Las Vegas Backstage Talk

Michael “Wheels” Parise, Robin Leach, Jack Walker, Jacob Lusk-LVBST w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Feb. 23, 2012  6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & The Web

Michael “Wheels” Parise, Columnist Robin Leach, Singer Jack Walker, Singer Jacob Lusk, all guest on Las Vegas Backstage Talk radio show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

23-year veteran comedian Michael Wheels Parise has been the national touring act for Andrew Dice Clay for over 23 years. Wheels has costarred with movies with Rodney Dangerfield, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Jada Pinckett Smith.
With over 70 TV appearances including Conan O Brien, Letterman as well as co-starring with Dice Clay in the 2008 Reality Show on VH-1 called “Dice Undisputed” Wheels Paris is making King’s Comedy Club his new home. When Wheels is not Headlining Las Vegas you can see him in all the major cities throughout out the country.

Wheels  was featured in LaFong’s Syndicated “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” Column in Gaming Today, and will soon be featured in Michele LaFong’s Syndicated “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” column in Casino Player Magazine, as well as “Getting Personal with the Stars” Syndicated Column in Gaming Today.  He is a popular guest on LVBST.

More on Michael Wheels Parise below:

http://wheelsparise.com
http://facebook.com/wheelslive
http://twitter.com/wheelslive
http://kingsroomlv.com
Wheels and Dice on VH-1 Reality Show called Dice Undisputed
Dear Chef Reality Sizzle.

Wheels Parise will be playing at King’s Comedy Club at the Rio features three of America`s brightest up and coming comedians whose roots span a variety of cultures. This show will create a virtual United Nations of Comedy

You can catch Wheels Parise at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
King’s Room, indefinitly, 8:30pm nightly
For reservations

 

Celebrity – Robin Leach

Robin Leach guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk with Comedian Michele LaFong on 1230AM in Las Vegas and the web.

Television genius and icon Robin Leach brought the lives of celebrities into our homes with the hit show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, and made a few billion of his own along the way.

Robin will be discussing about the Celebrity Bingo Bow Wow benefit.

Play bingo with local celebrities and support the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals! On Saturday, February 25th, at noon, the Silverton Casino is hosting the Bingo Bow Wow bingo tournament to support the lifesaving, no-kill work of Nevada SPCA. All animal lovers are welcome! Players must be 21 years of age to play bingo though. The event will be held inside the Veil Pavilion, with a celebrity Red Carpet beginning at noon and The Nevada SPCA Celebrity Bow Wow Bingo tournament beginning at 1pm. Win money and prizes! There will be performances by the women of Fantasy and the men of Thunder from Down Under! There will also be guest appearances by Racardo Laguna, “The Old Man” from Pawn Stars, Angel Porrino, Robin Leach, and many more! The first 100 guests to arrive will receive a free gift bag worth over $300! The tournament’s entry fee is $30 which includes one Blue Promo Paper Pack and a free dauber. Come out and have fun while helping the homeless pet population in Southern Nevada!

For more about Celebrity Bingo Bow Wow, click here.

You can catch Robin Leach and many other celebrities at Silverton Casino Hotel
Veil Pavilion
Saturday Feb. 25th at 1.p.m. with a red carpet at noon

 

Vocalist – Jack Walker

Jack Walker has appeared on BBC and Scottish TV and after making his home in Las Vegas He has graced some of Las Vegas’ biggest stages including Mandalay Bay, Venetian, Mystere Theater at T.I, & Mirage.

2012 is looking to be an exciting year for Jack. In partnership with Station Casinos Jack will perform his ‘Jack Walker & Friends’ Show each month at two of Station’s premier properties, Aliante Station Casino & Green Valley Ranch. Jack will perform in his own power packed style and will incorporate two Guest Artists each month to provide 5 star variety entertainment.

For more about Jack Walker, click here.

You can catch Jack Walker at Green Valley Ranch
Ovation Lounge
Sunday, Feb. 19 & Sunday, Mar. 4, 7:00 p.m.
For reservations

 

Singer – Jacob Lusk

Jacob Lusk has found much success after his run on the hit television series NBC’s “American Idol.” He has been working diligently with R. Kelly’s songwriters and is managed by Gladys Knight’s team. With such a talented backing, it is no wonder Lusk has found himself living the dream he set out on even before making his name known to the world on “American Idol.”

Recording artist and “American Idol” Season 10 finalist Jacob Lusk performs as a special guest at the House of Blues Gospel Brunch. Lusk is joining St. Paul’s Concert Choir with David Blakely on the Hammond B3 Organ, 15 vocalists and three musicians.

You can catch Jacob Lusk at The House of Blues Gospel Brunch Sunday,Feb. 26th
Music Hall at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

For information
You can listen to a recording of our show below!

