Houston’s award-winning 10-piece ensemble, The Suffers, will be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, March 10th! The band officially released their debut self-titled album on February 12th, which is now available on iTunes, Amazon & Spotify. Leading up to the release, The Suffers performed “Peanuts”, “Midtown” and “Make Some Room” on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
Last year brought the band to new heights, as they played 150+ shows across North America, visited NPR in Washington, DC for a Tiny Desk Concert, and made their national television debut on Late Show With David Letterman.
Established in 2011, The Suffers’ lineup was curated by bassist Adam Castaneda and vocalist/keyboardist Pat Kelly, who brought on trumpet player Jon Durbin, trombonist Michael Razo,guitarist Kevin Bernier, percussionist Jose “Chapy” Luna, and drummer/vocalist Nick Zamora. Jazz saxophonist Cory Wilson and guitarist/vocalist Alex Zamora filled out the rhythm section, while frontwoman Kam Franklin topped off the group with soaring vocals.
In a short time, the band has progressed from packing Houston venues to accepting invitations for featured performances at Hangout Music Festival, Pemberton Music Festival, Austin City Limits, Newport Folk Festival, Landmark Music Festival, Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, LouFest, AmericanaFest, UTOPiAfest, SXSW, Free Press Summer Festival, Untapped Festival, CMJ Music Marathon, and more. The Suffers have remained a local favorite, accepting 20 Houston Press Music Awards in the last three years.
The Suffers have officially released their self-titled album on February 12, 2016. The Suffers’ album is now available on iTunes, Amazon & Spotify. For further information on The Suffers, please visit: www.thesuffers.com.
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3/2 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom**
3/3 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theater**
3/6 – Houston, TX @ BBVA Compass Stadium (Dynamo Home Opener)
3/10 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue**
3/11 – Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre**
3/14 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues**
3/15 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall**
3/16 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Theatre**
3/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore**
3/19 – Richmond, VA @ The National**
3/21 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club**
3/23 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues**
3/24 – New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall
3/25 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre**
3/26 – Portland, ME @ The State Theatre**
4/1 – Savannah, GA @ Savannah Music Festival
4/3 – McMinnville, TN @ Bluegrass Underground Season VI PBS Taping
4/15 – Driftwood, TX @ Old Settler’s Music Festival
4/16 – Houston, TX @ Downtown District’s Art Blocks
4/22 – Dallas, TX @ The Kessler
4/28 – New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
5/27-5/29 – Napa, CA @ BottleRock
6/23-6/26 – Rothbury, MI @ Electric Forest
7/8-7/10 – Greenfield, MA @ Green River Festival
7/15-7/17 – Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
7/22-7/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ XPoNential Music Festival
8/13 – Mont-Tremblant QC – Wanderlust Festival