This week, Ira spoke with Rick Michel. To listen to the interview click below.
Impressionist Rick Michel, who will be performing “Sinatra Forever” with his 24-Piece Symphonic Orchestra at the Cannery Casino Hotel on May 9th, has entertained audiences for more than 40 years and has headlined in Las Vegas since 1981.
Michel has shared the stage with many celebrities including Rich Little, Mickey Rooney, John Byner and Sherman Hemsley; opened for comics such as Bobby Collins, John Pinette, Rita Rudner and George Wallace; and performed impersonations for Frank Sinatra, President Gerald Ford, Tony Curtis and Steve Allen.
He also made appearances in an episode of “Baywatch” playing a schizophrenic killer, and on “Entertainment Tonight,” “America’s Funniest People” and the “Larry King Show.”