The members of local country grass duo Redkeg Husky (Tim McWilliams and Son the Bassman) wear Wrangler jeans and eat peanut butter burritos. They also spend a lot of time on the road, as evidenced by both their list of upcoming show dates (at points all across the southeast) and their most recent video, “Hell is a Gas Station Bathroom.”
The song, an ambling old-school country-style anti-ode to the road, is part tongue-in-cheek, part doggedly weary. It’s also a compelling piece of Americana, from small towns to the characters who people the pit stops. Plus, the scenery includes familiar views from Asheville to Charleston, S.C.
Redly Husky performs at The Town Pump in Black Mountain on Sunday, April 23; and at The Grey Eagle (opening for Chris Jamison’s Ghost) on Wednesday, April 26.
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.