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The Drop: Ryan Bingham

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Ryan Bingham needed some peace and quiet.  Free of the burdens that had saddled him during the writing and recording of his recent albums, he relocated to an old airstream trailer tucked away in the mountains of California, camping out for several weeks and embracing the solitude to dig down deep and craft his most powerful album yet, Fear and Saturday Night.  Set for release on Jan. 20, 2015, Bingham faces down his past with a poetic grace throughout the album.  Recorded mostly live with a brand new backing band and under the guidance of producer/engineer, Jim Scott, Fear and Saturday Night opens with “Nobody Knows My Trouble,” an autobiographical ballad about trying to outrun a painful past and finding redemption both in the strings of a guitar and in hitting the road with the love of your life.  Lead single, “Radio,” is about coping with a darkness that doesn’t want to let go, while “Hands of Time” deal with accepting what’s behind you and moving forward with grit and determination.  It’s the hard-learned lessons, through both good times and bad, that helped make Bingham the man he is today.  Please welcome GRAMMY and Academy Award winner, Ryan Bingham, back to the Clive Davis Theater.  In an interview moderated by Vice President of MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation, Scott Goldman, Bingham will discuss his new album and the journey he took to create it.  Following the interview, Bingham will perform.