Cabo Wabo News

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 relate through my music and my life—go out and seek your dreams, don’t ever give up, celebrate your life and every part of who you are. I know Pat’s journey of mystical transformations will inspire you. Enjoy the journey.”


Wandering into a bar in Mexico with her husband, Pat Walker is hoping to enjoy a rock concert by a

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Birthday Sammy Hagar!

Cheers to Red Rocker Sammy Hagar, who turns 64 today. VHND will have a full report from Sammy’s Cabo Birthday Bash soon.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 calendars. See ya in Cabo!!!”

For more general info on Sammy’s Birthday Bashes, see our Rockin’ Cabo article, which is the most extensive article ever written on the tradition of Hagar’s bashes.

From the April 16th edition of the Baja Pulse newspaper:

Cabo Wabo Celebrates 20 Years of Rock and Roll

Jorge Viaña and Sammy Hagar when they first met over 20 years ago

We all know, that what goes on the road stays on the road,” Sammy Hagar shouts into the microphone from the stage at Cabo Wabo. Packed shoulder to shoulder, hair damp with sweat, the crowd on the dance floor beneath him shifts and begins to make noise. “But, what happened in Cabo,” (loud and proud strum of the guitar) “Never happened,” he roars. The crowd screams, hands fly into the air, the famous guitar begins to sing and the crowd sings along. The energy level is off the proverbial charts. Cabo Wabo is a rock and roll cantina. The Cabo San Lucas bar is an icon that put the sleepy fishing village on the

New Sammy Hagar DVD in the works

The hardest working guy in rock and roll, Sammy Hagar, has a new DVD in the works entitled “Go There Once, Be There Twice,” produced and edited by Paul Ware. Could be the long awaited follow up to his fantastic five-hour “Long Road To Cabo” DVD? No word yet on a release date. Here’s a […]