Deacon is talking to his sponsor Coleman when he gets a call from Bucky, asking if he’d be willing to join Rayna at the fundraiser. Deacon supports Coleman, but he agrees to do the gig for Rayna. Later, when Rayna tells Bucky that they have to find a guitarist, Bucky reveals that he already spoke to Deacon and that he’s willing to do join her.
At the publishing house, Jeanne gives Scarlett and Gunnar a tour of where they will be writing together. Gunnar flirts with Hayley, Jeanne’s assistant, in the kitchen after mistakenly grabbing her yogurt.
Glenn breaks the news to Juliette that she’s lost her spot presenting at the Country Music Awards. Realizing the gravity of the situation, Juliette agrees to do the GMA interview.
At dinner with Jeanne and Hayley, Scarlett and Gunnar talk about how they got started writing. Scarlett makes it a point to mention Avery’s talent and his band but he’s uncomfortable with the attention. Avery decides to walk home after telling Scarlett he doesn’t need or want her help. He wants his music to speak for itself.
At the country club, Rayna runs into Peggy, an old co-worker of Teddy’s. Rayna thinks Peggy has eyes for Teddy but he reassures her that isn’t the case.