WHO IS THAT CRAZY LUCKY COWBOY? NASHVILLE, TENN July 10, 2018 LuckyCowboy.com - Ron Wilkinson AKA 'Lucky Cowboy' was born at a very young age in the "Land of Lincoln." Alton, Illinois, to be exact, is where old Lucky is from. Alton is famous for its celebrities of stage and screen. Remember Robert Wadlow, the tallest man in the world? How about TV star Clint Walker of "Cheyenne" and Butch Calvey the singer? Alton is also where one of the famous Lincoln/Douglas debates took place, and where Bluff City Beer was made. It seems Lucky was just destined to be a famous person. In his early years, Lucky appeared at the Madison Avenue Corral in Alton as a live DJ for WOKZ radio. He's been a trapeze artist, a motorcycle stunt rider, and even hosted his own carnival. He was a National Indian Chief for the Boy Scouts of America and managed a scout camp. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Air Force. Worked for major companies such as Coca Cola, Frito-Lay, Anheuser-Busch, Minnesota State Lottery and even managed a bar in a cave. Lucky spent some time in Minnesota where he still has many country fans. Nowadays, old Lucky is based in Nashville, TN, Music City USA. Here he founded Lucky Cowboy Productions. Member of the Country Music Association (CMA). You might catch him anywhere in Nashville, or somewhere in the rest of the USA promoting country music. He's even been on the Today Show! Lucky even has his own backyard concert and it's in it's 12th year. But you'll always find him wearing his famous forty gallon orange cowboy hat - you can't miss him wherever he goes. Lucky's favorite song is "I Feel Lucky." His handprints are on the WE Fest "Walk of Fame," and there's even a ceramic bobblehead doll of Lucky Cowboy (2001). Yep, you can bet old Lucky will continue to be a star in his own right. Watch out for The Lucky Cowboy as you might just get "Lucky!" Yeeeeeeeeehaw!!! And he's been playing cowboy since 1992. Happy 25th Anniversary 2017.
LUCKY COWBOY SINCE 1992
Last time I booked this guy was in Minnesota over 14 years ago. I had him playing in a tent at a apple orchard. He lived in California at the time. I moved to Nashville and he followed me. It took 12 years to get him to Lucky Bash, but we got him in 2018.
World-class entertainer and Nashville Recording artist Rick Monroe brings his music and a magnetic presence wherever he goes. With a down-to-earth Country resonance, Monroe is no stranger to the stage: he’s performed in 17 countries – and every U.S. state except for Oregon.
The seven-time Jägermeister Country Brand Ambassador has opened for Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Aaron Lewis, Eli Young Band, Charlie Daniels Band, Dwight Yoakam, Montgomery Gentry, Patty Loveless, Trick Pony, Emerson Drive, Pat Green, Randy Houser, Josh Thompson and more; entertained former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, and U.S. troops in Vietnam. Last year alone he traveled over 100,000 miles and played over 120 shows.
Rick grew up in a variety of places - born in Clearwater, Florida, lived in California, Connecticut, Kansas, North Carolina, even England, and his love of music and outgoing personality naturally drew him to the stage. Now based in Nashville, Rick is sponsored by Monster Energy Drink.
The “original” Desert Okie, Papa Trout, formed the band in 1974 in the Oklahoma State Penitentiary. After performing to a packed mess hall during the “First Annual State Pen Prom”, he was immediately pardoned by the Governor and sent to Nashville, Tennessee a free man. Dave is a songwriter, plays guitar, and keeps the band “in line” with a switch, if necessary.
We lost Chad to cancer in early summer and he is truly missed by friends, family and fans. Rest in peace Chad. Hear our songs tonight for you.
Jaime Fox former Miss Maryland moved to Nashville from Maryland where she became an instant success singing in Nashville’s widely popular “Supper Theater” circuit. She starred as Jethro’s sister/cousin “Trish” in the Supper Theater hit “There’s More Than One Way to Cook A Possum”, Nashville’s longest running Supper Theater show to date. When not performing, Jaime spends her time polishing her Miss Maryland crown. She has performed shows in Nashville and out of state.
Youngest son of the Trout family, Travis Trout, moved to Nashville, joined his brother’s Hanson tribute band “The Mmm Bops.” Travis met bassist and fellow Desert Okie, Danny Bennett, at an audition for the “Chris Gaines Tour”. When not performing, Travis spend his time on the guitar developing the “H Chord”, a chord the world is not yet ready for.
Originally from Greenbrier, Tennessee, bassist Danny Bennett joined The Desert Okies after a chance meeting with Travis Trout at an audition for the “Chris Gaines Tour”. Danny actually got the job, but was immediately fired for wearing a Garth Brooks T Shirt to the first rehearsal. In 2001, Danny was diagnosed with “Keanu Reeves Syndrome” and is growing younger looking at an alarming rate. Danny spends most of his time performing while he still can. His doctors say it’s only a matter of time before he looks “too young” to get in the gigs.
