Austin “folk stomp” band Hello Wheels are getting set to release a new album later this year, but in the meantime the band has booked some of their favorite acts as part of a Thursday night residency at the Scoot Inn dubbed “Hot As Folk.”
“We never really had anything that we thought was brilliant, and I think I threw it out as a joke,” says guitarist Peter Shults of the residency name, which follows in the footsteps of Cathy Gutherie and Amy Nelson’s Family Band affiliate Folk Uke and endless other not-quite-appropriate uses of the genre name.
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