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BLUES AGAINST HUNGER BLUESATHON TO PROVIDE BLUES RELIEF AND SUPPORT



A celebration of blues and the resilience and strength of the blues world during this pandemic

Blues Against Hunger Society (BAHS) announced today BAHS EASTER SUNDAY BLUESATHON, a music event to provide entertainment relief and support for the BAHS mission to end hunger with blues music. The event will bring together blues artists and fans worldwide to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to celebrate the resilience and strength of the world during this pandemic. Hosted by Sixx Pack, co-founder of BAHS, the event will feature live performances, interviews, exclusive music videos, COVID-19 updates from blues artists around the world from their own homes, filmed with their personal cell phones, cameras, and audio equipment, to ensure the health and safety of all involved.

In addition to featuring music, the 8 hour-long event will include interviews from guests around the world including blues artist the Queen of Steam Michele Lundeen of San Diego, Bill "Sauce Boss" Wharton from Orlando, Mexican blues legend José Cruz Camargo Zurita of Real de Catorce from Mexico City, Mexican guitarist Miguel Korsa of Mexico City, Rip Cat recording artist Lisa Cee from New Orleans, recording artist Chickenbone Slim of San Diego, recording artist Black Market III of San Diego, Bobby Tee from San Felipe Mexico, Soy Lola from Tijuana, YouTube stars Chillbillies sisters from Louisiana, educator and recording artist Karen Gallinger of California, international recording artists Rio Samaya Band of Vancouver, Canada, Mystic Daze from Vista, author and musicians Tom Chapin in New York, Andre Brodzki co-owner of Dixiefrog Record in Paris, Preaching to the Choir live in Oceanside, and swingin' guitar legend and Fabulous Thunderbirds guitarist Kid Ramos in Los Angeles.

BAHS BLUESATHON will allow BAHS to continue its mission to end hunger and support the blues. The Easter broadcast will also be a kickoff for BAHS TV, a 24/7 blues music channel simulcast across all social media destinations. “We will continue our mission and use the available technology to reach further, and share our mission further”, says co-founder Rachel “Sweet” Pack. The channel will feature signed and independent blues artists' music and videos, with regular live shows, live performances, and music segments based on genre or geographical location. “We are going to seek out independent blues artists, and labels in the hopes of providing another outlet for us all - to hear great blues and help our neighbors”, Sweet continues.

The concert will air LIVE – Sunday, April 12, from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM PT on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitch – and on www.bahsociety.com/tv. The benefit special will be broadcast commercial-free. The event also will encourage viewers to support the BAHS mission of ending hunger and supporting the blues.

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About Blues Against Hunger Society, Inc. (BAHS)
Blues Against Hunger Society, Inc. (BAHS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to producing live blues music events that promote the collection and distribution of non-perishable food to the hungry while supporting, promoting and preserving the blues in the communities we serve.

CONTACT: Rachel Pack
bluesagainsthunger@gmail.com
686-230-9933 in Mexico * 480-409-0686 in USA


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