Tennessee Speakers and Comedians

Find motivational speakers, comedians and clean entertainers in Tennessee for your next meeting or event. Each of the keynote speakers listed below have recently performed their highly-engaging presentations in Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, and other Tennessee cities.

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Motivational Speaker Larry Weaver
Professional comedian and keynote speaker Larry Weaver uses clean humor, funny anecdotes, and emotionally charged stories to illustrate the importance of energy, attitude, and motivation. These topics are crucial to success in any venture, whether your focus is Leadership, Teamwork, Customer Service, Sales, Change, Safety, Stress Reduction, or simply Having More Fun at Work. The presentation combines stand-up comedy with content – seamlessly intertwined. Your audience will laugh, learn, and leave feeling refreshed.

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Comedian Rik Roberts
Dynamic comedy show funny enough to headline comedy clubs across the country and clean enough to bring your grandkids or grandparents to see. It's family-friendly and full of fun, easy to relate to material.

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Rik Roberts
American IDLE is a virtual talent show for organizations who want to connect their members or employees during these tough times. Clean comedian Rik Roberts hosts the show and assembles video clips of your group's talent. We all watch on the release date in real time and are able to comment as the show unfolds. Lots of fun, safe and a real morale booster.

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Speaker Rik Roberts
Increase Productivity By Nipping Distractions In The Bud! Imagine your attendees surprised by America’s Favorite Deputy Barney Fife blowing a whistle as he enters the conference room. Next, he pulls out a few “citations” that he has written up on members of your group. The group belly laughs as the “harmless offenses” are revealed. Once the group is engaged, Rik steps out of character and delivers a speech about 1) Increasing productivity by eliminating distractions, 2) Managing time more effectively, and 3) Setting clearer goals.

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Speaker Rik Roberts
Strengthen team building through laughter and improvisation. Learn the benefits of laughter and explore how to better listen to customer, co-workers and clients. You will be on your feet practicing active listening exercises. These methods will change the way you go about “hearing” what your customers have to say.

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Mentalist Joshua Lozoff
Magic, mind-reading, and mystery! Joshua's stage show reflects his fascination with psychology, intuition and influence! The show combines astounding mental demonstrations with amazing illusions developed in his travels around the world.

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Comedienne Karen Mills
Karen Mills has been a nationally touring comedian for twenty-five years. She can be heard daily on SiriusXM comedy channels and she just released her new Dry Bar Comedy Special "Pink Pants."

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Speaker Joshua Lozoff
The Magic of Communication is engaging, intriguing and fun! In this interactive presentation, acclaimed magician and actor Joshua Lozoff pulls back the curtain to reveal the true secrets of his magic: powerful communication skills and strong powers of observation; skills useful for us all, from the board room to the living room.

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Speaker Jason LeVasseur
Jason brings his positive energy and skills as a keynote speaker, professional entertainer, and team-building expert to captivate and educate his audiences. From the small group workshop to the packed auditorium – attendees will be elevated, informed, and inspired to positively influence their teams, companies, and communities.

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Comedian Larry Weaver
100% clean stand-up comedy with a positive message! Larry's humor is highly professional, culturally sensitive, and hilariously funny. After majoring in accounting, Larry left his CPA dreams behind to pursue his dream of making people laugh. As heard on SIRIUS XM Blue Collar Radio and Laugh USA, Larry's show includes tales of growing up in the country, home remedies, family gatherings, marriage, traveling, trying to eat right, and more.

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Comedian David Ferrell
100% clean stand-up comedy show suitable for all ages and backgrounds. Plus, David is happy to customize his performance with jokes about your company or organization.

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Speaker Paul Miller
Audience members experience a world-class comedy juggling demonstration intermixed with step-by-step instructions for learning to juggle, or for learning anything, better. Learn strategies for reducing stress and developing physical, intellectual, emotional and social well being. Juggler’s Mindset is interactive, improvisational, and engaging from start to finish.

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Comedian John Felts
Show your clients, employees, families or loyal customers a good time through John's clean and carefully put together set. You are guaranteed to see lots of laughs, smiles and possibly a fellow audience member on stage!

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Comedian Tim Moffett
Tim the Dairy Farmer is definitely not a motivational speaker. Tim is a Florida dairy farmer and comedian. His experiences on and off the farm help him bring out the humor of everyday rural life.

His television credits include CMT, Last Comic Standing, FOX and a live stream from a Family Reunion. Tim can be heard regularly on SiriusXM radio.

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Comedienne Leslie Norris Townsend
100% clean stand-up comedy, music and audience participation. Leslie can move audiences from tears to laughter while motivating, mesmerizing and captivating each one.

