NEWS PLUS TOUR DATES!
Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat dates!
Jim Suhler has completed and mixed a new cd to be released on Underworld Records in February 2014.
Special musical guests include Kim Wilson of the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Asleep At The Wheel's Ray Benson, Carolyn Wonderland and Jason Elmore.
More details coming soon.
Friday, November 22- Allgood Cafe Dallas, TX (acoustic duet with Jason Elmore) www.allgoodcafe.com
Friday, December 27 - Sons Of Hermann Hall Dallas, TX (Jim's birthday celebration with Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat PLUS Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch!) www.sonsofhermannhall.com
Monday, December 30 - Tolbert's Grapevine, TX
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - Keys Lounge Fort Worth, TX
Saturday, February 8 - Babb Brothers BBQ Dallas, TX
Saturday, February 15, 2014 - The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club Houston, TX (CD RELEASE PARTY)
Friday, February 21 - J&J Blues Bar Fort Worth, TX
Saturday, February 22 - Theatre 166 Carrollton, TX (CD RELEASE PARTY!)
Wednesday, March 5 - House of Blues Houston , TX (opening for George Thorogood & the Destroyers)
Thursday, March 6 - House of Blues Dallas, TX (opening for George Thorogood & the Destroyers)
Friday, March 7 - First Council Casino Newkirk, OK (opening for George Thorogood & the Destroyers)
Friday, March 28 - Iron Horse Pub Wichita Falls, TX
Saturday, March 29 - Oklahoma City Limits Oklahoma City, OK okclimits.com
Thursday, April 3 - Slippery Noodle Indianapolis, IN
Friday, April 4 - Callahan's Auburn Hills, MI
Monday, April 7 - Alamo Springfield, IL
Saturday, April 12 - Buddy Guy's Legends Chicago, IL
Wednesday,April 23 - Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE
Thursday, April 24 - 21st Saloon Omaha, NE
Friday, April 25 - Vanguard Sioux City, IA
Saturday, April 26 - Knucklehead's Kansas City, MO
See www.pollstar.com or www.gthorogood.com for details.
DALLAS, TX - Blasting out Texas blues/rock for over seventeen years, Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat announce the February 17, 2009, release of the band's new cd, 'TIJUANA BIBLE', which will be released in the U.S. on Underworld Records, distributed nationally by Burnside Distribution. Produced by Jim Suhler and Tom Hambridge, 'TIJUANA BIBLE' is powered by thirteen original songs, plus unique takes on Elvin Biahop's "Drunken Hearted Boy" (with Bishop as a special guest on slide guitar), Rory Gallagher's "I Could've Had Religion" and AC/DC's "Up To My Neck in You". Additional special guests include Joe Bonamassa on lead guitar ("Deep Water Lullaby") and Jimmy Hall (Wet Willie) on backing vocals (Po' Lightnin').
"TIJUANA BIBLE' was recorded at Ocean Way Studios and 1808 Studios in Nasville, as well as Audio Dallas in Garland , Texas. The album takes it's title from the notorious "Tijuana Bible", an old time pornographic comic book, typically "starring" famous politicians, film stars and sports heroes of the day. "No one is really sure where they originated, but Tijuana, with it's creative approach to all things entertaining, is certainly a good place to guess", says Jim Suhler.
Along with Suhler on guitar and lead vocals, the band includes bassist Calrton Powell, keyboardist Shawn Phares and drummer Jimmy Morgan. Together, they've ben terrorizing clubs, theaters and festivals alike with their flamethrower brand of blues/rock. with a major side order of the Texas border mythology added to keep it spicy.
The same take-no-prisoners attitude has prevailed in Jim Suhler's playing as a guitarist with George Thorogood and the Destroyers, with whom he's recorded, toured and written songs for over nine years. Suhler has often been included in many of the "Top Ten Guitarists" lists featured in several music publications.
Several of the songs on "TIJUANA BIBLE" are also featured on the 2008 DVD release "REAL TIME: LIVE IN TEXAS", recorded at Dallas' Granada Theater, which also includes bonus tracks filmed at the Kwadendamme Blues Festival in the Netherlands and in the historic Deep Ellum section of Dallas.
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The brand new Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat DVD, "REAL TIME: LIVE IN TEXAS", will be available for sale at JS&MB gigs effective immediately.
The DVD was recorded live at Dallas' Granada Theater last year, and also features bonus footage from our performance at the 2007 Kwadendamme Blues Festival in the Netherlands, plus additional performance footage and surprise guests.