Rich O'Toole

Rich O'Toole
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Rich O’Toole is honest to goodness Texas talent with a spicy presence in his music that can only be found hailing from a state that has a reputation for everything being bigger – and Rich proves this rumor true with huge lyrical passion, a gigantic portion of daring subject matter that’ll leave any listener wide-eyed, and massive on-stage energy.  This energy hasn’t fallen one bit even after four years of touring nationally.  It’s only increased, and for Rich, that’s the plan for the rest of his career.    

Rich’s new record "Kiss of a Lair" showcases passion, mixed with honest songwriting, and spun into guitar driven country/rock melodies that are noticeably present in his latest single “The Cricket Song”, released in February.  This single is only one of many on the record that beg each listener to be a part of Rich’s story and sometimes, the story pushes the envelope without tipping it over.  Crowd-favorite “Marijuana & Jalapenos” is a Texas anthem that’ll have you trying to grin around the tongue in your cheek.  Rich is accompanied by some of the industry’s most sought after songwriters including Jimbeau Hinson (“Hillbilly Highway”, Steve Earle) and Trent Summar (“She Knows What to Do With a Saturday Night”, Billy Currington).  Be ready to embark on a story-telling journey when Steve Earle meets Mark Twain in one of the album’s cuts written by Hinson titled “Banks of the Mississippi”.        

Rich displays an energetic take on-stage that is aurally present in the upcoming record.  His drive for life is lyrically present in the album’s closer, “I’m Never Gonna Quit”.  This never-give-up mantra has led Rich to accumulate a die-hard and dedicated fan base over his years of touring who could sing every word to each song on the night’s set list.  Night after night, he offers audiences an energetic and intimate performance that could only be described as “Bruce Springsteen meets Country Music” and if you ask him what it is that fuels these performances and his recent success, he’ll reply with one word:  passion.    

“If I didn’t love playing city after city so much, I wouldn’t do it.  There’ll be times when I leave the stage soakin’ wet because of how much energy the crowd and I shared.”

Intriguing song content, melodies that will have you riding on verve, and the determination to present an ever-increasing on-stage dynamism to audiences across the U.S. make Rich O’Toole a Country force to watch out for.

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09/11/2009 - Rich O'Toole Headlines RFL concert - Read More
09/09/2008 - Rich O’Toole to take stage at Music in the Mud Festival - Read More
03/20/2008 - Spotlight recommends.... - Read More
11/07/2007 - Festival adds O'Toole to music lineup  - Read More
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Average Rating : 0              Total Reviews: 157

Rich O'Toole  11/26/2008            
this cd rocks!!!
Rich O'Toole  11/01/2008            
he should change his middle name to "is a"...
Rich O'Toole  10/29/2008            
if only i could go higher than 5 stars!! awesome cd from an awesome band! great tunes are addictive! only take it out if i have to switch vehicles! this is a MUST BUY! even has fan fave "marijuana & jalapenos"... "just kidding i don't really like jalapenos" -Rich! GO BUT THIS ALBUM ASAP!!!!!
Rich O'Toole  10/27/2008            
An awesome cd, "the district sleeps alone tonight" is probably one of the best songs i've heard in a long time. Everyone needs this cd even if it is a little slower than seventeen cheack it out!!
Rich O'Toole  10/23/2008            
This album rocks! Rich O'Toole sure knows how to make good music!!!
Rich O'Toole  10/22/2008            
This album is AMAZING! Rich O'Toole has done a damn good job! The songwriting on every single tune is seriously some of the best written stuff on the Texas Music scene. I can't stop listening to it--it's that addicting!
Rich O'Toole  10/21/2008            
Great CD!
Rich O'Toole  10/21/2008            
Awesome cd top to bottom.
Rich O'Toole  10/20/2008            
BADOUT CD!! a little slower then the first which was totaly BADOUT! but seen them about 10 times and wont turn down to see them live! but PAUL needs to hand over a case of lonestar for but he still aint gettin my grilfriend!!!
Rich O'Toole  10/18/2008            
Rich has truly grown up with this record. I have always been a moderate fan, but now i wouldn't miss a show...Top to Bottom, i would put this record up against any release this year. Yes! This year!
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