The Rupert Duncan Country Band

Why book The Rupert Duncan Country Band?

Professional Live Entertainment ! We specialize in country music, but we're also known for performing a variety of rock & roll, southern rock, few oldies, and even some blues. Everywhere we play the dance floor is always full of excited people having fun......

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Drink In My Hand ( Eric Church cover song)
Dixieland Delight (Alabama Cover Song)
Long White Cadillac (Dwight Yoakam Cover Song)

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Booking Info

  • Fee: $800 to $8000 depending on distance !
  • Languages: English

Overview

This is the perfect party band for absolutley any occasion !

Past Booked Events

07/18/13 Lassen County Fair, Susanville, California
06/22/13 Placer County Fair ( Coors Light Stage ) Placer County Fairgrounds 3:00pm
03/23/13 Sutter Creek Auditorium 8:30 pm 18 Main St., Sutter Creek, CA, 95685,
02/01/13 Feather Falls Casino & Lodge #3 Alverda Drive, Oroville, CA 95966 (530) 533-3885, 1-877-652-4646
09/29/12 Feather Falls Casino #3 Alverda Drive, Oroville, CA 95966 Appearing with Nashville country artist Rich McCready !
09/22/12 Private Wedding
09/08/12 Celebration of life for Mr. Bob Levering, Sacramento, California
08/25/12 WINNERS HOTEL AND CASINO, Winnemucca , Nevada
08/24/12 WINNERS HOTEL AND CASINO, Winnemucca , Nevada
08/23/12 Rookies Pub & Grill 1251 E. Yosemite Manteca, CA 95336, TEL: 209-824-2889
07/27/12 Barbeque/ Dinner Dance. Pigs in the ground and beer on ice. Elks Lodge 229 w. 20th Ave San Mateo, Ca Phone ( 650-345-4886)
07/21/12 Rodeo , Fortuna, California
07/14/12 Community Event, Lincoln, CA
07/06/12 Wedding rehearsal Dinner, Napa, CA
06/23/12 Summer Solstice PGarden Party/ Loomis, California
06/16/12 The Hyatt Regency, Sacramento California
06/02/12 Portugese Hall. Clarksburg, CA
04/21/12 Ben Ali Shrine, Sacramento , California
04/07/12 Wedding Anniversary, Loomis California
10/29/11 The Roberts-Union Farm Center . Fundraiser Titled, "Whiskey's for Drinkin', Water's for ..." This is a fundraiser for Restore the Delta, the grass-roots group fighting the Peripheral Canal. The venue is 10 miles out of Stockton - a beautiful new building
09/24/11 Private Wedding, Norden . California
09/17/11 Private Wedding , Courtland, California
09/04/11 Gold Rush Days at the corner of Front & L Streets in Historic Old Sacramento, California
09/03/11 Dinucci's Italian Dinners / Ricky's 50th Birthday Party 14485 Valley Ford Rd .Valley Ford, CA 94972
07/08/11 Corporate Event For Virgin American Airlines, Burlingame , California
06/26/11 Sacramento River Delta Grown Steamboat Acres Farm: 12414 State Hwy 160, Courtland 95615
06/25/11 Amador County Art Exhibit Jazzin It Up In Jackson, Jackson California
06/18/11 Portuguese Festa Pre-Dinner. I.D.E.S. Portuguese Hall 5311 South River Road, Clarksburg, CA 95612
05/14/11 The Town Of Ione Homecoming Celebration , Ione , California 9:00pm
04/22/11 Future Farmers Of America Dinner Dance , Winters , California 7:00pm
04/02/11 Jeff Vertin 40th Birthday Bash, Cool California 6:00pm
10/30/10 Wedding , Fair Oaks California 5:30 to 8:00pm
06/25/10 Private Wedding, San Francisco, Ca
05/22/10 9:00pm Dawson's Bar And Cafe 105 North 1st street Dixon, Ca 95620
05/21/10 9:00pm Dawson's Bar And Cafe 105 North 1st street Dixon, Ca 95620
05/02/10 Engaged Wedding Library, Granite Bay, Ca
12/12/09 Private Event, Fair Oaks, Ca
11/21/09 FFA Dinner Dance, Winters, Ca
10/31/09 Dinucci's Italian Dinners / Halloween Party 14485 Valley Ford Rd
10/18/09 The South Point Casino/ FAAMA Convention, Las Vegas Nevada 6:30 pm
10/10/09 Private Birthday Party. Fair Oaks, Ca
09/19/09 Joe Enloe Memorial Run Dinner /St. Jude Childrens Hosprtal Benefit, Elkhorn Mooselodge, Rio Linda, Ca
09/12/09 6:30 pm Fundraiser, St Michael's Church, Carmichael , Ca
08/08/09 Private Event, Rio Linda, Ca
08/07/09 Wedding, Bozeman, Montana
07/18/09 The R Wild Horse Ranch, Platina, Ca
07/03/09 Colfax Independence Day Celebration, Colfax, Ca
06/27/09 Private Wedding, Davis , CA
06/20/09 Private Birthday Party / Pilot Hill, Ca
06/06/09 Private Graduation Party, Woodside, Ca

