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Posts Tagged ‘Barney Fife Impersonators’

Cox Financial Group – Client Appreciation Dinner

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

A client appreciation dinner is a great way to celebrate 25 yrs of business. Gather your clients and reward them with food, facts and fun at a great dinner!  Based Hudson, TX, Randy Cox provides financial services and takes great care of his clients. We had a blast the entire evening!

Rik Roberts at a recent Client Appreciation Dinner

 

Rik Roberts Comedy at Client Appreciation Dinner

 

“FANTASTIC JOB!  Everyone raved about your performance.  Barney was great just milling around and Rik was VERY FUNNY!  THANK YOU so much for making the trip.”

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A note from Rik:

Client Appreciation Dinners are a great opportunity to spend time with your people outside of the “transactional” space. You have more time to enjoy their company, share stories and genuinely show appreciation for your clients. Too often the pressures of time constraints prevent this from happening during an appointment.

A dinner is also a great way to allow your clients to meet each other, have a meal and ideally – a LOT of FUN.

That is where a clean comedian can really come in handy. I only perform clean and have the heart of a servant. So you get a wholesome show from a guy who wants your night to be successful. And … I can also appear as a Barney Fife Impersonator to really add in some bonus laughs and photo ops!

Having “Fife” work the room is a great way to add laughs into any otherwise “stale” environment. Let Barney greet them at the door, mingle while they are in line for food, or simply go table to table and interact with your guests. There are always great on-on-one laughs as part of the roaming “Barney Fife” portion.

I would love to hear from you if you are planning a client appreciation dinner. Your clients deserve a fun evening. And you don’t want a hassle from your entertainment. You want good, clean fun. Lets talk!

Rik Roberts Performance Schedule

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Below are some of my upcoming events. All other dates are open for bookings.

See an open date and want to check to see if Rik can bring some laughs your way?

Send an email to rik@rikroberts.com or fill out the contact form on this site.

Rik Roberts Event Schedule

 

October
4 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
7 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
9 Orlando, FL Corporate Event
12 Dallas, TX Private Event
14-15 Toronto, CA Commercial Shoot
17 Lexington, KY Fundraiser
19 Columbus, OH Corporate event
23 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
24 Louisville, KY Corporate Event
26 Moro, OR Private Event
November
13 Murfreesboro, TN Corporate Event
14 Knoxville, TN Fundraiser
15 Asheville, NV Corporate Event
19 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
20 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
22 Fort Worth, TX Corporate Event
23 Portland, OR Corporate Event
29 Gallatin, TN Fundraiser
December
6, 7 Grand Prairie, AB Church Event
12 Florence, AL Church Event
17 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
18 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
January
10 Huntsville, AL Church Event
14 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
22 Jacksonville, FL Corporate Event
February
7 Kansas City, MO Corporate Event
20 Phoenix, AZ Corporate Event
March
4 San Antonio, TX Corporate Event
10 Columbus, OH Corporate Event
12, 13 Charlotte, NC Corporate Event
14 Hot Springs, AR Corporate Event
19 Brentwood Baptist Church Event
May
9 Arroyo Grande, CA Fundraiser
15 Ferguson, MO Church Event
June
9 Brookings, SD Corporate Event
August
4 DeRidder, LA Private Event
22 Monticello, IN Church Event

Barney Fife Impersonator in Frankenmuth, MI

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

My job as a Barney Fife Impersonator is just too much fun.  Along with my 100% clean comedy show, I can appear at your event as the famous bumbling deputy from Mayberry.

 

Barney Fife Impersonator in Frankenmuth

 

Barney Fife Invitations

 

Fife in Frankenmuth

Some clients go above and beyond to create a cool Mayberry vibe. OLV Investment Group created the awesome “Selfie Frame” for folks to get a pic with the deputy. They also sent out invitations using the frame to tie things together.

OLV Investment Group Testimonial:

“Rik Roberts did an exceptional job!! From the time he came in as Barney Fife having pictures made, to mingling with clients, to visiting with people all through dinner, it helped to create a warm evening for our Client Appreciation Dinner! His performance was very engaging and fun! Thank you Rik for two successful evenings honoring our clients!”

If you need a Barney Fife Impersonator for your event, feel free to connect with me by filling out the contact form on this site. Or by sending and email to Rik@RikRoberts.com.

There are a variety of ways to incorporate the deputy into your event. Roaming Fife is a term I use to describe mingling with guests before or after my comedy performance. It’s comparable to “table magic” where magicians go from table to table performing a short trick. But with Fife, it’s witty conversations and a few trademark  “sniffs” while guests get a picture with the bullet toting deputy.

Other options include bursting into an event and issuing “citations” based on inside information you provide in advance. This is an especially fun way to acknowledge or recognize folks for great work. Whether they are “falsifying documents” by working more hours than they report, or “speeding” out the door Friday afternoon, we can have some fun with Fife!

