Thursday, April 25, 2013
Whitney Cummings, Larry Chance and The Earls on Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong on Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show on 1230AM KLAV, in Las Vegas and The Web.
Whitney will soon be featured in Michele LaFong’s Monthly Syndicated Columns, “Getting Personal with the Stars, and Las Vegas Backstage Talk” in Gaming Today, and Casino Player Magazine. (CP)
Whitney Cummings is a Los Angeles based comedian, actor, writer and producer.
Cummings writes, executive produces, and stars in her autobiographical sitcom Whitney, currently in it’s second season on NBC. Cummings also co-created and co-wrote, along with Michael Patrick King, the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls starring Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs.
Cummings appears regularly on E!’s, Chelsea Lately and has appeared on Comedy Central in the Comedy Central Roasts series as well as her hour-long stand up special, Money Shot, which was nominated for an American Comedy Award in 2010.
Cummings was named one of VARIETY’s “10 Scribes to Watch” in 2011, and received the “Comedian of the Year Award” at the 2010 Young Hollywood Awards. In 2009 Cummings was honored as one of ENTERTIANMENT WEEKLY’s “Comedy Stars of Tomorrow” and was named one of VARIETY’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in 2007.
Cummings graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Pennsylvania, after which she got her start starring as a series regular on MTV’s “Punk’d.”
Whitney is performing at TI Hotel & Casino on Friday, April 26 9pm
For more on Whitney Cummings: www.whitneycummings.com
April 25, 2013 Larry Chance and The Earls
Spanning from the late 1950’s into the new millennium, the Earls have continuously been pleasing audiences with their flawless harmonies ceaseless vitality and endearing dedication to their fans. Larry Chance & the Earls represent the music that helped define Rock ‘N’ Roll, the original doo wop era that put the street corner- society onto the national charts.
Known for songs like “Never,” “Remember,” and “Life is but a dream,” Larry Chance has a solo recording career as well, and is working on his second solo jazz album.
Larry and Host Michele LaFong, used to work The Catskill Mountains, and The Pocono Resort Circuit together, over fifteen years ago.
Larry Chance and The Earls will be appearing with The Happenings, and The Chiffons at The Suncoast Showroom on May 4 & May 5, at 7:30pm
For more about Larry Chance and The Earls: www.larrychanceandtheearls.com
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April 18, 2013-6pm-7pm PST 1230AM KLAV in LV & The Web
Tony Orlando, one of our favorite guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong on 1230am KLAV returns in a hour long “Backstage Interview” from his suite at The South Point Hotel & Casino.
He will also be featured in Michele LaFong’s Monthly Syndicated Columns, “Las Vegas Backstage Talk,” and Getting Personal with the Stars,” in both Gaming Today, and Casino Player Magazine. Tony Orlando & Family, wife, and daughter, also sit down with Comedian LaFong, in a backstage interview that is posted on LV BackstageTalk website, and www.casinocenter.com
Expect many surprises in this very fun and entertaining interview, including Tony’s dead-on impressions of his friends, Jerry Lewis, and Bill Cosby.
His show was surprisingly relevant, with a lot of Beatles music included, and was truly entertaining!
Tony Orlando brings to the stage a warmth and exhilarating energy that electrifies an audience. From million selling records (five number one hits), a popular television variety series, movies and Broadway (Barnum and Smokey Joe’s Café), Tony Orlando has conquered every facet of show business.
Through no plans of his own, Tony was coaxed into putting his voice on a demo record for a song titled “Candida” for his friends Hank Medress and Dave Appell at Bell Records. The record was released under the name of the record promotion director’s daughter, Dawn.
“I think it is really the rule of show business that every big break you get you back into it without knowing it at the time. A few weeks after recording ‘Candida’ I had forgotten all about it. And then Hank Medress calls me and says, ‘Hey man, we’ve got a hit!’ The crazy thing was the song kept climbing the charts till it hit number one,” says Orlando.
Hoping lightning would strike again, Medress had Orlando recorded “Knock Three Times.” The song not only became number one, it was the tip song of 1971 selling over six million copies worldwide. The immense popularity of the song is still evident today. Tony’s recording of the song was featured in the hit movie Now and Then.
Realizing it was probably safe to give up his successful career at CBS Records, Tony decided to jump full force into what was already a meteoric rise to the top. Along with Telma Hopkins and Joyce Vincent Wilson, Tony Orlando and Dawn became an international sensation.
Amazingly enough, Tony hadn’t even begun to scratch the surface of his stardom. In 1973 he recorded “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree.” The song was number one for the year, became Orlando’s theme song and grew into an American anthem of hope and homecoming, reunion and renewal.
More about Tony Orlando here–>
You can catch Tony Orlando headlining at South Point.
The Showroom at South Point, April 19 – 21 – 7:30pm
Special Surprise Celebrity Guests
Tonight’s topics: The “Ugly side” of Show Business, new Entertainment News & Announcements.
Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong is on 1230am KLAV, in Las Vegas, and The Web. Thursdays & Saturdays from 6-7pm PST. Stream live: www.lasvegasbackstagetalk.com
April 4, 2013 6pm-7pm PST 1230AM KLAV in LV & Web
Impressionist Louise DuArt guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong on 1230AM KLAV in Las Vegas and The Web.
She will also be featured in Michele LaFong’s Monthly Syndicated Columns, “Las Vegas Backstage Talk,” and “Getting Personal with the Stars,” in both Gaming Today, and Casino Player Magazine.
She began her career on the children’s show, The Krofft Supershow, playing Nashville, a member of the fictional band, Kaptain Kool and the Kongs; she later worked on Krofft’s last kid’s show, The Krofft Superstar Hour, in which Kaptain Kool and the Kongs were replaced with the Bay City Rollers. She remained as a voice. Some of her notable impersonations are Edith Bunker, George Burns, Judge Judy, Joan Rivers, and Barbara Walters. She toured with Harvey Korman and Tim Conway from 2001 through 2005. DuArt now makes appearances on many religious-themed programs and events.
Louise will be performing with Ricki Skaggs “Music, Inspiration, & Comedy”on May 17, at The Oak Ridge Boy’s Theatre, Bramson, MI
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