Cherokee Casinos to host Lee Roy Parnell

BY STAFF REPORTS
01/18/2020 10:00 AM
Main Cherokee Phoenix
Lee Roy Parnell
WEST SILOAM SPRINGS – Grammy Award nominee Lee Roy Parnell is bringing influences of Texas blues and country, Memphis soul and southern rock traditions to SEVEN Bar inside Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs on Feb. 27, followed by a Feb. 29 performance at Lee Creek Tavern inside Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland.

Both shows begin at 8 p.m. and are free. 

The Texas native broke onto the national scene with 1992’s “Love Without Mercy.” The album features the singles “What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am” and “Tender Moment,” which both peaked at No. 2 on the country charts, as well as the popular title cut, which became a Top 10 hit.

During his storied career, Parnell has released nine albums and charted 20 singles, including five Top 5 hits and two Top 10 hits. Among those are “On The Road,” “I’m Holding My Own,” “A Little Bit Of You” and “Heart’s Desire.”

While earning a reputation as one of the most respected slide guitarists worldwide, Parnell has toured and collaborated with many music icons, including The Allman Brothers Band, Delbert McClinton, Merle Haggard and Bonnie Raitt. He has earned two Grammy Award nominations for his instrumental tracks “Cat Walk” with Flaco Jiménez and “Mama, Screw Your Wig On Tight,” and he is a two-time CMA Vocal Event of the Year nominee for “Workin' Man’s Blues” with Steve Wariner and Diamond Rio and “John the Revelator” with The Fairfield Four.

For more information on Parnell, visit www.leeroyparnell.com.

Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs is located off U.S. Highway 412 and State Highway 59. Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland is located off Highway 64 on Cherokee Boulevard.

For information, visit www.cherokeecasino.com or call 1-800-256-2338. All guests must be a least 21 years of age to attend.

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