The Rupert Duncan Country Band

Hello and welcome to "The Rupert Duncan Country Band" Gig Salad" online profile.
This top notch country band plays nothing but the best music to make your event that much more special! We play the stuff that makes people want to jump up and dance ! If the people are not dancing and having a good time, then we are not doing our job ! Just listen here to many of our songs and most of them were recorded live at previous gigs we've played recently. If you listen carefully you can hear the crowd in the background on a lot of these songs. Just feel their excitement as they're dancing and partying / having a great time. That pretty much sums up a typical evening when we host your event! We bring the party and have a little something for everybody!

We are based near Sacramento, Ca. We Have been palying music for 9 years all over the Western United States. Our sound , equipment , and attitude is very professional. No event is too big or too small. But we have hosted many major events over the last few years! And we are used to entertaining large crowds ."The Rupert Duncan Band" has performed at many major corporate events, crab feeds, rodeo dances, casinos, festivals, fund raisers, private parties, weddings, and a number of benefit performances for a worthy cause. We just want to play for people who appreciate great live music. We have been fortunate to stay busy, and having fun at that! This is the ultimate party band for any occasion !

Just read up on our "Reviews" and client feedback listed below from the numerous people who have hired us to play at their weddings, parties, & corporate events !

Also take a look at our song list to see the wide variety of music we play ! We'll put on an excellent show and make you proud ! Our band also features two hot lead guitar players, a fiddle player, and a steel guitar player!

We are ready, willing, and able to perform for "YOU" . Whatever kind of celebration it is! Lets do it!

Also be sure and listen to a few original songs here. They are "I Can't Wait To See Her Tonight", "Rest In Peace", & "Hugs And Kisses To My Baby" (produced by the legendary Ronnie Montrose) , all written by Rupert Duncan and recorded by The Rupert Duncan Band in Lodi California. Two of the songs also feature three time California state fiddle champion "Mr. Scott Joss", who is also the awesome fiddle player for Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam! The song "Would You Take Me Drunk" was written by Nashville songwriters Bobby D. Reed/ Mary Lou Reed/ Paul C. Hayes and recorded at Comanche Recording Studio on Music Row in Nashville Tennessee !

Lets do this !

The team providing the talent:

Rupert Duncan

vocals, guitar

Larry Gromer,

Lead Guitar.Vocals, harmonies,

Dave Lazar

Bass guitar

Ray Elzey

Steel Guitar

Lisa Bond

Fiddle

Eric Hug

Sound Technician

Randy Kitchens

drummer

Testimonials

The Rupert Duncan Band did a phenomenal job playing at my church fundraiser. Rupert was extremely pleasant and cooperative during our phone conversations. The band was on time for their set up and started playing on time. The Rupert Duncan Band went out of their way throughout the evening to be flexible with our schedule and played great music which helped make our event a big success. I highly recommend the Rupert Duncan Band to anyone who is looking for a top notch country band. -- Dave D, Carmichael, CA, 9/12/2009

– Dave Decker

Great! We had so much fun and really enjoyed these guys! -- Tavia S, Pilot Hill, CA,

– Tavia

The Rupert Duncan Band was fantastic! Thanks for doing everything that you promised. Your musicianship was superb and the crowd had a wonderful time! -- Riki D, Woodside, CA, 6/6/2009

– Riki Des Rosiers

Miles and Rose's wedding on Saturday night could not have been more perfect. The band was absolutely awesome and a perfect fit for our backyard! A year ago, when we met you, we told you that what we really were looking for was a band that would get people dancing. You definitely accomplished that and had both sides, including the Persians, all dancing! From the very first song, everyone was up and dancing until midnight when the sherriff shut us down. When I came out to tell Mles and Rose that their limo had arrived, they chose not to leave until the band stopped! I can't remember ever being to a wedding where so many people crowded the dance floor. You were easy to work with and great fun! When my three kids (later joined by Mark) got up to join you in their own rendition of "Friends in Low Places", you welcomed them and played along. We had so many people asking about your band and commenting on how talented and fun you all were! We truly couldn't have asked for more, and our other two kids have already said they want to hire you for their weddings!


