The Suffers are a ten-piece band from Houston, TX who are redefining the sound of Gulf Coast Soul while intertwining elements of Classic American Soul with Rock & Roll. Both sonically and visually arresting, the large ensemble packs each position of the rhythm section and horn section with a level of talent and taste that provides the perfect foundation for singer Kam Franklin's massive voice.
SHAPING HOUSTON: DON VAUGHN
DRUMMER & NEUROSCIENTIST
DJ/Drummer combo, Don Vaughn went from playing gigs with his band in high school to headlining a SXSW showcase and touring with Blu Cantrell, seemingly overnight. Combining his passion for both music and neuroscience, Don sets the stage to be more than just another DJ.
Amir Taghi, 18, was raised in Houston, Texas, and grew up influenced by the grace and charm of southern women around him juxtaposed with the opulence of the Persian culture. From an early age, he was surrounded by high fashion. Taghi developed his sense of style while working at his Grandfather’s boutique.