The Texas Blues guitarist has been playing professionally since the 1980s and has performed with a variety of Blues legends that include George Thorogood, Johnny Winter, AC/DC, Buddy Whittington, Billy F. Gibbons, Joe Bonamassa, Elvin Bishop, and Buddy Guy along with many other notable musicians. He resides in Dallas, Texas and plays locally in and around Texas’ major cities, especially Dallas/Fort Worth with his own band, “Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat”, in addition to the remainder of the United States and Canada. He and his band have also gained a large following in Europe, particularly in the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, England and Ireland.
The current Monkey Beat lineup includes: Shawn Phares on keyboards/accordion (joined in 2000); Christopher Alexander on bass (joined in 2014); and Beau Chadwell on drums/percussion (joined in 2011). Former members include Jimmy Morgan & Paul Hollis (both on drums) and also Carlton Powell on bass guitar/vocals (co-founding member).
Since 1999, Suhler has been the rhythm/lead guitarist for George Thorogood & The Destroyers on all the band’s releases & tours.
|March 26, 2015||Jim Suhler & Gus Samuelson||Frisco, Texas ( USA ) Espirit||Espirit||free|
|April 2, 2015||Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat||Grapevine, Texas ( USA ) Tolbert's Restaurant||Tolbert's Restaurant||free|
|April 3, 2015||Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat||Dallas, Texas ( USA ) Deep Ellum Arts Festival||Deep Ellum Arts Festival||free|
|April 17, 2015||Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat||Houston, Texas ( USA ) Shakespeare Pub||Shakespeare Pub|
|April 18, 2015||Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat||Houston, Texas ( USA ) Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club||Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club|
|May 21, 2015||Jim Suhler & Alan Haynes||Grapevine, Texas Tolbert’s Restaurant||Tolbert’s Restaurant||free|
|May 22, 2015||Jim Suhler & Alan Haynes||Dallas, Texas Babb Brothers BBQ & Blues||Babb Brothers BBQ & Blues||free|