Thank you so much for helping to make this evening so magical! Sue and Mark Jones

– Sue & Mark Jones

The Rupert Duncan Band was fantastic! From first contact to the end of the party they were accomodating, professional, entertaining and really tons of fun. We were suprised at their strong vocals and willingness to take requests outside their wide range of Country songs. We will be hiring them again at least once a year for our annual party and would recommend them to anyone. We were uneasy hiring a band from the interenet... What a wonderful suprise! It was a very sucessful night. We requested they stay and enjoy themselves, nobody wanted to see them leave (including my 83 year old mother which they sang a special song. Hire them, you will not be disappointed!!! -- Kimberly R, Rio Linda, CA,

– Kim Rhodes

They were great! We had guests that ranged in age from 4years old to 70+ and everyone enjoyed the music! -- Cynthia A, Pleasant Grove, CA,

– Cynthia

The entire band was very accommodating to our needs, adjusting to last minute changes in performance times and allowing us to use their microphones for other entertainers during our annual Base Picnic and Day for Kids event. Although primarily country music was played, their abilities transferred to some 70's and 80's music as well. We will definitely book them in the future for our base-wide events entertainment. Thank you for a job well done. -- Sue G, Marysville, CA

– Sue G. Beale Air Force Base

These guys are the best! The only day in September that it rained we had an outdoor reception. They had no problem moving all their stuff into the carport and playing. Our reception turned out fabulous and they kept the party going all night long! We had so many guest ask us for their contact info. In fact all of us are trying to come up with a reason to have them back! I cant even think of the words to describe just how wonderful, fun, and professional they are! We love The Rupert Duncan Band and highly recommend them for any event!! -- Krissy H, Red Bluff, CA

– Krissy H.

Rupert and the band were just what we were looking for, a great blend of country and rock for a diverse crowd at our yearly company "kick off" party. They were there on time ready to go and were very accomodating with song requests. I was very pleased with their performance and was told by many how much they enjoyed the music, Rupert and his boys tore it up!!! I hope we can get them back for next year's event... Thanks again, Dan -- Daniel D, Modesto, CA

– Dan Danner

This feedback is way overdue. Rupert and the boys drove out from the Central Valley to the Pennensula for a party my brother and I were throwing for our Parent's 60th birthdays. Not only were they willing to drive out for the gig, they were there early!! For as haphazard as the format of the party was, Rupert and the guys were totally accomodating to all our needs. "play for a little while until my parents show up", "take a break for a little while so we can give a presentation", "jump back up and keep playin'". No matter what we asked, Rupert and they guys did it with a smile on their face! Oh, did I mention that they were ROCKIN'? Cause they most def were! -- Matthew J, Woodside, CA

– Mathew

They were completely wonderful. Tons of fun, and very talented. Everyone is still talking about the party, and when we do it again we will definitely be calling! --

– Chrisitna O

Everyone at the party made comments on how great the band was! They put on a great show and seemed really engaged in the event. They were great and we really hope to come up to their "neck of the woods" and watch them play again!!!

– Barbara Johnson

They were an absolute knock out! They really exceeded any expectation I had and delivered a first class performance. The crowd woudln't leave and kept asking for more. Rupert kept on playing for the fans.