Share on Facebook

Sammy Shore, Hal Sparks, Michael “Wheels” Parise-Las Vegas Backstage Talk w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Feb. 16, 2012  6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & The Web

Comdian, and Founder of The Comedy Store in LA, Sammy Shore guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk radio show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

Sammy also invited Comedian/Ventriloquist Michele LaFong to perform at The Palms H & C, at The Funny Bones Benefit.  LaFong, is Protégé to The Legendary Senor Wences, The Most Famous Ventriloquist in the World.”

Comedy Royalty Sammy Shore currently performs his standup comedy routine in nightclubs and casinos across America, including most recently, Las Vegas, Reno, and Laughlin, Nevada.

Sammy Shore will be opening for Norm Crosby, The Master of the Malaprop, at the Suncoast Showroom, Saturday & Sunday March 3-4 7:30pm.
For Reservations

Sammy Shore Hits a Funny Bone for Dog Rescue Funny Bones Foundation is a Las Vegas based organization formed expressly to help raise funds for advanced medical/surgical care for homeless animals in need of assistance in Las Vegas area. Behind Funny Bones are two passionate men; Sammy Shore founder of LA’s famed Comedy Store and Dr. Matthew Brooks of Town Center Animal Hospital in Las Vegas. Through a personal loss Sammy was spurred to dedicate his life to dogs in need and partnered with Dr. Brooks to create the first Funny Bones event.

For more about Sammy Shore, click here.

You can catch Sammy Shore at The Palms
“Funny Bones” Benefit Show
Sunday Feb. 19th
For information

 

Comedian / Actor – Hal Sparks

Ohio-born, Kentucky and Chicago-raised actor/comedian/musician Hal Sparks rose to prominent as a member of the renowned Second City Troupe, and later continued to gain fame as a host in the popular E! Entertainment show “Talk Soup” (1999-2000), succeeding John Henson and Greg Kinnear. As an actor, The vocalist of metal band The Zero 1 is best known to TV audiences as semi-closeted gay man Michael on the American television series “Queer as Folk” (2005, 2000-01). He also played roles in films like the horror film Lightning Bug (2004), Spider-Man 2 (2004), Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003), Bleacher Bums (2002,TV), the hit comedy Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000), the comedy Lost & Found (1999), Signs and Wonders (1995, TV), and the forgettable Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989).

As a comedian, he is currently working in various clubs around the country as well as a regular act in Las Vegas.

Hal talks about what’s new with him and his new show on Disney XD, Lab Rats.

For more about Hal Sparks, click here.

 

Comedian / Chef – Michael “Wheels” Parise

23-year veteran comedian Michael Wheels Parise has been the national touring act for Andrew Dice Clay for over 23 years. Wheels has costarred with movies with Rodney Dangerfield, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Jada Pinckett Smith.

With over 70 TV appearances including Conan O Brien, Letterman as well as co-starring with Dice Clay in the 2008 Reality Show on VH-1 called “Dice Undisputed” Wheels Parise is making King’s Comedy Club his new home. When Wheels is not Headlining Las Vegas you can see him in all the major cities throughout out the country.

Wheels was featured in Comedian Michele LaFong’s “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” Syndicated Column in Gaming Today, and will soon be featured in LaFong’s “Las Vegas Backstage Talk Monthly Syndicated Column in Casino Player Magazine, as well as “Getting Personal with the Stars” Syndicated Monthly Column in Gaming Today.  He is also “a favorite” on LVBST Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

More on Michael Wheels Parise below:

http://wheelsparise.com
http://facebook.com/wheelslive
http://twitter.com/wheelslive
http://kingsroomlv.com
Wheels and Dice on VH-1 Reality Show called Dice Undisputed
Dear Chef Reality Sizzle

Wheels Parise will be playing at King’s Comedy Club at the Rio features three of America`s brightest up and coming comedians whose roots span a variety of cultures. This show will create a virtual United Nations of Comedy

You can catch Wheels Parise at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
King’s Room, indefinitly, 8:30pm nightly
For reservations
You can listen to a recording of our show below! 

Share on Facebook

Richard Marx, Kevin James-Las Vegas Backstage Talk w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Feb. 9, 2012  6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & The Web

Hit-making singer/songwriter, Richard Marx guests on Las Vegas backstage Talk radio show with Comedian Michele LaFong.

With more than 20 years in the music industry, Richard Marx has established himself as a hit-making singer/songwriter, with more than 30 million albums sold and 13 No. 1 songs to his credit.

