The Suffers, 'Gwan' (Live) Watch the 10-piece "Gulf Coast soul" band explode with energy behind singer Kam Franklin.

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In 2012, the musicians who formed The Suffers started jamming on ska tunes — the name comes from the 1978 reggae film Rockers/ital — and evolved into the tight, inventive "Gulf Coast soul" band it is today. Kam Franklin is a ball of energy out front, but she's only part of why so many are shouting The Suffers' praises these days. Come join the chorus.

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