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Rich Cantú

Rich Cantú weaves a spell with his stories and songs, complete with his ‘one man band’ of vocals, whistling, mouth clicks, percussive foot taps and guitar. Cantú has mastered the art of the romantic ballad, via Chicago, and the world. Southport Records presents the debut solo CD from singer-songwriter and guitarist Rich Cantú – “Señor Cantú.”

Rich Cantú is a singer/songwriter from Chicago who has been performing for over 20 years. Playing guitar, bass, piano and a variety of other instruments, he has performed at many venues in the Midwest. From the Congress Theatre to the Riviera, Rich has sung with numerous bands and mariachis as well as delighted audiences with his powerful voice and mastery of the guitar as a solo artist. He has performed on such shows as “Despierta America” as well as having a series of solo specials on local Chicago cable dedicated to his solo work. Rich Cantu led the Chicago based Spanish rock group “Antenna the Band” from 2005 -2009. As the songwriter and lead singer they had a #1 hit on Chicago radio with the song “Paris” for close to 6 months, along the way winning many awards and accolades for being the best Spanish rock band in Chicago. Writing music and putting his own twist on all the classic music written over the years is his passion. “Enjoy every song you play” is his motto.