Del Rio was founded in 1988, by Vince Sexton,Molly Rounds and Mike Bowen as a country dance band. Over the years members have changed, but the the desire to play good danceable music remains the same. Playing everything from new / classic Country, and Southern rock has kept Del Rio entertaining audiences all these years. In 2001 Del Rio received awards on local and state levels from the California Country Music Association for "Band of the Year", "Best Male Vocal","Best Duo Vocal",and " Best traditional Vocal Group". The band traveled to Nashville in 2002 and competed in these same categories and won.In May 2013, Del Rio was asked to open for Montgomery/ Gentry. They have also opened for Highway 101 and other top Country acts. All in all,being dancers ourselves,and years of experience,listening and responding to the public, and being intent on delivering quality music, has kept Del Rio as one of the top performing bands.