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May 21, 2020

Stream Pick: Sofa Sessions – BLSH

By: Laurie Gallardo

The SIMS Foundation‘s Sofa Sessions brings another spectacular fave to their live stream series. Get your front row seat set for The Bright Light Social Hour, performing this evening, Thursday May 21st, at 6 p.m. (Central) on SIMS’ Facebook and YouTube, as well as Bright Light Social Hour’s Instagram.

And check this out: You can text SIMS to 44321 to donate during the live stream. All donations are split in half to support both SIMS and the band. You can also find BLSH merchandise at their online merch store. Step up and represent.

-Photo courtesy of the artist.


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