Courtesy of Tyler Rich

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 15, 2020) – With tour plans on pause due to COVID-19, TYLER RICH found new ways to connect with fans and friends each week through a trio of themed streaming events. The Distance Instagram Live Series includes Leave Her Wild Sunday Brunch with wife Sabina at 1:00P PT;Sing Behind The Scene with other songwriters sharing stories and tunes on Tuesdays at 6:30P PT andFeels Like Home concerts on Fridays at 7:00P PT. WILL ANDERSON of Parachute and PAUL DIGIOVANNI of Boys Like Girls kicked off the night with Tyler before surprise guest DEVIN DAWSONjoined for an acoustic version of “The Difference,” a song he cowrote with Rhett Akins, Ben Burgess and Jacob Durrett. Tyler also took a moment to acknowledge all of the fans streaming/purchasing his debut single, which has officially been certified GOLD by the RIAA in the US and Canada.

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“A virtual hang with my label and team, turned into a surprise presentation for ‘The Difference’ going GOLD! I couldn’t think of a better way to thank everyone that has bought, streamed, or shared this song than to cheers you all and have Devin join for a livestream jam,” said Tyler. “I’ve spent this quarantine working on and recording new material non-stop, I can’t wait for you to hear what’s next!”

At noon CT today, Tyler and husky Abby will join CMT’s Cody Alan for a pet playdate on Instagram Live called Teddy Talk. An advocate for animals, he began Rich Rescues while out on the road earlier this year to raise awareness of pet adoption and support for local shelters across the country.