All five members of Rio were grateful to have had the opportunity to see Duran Duran perform live in Southern California over the past week.  We met a LOT of cool Duranies.  We’re already looking forward to the “real” Paper Gods tour in 2016.


Duran Duran album signing at Amoeba Records in Hollywood

Duran Duran at Agua Caliente

Duran Duran at Agua Caliente Casino in Palm Spring


Duran Duran at the Hollywood Bowl

Photo Caption Contest:

Duran Duran’s Jimmy Kimmel performance

We’re looking for a great meme caption! Please post your caption(s) as a comment on our Facebook page.  We’ll select our favorite and put you +1 on our guestlist for an upcoming show in 2015 of your choice. Contest winner will be selected on Simon’s birthday, Oktober 27.

SoCal Gigs and Beyond:

Check out our website for show details. Duranies will appreciate the new material we’re rehearsing for these upcoming shows!

Santa Fe Springs, CA – Fri, October 16, 2015, Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet RSVP
NoHo, CA – Sat, November 7, 2015, Federal Bar RSVP
Scottsdale, AZ – Sun, November 15, 2015, KOOL-a-Palooza RSVP
Fullerton, CA – Sat, November 21, 2015, Totally 80s Bar RSVP
Las Vegas, NV – Wed/Thurs, Dec 30/31, 2015, Fremont Street Experience RSVP
Seattle-Area, WA – Sat, January 30, 2016, Point Casino

Keep in Touch!

Watch our website and Facebook fan page for upcoming shows and original Duran Duran-related content like the old school DD meme above.

Thank you for your continued support, it means so much to us, like a birthday or a pretty view!!

Curt “Click” Rhodes
Gil Taylor, Jr.
Danny Taylor
Jake le Bon
Daniel Taylor

Rio is a Southern California-based DURAN DURAN tribute band. Rio has been billed at some of the top venues in the U.S. and is currently the only high profile, full-time working Duran Duran tribute band in the country.

Duran Duran's Jimmy Kimmel performance