WHO IS THAT CRAZY LUCKY COWBOY? NASHVILLE, TENN July 7, 2020 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 BASH 15 YEARS RUNNING NEWS COTTONTOWN, TENN 37048 LuckyCowboy.com - Facebook.com/Ron.luckycowboy2 - 15 years running. Lucky Bash Cottontown, TN. 2020 will are hooting with the best lineup ever. Don't miss this one. "The Last Rodeo" will be held August 22, 2020 at 2863 HWY 25 n Cottontown, Tennessee. It's a full blown concert with stars galore. And your admission is FREE! Donations accepted at the show by the Cottontown Volunteer Fire Department. More Fun...50/50 Cash & Prize Drawings, Spin & Win Great Prizes, Lucky's Bonfire, Photos with Artists, Firedogs cooked up by Firemen and more surprises. THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES. 2005-2020.
THANKS FOR A GREAT 'LAST RODEO' WHAT A PARTY, SHOW AND CONCERT NEWS NASHVILLE, TENN 37203 August 23, 2020 Facebook.com/Ron.luckycowboy2 - If you missed the Big Bash, you missed the best party, show and concert of the year. Watch for photos coming soon to be posted here.
LUCKY COWBOY ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AT LUCKY BASH 2020
Ron Wilkinson AKA The Lucky Cowboy since 1992 has announced his planned move back to his home State of Illinois at the end of 2021. The final Lucky Bash "Last Rodeo "was held August 22, 2020 in Cottontown, TN.
Lucky said he has been on the move since 1963 when he left home to join the United States Air Force.
Lucky Cowboy Productions began in Minnesota in 1992. The move to Nashville was not until 2005 where Lucky has been involved in promoting artists, special events, bookings and The Famous annual Lucky Bash in Cottontown, TN.
Cottontown Volunteer Fire Department benefits from Lucky Bash annually from tips, and donations collected at the event.
August 22, 2020 was the best Lucky Bash yet in the 14 years since Lucky began the annual event. This year's artists performing included KEITH BURNS (Trick Pony), RAYLA RAY BAND, MELISSA LEE, MARK ADDISON CHANDLER, PRESLEY & TAYLOR and KALYSTA MINTON.
Lucky says he is retiring, but mark our word, there will be a Lucky Bash Illinois Style pop up in the future. GOOD LUCK LUCKY COWBOY on you next new adventure.
LUCKY COWBOY PRODUCTIONS MAKES MOVE TO ILLINOIS March 2, 2021 Update: Lucky Cowboy is retiring and moving from Nashville to his hometown in Southern, Illinois. The planned move is March 26. You'll have to check back and stay tuned to see if Lucky plans a Backyard Bash Illinois style in the near future.
NEWS NASHVILLE, TENN 37203 March 2, 2021 LuckyCowboy.com - Facebook.com/Ron.luckycowboy2 - Lucky Cowboy's New Adventure. Lucky heads home to Alton, Ill. Home of Robert Wadloww tallest man in the world and Clint Walker American actor and singer. He played cowboy Cheyenne Bodie in the ABC/Warner Bros. western series Cheyenne. Home of the famous Lincoln Douglas Debate. Famous city for Bluff City Beer. Alton is a city on the Mississippi River in Madison County, Illinois, United States, about 18 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri. The population of Alton is 27,865. It is a part of the Metro-East region of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Bethalto is a village located in Madison County, Illinois, United States. Bethalto, like the rest of Madison County, is part of the Illinois Metro East portion of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area. The population of Bethalto is 9,521. Lucky will make his home in this area after over 50 years on the road. Looking forward to spending time with family and old, old friends. Maybe even have a beer in the local tavern. Lots of taverns in my home town. "Welcome Home Lucky Cowboy."
LUCKY COWBOY FINAL DAY IN NASHVILLE IS MARCH 26, 2021
LUCKY HANGS IT UP! FINAL DAYS IN TENNESSEE LAST DAY ON FACEBOOK. SHUTTING DOWN MARCH 25 COTTONTOWN, TENNESSEE 37048 March 2, 2021 LuckyCowboy.com - Facebook.com/Ron.luckycowboy2 - After almost 30 years. Lucky Cowboy hangs up his hat in Nashville. Prepares for move back to the Midwest and his hometown of Alton Illinois area. Think that hat will come out of storage in Illinois? We'll just have to wait and see if it appears again somewhere at an Illinois or Missouri music event. Last day in Internet will be March 25. We'll be back on FACEBOOK when we get connections in Illinois.