ROLAND, Okla. – Southern rockers Molly Hatchet firmly cemented their place in music history in the late seventies. On May 6, they bring their hard-hitting sound to Lee Creek Tavern inside Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland at 9 p.m.

The show is free and open to the public ages 21 and up.

Moly Hatchet was the hardest hitting of southern rock bands when Epic Records released their self-titled debut album in 1978. It reached multiplatinum status, and the band established their reputation of working hard, playing tough and living fast through intense touring. During this time, they were on the road with Aerosmith, Bob Seger, The Rolling Stones and many others.

They went on to release six more studio albums and continue their worldwide tour today, performing classic hits such as “Flirtin’ With Disaster,” “Devil’s Canyon,” “Gator Country,” “Whiskey Man” and “Dreams I’ll Never See.”

The band’s current lineup consists of longtime members Bobby Ingram on lead guitar and John Galvin on keyboards, as well as Tim Lindsey on bass guitar and Shawn Beamer on drums, with Jimmy Elkins on vocals. Molly Hatchet continues to honor the legacies of those members who passed away (including Danny Joe Brown, David Hlubek and Phil McCormack) by keeping the music alive, performing across the United States and throughout the world.

Casino & Hotel Roland and the Cherokee Travel Plaza and Gaming Center are located on Cherokee Blvd., just off the intersection of I-40 and Highway 64. For more information, visit and click on the Roland tab, or call 800-256-2338.