RAYBURN | Mike Rayburn
The World’s Funniest Guitar Virtuoso
Mike Rayburn is a captivating keynote artist with a presentation completely unlike any you’ve ever seen! Having been called “the World’s Funniest Guitar Virtuoso,” Mike uses his astounding guitar creations, uproarious songs, and veteran presentation skills to encourage, challenge and inspire his audiences to leap beyond their perceived limitations. He can focus his program completely on entertainment, depending on your needs. Mike draws from a wealth of life experience as an adventurer, business owner, comedian, world-class guitarist, author, philanthropist, husband, and father, to deliver a presentation which is motivational, hilarious, and musically amazing!
Just to set foot on the stage at Carnegie Hall is a career moment for any performer. Mike Rayburn is one of a handful of people in the world to become a regular headliner at Carnegie Hall and to have recorded a live “Mike Rayburn at Carnegie Hall” CD . However, Mike performs most often for the world’s leading corporations and associations, doing more than 100 presentations every year. Some clients have booked Mike as many as 10-12 times! His program is so unique he has been featured in USA Today, Newsweek, Billboard, Gig, Programming, American Entertainment, and Successful Meetings magazines.
SPEECH TOPICS AND DESCRIPTIONS
What If and Why Not?
This hilarious, musically amazing, keynote is also motivational. You will learn:
•Three simple, powerful tools you can use immediately and forever to access the goldmine of unrealized potential inside you.
•The most powerful motivational force on this planet! (hint… it is not power, sex, money, or fame).
•The most basic human brain function and how to harness it for powerful change.
•That managing change is not only stupid, it’s dangerous. The only way to manage change is to create change… to define the curve rather than follow it. You’ll learn how to do that.
•How to set goals which take you or your organization beyond what you’ve imagined is possible.
•The power of a sense of purpose and how to determine if your purpose in life is over.
•A simple, powerful 10-minute exercise which will show you how to become a virtuoso, a master of the things that truly matter.
Classically Trained … Comically Derailed
Within the first 90 seconds you’ll be amazed at Mike’s guitar wizardry. Another 30 seconds and you’ll realize you’re in for one of the funniest and most unique shows you have ever seen. From Bach to rock Mike’s “Classically Trained… comically derailed” is an odyssey of masterful guitar, outrageous comedy, and musical combinations God never intended. “If Victor Borge played guitar (and drank too much coffee) he’d sound like Mike,” says promoter, Mark Johnson. This is the very show that has earned Mike standing ovations at all eight of his appearances at Carnegie Hall and earned him the honor of being named Solo Artist of the Year by American Entertainment Magazine!