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Upcoming Schedule

4/26/2021Pigeon Forge, TNTACA Annual Training Conference with Larry Weaver
8/5/2021Jackson, TNSenior Adult Concert with Rik Roberts
6/18/2022Nashville, TNACEC Summer Conference with Larry Weaver

Recent Reviews from Tennessee

"It was a pleasure having Mr. Lozoff at our conference. He did a great job of keeping the attention of the audience, as he wove entertainment into a discussion on communication. His tricks were jaw-dropping and we loved that he involved members of the audience."

Board Member, Fall Conference in Murfreesboro, TN review of Joshua Lozoff

"David Ferrell was outstanding in involving the audience which made his performance even better. Clean, wholesome fun."

President, Comedy Night in Crossville, TN review of David Ferrell

"Rik Roberts was amazing at our annual Christmas Dinner. He was extremely professional, prompt and played along well with our crowd. We laughed until we cried and I have heard nothing but positive comments from our employees. Many saying he is the best entertainer we've ever had! Thank you."

Human Resource Manager, Company Christmas Party in Kingsport, TN review of Rik Roberts
 Speakers and Entertainers in Memphis, TN

"John Felts knocked it out of the park again. He was so good the first time, we hired him for the same event in back-to-back years. He brought all new material and did a great job."

Director, Campus Ministry Fundraiser in Memphis, TN review of John Felts
 Speakers and Entertainers in Lafayette, TN

"Larry Weaver was great! He kept our teachers engaged and had them rolling in their seats. Getting the school year started with laughter and a great message is always a plus. Larry truly motivated our teachers!"

Federal Programs Director, County Wide Teacher Professional Development Inservice in Lafayette, TN review of Larry Weaver
 Speakers and Entertainers in Knoxville, TN

"Larry Weaver was a joy for me to work with as much as he was for our people. He was incredibly easy to deal with beforehand, was right on time, and was incredibly professional. I enjoyed getting to hang out with him for the few hours he was with us. Larry shared some seriously hilarious stories that connected with our group. Even though he's from 6 hours away, I'm sure some of our folks felt like Larry had grown up right there in our own neighborhoods as he told jokes and stories about people who could have been us, our relatives, or people we know. We all had a good time."

Associate Pastor, Care Ministries, Senior Adult Luncheon in Knoxville, TN review of Larry Weaver

"Rik Roberts return performance was even funnier than the first time he entertained us. The Fairfield Glade Resident Services Comedy Night had a packed crowd and were laughing all evening. Rik’s clean comedy and presentation were outstanding. 'Barney Fife' joined the fun and his presence made for a delightful show. We would love to have Rik back again."

President, Comedy Night in Crossville, TN review of Rik Roberts

"Rik Roberts offers the perfect combination of education and entertainment. As the keynote speaker for our Chamber's general membership luncheon, Rik began by engaged the audience with his dead-on imperination of Deputy Barney Fife. After some interactive fun with a few key business and community leaders in the room, he segwayed into a fantastic presentation about eliminating distractions in the workplace through the "Mayberry Method". The audience loved him, and everyone left with takeaways that can be easily implemented to increase productivity in any organization. Rik was a pleasure to work with, and I highly recommend him!"

President/CEO, Membership Luncheon in Germantown, TN review of Rik Roberts
 Speakers and Entertainers in Nashville, TN

"We had Rik Roberts come in to present Game Winning Drive to our annual agency off site meeting. Rik really honed in on issues such as team work, unity, accountability, and owning your mistakes. He did it in a judgment-free way that gave us take-aways and connecting points we can take back to our home offices and apply. It was extremely well done, very professional and with plenty of laughs. Rik hit the nail on the head, and managed to not ruffle any feathers. He is an expert at people and it shows. I highly recommend him if you have similar event where you need to tune up your leadership, accountability and communication skills."

Special Assistant, Management Conference in Nashville, TN review of Rik Roberts

"Tim was very accommodating before and after the show. His content was really good and funny. Our customers loved his show."

Manager, Grower Meeting in Memphis, TN review of Tim Moffett
 Speakers and Entertainers in Centerville, TN

"We really enjoyed Larry Weaver's presentation at our all employee meeting. The jokes were a hit and, being from the south ourselves, were spot on! The motivational tips he threw in were just what we were looking for. I appreciate his promptness, professionalism, ease to work with and creativity. Larry's ability to tie in bits from our other training earlier in the day made it that much funnier! It was just what we needed after a long day of training!"

VP Employee & Member Services, All-Employee Meeting in Centerville, TN review of Larry Weaver
 Speakers and Entertainers in Knoxville, TN

"Larry Weaver was great to work with, and the crowd loved him!"

