After Gunnar drops off Scarlett at Deacon’s hotel, he heads to the outskirts of Austin. That’s where his older brother, Jason, is being released from prison. The guy was serving eight years for armed robbery. Jason grabs Gunnar’s guitar after they check into a motel. The two of them reminisce by singing the somewhat fitting “I’m a Lonesome Fugitive.” It doesn’t take long for Jason to fall back into his criminal ways. He gives Gunnar a hug goodbye saying he’s thankful his little brother didn’t turn out like him.
The Revel Kings’ lead guy, Cy, is a little threatened by Deacon. That’s why he sets his sights on Scarlett when she shows up backstage. Cy tries to have his way with her in a back room, but Scarlett knees him in the groin. Deacon pushes his way past the security guard to put even more of a beating on Cy. It’s an ugly scene that ends with Deacon quitting the band. As for Scarlett, she lets Gunnar know that he can tell her all about his family if he ever wants to talk.
Rayna tries to give some constructive criticism to her second new guitar player. Her message is not well-received. The guy quits the band claiming she’s impossible to please. Rayna convinces Liam to pinch hit for a few shows. She sweetens the deal by buying him some cowboy boots for his big opening night. Liam makes his presence felt immediately when he boots Juliette off the stage so Rayna can do her sound check. He’s not going to wear the cowboy boots though because he’s not Deacon. He also lets Rayna know that he knows she’s a little scared about doing things differently after all these years.