5 Engaging Las Vegas-Based Podcasts

Listen to everything from sports to dating tips

By Jasmine Hollows | Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas thrives in delivering awe-inspiring entertainment, food and unique experiences. Tune into these Vegas-based podcasts to stay engaged with the city’s culture. Whether you’re a huge Golden Knights fan or a culinary enthusiast, these five podcasts explore a little bit of everything imaginable related to Las Vegas.

For the Sports Fans

Las Vegas is now a huge player in the sports business with new destinations for fans to watch football and hockey games at Allegiant Stadium and T-Mobile Arena. For all things Vegas sports, check out these two podcasts: Golden Edge and Silver and Black Today.

Golden Edge, hosted by Las Vegas Review-Journal reporters Ben Goetz and David Schoen, covers everything about the Vegas Golden Knights. Whether a fan wants to listen to game analysis or roster picks discussions, this podcast is centered around Vegas’ hockey team news. Tune in to get refreshing commentary and the latest breakdowns of the games. For a recap, these two reporters keep fans “in the know” with the latest buzz in hockey news with a Vegas focus.

Looking for a great Raiders podcast? Listen to Silver and Black Today. This podcast was the first all-Raiders talk show that began in 2018. Check out this show to hear exclusive interviews with a mixed bag of A-List guests, such as Ice Cube and Mike Sando, to name a few. Scott Gulbransen, founder, host and executive producer of Silver and Black Today, outlines all Raiders-related news to keep fans up-to-date on their favorite team. 

Both podcasts are available on Spotify, Apple Podcast and more.

For Foodie Lovers

Inspired by the late Culinary icon, Anthony Bourdain, the podcast 2 Sharp Chefs & A Microphone, created and hosted by Chef Lorraine Moss and Chef Louiie Victa, shares insightful and “chef driven” interviews that shine a spotlight on local chefs, cooks, restaurant workers and food culture.

Chef Lorraine brings both her expertise backgrounds in culinary and journalism (a former Emmy-nominated TV Newscaster) together on this project and Chef Louiie is an acclaimed food photographer, chef and world traveler. Combined, these two passionate foodies offer listeners an inside look at Vegas’ impressive collection of restaurants, chefs and food experts.

The dynamic duo have interviewed a variety of well-established food industry leaders including Soul Belly’s owner Chef Bruce Kalman and Circa’s owner Derek Stevens.

2 Sharp Chefs & A Microphone is available on YouTube, Spotify, iTunes and more.

For Dating Talk & Tips

Looking for a fun podcast that discusses sex, dating and relationships? Keeping it Casual is a podcast that started in 2018 by Las Vegas creators Nicole Cherry (MJ) and Brianna Nicole (Bree). The podcast is a sex positive dating and relationship show that shares diverse viewpoints on sex, dating and relationships with comedy sprinkled into the mix.

MJ shares her personal experiences about her married life with kids while Bree takes listeners for a ride recounting her dating adventures. With MJ and Bree coming from opposite worlds on this topic, it gives the audience a balance of insights from both perspectives. Keeping it Casual brings in guests to talk about everything from polyamory to what it’s like to date in Las Vegas.

Listen to new episodes of Keeping it Casual every Wednesday on their website or Apple Podcast and more.

For True Crime

Produced by the Las Vegas Review-Journal partnering with The Mob Museum, Mobbed Up: The Fight For Las Vegas is a podcast covering the stories of organized crime that has taken place in Chicago, Kansas City and Las Vegas featuring the perspectives of a wide variety of different people, including ex-mobsters, law enforcement operatives, political leaders and journalists. Review-Journal’s Reed Redmond discusses a myriad of stories including infamous figures such as member of “Hole in the Wall Gang” Frank Cullotta, Chicago mobster Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal and more. A new season started over the summer on June 21 with Investigative Reporter, Jeff German, as the host.

Check out their true crime series on the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s website, Apple Podcasts and more.

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