News

Village People cowboy to wed boyfriend

Village People cowboy to wed boyfriend

Will Grega and his boyfriend Randy Jones from The Village People 'The Big Apple Comic Book, Art, Toy & Sci-fi Show' - day one, held at the Penn Plaza Pavillion in 2008. Photo: WENN/Joseph Marzullo

Former Village People star Randy Jones is to wed his partner Will Grega in New York City on Friday.

The disco group’s original cowboy will tie the knot with the Wall Street software developer on his birthday as part of a three-day celebration, which will culminate with a wedding ceremony at City Hall in Manhattan.

The wedding reception will take place at the 13th annual Kings & Cowboys Birthday Celebration of Randy Jones and Keith Collins, at the Big Apple’s trendy rooftop club The DL.

Jones tells WENN, “Calling NYC home for four decades, and seeking marriage equality for nearly as long, we could not have chosen to be married in any other city in the world.”

Recent Headlines

2 mins ago in Local

Carl Sandburg Statue Dedicated in Poet’s Hometown

Fresh
Carl Sandburg Statue WGIL

A bronze statue of poet Carl Sandburg has been dedicated to his hometown of Galesburg.

5 mins ago in Local, Sports

Wrestling Hall of Fame Removes Hastert Awards

Fresh
Hastert AP

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame has voted to revoke all honors for Dennis Hastert after the former House speaker was accused of sexually abusing teenagers decades ago.

7 mins ago in Local

Construction Worker Dies After Gas Explosion

Fresh
fire

A construction worker from southwest Illinois has died several weeks after suffering severe burns in a gas explosion while on the job.

10 mins ago in Local

Race-Related Protests on SIU Carbondale Campus

Fresh
SIU

Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students.

2 hours ago in Local

Small Business Week

DCEO

Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois