Music

John Allen Stephens Trades the Studio for Stage

With producer credits for The Suffers, The Tontons, and even J Balvin, the local artist recently dropped an album of his own. There was much to discuss.

11/06/2018 By Madonna Matta

Album Review

Everything Here Has a Little Bit of, Uh, Everything

The new album from The Suffers further expands their already all-encompassing sound.

07/13/2018 By Cory Garcia

Summer Bucket List

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 13–15

Insta-worthy pool days, brand-new Houston music, piano virtuosos, and more.

07/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Music

The World Wakes Up to The Suffers

Back with a new album, the first local band to gain a significant national profile in a generation performs at the Heights Theater this month.

06/22/2018 By Chris Gray

The Best Fests

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 18–20

Mariachi, BBQ, the return of Love Street, and more.

05/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Q&A

Kam Franklin Is Not Afraid to Wear Yellow (or Anything Else)

The Suffers lead singer on her style obsessions, breaking the rules and feeling confident at any size.

06/07/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Events

Weeknight Pick-Me-Ups: Concerts, Plays and Art Shows

Coffee can only do so much to turn your day around.

04/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

The Look

Houston Style Setter: Nick Zamora

The Suffers' drummer on how to pack for a road trip and why drummers always wear denim.

03/07/2016 By Jamie Smith

Reppin' H-Town

Modcloth Celebrates a Houston Singer with Her Own Dress

Who is inspiring fashion looks with her playful frocks? Bam, it's Kam.

01/18/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in Houston

From family fun to fashionable fetes, the city is offering plenty of festive options to send off 2015 in style.

12/24/2015 By Sara Samora

Q&A

A Good Year of Suffer–ing

Houston's favorite soul band, The Suffers, closes out its best year on a high note at House of Blues.

12/21/2015 By Nick Esquer

Free Press Summer Fest

FPSF Brought the Heat to Houston Stages

Hometown love made this year's FPSF the best yet.

06/09/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Free Press Summer Fest

A Hot and Sweaty Chat with The Suffers

Houston's beloved soul band talks hometown love and life on the road.

06/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Perfect Party

May’s Perfect Party

This month, there’s no question about whom we’re seating at the head of the table.

05/03/2015 Photography by Catherine Matusow

Stage Style

What The Suffers' Kam Franklin Wore on Letterman

A vibrant dress that references Texas wildflowers and James Brown, of course.

04/01/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

news

BuzzFeed Names The Suffers and Robert Ellis Top Artists To Watch in 2015

More well-deserved kudos for two bands with Houston roots

01/12/2015 By Michael Hardy

Concert

Recover from the Holidays at Warehouse Live

Jam-packed show features Los Skarnales, the Tontons, the Suffers, and Fat Tony

12/27/2013 By Dean Davis