January 2, 2016
Country Rocker Gig Michaels fights for life in North Carolina Hospital
Gig Michaels, the larger than life lead singer of the country rock band Swamp da Wamp is currently in ICU in a North Carolina Hospital battling pneumonia.
His family would like to request privacy at this time while they deal with this medical crisis. They have agreed to provide updates to Swamp da Wamp’s publicist, ITS Promotions, so Gig’s friends and fans can be informed. Prayers are being requested by his band mates, family and friends for a full recovery.
Swamp da Wamp recently released their CD, “That Easy,” and Michaels had been heavily promoting the CD until his illness.
Their latest single, “My Drinking Song,” and other selections from their catalogue are getting play on both “local” and internet stations in the U.S., Italy, Switzerland, France, the UK, Germany, and Poland. The music video for “My Drinking Song” is shown on Music Mix USA. Music Mix USA is seen weekly in 126 million plus households in over 150 Markets on CBS, NBC, Fox, AMG, TUFFTV, AMGTV and MyFamilyTV affiliates around the USA.
Swamp da Wamp has Facebook pages in the U.S., Italy, Finland, India, the Netherlands, Russia, Brazil, France and the UK which is a testament to their burgeoning international popularity. Swamp da Wamp’s current music catalogue can be heard on over 65,000 Touch Tunes jukeboxes across the U.S. Several songs have been licensed for use in video games by the gaming giant Xbox.
Swamp da Wamp members are passionate about our nation’s Veterans and they’re ardent supporters of Native American Heritage Association (NAHA). They are honored to have performed on all three of NAHA’s famous “Rock Legends” cruises alongside legendary acts such as ZZ Top, Foreigner, Alice Cooper, Molly Hatchet, Marshall Tucker Band, Pat Travers Band, Artimus Pyle Band, The New Lords, etc.
The band is committed to promoting the anti-bullying movement, working closely with international organization Stopbully.com. Just recently Stopbully.com has adopted Swamp’s “I Am” as their anthem.
For more on Michaels and his band and to follow his currently medical journey, go to their website and like them on Facebook to be updated.
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