Smart bets: The Hummingbirds

Rachel Lynn and S.G. Wood (known together as The Hummingbirds) recently posted several online video diaries from the road — Highway 61 in one case. Trees zoom by as Wood recites lyrics from Bob Dylan’s “Highway 61 Revisited,” a vintage-looking bottled beverage in hand. And videoing from the passenger seat, Lynn reviews the tour’s culinary excursions, including a pimento cheese overdose. This behind-the-scenes glimpse has nothing to do with the rootsy duo’s music on the surface, but it does convey the fun, if slightly off-kilter, spirit that comes through when The Hummingbirds perform. That’s especially true of the back-and-forth banter in the 2015 release 13 Days, which takes a comical look at the many relationship pitfalls that can come up in under two weeks’ time. The Hummingbirds bring their twangy tales to 185 King Street in Brevard on Friday, July 8, at 8 p.m. $10/$5 for members. 185kingst.com. Photo courtesy of the artists

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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