Houston’s award-winning 8-piece ensemble The Suffers, have announced their sophomore full-length album, Everything Here, which is set to release on July 13, 2018. Co-produced by The Suffers, Zeke Listenbee, and John Allen Stephens, the album includes special guests such as Bun B and Paul Wall, along with a duet featuring Lyle Divinsky (The Motet), and additional vocal production from Lili K (Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa). Alongside this exciting announcement, The Suffers have teamed up with Okayplayer to exclusively premiere ” Do Whatever“, the newest single off of their forthcoming album! Check it out here: https://goo.gl/38oRYR.
Surrounding the release of Everything Here, The Suffers will embark on a full North American Tour, hitting Sasquatch! Music Festival, Treefort Music Fest, Leaf Festival, Friendly Gathering, Levitate Festival and more along the way.
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, while frontwoman Kam Franklin topped off the group with soaring vocals.
The last two years have brought the band to new heights, as they played 300+ shows across North America, Europe, South America, Japan and Australia, visited NPR in Washington, DC for a Tiny Desk Concert, made their national television debut on Late Show With David Letterman, and released their highly anticipated self-titled album alongside performances on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel Live!
In a short time, the band has progressed from packing Houston venues to accepting invitations for featured performances at Hangout Music Festival, Forecastle Festival, Electric Forest Festival, Afropunk, Pemberton Music Festival, Austin City Limits, Newport Folk Festival, High Water Festival, XPoNential Festival, High Sierra Music 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 23 Houston Press Music Awards in the last four years. For further information on The Suffers, please visit: www.thesuffers.com
Mar 24 – Steamboat Springs, CO @ Bud Light Rocks The Boat
Mar 25 – Denver, CO @ Globe Hall
Apr 18 – Vienna, VA @ The Barns At Wolf Trap
Apr 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live Downstairs
Apr 20 – Asbury Park, NJ @ House Of Independents
Apr 21 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
Apr 22 – Houston, TX @ Great Texas BBQ Festival
Apr 26 – Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall
Apr 27 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground – Showroom Lounge
Apr 28 – Montreal, QC @ La Vitrola
Apr 29 – Toronto, ON @ The Horseshoe Tavern
May 1 – Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark
May 3 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern
May 4 – Davenport, IA @ The Stardust
May 5 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
May 8 – Kansas City, MO @ Recordbar
May 10 – St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill Duck Room
May 11 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East
May 12 – Black Mountain, NC @ Leaf Festival
May 25 – Quincy, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
Jun 23 – Cornville, AZ @ Tilted Earth Festival
Jun 30 – Waitsfield, VT @ Friendly Gathering
Jul 7 – Marshfield, MA @ Levitate Festival
Jul 19 – Scranton, PA @ The Peach Music Festival
Aug 25 – Arrington, VA @ Lockn’ Festival