Hold The Line: a Tribute to ToTo

80s Tribute Band

(4 Reviews)5.0
Country: United States
Based In: Denver, Colorado
Performs: Nationwide
From: $5000
Hold The Line is made up of world-traveled musicians and even relatives of the legends ToTo themselves. Performing up to 2+hours of ToTo hits and collaborations with extremely high energy and replication, you are sure to be a ToTo fan!
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HTL will perform up to 2 hours of songs with PA and Lights provided by client. We will bring all backline, sent stage plots and riders, and appropriate contracts, with some deposit required to lock in dates on certain performances. Great communication is key to success on both ends.


Hey Tim, here's a bio of HTL
Hold The Line: a Tribute to ToTo, based in Denver, CO was formed under the name Surrender Dorothy in late September of 2020 by Bill Thode (keyboards). He, his good friend Ron Perron (bass), and drummer friend Joe Morton gathered in search of a lead guitarist and lead vocalist. After a lengthy audition process of a few guitarists and several vocalist candidates, Bob Croft (guitars) and Shane Russell (vocalist) from MS auditioned on the same day. The chemistry was electric. Soon after, the band changed its name to Hold The Line. To add the finishing touch 6 month ...

Reviews     (4 Reviews)

Hold The Line: a Tribute to ToTo - 80s Tribute Band - Denver, Colorado Event Location: Denver, CO Event Type: Live Video 16th September 2021
I heard one of your videos a fan took and I was blown away. TOTO is one of my all time favorite bands and I'm very skeptical when it comes to tribute bands but you guys are AHHHmazzzing! I hope someday I'll get to see one of your shows and bring all my music friends with me!
Reviewed by: Rocky Bridges Williamson
Hold The Line: a Tribute to ToTo - 80s Tribute Band - Denver, Colorado Event Location: Parker, CO Event Type: Wild Goose Saloon 23rd July 2021
Mike Zeman Hold The Line: was outstanding last night! Honestly the best local band I’ve ever heard. The opening set by Breaking Bald was also fantastic. Can’t wait to see you again in Boulder!
Reviewed by: Mike Zeman
Hold The Line: a Tribute to ToTo - 80s Tribute Band - Denver, Colorado Event Location: Golden, CO Event Type: Buffalo Rose 14th May 2021
"One of the best representations of ToTo we've seen. We've been to a real ToTo concert and these guys sound as good if not better than the real thing!" Don Suiters Sounds great Shane Russell! Great job brotha
Reviewed by: Don Suitors, Mike Zeman, Eyre Mc


Hold The Line has performed at such prestigious events as:
Buffalo Rose- Golden, CO (Sold Out)
Soiled Dove Underground- Denver, CO (Sold Out)
Bobstock Music Festival- Fort Morgan, CO (5000 ppl)
Wild Goose Saloon- Parker, CO
Warehouse (Roots Music Project)- Boulder, CO
Mentor Rocks- Mentor, OH

Previous Clients

HTL was humbled by its first two shows selling out and then performing for over 5,000 people at the third show. We've been invited back to all our venues so far and have several new bookings through out 2022.

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Bachelor / Stag Party Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Charity / Fundraising Event Christmas Party Club Party Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Halloween Party Hotel Event New Year's Eve Party Nightclub Event Private Party Prom Night Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions Wedding Reception

Meet the Act

In September, 2020, Bill Thode, keyboards, set out to found a Tribute Band, focusing on the music of Toto, a band that inspired him with their songs and musicianship. Bill contacted Ron Perron, bassist, and placed ads in local musicians sites for drummers, guitarists, and vocalists. We found Joseph Morton shortly thereafter, and Joe had had a personal experience involving Jeff Porcaro, original Toto drummer and an all time great, that had him highly motivated to honor Jeff’s legacy. He quickly became “the guy” on drums. Auditions can be a grind, as musical organizations go through lots o ...

Virtual Services Offer

Acoustic performances and conferences on future gigs

HTL will provide virtual assistance to clients for future performances and negotiations associated with contracts.

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