It's really simple. All you have to do is head over to the LeftLion Facebook page at 8pm each evening. We've lined up a steady stream of the best singer-songwriters, comedians, poets, artists and performers who have appeared in our pages to entertain you and keep your spirits up.
You can interact with the artists and send them some nice comments while they're playing (please bring positivity) and they might answer back. This entertainment is completely free and everyone involved is working and performing for free to help keep your spirits up. However, if you enjoy what you're watching we'd encourage you to either:
If you miss the live broadcasts, you will be able to catch-up on the performances on our Facebook page afterwards (technology permitting), but you will not be able to interact.
Raphael Achache of Unknown Era began our Sofa Sessions on Mon 23 March - watch the video here
Want to get involved and entertain?
Are you a performer? Do you fancy trying to entertain our Facebook audience (22k followers) for 30minutes or so - all from the comfort of your own home? The kind of things we are currently looking for are:
Please note: We usually love bands and collaborative performances. But we are only currently asking for solo artists or possibly couples / trios of people who are already self-isolating together. We don’t want to encourage anyone to unnecessarily socialise right now when the Government is asking us all not to for really important health reasons.
To be considered to do this you need to have these basic things to use at home:
If you've read all that and you're keen to get a slot on our channel, please fill out the LeftLion Sofa Sessions Form and one of our team will get back to you.
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