Services Directory

Entertainment / Speakers

  • A+ MPE Entertainment

    More than thirty years experience designing entertainment events for conventions, conferences, fairs and festivals, arts organizations and corporate clients. Bands, comedians and speakers.
  • Anderson Programs, Inc.

    Speaker, author and former psychology teacher, Carol's vital message for challenging times makes a powerful kick-off or closing. Topics include: Get Fired Up...Without Burning Out!, Keep Fired Up Through Change, and Fired Up Leadership!
  • Battle Axes

    Available for corporate events and private parties. Lexington's premier hatchet-throwing destination! Almost 60 canned beers and ciders (many made in Kentucky), soda, bottled water, and snack foods are available for purchase. Schedule an afternoon or evening of axe-throwing in the Distillery District!
  • Becky McCrary Speaks

    Training seminars and convention keynotes that inspire and empower. Called the Carol Burnett of Conventions, this professional speaker and recovering wallflower inspires others to deliver fabulous service, build lasting relationships, and have more fun. One of only 215 women to have earned the Certified Speaking Professional credential.
  • Bluegrass Mystery Theatre

    A fun murder mystery dinner theatre that performs in different venues around the Bluegrass and can also perform at private events.
  • The Breakout Games

    Looking for a new activity for your corporate retreat? A unique team building exercise for your small meeting? Each Breakout Game is a real life adventure that requires cunning and creativity. You have one goal: breakout out of the room in under 1 hour. You’ll solve puzzles, crack codes, find hidden items, and more. Two Derby Heist rooms, two Kidnapping rooms, a Casino Room, the Mystery Mansion and the Island Escape Room can each accommodate 8 to 9 people. The Hostage Room can accommodate 6.
  • BuckMark, LLC

    Live music, solo to large group, for weddings, receptions, company events and other important events. Providing musical entertainment in Central Kentucky since 1983.
  • Cambo the Clown

    With over 30 years clowning in the Bluegrass, Cambo brings fun and laughter to events with juggling, magic and balloon animals. Shows and walk-around available.
  • Carwile String Studio

    Nationally acclaimed performers reflecting Kentucky's rich musical heritage on fiddle, mandolin, guitar, and vocals. An acoustic adventure for any occassion.
  • CEATH Company

    Speaker on technology and organizational systems. Change seminars. Impressive organization and clarity, according to Fortune Magazine.
  • Colonel Michael Masters

    Keynote speaker and entertainer Col. Michael Masters, "The Host of Kentucky". Hospitality products: chocolates, bourbon balls, cookbooks.
  • CommerceLexington

    • 330 East Main Street
    • Lexington, KY 40507
    • (859) 254-4447
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    Lexington's chamber of commerce, Commerce Lexington, is a great resource. Use their Speaker Link program to find a speaker to share knowledge of a specific topic with your company or organization.
  • Countdown Games

    • 1872 Plaudit Place Blvd
    • Lexington, KY 40509
    • (859) 447-0885
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    Available for private rentals. Up to 70 people can play at one time, but larger groups can also be accommodated. One of the world's biggest escape game facilities.
  • Destination Bluegrass, INC

    From the starting gate to the finish line, this destination management company strives to provide a unique Lexington experience. Spouse programs, tours, registration services, meet and greets, incentive trips, special event functions.
  • Distilled Living

    Bourbon education and sensory training for individuals, corporate and fundraising events, and parties. Tim is an industry insider with over 9 years experience in Bourbon education and event design, and is a Stave & Thief Society Executive Bourbon Steward, the highest classification available for a professional Bourbon educator.
  • Dixie Entertainment

    Since it's founding in 1991, Dixie Entertainment has established itself as one of Lexington's premier entertainment agencies offering professional entertainment coordination. Dixie Entertainment will help organizations book fabulous live music and entertainment for special events.
  • Dr. Carl Hurley, Humorist

    Renowned humorist and entertainer knows as "America's Funniest Professor". Speaks to organizations around the world, and in his own backyard: Lexington. Regularly played on Sirius/XM Satellite radio, he has made more than 16 comedy recordings, and is the recipient of the National Speakers Association CPAE Speakers Hall of Fame.
  • Elaine Cook, Harpist

    A principal harpist with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and auxiliary harpist with the Louisville Orchestra, Elaine has played with the Cincinnati Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Evansville Philharmonic, Columbus Symphony, Berkeley Orchestra, and the Aspen Festival Orchestra. She is available for weddings, meetings and private events.
  • Generational Leadership, LLC

    • 106 Lakeview Dr
    • Georgetown, KY 40324
    • (925) 457-2239
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    Speaker Joshua Lee has been learning and studying leadership for more than 20 years by consulting in a variety of industries including retail, entertainment, healthcare, government, energy, and finance. A great resource for keynotes, breakouts, half-day, full day, or multi-day workshops. Key topics include: Generational Mindset - creating a legacy of value; personality based selling strategies, personality based communication/team collaboration strategies.
  • Ghost Chasers International, Inc.

    Seminars, workshops on finding and documenting evidence of ghostly acitivity. Topics covered include ghost theories, how to conduct a ghost investigation, recording voices from the other side, and more.
  • Hi Flight, Inc.

