Houston soul act The Suffers playing free ‘Soul Clap’ in Madison Sq. Park tonight, touring this fall (dates)
Tonight's edition (7/29) of Madison Square Park's free Oval Law Series is a special edition of Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap & Dance Off featuring a live performance by Houston soul act The Suffers and tonight's dance-off guest selector is Randy Jones (aka The Cowboy from The Village People). That is free and starts at 6 PM. Flyer is below.
The Suffers, who released the Make Some Room EP back in January, will be back in NYC in September, playing Mercury Lounge on 9/25 and Rough Trade on 9/26. Tickets for both those are currently on AmEx presale with the general on-sale starting Friday (7/31) at noon. All dates are listed, along with a stream of the EP and video of their appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman, below.
In related news, Madison Square Park has just announced another free music series, called The Studio Series, that will happen on Saturday this fall at the South end of the park (near Shake Shack). The lineup features a mix of blues, soul and folk and you can check out schedule and artists playing, below.
The Suffers - 2015 Tour Dates
Jul 29 Madison Square Park New York, NY
Jul 30 Hammer Museum Los Angeles, CA
Aug 01 Guitarfish Music Festival Norden, CA
Aug 02 Mammoth Festival Of Beers & Bluesapalooza Mammoth, CA
Aug 04 Slim's San Francisco, CA
Aug 05 The Roxy Los Angeles, CA
Aug 06 Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
Aug 08 Snowbird Cool Air Concert Series Snowbird, UT
Aug 09 SNOWBASIN Huntsville, UT
Aug 13 Shady Grove Austin, TX
Aug 14 Chautauqua Amphitheater Chautauqua, NY
Aug 22 House of Blues Houston, TX
Aug 22 House of Blues Houston Houston, TX
Aug 27 Stickyz Little Rock, AR
Aug 28 Rose Music Hall Columbia, MO
Aug 29 River Roots Live Davenport, IA
Sep 05 Utopiafest Vanderpool, TX
Sep 06 Echale Block Party San Antonio, TX
Sep 12 Tour De Fat Denver, CO
Sep 13 LouFest St Louis, MO
Sep 15 Americana Music Fest Nashville, TN
Sep 18 Downtown After 5 Asheville, NC
Sep 19 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Bristol, TN
Sep 22 Great Scott Boston, MA
Sep 24 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA
Sep 25 Mercury Lounge New York, NY
Sep 26 Landmark Music Festival Washington, DC
Sep 26 Rough Trade New York, NY
Oct 02 Austin City Limits Music Festival Austin, TX
Oct 10 U.S. National Whitewater Center Charlotte, NC
Oct 15 SPACE Evanston, IL
Oct 27 Kentucky Ale Stage Lexington, KY
Oct 31 CITY PARK New Orleans, LA
Dec 31 House of Blues Houston, TX
Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series 2015 Lineup
September 12 -- the Campbell Brothers & Luther Dickinson.
September 19 -- Kristin Diable performs with Time and Luck.
October 3 -- Ellis Paul with Freddy and Francine
October 10 -- Heritage Blues Orchestra and The Trishas.