Gigi Scott and Trouble town is currently from Birmingham Alabama. Our last album “Wampus Cat” was recorded at FAME in Muscle Shoals, where we have strong connections and good friends. Our album is currently being released for national radio play. We already have regular rotations on many indie radio stations around the country.
The band is : Gigi Scott : lead singer, songwriter and rhythm guitar. Ben Trexel: producer, arranger, lead guitar, back-up vocals. Eric Onimus is on bass. Leif Bondarenko is on drums. Also part-time members include Ken Talley (keyboards) and Jeff Lopez. (They don’t always play gigs with GSTT: it depends on the gig.) They did play on the recordings.
Gigi Scott and Trouble Town formed in 2013 with our first gig as GSTT at Bottletree. Recently we have played the Irondale Festival and Trucks by the Tracks. While in Haley Bopp, we played numerous festivals: City Stages, Bay Fest (Mobile), The Pelham Amphitheater Scheaffer Eye Crawfish Boil, etc. Haley Bopp played with The Indigo Girls, Widespread Panic and Barenaked Ladies. GSTT has played bar gigs (last few years) with Alabama Shakes, Banditos and Lydia Loveless.
Gigi has been in past local bands: Haley Bopp, The Gargoyles, Dragonflies
Ben has been in past local band: Live Wire, Tamburlaine, Haley Bopp
Eric has been in past local bands: India Ramey band, 1.07 band, Sugar La Las, Haley Bopp
Leif has been in past local bands: The Taylor Hicks band, Topper Price band, Rolling in the Hay, The Sugar La Las and Haley Bopp
Gigi is the song writer. The band and she are represented by BMI and on GSEA (Entertainment Company, LLC).