Johnny Lonestar’s Got Talent

NBC’s America’s Got Talent can add another Branson entertainer to their list of acts that have passed through the first round of their competition. Gun-slingin’, rope-twirlin’, bull-whippin’ cowboy Johnny Lonestar is on his way to Las Vegas for the next round.

Johnny Lonestar was born and raised in Smithtown, NY. He started trick-roping at the age of 15. At 17, he won the “Will Rogers Rookie of the Year” award. By age 20, he received his first professional job on the Las Vegas strip performing rope-twirling, gun-spinning and whip-cracking. Johnny took his act to Branson, and has been here for the past 13 years. Within that time he has also performed in Japan, Biloxi, Pigeon Forge, and Atlantic City. In 1999, Johnny received the “Novelty Act of the Year” award in Branson. He is now in his third year of the Clay Cooper’s Country Music Express show. In January 2000, Johnny married his wife Cat, and they had their first child Dominic, in June of 2005.

Tune in to NBC on Tuesday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 11 at 7pm for America’s Got Talent’s Las Vegas Call Back Round!

Clay Cooper’s Country Music Express performs at the Clay Cooper Theatre at 8pm Tuesday through Sunday and 10am on Tuesdays and Fridays.

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