Kentucky HeadHunters to play Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland

BY STAFF REPORTS
10/05/2016 01:30 PM
ROLAND, Okla. – The southern rock band Kentucky HeadHunters will play a free show at the Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland’s Lee Creek Tavern at 8 p.m. on Oct. 6, with an opening act beginning at 7 p.m.

The band’s Grammy Award-winning 1989 debut “Pickin’ on Nashville” produced four Billboard hot country singles. The first, a cover of Bill Monroe’s classic hit "Walk Softly on This Heart of Mine,” peaked at No. 25 on the U.S. Country chart.

The following year, “Dumas Walker” climbed to No. 15 on Billboard charts. "Oh Lonesome Me,” a Don Gibson cover song, and “Rock ‘n’ Roll Angel,” also from “Pickin’ on Nashville,” peaked, respectively, at No. 8 and No. 23 on the Billboard charts.

The Kentucky HeadHunters earned Best New Vocal Duo or Group award from the Academy of Country Music in 1989. The band earned Album of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year awards from the Country Music Association in 1990 and picked up another CMA Vocal Group of the Year award in 1991.

The Kentucky HeadHunters have released seven studio albums, including the band’s most recent, “Dixie Lullabies,” which was released in 2011 by their own label, Practice House Records.

For more information on The Kentucky HeadHunters, visit www.kentuckyheadhunters.com.

Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland is located off Highway 64 on Cherokee Boulevard.

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