In addition to writing and recording hit after hit on his own albums, Marx has written and produced songs with some of the biggest names in music, including Barbra Streisand, Daughtry, Leann Rimes, Travis Tritt, Natalie Cole and Josh Groban, among many others. In 2004, Marx won the Song of the Year Grammy Award for “Dance With My Father,” which he co-wrote with the late Luther Vandross. In 2005, he collaborated with Keith Urban for the country singer’s hit song, “Better Life,” and in 2007 the duo teamed up again to co-write another chart-topper for Urban,”Everybody.”

Marx will return on LVBST Radio Show with Michele LaFong, and will soon appear in LaFong’s Syndicated Monthly “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” Column in Casino Player Magazine, and “Getting Personal with the Stars” in Gaming Today.

For more about Richard Marx, click here.

You can catch Richard Marx live at The Orleans
Orleans Showroom, Feb. 11 & 12:00pm
For reservations

 

Illusionist – Kevin James

Kevin James is an unconventional, veteran magician. After seeing his first magic performance at the age of 10, he knew that was his calling. James’ unique comedy and magic has gained him a reputation as a world class visual artist. His fresh approach has allowed him to headline in some of the world’s top showrooms, and appear on television in 25 countries, including the semi-finals of “America’s Got Talent.” Kevin is also a very prolific magical inventor who has not only created unique magical effects for his own shows, but for other famous magicians such as David Copperfield as well.

Kevin James will be appearing in “Avant Garde” at The Plaza Hotel and Casino. James will perform alongside fellow magicians and Merlin Award Recipients Juliana Chen and Ed Alonzo. James will showcase his unique brand of magic, that includes comedy and illusions.

You can catch Kevin James at The Plaza Hotel & Casino
The Plaza Showroom, Sat. – Thurs. 7:00pm, Dark Fri.
For information
You can listen to a recording of our show below! 

Share on Facebook

Dana Carvey, Earl Turner, Ben Stone-Las Vegas backstage Talk w/Comedian Michele LaFong

Feb. 2, 2012  6pm-7pm PST 1230am in LV & The Web

Dana Carvey, “a favorite” recurring guest on LVBST radio show with Comedian Michele LaFong, is as wild as ever, on LV Backstage Talk with Comedian Michele LaFong, the only show that “Gets Personal with the Stars.”

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

Carvey rose to national prominence during a six-year run as a cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” where he created memorable characters “Church Lady,” “Garth” and “Hans” and spot-on impersonations of President George H.W. Bush, Johnny Carson, Ross Perot and Regis Philbin. Carvey’s work on “SNL” garnered him six Emmy Award nominations, including a win in 1993 for “Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.” He also received multiple American Comedy Awards.

On the big screen, Carvey appeared in supporting roles in “This Is Spinal Tap,” “Racing with the Moon” and “Tough Guys.” He starred in films “Opportunity Knocks,” “Wayne’s World,” “Wayne’s World 2,” “Clean Slate,” “The Road to Wellville” and “Master of Disguise.” Most recently, he had a cameo appearance in “Jack and Jill.”

For more about Dana Carvey, click here.

You can catch Dana Carvey live at The Orleans
Orleans Showroom, Feb. 3 & 4 8:00pm
For reservations
Musician / Singer / Entertainer – Earl Turner

A multi-talented singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and actor, Earl Turner cannot recall a moment without music in his life. His first paid performance at the young age of 13 paved the way for him to pursue his musical dreams. At 19, Earl began traveling the U.S. with various show bands, leading to performing as a front man, and solo recording artist with his Top 40 dance hit in Europe, “Love Caught You By Surprise.”

From the start, audiences embraced his act, the perfect blend of songs that all ages can relate to, spanning many genres. His critically acclaimed performances were touted by reviewers as “.an evening you should not miss” and “.more than anything else, Turner wins over the crowd by working hard.” One critic wrote, “Earl Turner Live is an evening that you should not miss.”

For more about Earl Turner, click here.

You can catch Earl Turner live at Suncoast Hotel & Casino
Orleans Showroom, Feb. 11 & 12 7:30pm
For reservations

 

Magician / Host – Ben Stone

A cast of award-winning magicians, masters of illusion and outstanding variety and specialty acts from around the world will mystify weekly in the all-new Vegas Magic Theatre, a Paul Stone production, at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino.

Hosted by Ben Stone, Vegas Magic Theatre seamlessly blends the exceptional abilities of three to four acts into a fast-paced 70-minute showcase of skill, guaranteed to amuse and confuse. Every week, Vegas Magic Theatre presents a completely new line-up of creative, trend-setting acts from across the globe, creating a an original experience each time audiences visit.

For more about Ben Stone show, click here.

You can catch Ben at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino
Gold Coast Showroom / Lounge
Weekly, Thursday & Friday • 7:00pm, Saturday • 5:00pm & 7:30pm, Sunday • 7:00pm
For reservations

Share on Facebook