And while fans can expect the hit list, such as "Your Cheating Heart," "I Saw the Light" and "Lovesick Blues," Lilly and McNurlin like to mine deep into the Williams' song list - and add a few non-Williams tunes.
"Rob and I are both songwriters, so we like to do a few of our own original songs that show the influence of Hank Williams," he said.
"Rob also digs out some Luke the Drifter songs. This was Hank Williams' alter ego."
Williams was a prolific and broad-ranging writer. Lilly said his record company wanted him to keep to a certain sound but agreed to allow him to record under a different name.
"People were expecting 'Hey, Good Lookin',' and Hank wanted to branch out. He did recitations and swing music. Some of it was really moralistic and really different sounding stuff - none of them were big hits," Lilly said. He and McNurlin bring out a few of those pieces to show Williams' range.
"And sometimes we take songs that were hits and we do them up a little differently, so there are definitely surprises for people," Lilly said.
"We love doing this and one of the keys to keeping it fun is that we don't do it very often. We like to get together and binge out on Hank, but we keep it in perspective."
Contact writer Monica Orosz at mon...@dailymail.com or 304-348-4830.
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If you go
What: Hank Williams Tribute
When: 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: state Culture Center
Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for students
Info:www.footmad.org or 304-415-3668