The first official Skyhawk Drive release came in November 2009 entitled “Center Stage Shout Out”, the first step in get radio and online attention. The band tried a free account on PureVolume not expecting much, but that quickly developed a national and international fan base that rocketed the group to the Top 10 charts for four weeks straight.
Through the internet the song “Their Dance, Your Chance” found its way onto rock radio in Asia where it is receiving heavy play in Japan, China and the Philippines. The music video for the song has received rave reviews and continues to build with over 10,000 plays in just two months on YouTube.
Summer 2010 found the band showcasing at Creation Music Festival, one of the largest annual Christian music festivals in the US. The band performed to over 2,000 new fans and their post-concert line for autographs and pictures lasted over 90 minutes. Clearly things are about to take off for this humble small town band.
Skyhawk Drive has been blessed to perform with larger national acts including Relient K, Family Force 5, After Edmund, Thousand Foot Krutch, Run Kid Run, EleventySeven, Flatfoot 56, and this fall will be sharing the stage with John Reuben, Disciple, Satellites & Sirens, December Radio and many very talented local acts. The band’s live performance is as energetic and in your face, but the one thing that audiences leave each show with is the reminder that they are loved and that they do belong.
The band member’s love for God plays a huge role in their music, live show, and personal interactions off stage.
Ronnie Bingaman, Ridge Bingaman, Kris Potter, Jeremiah McCann, and Fred Lingenfelser