The Big Jim Kohler Band ~ Circa 2018 – Current

Nearly 30 years into a playing career, Big Jim Kohler manages to keep it fresh every time he makes his way to the stage. He started cutting chords in clubs on Long Island and in New York City, before long he was playing festivals and alongside heroes and friends. With many stories to share and…

Big Jim Keepin’ Busy with the Blues

On The Scene with Tracey Stones   Big Jim Jams a Trio of Gigs this Week Big Jim Kohler was busy with jams and jives this week. Our local bluesman was found around town with his guitar in hand three times last week.   Blues at the Brown Pelican   While I am busy teaching…

Big Jim and the Week Ahead

Monday, February 4: The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St.,  7-9 pm Friends welcome to jam with Jim! Wednesday, February 6: City Stage, 901 B Pollock St. 7-9 pm. Friends are welcome to jam with Jim! Friday, February 8: New Bern ARTWalk @ The Black Cat Shoppe, 246 Middle St. 5-8 pm!

This Week In Big Jim News

♥  ♥  ♥  ♥ Big Jim Kohler Heads to the Coast The Big Jim Kohler Band brought their blues to the Crystal Coast on Saturday nights for a performance at Cru Bar and Wine Store in Beaufort, NC. The five-piece band from the New Bern scene played to a full house of blues lovers. When I read the promo for the band event made public by the venue, they deemed Kohler’s wife, Kathy as “The Secret Weapon!” When I read that I thought, “Well…