“…så mange tak for en skøn oplevelse af live musik i en så underholdende grad. I kan altså noget , når I “går på scenen “som bare er så vigtigt. Livsglæde- viser glæde ved jeres optræden – stor udstråling der tydeligt viser at det her “brænder I for”. Humor inddrager dansere /publikum – ja jeg kunne blive ved med masser af “glade ord for jeres gode optræden og ikke mindst sang og musik”. Det jeg egentlig bare ville sige var: Tusind tak for jeres indsats i går i Suså Linedance , vores tårnhøje forventninger blev indfriet i den grad…”

Anne-Lisa, Suså Linedance

HOW IT ALL BEGAN

Lead singer Kristian has travelled extensively in the USA and returned bursting with inspiration from the vibrant American country and western scene to start Rio Grande.
Today Rio Grande has 7 members playing a variety of instruments such as fiddle, banjo, dobro, mandolin and pedal steel.
Rio Grande has supported Kris Kristofferson and Dolly Parton and has performed several times at the most significant country festival in Scandinavia.
Performing live, Rio Grande plays their music with lots of energy and humor for your listenin’ and dancin’ pleasure.

With the album “Southern parts of my country”, Rio Grande was nominated for ‘Best Country Album of the Year’ at The Danish Music Awards.
Their second album “Jealousy and a Shotgun” was produced by the experienced Kent Olsen, who has worked with Giant Sand.
Their third album simply called Rio Grande III is filled with original songs. It was released in 2010.
Rio Grandes fourth album contains covers of some of their favourite country and western songs. It was released in the summer 2011 and it’s called “On The Road Again”.