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
Thanks for reading through to the end…
We share your inclination to get the whole story. For the past 25 years, Xpress has been committed to in-depth, balanced reporting about the greater Asheville area. We want everyone to have access to our stories. That’s a big part of why we've never charged for the paper or put up a paywall.
We’re pretty sure that you know journalism faces big challenges these days. Advertising no longer pays the whole cost. Media outlets around the country are asking their readers to chip in. Xpress needs help, too. We hope you’ll consider signing up to be a member of Xpress. For as little as $5 a month — the cost of a craft beer or kombucha — you can help keep local journalism strong. It only takes a moment.
Before you comment
The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.