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**Update Jan. 25, 2021** Due to scheduling and continued rehab from shoulder surgery, I am not accepting any new live gigs right now-the only work I will consider is studio work. **

Originally hailing from Philadelphia, PA and Rehoboth Beach, DE, Kim is a multi-instrumentalist playing electric & acoustic guitar as well as fretless & fretted bass. She has performed in a variety of bands in the Philadelphia & Rehoboth areas, and most recently was lead guitarist for The Girlfriends, one of Rehoboth’s premier bands. Currently Kim performs occasionally with The LadsAVL, a local Asheville area group and has also performed with Mr. Jimmy, a renowned Chicago-style bluesman.

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Member since:
Mar 16 2020
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week


Joni Mitchell, Carole King, James Jamerson, Jaco Pastorius, Walter Page, Larry Klein, Pat Metheny, Larry Carlton, Wes Montgomery.

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Ampeg PF500 Portaflex bass rig-head/210 cabinet; various effects pedals. Guitars: (2) Mid 1980's MIJ Squier strat w/Duncan Hot Rails; (2) Ovation acoustics, 1976 Fender fretless P bass, 1990 Ibanez SR800LE fretless conversion, 2014 Squier Vintage Modified fretless Jazz Bass, 1985 Fender MIJ Jazz Bass Special (fretted) and a Dean electric upright bass.



Past Events

LIVE FROM THE LOADING DOCK! The Asheville Guitar Bar presents “The Bandemics” from 6-9pm, on the loading dock of the AGB, located at 122 Riverside Dr in Asheville.

Bring a chair and a friend and come get your socially distant groove on! The show will also be streaming live on the Asheville Guitar Bar Facebook page and at, so if you cannot attend in person, you can still be with us online. Follow or

Drive in, walk up or bike in! The bar is still closed, but the music is free. A tip jar will be available to support the performers and help the bar continue to produce more shows. There will also be a “virtual” tip jar available online. You can support the bar and performers via Venmo: @AshevilleGuitarBar or via PayPal:

The Bandemics were formed from the desire of several local musicians to play and entertain us all in these trying times. We keep music alive to keep hope alive!

The Bandemics feature the musical talents of:
Kim Butler
Mark Goldthwaite
Ron Lapointe
Charles Singletary
Tim Williams

Thank you for your continued support of the Asheville Guitar Bar and live music everywhere!