Ben Sollee is originally from Lexington, KY, but now calls the city of Louisville his home. On September 12, 2018, he performed a small, intimate show in the backyard of BLōFISH Clothing's Market St. location for a group of the brand's friends and family.
The concert was more than just a reason for friends to gather, listen to his unique bluegrass take on the cello, and enjoy some craft beers from West Sixth Brewing, however. A portion of the ticket sales and t-shirts sold that evening, went to benefit BLoFISH's cause of the month, Give an Hour.
According to his website, "Ben's music can be heard in film and on TV. Shows like ABC’s Parenthood and HBO’s Weeds have placed songs. In 2013, Ben was invited by director Mark Steven Johnson to write a song for the film Killing Season starring John Travolta and Robert De Niro. "
To learn more about Ben, visit his site.
If you still would like to help Give an Hour, you can do so by shopping our HERO. collection throughout the month of August.
(We’d like to begin by including a Content Warning for mentions of sexual assault throughout this blog. Take care of yourselves and read with caution, friends.)
It's been a long, stressful, and emotion-filled week. The Kavanaugh hearings have, for many - especially survivors of sexual assault - been emotionally exhausting. The current news cycle is triggering for many survivors. Because of this, RAINN's hotline has been overflowing with calls to a point they can’t keep up, Twitter has been overflowing with both support and contempt for Dr. Ford, and most of our conversations here at BLōFISH have centered around the news cycle and how we can help.
Sarah wanted a career that allowed her to see the world but also let her be a part of something bigger than herself. This led her to the military. She chose this path with a goal to, “become something more.” Along with serving our country, Sarah explained that her reason behind joining the Maven program was “to inspire others to be themselves and not be afraid to show who they are.”