Give Me Back My Wig Band
Give Me Back My Wig is an American rock blues band known by their fans as The Wig Band. Their music is influenced by blues musicians like John Lee Hooker and Bonnie Raitt, early 80's bands like INXS, and rock bands like The Rolling Stones. The soulful-hued voice of Gail Stewart ("Lil G") who grew up on the early northern California rock scene. She shares the spot light with legendary monster guitarist Paul Alvarado and a energetic talented rhythm section of bassist Colin McNeely and drummer Glen Maiden. Together they write and play raw, sincere rock n' roll favoring the rough honesty of their blues artist heroes.
The Wig Band started over a decade ago in Los Angeles, hanging up some old mics and recording equipement it was later reformed in San Diego as the band appeares today. Their energetic live performances have garnered an enthusiastic following. In addition to their devoted fan base, over the past decade Give Me Back My Wig has played concert halls and festivals opening for artist as diverse as Stevie Wonder, Teena Marie, Dave Mason, John Mayall, Robin Trower, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Rod Piazza, Rick Derringer, Edger Winter, Robben Ford, Steven Seagal, Teddy Lee Hocker, Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes, Leon Russell, Chicago Blues Reunion, Billy Vera And The Beaters, Tommy Castro, Debbie Davis, Rick Estrin, Kenny Neal, Candye Kane, Savoy Brown and the list continues to grow each year. The band has completed their first full-length album is set for an 2016 release.