Houston-based Gulf Coast Soul band The Suffers won nine Houston Press Music Awards in three years before ever releasing an album. This week, the ten-piece ensemble finally put out an EP, and they’ll celebrate its release with two shows in Austin on Friday.
First, powerhouse vocalist Kam Franklin and her instrumental counterparts will play a free show and signing at Waterloo Records (600A N. Lamar) with refreshments provided by Shiner. The performance begins at 5 p.m.
Later in the evening, the group takes the stage at Empire Control Room & Garage during their ‘Make Some Room’ EP Release show with ishi (Dallas) and Keeper (Austin). The show begins at 8 p.m. Presale tickets are $10.