Las Vegas Backstage Talk

Rich Little, Heather Marianna-LVBST w/Comedian Michele LaFong

June 20, 2013 6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & Web

 Legendary comedian and impressionist RICH LITTLE is returning to the Las Vegas stage with his one-man show, “Jimmy Stewart & Friends.” Featuring more than 25 celebrity icon voices including Cary Grant, George Burns, Ronald Reagan, Katherine Hepburn and John Wayne, among others, “Jimmy Stewart & Friends” will take you on an adventure through the life of famed actor Jimmy Stewart. A master mimic of more than 200 voices, Little has appeared on TV variety shows starring Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason, Glen Campbell and Dean Martin, as well as on series such as “Laugh-In,” “The John Davidson Summer Show” and “The Julie Andrews Show.” Little also had his own variety show in the 70s and was the star of the TV show “KopyKats.” Little was a guest host early on for “The Tonight Show,” hosting 12 times. He quickly became a household name sitting in one of the “Hollywood Squares” and went on to do the “Muppet Show.” Named “Comedy Star of the Year” by the American Guild of Variety Artists, Little was the perpetrator of nine comedy albums and three HBO comedy specials, as well as the Emmy-award winning special “Rich Little’s Christmas Carol” with “W.C. Fields” as Scrooge, “Humphrey Bogart” as one of the ghosts and “Paul Lynde” as Bob Cratchit.

For more about Rich Little, click HERE.

You can catch Rich at The Las Vegas Hotel and Casino

Shimmer Cabaret, performing June 28-July 1, 8:30pm

For reservations

Heather Marianna


Heather Marianna guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk with Comedian Michele LaFong on 1230AM KLAV in Las Vegas, and The Web.  Heather came bearing home-made gifts from her Natural Beauty Line, made from food.  She will now be giving out gift bags to all of our Las Vegas Backstage Talk’s guests!  Marianna is one featured guests in “Las Vegas Backstage Talk’s “Monthly Syndicated Column in Casino Player Magazine, in the Sept. edition.

Heather Marianna has appeared on several television shows including “CSI: Miami,” “CSI: Las Vegas,” “Revenge,” “The Client List,” “The Mentalist,” “Bones” and “Desperate Housewives” as well as a pilot for ABC’s upcoming show “Devious Maids.” She also appeared in commercials for Caesar’s Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas, Nevada State Bank and Dave and Busters, in addition to starring on the premiere episode of Oxygen network’s hit reality show “My Shopping Addiction.” Heather has also served as a host for Envy Rides TV, Playboy Golf, and Vegas Style TV. Local media appearances include Las Vegas Morning Blend on Channel 13, and Robin Leach’s Vegas Deluxe.

 Currently Heather Marianna is promoting the show ‘Beauty Kitchen,’ a fast-paced, high-energy program which teaches women how to create amazing spa products in the comfort of their own kitchen.



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Wanda Sykes, Dave Mason-LVBST w/Comedian Michele LaFong

June 20, 2013 6pm-7pm PST 1230AM in LV & Web

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Comedian/Actress Wanda Sykes has been seen on several television shows over the past two years. Last year she made a return to HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring opposite Larry David. In 2010 she starred in her own late night talk show on FOX, “The Wanda Sykes Show”. In October of 2009 her second HBO stand up special “I’ma Be Me” premiered. It was taped at the Warner theatre in Washington DC where she tackled topics like the first black president, gay cruises, being a new mom and aging. The special was nominated for two 2010 Primetime Emmy awards: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special.Comedian/Actress Wanda Sykes guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show, with Comedian Michele LaFong on 1230AM, KLAV and The Web.

“I first met Sykes when she was sent out on the road, as my Feature Act…back when I was headlining and touring Comedy Clubs…many moons ago!  She was a tough act to follow even then!” LaFong recalled.

Sykes is also featured in Michele LaFong’s Monthly Syndicated Column, “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” in Casino Player Magazine, July edition.

For more about Wanda Sykes:

Wanda Sykes will be appearing June 21, Treasure Island
click here for tickets!

Singer/Songwriter Dave Mason

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Dave Mason guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk with Comedian Michele LaFong on 1230AM KLAV in Las Vegas and The Web.

World-renowned Dave Mason joins Scaggs for the tour. An inductee of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Worcester England native begin his career at 18, joining Steve Winwood as a member of Traffic. He went on to a successful and long solo career and is most famous for his widely covered song “We Just Disagree” as well as the classic rock staple “Feelin’ Alright.”

For more about Dave Mason:

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Neil Geraldo, Comedian Gallagher-LVBST w/Comedian Michele LaFong

June 13, 2013 6pm-7pm PST in LV 1230AM in LV & Web

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Singer/Songwriter Neil Giraldo guests on Las Vegas Backstage Talk with Comedian Michele LaFong on 1230AM KLAV in Las Vegas, to promote his up-coming concert with Pat Benatar, & Cheap Trick, June 15, at The Pearl Theatre, at The Palms H&C. Neil Giraldo and Pat Benatar have been an unstoppable team for more than thirty years.  Neil has written, produced, arranged, and recorded over 100 songs that went multi-platinum. They will be playing their hits including Hit me with your Best Shot, We Live for Love, and Grammy Winning Love is a Battlefield. For more information about Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo:

Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, and Gallagher, are featured in Michele LaFong’s Syndicated Column, “Las Vegas Backstage Talk” in Casino Player Magazine, July edition.

Pearl Theatre, Palms Hotel & Casino, Sat, Jun 15, 2013 08:00 PM

Details: Pat Benatar, Cheap Trick, Neil Giraldo

 Comedian Gallagher

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Comedian Gallagher returns once again on Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong in another backstage interview at The Laugh Factory at The Tropicana, on The Las Vegas Strip to announce his new show that opens Monday, June 17, from 7pm-8pm, with no dark nights.

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Casino Player Magazine,and LV Backstage Talk Radio Show has Joined Forces

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June edition: Las Vegas Backstage Talk-Casino Player Magazine-

Casino Player Magazine, and Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show with Comedian Michele LaFong, has joined forces.

Casino Player Magazine, is a monthly Gaming/Lifestyle Magazine for over 25 years, with over 88,000 paid subscribers nationally.  (Not including the casinos that they are in.)

Every month, LaFong will do a Feature/Interview, (many w/Covers,) with a celebrity that has aired on her Syndicated Radio Show, and Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show, will also have its own Monthly Column in Casino Player Magazine.

In addition, LVBST will post Backstage Interviews on  monthly.

(This month Las Vegas Backstage Talk Radio Show has a 3 ½ min. video up about Bill Cosby on

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