Wake Up with the Wagners Video Vault Story about Allen and Rossi

allen and rossi strip sign Wake up with the Wagners went into their video vault for a segment that aired February 12th 2014 about the historic career of Allen and Rossi.

Click here to see the clip.

The clip covered their careers and even touched on the lifetime contract they had with the Vegas World Casino before it became the Stratosphere.

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So much to Love about Gordie Brown! Especially When Steve Rossi and Rich Little Stop By!

My Buddy – Starring Sandy Hackett Coming to Las Vegas March 15th & 16th

Sandy Hackett has a wonderful touching play about his father and my friend Buddy Hackett.  It will be at the Star Bright Theater on March 15th and 16th.

A loving tribute to legendary comedian, Buddy Hackett ***STARRING SANDY HACKETT***

LEGENDARY COMEDIAN BUDDY HACKETT is brought to life in this live musical, theatrical production, told by the person closest to him… his son, Sandy Hackett.

Directed by Lisa Dawn Miller, the show takes the audience on a journey that explores the deep bond between a father and son. Sharing personal anecdotes, Sandy brilliantly captures the nuance of his father’s comedic style as he reminisces about a lifetime together, including the 10 years they spent touring on the road, sharing stories and memories from the beginning days of Buddy’s career, to his skyrocketing success as a movie star and night club entertainer, to being the most sought after comedian of his day – to his rule breaking, fearless comedic truth, which broke barriers paving the way for today’s comedians.

“My Buddy” reveals personal, never-before-heard stories about Buddy Hackett holding court with some of his friends: Johnny Carson, George Burns, Richard Pryor, Jerry Lewis, Bob Newhart, Phyllis Diller, Milton Berle, Danny Thomas, Sid Caesar, Bill Cosby, Woody Allen, Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball, Alan King, Mickey Rooney, Harvey Korman and countless more.

With the success of “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show,” produced by Hackett and Miller, Sandy shares what inspired him to honor his father and his pals, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Dean Martin and tells stories of the times they shared together when they ruled the Las Vegas strip and beyond. Through original, distinctive, humorous and poignant Hackett storytelling, “My Buddy” is funny, witty and touching as Sandy recreates some of his father’s comedic moments and for the first time uncovers some interesting family drama that transpired after Buddy passed away in 2003.

“My Buddy” will make you laugh, make you cry and put you in the mood for a kosher hot dog and a beer… in the story that has never been told until now, the life and times – the joy and pain of comic genius Buddy Hackett.

Steve Rossi on the Kevin Wall Show

Steve was on the Kevin Wall show to talk about the Beatles.

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 02/10/14: Glenn Cook, Steve Rossi, Kendall Tenney

February 10, 2014 6:06 PM

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A Wonderful 2014 to Everyone!

Steve Rossi rang in the New Year at Piero’s in Las Vegas.

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Stop by Pieros and you never know what Vegas legend you will see performing.

On New Years Steve Rossi came to perform along with Nelson Sardelli.  

The Bob Anderson Show in Las Vegas

Steve was thrilled to attend the Bob Anderson show as Bob’s guest on Friday night.

Bob Anderson’s show was wonderful and Steve highly recommends that you catch it when he comes to your town.  Here is the official Bob Anderson website. Bob also has a Facebook page. 

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Many of his show business friends were there including the amazing Nelson Sardelli of non non club Fiore. You owe it to yourself to check out Nelson’s website. 

 

Photos From the Show

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Demo Reel for Steve Rossi and Jimmie Rodgers

These two guys still have it!!!  Check out the video for sample of their great show Two Legends.  Booked as a team or separately Steve Rossi and Jimmie Rodgers are professionals who crack up and entertain their audiences.  Catch them now.

Contact Steve via email for booking details. 

In Memory of Eydie Gorme

From Steve Rossi:

A very sad day in my life to hear that she passed away. I knew her for many many years. I always considered her one of the greatest singers of all time.

I also love my friend Steve Lawrence. He too is a great singer.

I send my condolences to Steve and their families.

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Eydie’s Full Episode on Carol Burnett Show

 

Steve Rossi and Las Vegas’ Finest Celebrities will Roast Former Mayor Oscar Goodman on July 23rd

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Steve is thrilled to be among the A list entertainers who will lend their humor to the ShowBiz Roast of Oscar Goodman on July 23rd at the Stratosphere.