    • 210 Malabu Drive
    • Lexington, KY 40502
    • (859) 277-8707
    • Contact: Mike Wade
    Hot air balloon rides.
  • Kelly Bands

    An expert on bands and musicians with over 25 years’ experience working with the finest, most professional entertainers in the Eastern and Central US. Specializing in show and dance bands, soloists, duos, Disc Jockey’s, top comedians and magicians, in all price ranges.
  • The Kentuckians Barbershop Chorus

    Enjoy the four-part harmonies of this awarding winning chorus at your next meeting or convention.
  • Kentucky Humanities Council

    Speakers bureau of over 60 speakers and living history presenters offering more than 100 programs.
  • Kentucky Speakers Association

    The Kentucky Chapter of the National Speakers Association. See website for a complete list of area speakers.
  • Ladies for Liberty

    These popular vocalists have revived the great music of the 1940s and World War Two era. They present patriotic-themed programs reminiscent of the Andrew Singers and perform regularly nationwide.
  • Leigh Bureau

    Impressive roster of nationally known speakers from media personalities to business leaders.
  • Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra

    From classical, symphonic concerts and exciting Pops concerts to educational programs, the Philharmonic offers something for everyone. Group rates available.
  • Magician John Shore

    Black tie dinners, receptions, conventions and fundraisers. From strolling/close up magic, table magic and psychic readings to full stage shows, John Shore specializes in bringing the impossible to you.
  • Magician John Slicer

    Specializing in corporate and association group entertainment. Offering a high-energy, comedy magic stage show for after-dinner entertainment and interactive close-up magic for receptions and hospitality suites.
  • Mary Claire O'Neal

    International speaker and author of "Becoming What You Want to See in the World: The Art of Joyful Living". Keynotes and workshops on joyful living and effective communication. Member of National Speaker's Association.
  • Mary Hamilton

    Author of "Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths and Outright Lies". Entertaining and inspiring storytelling for audiences of any age. Keynote addresses designed to suit your occasion using stories from Mary's repertoire.
  • Mid-East Entertainment

    Music for all occasions, including weddings, to suit any event, budget and style. 1000's of regional bands and recording stars. Featuring The Sensations, Impact Dance Band, Jimmy Church Dance Bands and Dance Traxx DJ. Jazz, Motown, Beach, Top 40, Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Classical, Comedy.
  • Mike Hemmelgarn

    Mike's high-energy one-man comedy shows are a unique blend of juggling and ventriloquism, with a splash of magic and balloons. Shows can be tailored to fit the audience and the venue.
  • Mountain State Murder Mystery

    Mystery, suspense and comedy are always on the agenda. Gravely entertaining. Custom interactive theatrical events. Groups of 50-500 at your location.
  • Nancy Friedman, Keynote Speaker

    Nancy's talent is allowing her audience to laugh and learn tips, techniques ideas and skills that will start immediately and last forever. She helps companies equip their people with tools to convert leads into sales, and deliver a better customer experience.
  • Party Central, INC

    Inflatable game rental company with a huge inventory of clean, new, impressive games for all ages.
  • Premier Casino Events, INC

    Authentic casino games, dealers, decor and music. Special themes for corporate and association functions Fun with no risk! Call for free video and brochure.
  • Premiere Speakers Bureau

    • 1000 International Drive
    • FRANKLIN, TN 37067
    • (615) 261-4000
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    Ensuring your event's success by offering an impressive lineup of nationally recognized speakers. Affiliated with PCMA, ASAE, IASB and MPI.
  • R. C. Smith & Company

    Enjoy the smooth jazzy sounds of saxophone and vocals by R. C. Smith and Margo Demaree. Available for private parties and corporate functions.
  • R2 Impact/McKinney Speakers Bureau

    Connecting clients with internationally-recognized speakers, celebrities and entertainers. Official booking agency for Lexington humorist Carl Hurley and Garden Designer John Carloftis.
  • Polk & Associates

    Motivational speaker and seminar leader. Topics include humor, motivation and stress.
  • Royal Blue Entertainment

    • 1395 Bondville Rd
    • Salvisa, KY 40372
    • (859) 325-0731
    • Contact: Ric Maxfield
    An acoustic music trio entertaining with bluegrass, old country and folk and music. Can provide all forms of sound equipment for stage groups, sound engineering for stage acts and events, plus a wide range of DJ services.
  • Sound Travels Mobile Entertainment

    For your DJ, Master of Ceremonies. Vast music selection from the 1930's to the present. Crystal clear sound for 20 people or 800. Weddings a specialty.
  • Southland Drive

    • 237 Kenlock Drive
    • Lexington, KY 40517
    • (859) 276-3235
    • Contact: Russ Farmer
    A group of Lexington friends came together in the common quest of playing good bluegrass music. From traditional to progressive tunes, Southland Drive entertains with their own style of bluegrass music.
  • Stanley B. Walters

    "The Truth About Lying" Member, National Speakers Association.
  • Steve Haffner - Speaker/Decision Performance Specialist

    Professional speaker and mentalist Steve Haffner helps audiences elevate their effectiveness and decision making skills. In interactive and entertaining keynote and breakout sessions, attendees discover how to recognize and outsmart the subconscious impulses, shortcuts, and biases that affect their decision-making so they can improve their performance and productivity. As a bonus, he uses his skills as a mentalist to ensure that your audience will be amazed and entertained as well as gain great professional insights.
  • Tim Lake/Padraig Records

    American traditional music on banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle & bass. For all occasions. Jazz with Bluegrass and Blues.
  • Tom Leach Productions

    The award-winning "Voice of the Kentucky Wildcats" gives insider's view on the Wildcats past and present, with stories both funny and poignant, plus his personal story of how a concentrated focus achieves success.
  • Triangle Talent, Inc.

    Entertainment specialists since 1960. Full service brokerage and production firm specializing in providing entertainment for all occasions.
  • Tweed Jeffries, LLC

    Keynote speeches for healthcare organizations and businesses. Executive coaching.
  • Western Swingers

    This six piece band based in Nashville, TN, plays the lively music called Western Swing. With fiddle, steel guitar, piano, electric guitar, bass, and drums, it's music for dancing and listening combining the down-home quality of country music with the sophistication and improvisation of jazz.
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