Mill Creek, the “rapper” of the band, is actually the only member of The Desert Okies that was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee.
Rayla Ray was raised in a small town of Gatesville, the spur capital of Texas. She started music with contest singing in her teens. This Band is one of the most popular cover bands in Nashville, around Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky and Texas.
She has opened for country artist like Charlie Daniels Band, Mark Chesnutt, Collin Raye, Kenny Rogers, Ronnie Milsap, Eli Young Band, Merle Haggard, Mark McKinney, Arron Watson, The Commodores and more. Her influences are Patsy Cline, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Lee Anne Womack, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood.
She has performed at many major events and stages and is produced and managed out of Nashville, by her husband and band member Tommy Loomis. She covers over 500 songs in her set list and we’re about to hear many of them this evening. Welcome back by popular demand to Lucky Bash, Supreme Tone Recording artist......RAYLA RAY and her band.
At just 21 years old, Ava Suppelsa has already had a career that rivals musicians twice her age. Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, she is a self taught guitarist and accomplished songwriter. She played her first live show at age 13 and since has received national recognition for her songwriting from the International Songwriting Competition, Great American Songwriting Contest and more. In 2015, she was named a Young Arts Winner, a competition supported by the National Endowment of the Arts. Out of 11,000 applicants, she was one of 6 selected Singer/Songwriters. A captivating performer, Ava has performed at venues across the country and has opened for artists such as Grammy-Nominee Hunter Hayes, popular indie songwriter Andrew Belle, and will open for Clay Cook of Zac Brown Band in 2017. She attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA for two years, studying Songwriting and Music Business. While also a full time student, she established herself as one of the top tier country singer/songwriters in the area, playing venues across New England, and getting airplay from the two Boston New Hit Country stations,102.5 WKLB and 101.7 The Bull. Her debut EP was released in February 2017 and can be found on all online platforms and her website www.avasuppelsa.com. She currently lives in Nashville, TN where she pursues music full time.
As posted on LuckyCowboy.com and at the event site. This event open to the public and is a BYOB event. You are responsible for your own alcohol and limit. When leaving have a designated driver. The Sumner County Sheriff and Tennessee State Highway Patrol will be patrolling HWY 25 area of Cottontown, Tennessee.
FREE SHOW - OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Gates open at 4:00 pm - Show Begins at 5:00 pm
No Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia
No Fireworks / Explosives
No Weapons / Firearms (Exception: Police Officers)
No Laser Pointers
No Children Under 13 Years. Enforced.
Yes ADA Approved Service Dogs
Yes Bring Your Chair
Yes Bring Your cooler and BYOB
Video or recording performances allowed if artist approves.
Handicap seating and assistance is available.
Place all trash in the provided containers.
Campers, motor homes, tour buses. Call ahead first for a spot. No hookups.
If you are camping on site, NO open fires allowed.
We reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone.
We are NOT responsible for lost or stolen items. Lock your vehicle.
The owner/management is NOT Responsible for Accidents.
We cannot be responsible for injury or damage due to wind, water, fire, or the negligence of you or others.
These rules are made for your protection, safety, and to ensure that you have a pleasant experience while you stay with us. Respect your neighbor friends and have a great time. QUESTIONS: Call 615-618-7288
GRILLED HOT DOGS SOLD AT EVENT BY COTTONTOWN VOLUNTEER FIREMEN.
If you get hungry at the show, the firemen will have plenty of hot dogs ("Firedogs") on the grill for a small fee. Chips, pop and cookie snack included. All funds raised from the food sales goes to the fire department. Support them and have a "Firedog." Donations will also be accepted at the show for the fire department.
BRIARSCRATCH - COTTONTOWN'S ONLY CRAFTED BEER WILL BE ON SITE
BriarScratch will be at the show sampling some of their great craft beers. Enjoy!
LUCKY'S ANNUAL BIG BONFIRE PLANNED
Lucky Cowboy will light up the sky in a annual salute to JOHNNY CASH's "Ring Of Fire." You'll be able to see this blaze in the sky all the way to Nashville.
DON'T MISS LUCKY BASH 2018 ANNUAL FREE SHOW
Plenty of surprises throughout the evening. Special guests and you never know who is going to show up. JOIN THE FUN! This ain't just another party - IT'S A CONCERT!
UPDATED: June 20, 2018
LUCKY COWBOY PRODUCTIONS COTTONTOWN, TENNESSEE
CEO RONALD D. WILKINSON AKA "The Lucky Cowboy"
Information PH 615-618-7288
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