Chief Development Officer, Fundraiser in Knoxville, TN review of Larry Weaver
 Speakers and Entertainers in Memphis, TN

"John Felts was great and I highly recommend him. He is energetic and funny and he played well to a room that ranged in age from infant to grandparent. The audience laughter was nonstop through the entire show. He is especially good at taking the time to personalize his jokes to church or city where he is performing. He is also very good with audience interaction. He's very quick witted. He is also very professional and very easy to work with."

Director, Campus Ministry Fundraiser in Memphis, TN review of John Felts
 Speakers and Entertainers in Tazewell, TN

"Joshua Lozoff was great! We had nothing but great compliments on him and was asked by several if he will be back next year!"

Administrative Assistant, Chamber Annual Gala in Tazewell, TN review of Joshua Lozoff
 Speakers and Entertainers in Pulaski, TN

"Wow! Our audience of women LOVED Leslie Norris Townsend! It always nice to laugh at the things we women go through in life. Leslie provided very uplifting material perfect for all ages. I would recommend her to anyone!"

 Speakers and Entertainers in Memphis, TN

"Rik Roberts was FANTASTIC! He brought so much positive energy to our group early in the morning. The entire group enjoyed him and will definitely refer him to anyone looking for a motivational speaker who combines clean comedy in their routine."

Event Coordinator, National Sales Meeting in Memphis, TN review of Rik Roberts

"David Ferrell was very entertaining at our company Christmas party! We were pleased with him."

Event Planner, Company Christmas Party in Chattanooga, TN review of David Ferrell
 Speakers and Entertainers in Greeneville, TN

"David Ferrell did an outstanding job! EVERYONE loved him! My phone was blowing up with texts and phone calls during and after his performance. He will be asked to return, I am sure. He far exceeded our expectations, and fit in perfectly with our crowd. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for setting this up! We will definitely be calling on your services again!!!!!"

Ag-Business Committee Vice-Chair, Farm/City Banquet in Greeneville, TN review of David Ferrell

"Rik Roberts was great. He arrived very promptly and his presentations was exactly what I had hoped it would be. He was entertaining, but with a message. Immediately after the session I had several faculty members come to me and let me know how much they enjoyed the day."

Supervisor of Instruction, County-Wide Inservice Day in Lafayette, TN review of Rik Roberts

"John Felts was absolutely amazing! He exceeded our expectations when he had completed his performance. He involved the crowd which everyone loved. He also used a wide variety of material to ensure he targeted all of the audience. John also took time before the dinner started to socialize with the crowd and that probably enabled him to include them in some of his show. He stayed afterwards and interacted with everyone and was very professional for the entire evening. Again, we thoroughly enjoyed having him for our guest at our event and look forward to working with him again."

CEO, Annual Chamber Banquet in Tazewell, TN review of John Felts

"John Felts was a pleasure to work with. I have to admit I was a bit nervous booking someone that we had no knowledge of. I would have to say John's personality, professionalism, performance exceeded ALL of our expectations. He was very pleasant and personable."

Director, Fundraiser in Winchester, TN review of John Felts

"Larry Weaver was fantastic! Booking was easy and the results of our fundraiser was very positive. Larry connected very well with the crowd and had them laughing all evening long! We are already considering next years event - and we'll go with Larry."

Executive Director, Fundraiser in Paris, TN review of Larry Weaver

"Thanks again to Larry Weaver for kicking off our employee meeting. The event was a success and we appreciate him helping to get everyone in the right frame of mind for a Saturday morning. All enjoyed it."

Division President, Corporate Kick Off Meeting in Johnson City, TN review of Larry Weaver

"Larry Weaver's performance at the Annual Claiborne County of Commerce was absolutely hilarious. Everyone truly enjoyed his upbeat entertainment and interaction with the audience. There was never a dull moment. I have had more compliments on this years Chamber of Commerce dinner than ever before. I would definitely recommend Larry Weaver Entertainment for an enjoyable evening to remember. Larry was awesome."

Executive Director, Annual Banquet in Tazewell, TN review of Larry Weaver

A few of the towns our nationally-touring keynote speakers have performed in include: Centerville, Chattanooga, Cookeville, Crossville, Dyersburg, Gallaway, Germantown, Greeneville, Jackson, Johnson City, Kingsport, Knoxville, Lafayette, LaFollette, Lenoir City, Lynnville, Memphis, Morristown, Mountain City, Munford, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Paris, Pigeon Forge, Pulaski, Selmer, Sparta, Tazewell, Winchester, TN and others.


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