Sunday, January 3, 2016

Update: Prayers for Gig Michaels of Swamp da Wamp

Gig Michaels 
Just one day before his birthday, Gig Michaels continues to fight for his life in ICU in a North Carolina hospital.  His family and his tour manager are with him.  Please continue to lift him up in prayer.  If you feel like you need to be doing something more for him, please feel free to order CD's (there are 6 of them to choose from,) download them at CD BABY,  iTunes or Amazon, order merchandise and share, share, share his music.  Listen to what he says at the beginning of this song in this music video.  He is such a great guy. 

His family would like to request privacy at this time while they deal with this medical crisis but they have agreed to give regular updates so the 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.

Swamp da Wamp has spent 10 weeks on the XM Country charters with their song “Miss Becky.”  Their 2011 release Short Stories from a Long Road features musicians from legendary bands such as Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Black Crowes. Swamp da Wamp won the prestigious title “Best Rock Band 2013” at the famed Carolina Music Awards.
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 PolandThe 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 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 have performed on all three of NAHA’s famous “Rock Legends” cruises alongside ZZ Top, Foreigner, Alice Cooper, etc.
The band is committed to promoting the anti-bullying movement, working closely with international organization Just recently 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.