The Village People’s cowboy is a Lone Ranger no more.
Randy Jones — who filled out the 10-gallon hat for the motley disco outfit — and acid lounge artist Will Grega tied the knot Friday at the West Village club Rumor, according to club partner Erica Maurer.
Grega proposed to Jones, his partner of 20 years, following a champagne toast for the release of Grega’s new CD, and the two were “married on the spot” by the Reverend Dr. Cain L. Berlinger, according to a spokesperson for the couple.
Attendees included Ben Curtis (the “Dude, you’re getting a Dell” guy), Village Voice columnist Michael Musto, former MTV VJ Thalia DaCosta, plus-size burlesque troupe the Glamazons and John Carroll of “Survivor,” among others.
Jones was with the Village People on and off from 1977-1990, and he’s currently in the studio working on a solo album of standards titled The Luckiest, due this summer, according to his Web site. Jones is also set to begin work on “Adam and Steve” with Chris Kattan, Parker Posey and Malcolm Gets this summer.
Grega recently released Lounge Lessons and works as a remixer and composer.
Of course, gay marriage is still illegal in New York state. “It’s only a matter of time before the courts rule in favor of what’s morally right and humanly decent,” Jones said.
Grega added, more lightheartedly, “The benefits so far are great. I have a lifetime membership to the YMCA.”