TV show host goes behind the scenes
10. Lauretta Alabons, 46, co-owner of concert promoter LAMC Productions and founder of comedy events company LA Comedy Live
Lauretta Alabons, once the face of Rollin’ Good Times (left) on Channel 5, now brings major music acts to Singapore. Image: The New Paper File, Dios Vincoy Jr for The Sunday Times
Best known for: Hosting Channel 5’s music variety show Rollin’ Good Times and entertainment news programme Showbuzz
As co-owner of LAMC Productions, which she founded with her American husband Ross Knudson in 2001, she is one of Singapore’s most prominent concert promoters. Lauretta Alabons has brought in some of the world’s biggest music acts over the years, such as Metallica, Deep Purple, Muse and Snow Patrol.
Last Thursday, the company brought in the legendary singer- songwriter Johnny Marr of The Smiths and, in the coming months, will promote concerts for Def Leppard and bassist Nathan East.
Alabons also founded LA Comedy Live in 2012, which has since staged sold-out shows here by top comedians such as Russell Peters, John Cleese and Chris Tucker.
Her passion for her work keeps her going – something that was perhaps lacking during her television hosting days.
Outside of work, the multi-racial beauty of Filipino, Eurasian and Indian descent is a doting mother to her 14-year-old son, George.