MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The lifetime of a musician features a lot of time on the street. Simply ask Vermont’s Noah Kahan.
“I’ve spent about six years now on the street,” Kahan mentioned. “Numerous these have been spend in a Sprinter van, which clearly, you must cease for fuel, and also you get out in any respect these fuel stations all around the nation.”
Kahan’s single “Stick Season” has taken the music world by storm, even peaking at primary on Spotify’s viral songs in 2022. His tour, set to kick-off Jan. 27, has a number of offered out stops throughout the nation.
Whereas many are enthusiastic about his music, Kahan was stunned the discuss of Twitter this week was his “Nationwide Fuel Stations High 10” checklist. On Monday, he posted his checklist, one which included locations like Circle Okay, Buc-ee’s, Pilot and Wawa. One location that did not make it: Wisconsin’s Kwik Journey.
“I did not understand fuel station Twitter was going to be so upset about my rating,” Kahan mentioned. “I did not even know what number of fuel stations had social media accounts and so they’re all in my replies, like I am the belle of the ball, child.”
Kahan says his admittedly “biased” fuel station rankings are based mostly on standards together with snack and meals choices, friendliness of the workers and cleanliness of the loos. After discovering out he’d by no means been to certainly one of its shops, Kwik Journey reached out to the artist through Twitter to formally invite him subsequent time he is in Wisconsin.
“The person has by no means even tried our rooster tenders, Glazers, or brown cap chocolate milk,” Kwik Journey mentioned to CBS 58 in a assertion. “We truthfully really feel unhealthy for Noah. Assist us assist him.”
Luckily for Kwik Journey, and maybe Kahan, the artist may have the prospect to take the favored Wisconsin one-stop-shop up on its supply when he travels to Wisconsin for a sold-out present on the Miller Excessive Life Theater on Feb. 11.
“I completely love Wisconsin,” Kahan mentioned. “We have solely performed in Milwaukee one different time, and it was an absolute blast. The group was so enjoyable.”
Whereas excited to take the stage, he is additionally trying ahead to giving Kwik Journey a good shake at breaking the highest 10.
“I must cease by Kwik Journey after we’re in Wisconsin,” Kahan mentioned. “From what I hear, it is a terrific place. No judgments but, however I simply must get into one, attempt the Glazers, attempt the toilet out, hopefully they’ve a Dyson dryer and so they’ll be proper there in the highest 5.”