As a performer with over 50 years of roasting other entertainers you can bet Steve will bring in the brutal tongue and cheek revelations you expect to hear about his friend Oscar Goodman. You may recall that Steve and Marty were roasted at the Friars club of New York in 1965. 

Get your tickets from the Stratosphere box office online today.  

This event is a benefit for Oscar Goodman’s charity Miracle League of Las Vegas. 

 

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Only One Great Comedy Duo Remains – Allen and Rossi

Check out this sweet article though from 1994 still resonates today because Las Vegas is blessed to continue to have both Marty Allen and Steve Rossi performing in our town. Rest in peace to those acts we no longer have on our stages.

Read the complete article by clicking on the image below – or read it here. 

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Thank You for a Wonderful Two Legends Weekend at the LVH

Steve Rossi on the Las Vegas Morning Blend – Still Time to Buy Two Legends Tickets!

Steve stopped by local Las Vegas Morning Blend to share about his show and legendary career. Both he and Jimmie Rodgers will be performing at the LVH on June 8th and 9th.

Click on the image below to view the clip. 

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Learn more about the show and Jimmie Rodgers on our earlier blog post. 

 

Order Your Tickets Today for Jimmie Rodgers and Steve Rossi LVH June 8th and 9th

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TWO LEGENDS …

AN AFTERNOON WITH JIMMIE RODGERS & STEVE ROSSI

Come spend an afternoon with two legendary performers: Jimmie Rodgers and Steve Rossi.

Jimmie Rodgers has sold over 60 million records worldwide in his career, including such hits as “Honeycomb,” “Secretly,” and “Kisses Sweeter than Wine.” From 1957 to 1960, Jimmie recorded 21 Top 20 hit records with 14 in the Top 10. Overall, he recorded 45 singles charted in the Top 40, 18 in the Top 10 and 8 at #1.  For a period of four years, he sold out every one of his engagements in his own theater in Branson, Missouri.

Steve Rossi is half of the world famous comedy team of Allen and Rossi. At the age of 6, he appeared in Going My Way with Bing Crosby, The Jolson Story and over 30 movies.  Steve Rossi teamed up with Marty Allen in 1957 where they became America’s #1 comedy team.  They appeared on over 700 television shows including 44 appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show, 3 of which were with the Beatles in 1964. Other shows he guest starred on were Perry Como, Dean Martin, Dinah Shore, Merv Griffin, Mike Douglas and the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson.

Date: June 8-9, 2013

Time: 4:00PM

Location: Shimmer Cabaret

Price: $24.95 – $39.95 VIP (plus tax and service charge)

A special $59 room rate (June 8) and $39 room rate (June 9) for one night is available for show ticket holders! Call(800) 732-7117 for reservations and ask for “LVPRM3* RATES.” Show tickets or proof of purchase must be presented upon hotel check-in.

*Availability of offer is subject to change and may vary. A mandatory $18 resort fee (plus tax) per day will be charged upon check-in to all guests arriving on or after June 1, 2013. Book early to confirm. Advance deposit required. Cancellation penalties may apply.

Book today! Please call the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Box Office (24 hours a day) at (800) 222-5361 for show tickets

Join the Legend of Song: Jimmie Rodgers and the Legend of Comedy: Steve Rossi for a Great Show at LVH June 8th & 9th

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Jimmie Rodgers has had 13 number one hit records and sold over 60 millions records worldwide in his career including such hits as Honeycomb, Secretly, and Kisses Sweeter than Wine. For a period of four years he sold out every one of his engagements in his own theater in Branson Missori.

First Hit Record 1957: Honeycomb (#1 for 22 weeks)

Fourteen Gold Singles: Honeycomb, Kisses Sweeter Than Wine, Oh-Oh I’m Falling in Love Again, Secretly, Bim Bom Bey, Are You Really Really Mine? , Tucumcari, The Long Hot Summer, Woman From Liberia, Make Me A Miracle, Just a Closer Walk With Thee, It’s Over, Child of Clay

Six Gold Albums: Jimmie Rodgers Favorite Hits, Jimmie Rodgers: The Golden Years, It’s OVer, Waltzing Matilda, Child of Clary Album 1, Jimmie Rodgers

Hit Records: From 1957 to 1960 recorded 21 Top-20 hit records with 14 in the Top-10. Overall recorded 45 singles charted in the top 40, 18 in the top 10 and 8 at #1.

