...]

Sammy Hagar: ‘Dance of the Electric Hummingbird’ “A Must-Read for Redheads”

Here's something different! There's a newly released book which Sammy Hagar calls "A MUST-READ for Redheads." "DANCE OF THE ELECTRIC HUMMINGBIRD: An Ordinary Woman's Accidental Journey to Enlightenment, the Supernatural, and Rock Star Sammy Hagar" by Pat Walker. The original cover artwork is by Aaron Hagar. "Pat Walker takes to heart the same type of messages I try to … [Read more...]

Rockin’ Cabo 2011: Sammy Hagar Birthday Bash Recap

Jeff & Beth from VHND with Michael Anthony & Kevin Dugan

Welcome to the Van Halen News Desk’s “Cabo Wabo Birthday Bash 2011” recap, which features setlists of all 4 of the wild concerts, videos of the outdoor concert, and newly imported Cabo Wabo merchandise. Enjoy! Van Halen News Desk staff once again attended the annual Sammy Hagar Birthday Bash at the Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. As always, a couple thousand … [Read more...]

Michael Anthony Joins ROTUS For Special Treat at the Cabo Wabo Cantina

During the week of Sammy Hagar's Birthday Bash celebration in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, lucky fans had the opportunity to see a special show at the Cabo Wabo Cantina on On October 12, 2011.  This "bonus show" featured an up and coming act "ROTUS".  Rotus is a band out of Southern California featuring Sean Hall (Lead Vocals & Guitar), David Soria (Bass) & Billy Becerra … [Read more...]

Van Halen Retrospective (Parts 1 & 2)

Earlier this summer, we featured Part 1 of Midnight Phil's two part Van Halen Retrospective. We're glad to say that Part 2 is finished! A message from Midnight Phil to VHND readers: "Thanks for all the amazing feedback on Part 1 of the Van Halen Retrospective! Part 2 was tricky, because it involved discussing some of the more frustrating things about the band's history … [Read more...]

New Van Halen, Chickenfoot, and Cabo Wabo merchandise

New Van Halen, Chickenfoot, and Cabo Wabo merchandise is always coming into stock at Check out all the officially licensed goods at their New Arrivals section. Eddie Van Halen "Frankenstein Guitar w/ Stars" Zip Hoodie! Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL (True to size)  Just $59.95. Order Now. Van Halen Rings of Fire Shirt $29.95 S, L, XL Chickenfoot … [Read more...]

Sammy Hagar’s Autobiography RED: My Uncensored Life in Rock now available for pre-order


In his autobiography RED: My Uncensored Life In Rock, set for release on March 15th through HarperCollins, Sammy Hagar tells the outrageous and unbelievable stories of his rise through rock music, detailing how his voice became instantly recognizable all over the world. Lavishing readers with behind the scenes stories from Van Halen, one of the biggest rock groups in history, … [Read more...]

Sammy Hagar’s 2010 Birthday Bash Photos


From 2010 Birthday Bash Photos Are Up! The Official 2010 Birthday Bash photos have been posted! Relive your memories or check out what you missed here: Cabo Wabo Cantina - Birthday Bash 10-08-2010 Cabo Wabo Cantina - Birthday Bash 10-12-2010 Cabo Wabo Cantina - Birthday Bash 10-13-2010 … [Read more...]

Sammy Hagar’s Birthday Bash 2010 Recap


It was another ridiculously fun time down in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, for Sammy Hagar's Birthday Bash this year. As usual, the Wabos and Michael Anthony were there to partake in the festivities. On one day during the weeklong bash, a bunch of fans who were partying at a beach bar all day where pleasantly surprised when none other than Michael Anthony and his entire family … [Read more...]

Sammy Hagar sells remaining stake in Cabo Wabo Tequila

Sammy Hagar has sold his remaining stake in Cabo Wabo Tequila to Compari, the company that 80% of of it in 2008. Hagar still ownes the Cabo Wabo Cantinas. Campari Obtains Full Ownership Of Cabo Wabo Tequila Peter Zwiebach Posted: August 4, 2010 Italy’s Gruppo Campari has obtained full ownership of Cabo Wabo Tequila after acquiring the 20% stake … [Read more...]

Cabo Wabo 2010 Birthday Bash Dates Announced


Sammy Hagar has announced his 2010 Birthday Bash dates celebrating the Red Rocker's 63rd birthday. The annual bash is held at the world-famous club Cabo Wabo in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. A note from Hagar reads: "Sammy and The Wabo's will be playing the Cantina October 8, 9, 11 and Sammy's Birthday October 13th. More details will be coming your way, but mark your … [Read more...]