Mike Rayburn

The World's Funniest Guitar Virtuoso

Mike Rayburn

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Mike Rayburn is a captivating keynote artist with a presentation completely unlike anything else. Having been called "the World's Funniest Guitar Virtuoso," he 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 completely energizing and entertaining.

Just to set foot on the stage at Carnegie Hall is a career moment for any performer. Mike 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. He has received standing ovations at all eight of his Carnegie Hall performances and is the only entertainer ever voted America’s Campus Entertainer of the Year 3 out of 4 years in a poll of more than 5300 colleges nationwide. 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, and Programming. He is the only speaker ever to be honored with a nomination as Speaker of the Year and Best Solo Artist in the same year by American Entertainment Magazine and has received this honor three years in a row. Mike was also featured on the cover of Successful Meetings Magazine as one of the top 26 speakers in America.

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Keynote: Prepare to Take a Step Beyond
This will be unlike any presentation you have ever experienced!  Known as "The World's Funniest Guitar Virtuoso," Mike Rayburn is both a world-class guitarist and a stand-up comedian.  He is also an authority on personal development and human potential.  Rayburn will show you how simple tools took him from playing for seven people in a bar in Virginia to standing ovations at Carnegie Hall.  Oh, and you'll laugh so hard it hurts!  With just his words and guitar Mike will prove that anything thing from a business to one's life can be transformed by applying these powerful principles.

Entertainment Show: Classically Trained, Comically Derailed
There's nothing else like it!   Mike Rayburn's critically acclaimed presentation is an odyssey of masterful guitar, clean, universally appealing comedy, and musical combinations God never intended.  

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