– Tom Brown Primus Vineyards

Rupert and his band were fantastic! In the months leading up to our event they were very easy to communicate with and equally professional. On the day of the event, they arrived on time, with professional gear, and rocked our party! They even learned two special request songs that were huge hits. I would recommend The Rupert Duncan Band to anyone. --

– Andrew T

These guys were amazing!! So professional from the very beginning. Very responsive to phone calls, email messages, etc. They absolutely MADE the party...We had a ROCKING great time the entire night. They wore us all out...Wonderful! I can hardly wait for my next Barn Dance...They will be the first on my list to call. Thanks, Rupert! Ya'll were wonderful!! Peggy, Rutherford, Ca --

– Peggy T

While searching for a band to play our wedding, we happened upon the Rupert Duncan band on Gigmasters. After seeing them at a local tavern, we were so impressed with their sound and the talent of the band's members that we decided to book them without listening to any other bands. The arrangements for our wedding were very easy to make, as the band was extremely accommodating and professional. When the Rupert Duncan Band started their first song, the dance floor was instantly packed. We knew they were going to be an outstanding alternative to the typical ho-hum DJ, but they completely blew us away by keeping the party going all night. Great job!

– Robin & Chris

Set List

All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down- The Mavericks
I Did It For The Girl – Greg Bates
The Closer You Get – Alabama
Dixieland Delight- Alabama
I’m Gonna Get Drunk And Play Hank Williams - Hank Williams JR.
Who’s Cheatin’ Who - Alan Jackson
Pop A Top - Alan Jackson/Jim Ed Brown
People Are Crazy - Billy Currington
Thats How Country Boys Roll - Billy Currington
Good Little Girls - Blue County
Neon Moon - Brooks & Dunn
Play Something Country - Brooks & Dunn
Long Haired Country Boy - Charlie Daniels Band
Help Me Make It Through The Night - Charlie Pride
Killin Time - Clint Black
Six Days On The Road - Dave Dudley/ Sawer Brown
The Ride - David Alan Coe
Runaway - Del Shannon
Tulsa Time - Don Williams
Long White Cadillac - Dwight Yoakam
Fast As You - Dwight Yoakam
Little Sister - Elvis Presley/Dwight Yoakam
Drink In My Hand - Eric Church
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
The Dance - Garth Brooks
Two of A Kind, Workin On A Full House - Garth Brooks
Nothing On But The Radio - Gary Allan
He Stopped Loving Her Today - George Jones
ALL My X’s Live In Texas - George Strait
Amarillo By Morning - George Strait
Here For A Good Time - George Strait
The Chair - George Strait
The Fireman - George Strait
Unwound - George Strait
Country State Of Mind - Hank Williams JR.
Family Tradition - Hank Williams JR.
Whiskey Bent & Hellbound - Hank Williams JR.
Hey Good Lookin’ - Hank Williams SR.
Your Cheatin’ Heart - Hank Williams SR.
Orange Blossom Special - Instrumental
Big Green Tractor - Jason Aldean
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Your Man - Josh Turner
Don’t Close Your Eyes - Keith Whitley
I Want My Rib Back - Keith Whitley/Kenny Chesney
Talk To Me Texas - Keith Whitley/Tracy Byrd
How Forever Feels - Kenny Chesney
Walk Soflty On This Heart Of Mine - Kentucky Headhunters
Love Don’t Live Here Anymore - Lady Antebellum
Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Gimme Three Steps – Lynyrd Skynyrd
They Call Me The Breeze - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Can’t You See - Marshall Tucker Band
Silver Wings - Merle Haggard
Sing Me Back Home - Merle Haggard
Swinging Doors/ Medley - Merle Haggard
Workin’ Man Blues - Merle Haggard
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Hugs And Kisses To My Baby - Rupert Duncan Original
I Can’t Wait To See Her Tonight - Rupert Duncan Original
Rest In Peace - Rupert Duncan Original
Tennessee Girl - Sammy Kershaw
A Little Less Talk - Toby Keith
I Love This Bar - Toby Keith
Red Solo Cup - Toby Keith
As Good As I Once Was - Toby Kieth
Keeper Of The Stars - Tracy Byrd
Watermelon Crawl - Tracy Byrd
Running Behind - Tracy Lawrence
Drunker Than Me - Trent Tomlinson
Good Hearted Woman - Waylon Jennings
Good Old Boy’s (Dukes Of Hazzard theme song) - Waylon Jennings
It Never Rains In Southern California - Albert Hammond
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Knockin On Heavens Door - Bob Dylan
Turn The Page - Bob Segar
Old Time Rock & Roll - Bob Segar
Hurt So Good - John Cougar Mellencamp
Red House - Jimi Hendrix
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
The Last Kiss - Frankie W. & The Cavaliers

Influences & Inspiration

Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley, Hank Jr. & Sr., Waylon Jennings , George Jones, Vern Gosdin. Elvis, and many more.

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