Tag Archives: Ryan Bingham

Jan
21

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Ryan Bingham’s Cowboy Dreams: The Buddy & Jim Show Recap

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All Ryan Bingham ever wanted to be was a cowboy. His family ranched in Hobbs, New Mexico and his uncle rode bulls professionally. As a kid, Ryan entered junior rodeos, participating in breakaway roping and riding steers.

“I looked up to my uncle and dad and grandfather and wanted to be like them,” he told Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale on a recent visit to The Buddy & Jim Show on SiriusXM Outlaw Country.

But Bingham, whose Fear and Saturday Night was one of last year’s best albums, found that music was tugging at him. He kept bringing his guitar to the rodeos he’d attend on weekends.

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Oct
23

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Ryan Bingham @ Thekla, Bristol, UK | October 21, 2015 – Review

Thekla is one of my favourite music venues, always having a fantastic atmosphere in the dark, slightly dingy subterranean room on the bottom deck of a ship in Bristol docklands. They always have fantastic indie acts, and their sound is always on point, something that I know is difficult to do in small venues, where from my experience the drums can often drown out the other instruments and vocals. On a cold, damp Wednesday night, Ryan Bingham came into town, and turned this ship into a boot-stomping honky-tonk for the night, and everyone present was glad he did!

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Jan
28

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Ryan Bingham ‘Fear and Saturday Night’–Album Review

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Ryan Bingham is tortured, obsessed and shaken by personal demons that are loose running around his head. If he seems ready to explode, it’s not a question of if but when for the man who tells us in “Diamond In The Rough” he is walking around with a burden he can’t bear. God only knows what is about to unfold next in “Fear and Saturday Night,” Bingham’s grueling new album that feels more like a movie where you ride alongside the lead character through his personal hell. And just when you thought we were done with year-end lists, it’s already time to start preparing one for 2015. “Fear and Saturday Night” may be the first great album of the year.

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