Ricky Peardon was chosen out of some of the FUNNIEST people in the SOUTH for The Dirt Poor Comedy Tour. He was invited to The Las Vegas Comedy Festival! Ricky was a finalist in Vegas and picked as "Best of the Road Comic!"
He was born in Haletown, Tennessee located just 20 miles from Chattanooga. His rural upbringing, construction background, and motorcycle riding gave him the roots of his truly hilarious comedic character.
His professional stand-up career began in January 1998 at The Comedy Catch in Chattanooga, TN. Ricky is currently headlining at major venues including: The Comedy Catch; The Stardome in Birmingham, AL; The Comedy Caravan in Louisville, KY; Comedy Zones across the USA; Gesture's Comedy Club in St. Augustine, FL; Comedy Off Broadway in Lexington, KY and many other top clubs across the country. He is a favorite entertainer at private, corporate, and motorcycle events.
Ricky has worked with numerous comedians including Tim Wilson, Killer Beaz, Vic Henley, Etta May, Billy Gardell, Mo Alexander, Mickey Dean, Basille, Jerry Farber, and Janet Williams. Ricky has been invited to open for top names such as “Saturday Night Live’s” Victoria Jackson and Tracy Morgan, Blake Clark from the popular TV show “Home Improvement”, Ron White of “The Blue Collar Comedy Tour”, and “Insomniac’s” Dave Attell.
He and his buddy Big Ed Caylor currently travel the country doing their Comedy Duo "HICKSgoneWILD!" tour. They have crowds rolling when they finish the show with Ricky's comedic song, "Red Rap...Who's Your Cousin?"