The grandson of Hank Williams and the son of Hank Jr. falls in line with the other country artists covered in Saving Country Music “10 Badass Moments” series by being a rough and tumble character both on and off the stage, but also in showing great character by giving back and using his famous name for good. Here’s 10 Badass Moments from Shelton Hank Williams III, or Hank3.
Homes for Our Troops
Hank Williams III is known best for keeping the family traditions alive while forging new ones with his rebel ways. In what has become a tradition over the last few Hank III tours, one of the tour’s whistle stops will be for charity. The benefactor this time will be Happy Tails Humane, a charity Hank III has helped out before…
I always knew that at some point a Hank III show would get so out of hand that they’d have to call in the big guns to restore order. But fortunately when military might showed up to his concert at the Meridian in Houston on 3/13/10, it was to honor Hank for honoring the troops, […]
On the 23rd Hank Williams III finished up his latest Midwest tour with class, making a $5,000 donation to Homes For Our Troops at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville. In a ceremony during the concert, Hank III was presented with a flag that was flown in Iraq by a special ops unit in Hank III’s […]