Walk The Rio

Walk The Rio

 Los Angeles, California, USA

You will dance, but have no shame throwing your fists in the air. Rock and synthesizer driven hooks with powerful vocals make Walk The Rio a solid treat. Energetic live shows with a growing following make Walk The Rio one band you shouldn't take your eyes off of.


After selling 2,000 CDs from our first EP “One Hand and the Clap Heard Round the World”, there is only one thing for us to do, keep going. We were lucky enough to win “Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands” to play Los Angeles Warped Tour in 2009. We earned endorsements from Masters of Maple drums. We have interviewed and streamed songs at college radio stations. We wrote the Cliff’s Notes version on how to sell out a party bus at our CD release party. We had the opportunity to go on a killer Northern California Tour. We’ve even whored ourselves out in LA and OC at great venues such as The Roxy Theater, Whisky A-Go-Go, The Viper Room, House of Blues, Chain Reaction, and others, making promoters more than happy to book us again.

Now we’ve traded in the pop for a dirty new pair of Rock and Synthesizer boots, opening up to a new audience. You will still dance, but have no shame throwing your fists in the air at the same time with our new 5 song self-titled EP set to release in January 2011. The new EP is all around grittier with a matured sound. It is triumphant, but not overly serious, we throw in a hint of fun, craziness and a lot of energy. Our local following has been growing and more than supportive, consistently filling up venues in southern California.

Our goal is to reach the rest of the US and tour to demanding areas across the nation in 2011. We will continue to write and release music with less time in between releases. We’ve started multiple campaigns to raise money to advertise to a bigger audience with projects such as kickstarter.com, selling extra show tickets and having crazy after parties (don’t miss those). Keep an eye out for us cause we’re making things happen!


One Hand and the Clap Heard Round the World (2009)
Self-Titled (2011)

Set List

Venue Set:
(30 minute)
Alter Ego
Dark City
Heart of Gold
Blues and Reds
Maybe Crazy
Change the World
Can't Stand Up

Bar Cover Set:
(60 min+)
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
White Snake - Here I Go Again
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence
Billy Ocean - Carribean Queen
Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters Theme Song
Cory Hart - Sunglasses at Night
Lil Richard - Long Tall Sally
Earth Wind and Fire - Let's Groove
Lady Gaga - Poker Face
The Commodores - Brick House
Papa Roach/Green Day - (Mashup)