Mayberry Method at Collierville Chamber of Commerce

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Rik Roberts Collierville Chamber of Commerce

“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 impersonation of Deputy Barney Fife. After some interactive fun with a few key business and community leaders in the room, he segued 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!”

Kanette Keough-Rodgers | President, Collierville Chamber of Commerce

USG Seeds

Friday, March 30th, 2018

“We had Rik Roberts do a show for about 35 of our producers and their spouses tonight. He did an excellent job. Everyone in the group was laughing. He had some good Ag related material and kept us laughing for over an hour. If we ever want to hire a comedian again we would be happy to hire Rik Roberts.”

Stacy Burwick, President UniSouth Genetics, Inc.

Fife Impersonator Rik Roberts gets “Key to the City”

Monday, January 15th, 2018

What an honor to receive a medallion that is equivalent to the “Key to the City” of Mt. Juliet, TN!

Thanks to Capt. Chandler and Chief Hambrick for having me over to judge the chili cook-off. Aunt Bea would have been proud! #FifeIsMyLife

Rik Roberts Mount Juliet Barney Fife

 

Rik Roberts Mount Juliet Barney Fife

Rik Roberts Mount Juliet Barney Fife

 

Join me at the HUCKABEE tapings in Nashville!

Monday, December 18th, 2017

I have so much fun as the audience warm up comedians for the TV Show “Huckabee” on TBN! The audiences are top notch, the set is state of the art, and the team from the producers all the way to the parking lot greeters are the sweetest folks you’ll ever meet. And, Governor Huckabee is a really, really decent human being.

The show features guests who are grounded by faith. Many times, their stories are those of reception after having gone astray.

Naomi Judd was a recent guest (and a huge fan of the Andy Griffith Show). She discussed how to deal with clinical depression. If you struggle, her book will help you. “River of Time” is the title.

Had fun and was inspired meeting the Dibiase’s. Ted “The Million Dollar Man” and Ted Jr. are doing great work out of the wrestling ring these days. Brought back some memories of watching the matches back in the old days! http://milliondollarman.com

I had the pleasure of meeting Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, legendary soul singer Sam Moore. You might know him as the singer of Soul Man (1967) with Sam & Dave, or from touring with Booker T and the MGs. Catch him singing Soul Man and being backed up on guitar by Steve Cropper!

https://www.tbn.org/huckabee

If you want to join me for a taping of Huckabee the tickets area FREE! But you do have to reserve them. You can do this online by following this link:

https://www.tbn.org/content/huckabee-watch-live

I occasionally am away on gigs and will have a back up in my place. If you want to make sure I’ll be there on the date you are attending just shot me an email at rik@rikroberts.com.

Rik Roberts Huckabee TV Show

Parker Memorial Baptist Thanksgiving Banquet

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Fun, fun, fun time in Anniston, AL with Parker Memorial Baptist for the Thanksgiving banquet. Thanks to Reverend Mack Amis and all of the great folks in the congregation for making this a fun filled (and full stomach) event!

Parker Memorial Baptist Rik Roberts

 

Ri Roberts performs comedy for Parker Memorial Baptist

 

“Rik was well received by our congregation. Through his Barney Fife impersonations, funny stories, and quick wit, our people were thoroughly entertained. I would recommend Rik for any church or group that wants to enjoy good, clean fun!”

  • Mack Amis, Senior Pastor | Parker Memorial Baptist Church

 

ARROWHEAD FUNERAL DIRECTORS

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

I know what jokes you are thinking of right now! But no, they were not a “dead” audience and they were not “dying to leave the room”. They were in fact a great group of very family focussed funeral home directors and suppliers who wanted to take their service to another level.

Arrowhead Funeral Directors Association

Among the group were Gregg Bright (far left) and Tim Koch. The group was also complimented by a gentleman who recently remodeled his home to be a replica of The Andy Griffith Show set! You can check out the results – and even stay in this bed and Breakfast – at www.TaylorHomeInn.com. Tell him “Old Barn” sent you!

“Rik was fantastic. Everyone is still sending me positive comments and others want to know how to book him for their events. Thanks, Rik!”

  • Bob Atkins, Arrowhead Funeral Directors Association

FIFE TAKES MANHATTAN

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Kansas, that is!

What an enjoyable morning it was in Manhattan, KS presenting The Mayberry Method to the Riley County Clerks office. These hard working folks are on the front lines of making sure things county-wide are running smoothly. Fife likes this kind of group!

Rik Roberts Mayberry Method

“Rik Roberts presented to our group the “Mayberry Method”.  He was very well received by all level of employees.  Not one person, in the audience of 190, lost interest during the 90 minutes he “entertained” and educated our group.  We even had an added bonus of unexpected interaction of an official Kansas Highway Patrol Officer that assisted in his great message of how to react/respond when in an unusual or difficult situation.  Many employees have requested to have him back again!”

Cindy Volanti, Human Resource Manager – Riley County Clerks Office – Manhattan, KS