“What’s our name?!” THE SUFFERS. “Where are we from?” HOUSTON.
It’s a shout-out that lead singer Kam Franklin repeats all through their show, to make sure we know what is going down on stage.
This band’s love for their hometown definitely took on a sense of poignancy given the destruction of Hurricane Harvey last week. Kam spoke on Twitter about how hard it can be to evacuate and her personal experiences from Hurricane Rita.
When The Suffers played here in Denver at Levitt Pavilion, Harvey was nowhere on the horizon and the night was all about fun. They were great the last time I saw them, even more so this summer. If you have never seen this band live, it’s definitely hard to stay in your seats – or on the grass, in the case at Levitt.
Denver band (and close friends) Other Black opened the show with their unique blend of R&B, funk, rock, jazz and whatever else Wes Watkins feels like putting into the mix for the night.
The show was one of Levitt Denver’s free concert series, which continue till the end of September. The Suffers are on the move all over the country till the end of the year – so be sure to go see them, and give them a big hug from us.
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