Sturgill Simpson announces live stream show from the Ryman

Sturgill Simpson released his latest album ‘Sound & Fury’ (along with its accompanying animated film) last year, and was scheduled to shortly go on tour with Tyler Childers to support of it, but that like everything else was cancelled due to the pandemic. Still in a win for the environment, Simpson has announced a livestream performance from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium which will take place tomorrow (June 5th) at 8 PM USA ET.

You can read more about the show, how to watch it and who to donate to in his Instagram post from yesterday:

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I would very much like to offer immense thanks to all my fans for contributing to the DDSS quarantine charity drive. With your unbelievable generosity we raised over $250,000 for Musicares COVID-19 Relief, Equity Alliance Nashville Tornado Relief, and the Special Forces Foundation benefiting severely wounded operators fighting the global war on terrorism and the families of those who did not return. As a show of my appreciation for your efforts I will be performing a one hour live stream concert as promised THIS FRIDAY EVENING JUNE 5TH @ 7pm Central Time live from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Tennessee joined by some very special friends on stage to round out the sound •••Stuart Duncan (fiddle) / Mike Bub (bass) / Sierra Hull (mandolin) / Scott Vestal (banjo) / Mark Howard (guitar) / Miles Miller (the best snare and brushes you ever heard) ——————————————————————— We will be streaming live on the following platforms: -NUGS.TV @nugsnet -TWITCH – handle @sturgillsimpson -YOUTUBE (Sturgill Simpson channel) ——————————————————————— We will also be selling an exclusive show poster and a brand new “Thirsty Sturg” t-shirt at www.sturgillsimpson.com in efforts to raise further funds during the stream. Once again, thank you very much to all who contributed. ✌🏼 Sturgill #sturgillsimpson #surviveandthrive #ddss

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