Antonio Rivas is a Spanish singer, guitarist and songwriter.
His first album "Por Ahi" reached the #1 spot on iTunes in Spain. He collaborated with 4 times Grammy winning engineer "Caco" Refojo, and Ryan Smith, mastering engineer for Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Beyoncé, Rihanna, AC/DC, from Sterling Sound Studios in NYC.
The music video of his first single “Por ahi”, filmed in NYC, has over 750,000 views on YouTube, and that single also reached #1 on iTunes. The second music video for his single “A ti” also filmed in NYC and reached over 700,000 views on Youtube and Facebook.
Antonio has been touring last two years in concerts and festivals all across Spain and in the US, including venues like Los Angeles, California's renowned Whisky A Go Go, known for performances by The Doors, Guns N ́Roses, Aerosmith, The Police, etc. He has has also recently performed on the main stage of Madrid’s “Noches de Botanico”, one of Spain’s most important festivals, which featured artists including Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), Patti
Smith, Seal and The Lumineers.
Now Antonio is working on his new album that will be launched in 2019.
Musically, Antonio’s compositions were made up of a unique style, based on his particularly gravelly voice, a feeling of intensity and emotion, amazing personal guitar solos, and special attention to the lyrics, which captivated anyone who heard them. At the early age of 7, Antonio Rivas began his musical education by taking guitar lessons. By the age of 9, he was already writing his own songs.