Just a quick note to announce a few things this fine Tuesday afternoon…


I’d like to invite you to a benefit concert that I’m playing for the incredible HOPE International <http://www.hopeinternational.org/site/PageServer>
organization on February 16th! Thrilled to be playing alongside a String Quartet!! I’ve said it before, but playing with strings is one of my very favorite things to do. I can’t wait to be a part of this lovely evening! The concert is ALL AGES and is being held at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance, CA – all of the info can be found right here. <http://www.facebook.com/events/217175895040021/>

Seating is limited, so make sure you RSVP ASAP! Email:
fuze@mosaic.org to RSVP!

See you soon, California! I’ve missed you these cold winter months.

To learn more about the incredible things HOPE International <http://www.hopeinternational.org/site/PageServer>
are doing, pleasevisit here


There will be lots of shows/touring this year, which I am truly excited about! Part of the fun of playing shows is deciding on which songs I want to play… Now that my “Yearbook” project is complete, I cant wait to bring these new songs along on tour! 36 new songs is a lot to choose from, so I’d like to invite you to vote on which songs you enjoyed most from “Yearbook.” I created a poll and would love to hear from you, as I’m working on which songs will be a part of my upcoming set lists.

Click here, to vote!!


Excited that the Twilight Breaking Dawn – Part 1 DVD/Blu-Ray will be released on February 11th! Right in time for Valentine’s Day, of course. Vampires and romance, oh my. Was such a privilege to be a part of this film… and as a fan of Blu-Rays in general, I couldn’t be more excited to have my music be on a Blu-Ray release for the first time! Cool! Neat! (Dork.)

Grab your copy here!

Lots more news coming your way very sooooon. Thanks so much for reading!

Much love,

Ryan – Sleeping At Last

P.S. Here’s a list of things I love right now…

1. “Chronicle” <http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/chronicle/>
(one of the best films i’ve seen in a long while. seriously great… go see it! crazy good.)

2. “Smart Dogs”
(i’m a vegetarian, but oddly enough, i miss hotdogs. these fake-hotdogs successfully fill that void in my life. mmm)

3. “/Film” <http://www.slashfilm.com/>
(my favorite movie blog… movie news, rumors, reviews, etc. pretty in love with it.)

4. Pixar Directors playing w/ Live Action Films <http://www.slashfilm.com/early-buzz-john-carter/>
(first, brad bird w/ “ghost protocol” recently… great. now andrew stanton for “john carter” – hoping it’s great. fingers crossed. i



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