Grammy Nominations:    1958 Best Country Western Vocal Performance, Oh-Oh I’m Falling in Love Again

1966 Best Pop Vocal Performance, It’s Over

1967 Best Pop Vocal Performance, Child of Clay

Halls of Fame:                          AS-SAR-BEN Western Hall of Fame elected 1971

Academy of Country Music Career Achievement Award nominated 1983

Rock’nRoll Hall of Fame nominated 1986

Northwest Area Hall of Fame elected 1991

Variety Show Host:              The Jimmie Rodgers Show with Connie Francis (NBC/New York 1958)

The Carol Burnett Summer Replacement Show (CBS 1969)

Jimmie Rodgers Folk World (highest rated music show in Los Angeles 1965-67)

Guest Appearances:               Dinah Shore, The Perry Como Show, Ed Sullivan, Jack Parr, Joey Bishop, Kraft Music Hall, The Smothers Brothers Show,   Hee Haw

Movies:   Back Door to Hell with Jack Nicholson

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come with Chill Wills and George Kennedy

The World Through the Eyes of Children written, produced, and directed by Jimmie Rodgers

Movie Soundrack: The Long Hot Summer starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward wrote and recorded music and lyrics

Commercial Jingles: Wrote and recorded music and lyrics for award winning commercials for spaghetti-os and Honeycomb cereal.

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Steve Rossi is half of the world famous comedy team of Allen and Rossi. At the age of 6, he appeared in Going My Way with Bing Crosby, The Jolson Story and over 30 movies.

At 16, Steve received a scholarship to The University of Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communication, arts and theater and in Latin and Greek.

In 1954 Steve co-starred with Mae West in her sold out concerts all over America.

Steve Rossi and Mae West in Las Vegas 1954. All rights reserved copyright Steve Rossi

Steve Rossi teamed up with Marty Allen in 1957 where they became America’s #1 comedy team.They appeared on over 700 television shows including 44 appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show 3 of which were with the Beatles in 1964. Other shows he guest starred on werePerry ComoDean MartinDinah Shore,Merv GriffinMike Douglas and the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

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Steve Rossi and Marty Allen with the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show

DERE_1Allen and Rossi were also regular guests stars on “What’s My Line“, “Hollywood Squares“, “Password” and numerous other game shows. They also starred in several Paramount films notably The Last of the Secret Agents with Nancy Sinatra and Ed Sullivan as guest stars.

The film is shown worldwide and has been the movie of the week on Showtime, HBO, Cinemax and 11 appearances (a record) on American Move Classics. Most recently September 21, 1999.

Steve Rossi produced and starred in The 25th Anniversary Allen and Rossi Special with special guest starsEngelbert HumperdinckJerry LewisSammy Davis Jr., Don Rickles,Phyllis DillerRedd FoxxMartin SheenErnie BorgnineRich LittleJack Jones and Tony Orlando.

If you want to enjoy a great evening of comedy and hit songs Jimmie Rodgers and Steve Rossi are the perfect pair!

F.I.O.R.E. Club of Las Vegas Invites You to Join them for Lunch with Steve Rossi May 9th at Noon

The F.I.O.R.E. club of Las Vegas plans an entertaining lunch on Thursday, May 9th at noon.

Steve Rossi will appear as their guest speaker. 

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You wouldn’t want to miss this one! Steve Rossi is a master entertainer and his talk will enlighten, enthrall, engage, and amuse you! It will be one of the most fun filled meetings in the history of the non-club-club.

Doors open at 11:00

Lunch is served at noon.

$25 per person

Reservations are absolutely required to attend this event! No exceptions! 

Please RSVP as soon as possible to BABYEUE@AOL.COM or NSARDELLI@AOL.COM 

This is a private club event and admission is subject to the discretion of the meeting hosts listed above. It’s an exclusive club. 

We are expecting loads of fans, friends, and devotees. As always we will have a great buffet, live music, 50/50 drawing and all that good stuff!
Widows of former presidents are always our guests!
It all happens at the Italian American Club 2333 East Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas!

Learn more about Steve Rossi at his website:  TheLegendarySteveRossi.Com