Las Vegas Backstage Talk

Gordie Brown, Jimmy Shubert-Las Vegas Backstage Talk w/Comedian Michele Lafong

Aug. 25, 2011  6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & The Web

Singing Impressionist Gordie Brown guests on LVBST Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

Impressionist Legend Rich Little, Dana Carvey, Rich Natole, Tom Stevens, Bethany Owens, Scott Record, and many others recommend Gordie’s show.

Gordie will soon be featured in Michele LaFong’s Syndicated monthly “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” column in Casino Player magazine, as well as LaFong’s “Getting Personal with the Stars” syndicated column in Gaming Today.

Gordie was approached by Harrahs Corporation to headline his hilarious one-man show in Reno, Nevada where he received numerous awards, including “Entertainer of the Year”, “Best Comedian”, “Best Show” and “Best Entertainer”. Destined to return to Las Vegas, Gordie headlined several different venues such as The Golden Nugget, The Venetian, and Planet Hollywood, and made television appearances on the “Late Show with David Letterman”, the “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, and “EXTRA!”. Gordie then joined Celine Dion on the North American leg of her “Taking Chances” world tour, bringing audiences to their feet with his uniquely edgy and energetic combination of comedy, music and impressions. Returning to The Golden Nugget Casino in 2009, Gordie headlines in front of a live band in their newly renovated state-of-the-art theater, The Gordie Brown Showroom.

For more info about Gordie, click here!

You can catch him live at Las Vegas Golden Nugget
Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. at The Gordie Brown Showroom

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Comedian/Actor – Jimmy Shubert

Jimmy Shubert has built an impressive resume as an actor, both in film and on television. As a comedian, he is recognized as one of the most successful comedians working today, headlining comedy clubs, casinos and theaters across the country. Now Jimmy is adding another title to his resume of producer. In 2007 it was a labor of love for the actor a short film, “Alive N’ Kickin,” which is a companion piece to his new hour-long stand-up comedy special which won top ten comedy DVD’s for 2009 by Punchline Magazine, which he wrote and produced.

You can find him at Las Vegas Hilton in a limited engagement at the Shimmer Cabaret.
Jimmy Shubert in Icons of Comedy Series 10:00 p.m. Aug. 24th-28th

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Aug. 18, 2011: Rick Faugno, Tommy Savitt

Actor/Singer – Rick Faugno

Rick Faugno was named 2009’s ‘Best Singer in Las Vegas’ by Las Vegas Review-Journal and is honored to have been given that distinction. Rick opened Jersey Boys Las Vegas as Frankie Valli and is happy he and the show are now staples of The Strip! Began performing on Broadway at age 12 in The Will Rogers Follies.

Now appearing at Hilton Las Vegas at the “Shimmer Cabaret”. Showtimes: Every Monday 8:30PM

“This new show by song and dance man, Rick Faugno, is a Tour de Force of Pop, Rock, Soul, Funk, Blues, Jazz, Latin and just about every musical genre imaginable! Faugno, the critically acclaimed original Las Vegas Frankie Valli in “Jersey Boys,” is fresh off of his success with his first one-man show, “Songs My Idols Sang (And Danced),” which played to packed houses and rave reviews. Rick now returns with something completely different. The musical boundaries have been broken with this eclectic mix of multiple styles, making for a rollercoaster ride of a show. This is a journey of self-expression through music and dance that recalls the great performers of the past. Nowhere else can you see one performer bring together so many different styles of music and make them his own. Don’t miss this one of a kind experience!” – Hilton Las Vegas

For more info about Rick, click here!


Comedian/Actor – Tommy Savitt

Multi – Award winning comedian,Tommy Savitt, has won the prestigious 2007 Boston Comedy Festival, 2008 Seattle Comedy Competition, and was honored for the “Best In Comedy” category at the 2009 LA Comedy Awards. Tommy has been seen on WGN’s “The Bob & Tom Show”, SI Tv’s “Funny is Funny”, Comcast On Demand, Man Up Stand Up on Mav.Tv and on JLTV’s ” James and Sunda “. Tommy’s comedy CD “Who Wants Me Now!” is one of the top requested on satellite radio. Tommy has dedicated this past decade to performing for our troops here and abroad.

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Don’t forget, you can also order his album Tommy Savitt – “Who Wants Me Now?” at his site.

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Bobby Figueroa, Richie Minervini-Las Vegas Backstage talk w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Aug.11, 2011  6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & The Web

Musician/Actor/Singer Bobby Figueroa guests on LVBST Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong.
Bobby Figueroa toured with The Beach Boys band from 1974 – 1989, drummer to all those memorable hits. Today, you can find him on tour with Al Jardine, Ricci Martin or on his own with his group the Corazon Pacifico. Also credited with singing “Sail On, Sailor” in Spanish. Bobby has also had appearances on television sitcoms.

Click Here to listen to “Sail on, Sailor” played live in spanish!

Comedian – Richie Minervini!

Richie Minervini is a seasoned entertainer and actor. A veteran of standup comedy, Richie is the former owner of Long Island’s premier comedy club, The East Side Comedy Club. His stage is where celebrities, Rosie O’Donnell, Jay Leno, Eddie Murphy, Kevin James, Ray Romano and Michele LaFong started their standup careers.

Comic / Actor Richie Minervini, from the movie “Zookeeper” with Kevin James, Richie is headlining at Riviera Hotel and Casino from Aug. 8th-14th. He frequently opens for Kevin James on the Las Vegas strip. Currently the voice of Elmo the Ostrich in “Zookeeper.”

Click here to watch the trailer for “Zookeeper.”

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Al Jardine, Alonzo Bodden-Las Vegas Backstage Talk w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Aug. 4, 2011  6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & The Web

Singer/Musician/Songwriter Al Jardine of  “The Beach Boys” known for “Help Me Rhonda” and many other hits, guests on LVBST Radio Show with Comedian Michele Lafong, in-studio.  Al will be performing with his Endless Summer Band on Aug. 3th-7th and Aug. 10th-14th at The Riviera Hotel & Casino.

Both Jardine, and Bodden will soon be featured in Comedian Michele LaFong’s Monthly Syndicated “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” column in Casino Player Magazine, and LaFong’s “Getting Personal with the Stars” Monthly Syndicated Column in Gaming Today.

For more info about Al Jardine click here!

Alonzo Bodden

NBC’s  “Last Comic Standing” Winner, Comic Alonzo Bodden appearing at the South Point Hotel & Casino on Aug. 5th & 6th at 9:00PM.

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