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Vegas Funny Bones Show

2013 Vegas Funny Bones Show at The Orleans

As the advisory below spells out, Funny Bones is a comedy & variety show that will be raising important funds for animal rescue & rehabilitation on Sunday, June 9, beginning at 2pm, at The Orleans Showroom in Las Vegas.

Host and comedy legend Sammy Shore is assembling a wide range of talented performers, including comedians, singers, actors, and musicians, to entertain hundreds of guests.

Tickets are only $25 and available at The Orleans Showroom box office or online (by following the link on Nevada SPCA’s web site) at http://www.nevadaspca.org.

All proceeds are being donated to Nevada SPCA’s advanced medical care fund for animals.

“What makes Funny Bones especially meaningful is its specific dedication to helping save homeless animals with advanced challenges (from injury, illness, abuse, starvation, or birth defects) so that they can improve, join forever homes, and share their unconditional love,” says Kathy Jung, president of Nevada SPCA.

Confirmed performances for Funny Bones, along with Sammy Shore, include: Rich Little, Tony Orlando, Amazing Jonathan, Vinnie Favorito, Zowie Bowie, Geechy Guy, Pete Barbutti, Billy Gardell, Shades of Sinatra, and surprise guests!

Confirmed celebrity guests include: Zak Bagans (star & host of Ghost Adventures on Travel Channel), Anthony Crivello (Tony-Award-winning Broadway and Vegas star), Kevin Mack (as seen on History’s hit series Counting Cars), Hypnotist Marc Savard, Travis Cloer (star of Jersey Boys), Alan Stock (radio & TV host), Ellie Smith (Ms. Nevada Teen), Kim Koker (fashion designer), Micah Manalo (senior producer of Vegas Morning Blend), and more!

The celebrity red carpet begins at 1pm.

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

***JUNE 9, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.***

Funny Bones comedy & variety show

An incredibly hilarious and entertaining afternoon with comedians, musicians, and magicians to help save and rehabilitate homeless animals with severe challenges.

WHAT:  Funny Bones comedy & variety show, presented by Sammy Shore.  Tickets are $25 each.

WHO:  Comedians, musicians, and magicians are performing and donating all proceeds to animal rescue and rehabilitation at Nevada SPCA.  Entertainers scheduled to perform, besides host Sammy Shore, include: Rich Little, Tony Orlando, The Amazing Jonathan, Zowie Bowie, Vinnie Favorito, TV star Billy Gardell, Shades of Sinatra, Geechy Guy, Pete Barbutti, and surprise guests.  Funny Bones is being produced and directed by Philip Mathews and Jack Mathews, Desert Productions.

Confirmed celebrity guests include: Zak Bagans (star & host of Ghost Adventures on Travel Channel), Anthony Crivello (Tony-Award-winning Broadway and Vegas star), Kevin Mack (as seen on History’s hit series Counting Cars), Hypnotist Marc Savard, Travis Cloer (star of Jersey Boys), Alan Stock (radio & TV host), Ellie Smith (Ms. Nevada Teen), Kim Koker (fashion designer), Micah Manalo (senior producer of Vegas Morning Blend), and more!

WHEN:  Sunday, June 9, 2013, red carpet begins at 1pm, show begins at 2pm.

WHERE:  The Orleans Showroom, Orleans Casino & Hotel, 4500 W. Tropicana, Las Vegas.

WHY:  Comedy legend Sammy Shore presents Funny Bones, an annual event, to raise money for advanced medical care for rescued animals with severe challenges (abuse, illness, injury, starvation, and birth defects).

TICKETS: www.vegasfunnybones.com or www.orleanscasino.com/whats-new/events/sammy-shores-funny-bones-benefitting-nevada-spca

About Nevada SPCA

Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is dedicated to the belief that every life is precious. Funded entirely by private donations, the Society operates a no-kill shelter in Las Vegas for animals that have been abused, neglected or abandoned, or otherwise facing homelessness and danger. It works to provide medical care, rehabilitation and adoption services for thousands of animals each year and then place them in loving, forever homes. The Society’s web site is http://www.nevadaspca.org. Facebook: Nevada SPCA No-Kill Animal Shelter. Twitter: @NevadaSPCA.

Contacts:

Nevada SPCA president Kathy Jung, or executive director Doug Duke, 702-873-7722.  Kathy and Doug will both be in attendance at the event.