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The Suffers: 2017 Artist Profile

The Suffers are scheduled to perform Saturday on the Main Stage from 5:50 until 7:00.

Kim Franklin, lead singer of The Suffers The Suffers, the Houston band known for their unique, self-coined musical style “Gulf Coast Soul,” will play selections from their 2016 self-titled album at their Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival debut. In 2016, the band performed for NPR’s Tiny Desk, Newport Folk Fest Festival, Austin City Limits Festival, and The Late Show. NPR has described their blending of rock & roll, country, Latin and Southern hip-hop music as “a perfect mix of power and delicacy.” Their 10-musician ensemble is led by singer Kim Franklin, whose warm and powerful voice was compared to Chaka Khan’s by the New York Times writer Andy Langer.

You may also want to check out the entire 2017 Lineup!

Photo provided by The Suffers’ website.

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