Mike Bliss "Master of Variety"

Why book Mike Bliss "Master of Variety"?

"You're great! You're going to go far and make big money!"
- Piers Morgan, NBC's America's Got Talent!

"Wow, wow, wow…..what an amazing show!!! Mike, I just wanted to let you know what a great day we had during our Plant Celebrations. I can truly say our employees at Eckrich have not stopped talking about your performance. The excitement, the entertainment and the mystery was above and beyond what we had expected!!!! Your ability to be flexible shows how much of a professional you really are.
Again, it was a pleasure to meet you and thank you for a very enjoyable show."
- Yvonne Cameron, Armour-Eckrich Meats Company

"Everyone really loved your show. Our bank President was a little skeptical about us having a magician for entertainment, but LOVED it afterwards, especially the way you tied UMB values and the sales rally theme into the show. The trick with the numbers was a real hit with everyone too….people still talk about it. Thanks!"
- Natalie Lane, UMB Bank

"Your performance at our Christmas Party this year is the best we had in my 28 years at Co-Mo. It was clean entertainment and was enjoyed by everyone.”
- Don Ernst, Assistant Manager, Co-Mo Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Mike Bliss is a professional Comedian/Magician/Juggler/Pick-Pocket who got his start at the age of 3 (yes, 3) when he saw a kid cut a string in half and "restore" it. He thought, "That's cool?! You're not supposed to be able to do that!" He began to study magic books from the library (with his parents' help on the "big words") and practicing on his brothers. When he turned 5, he saved his parents some money by perfoming his first magic show for his own 5th B-Day Party!

Today, Mike has been entertaining for over 25 years all across the country from Miami, FL, to Fairbanks, AK, to the World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, to Cancun, to Honolulu, to Tahiti, to Headlining his own show in Branson, MO! He was also voted "Branson's Specialty Act of the Year"! Mike's TV credits include Fox's 30 Seconds to Fame! and NBC's America's Got Talent!

Why Hire Mike Bliss?

Besides having over 33 years of experience studying and entertaining with magic and other skills of dexterity, Mike actually has a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Music Theatre Performance. He not only headlined many of the Main Stage Production shows as an Actor, he also learned Directing, Speech, and Choreography (Mike's a skilled dancer of 20 years). What difference does this make? When you witness someone who actually understands how to “move on stage”, it's effortless and enjoyable to watch. Mike knows how to carry himself and how to “handle” audience members and make them the stars of the show. You can be confident that your guests will enjoy an unforgettable show when Mike is entertaining for your next event!





We hired Mike for our company Christmas party and were very pleased! His performance was as promised. It is full of energy, comedy, and amazement. We had employees commenting on Monday morning that "whoever is on the committee next year has their work cut out for them." Thanks for a good time!

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Reviewer: Don R.
Organization: Rada Mfg.
Event: Christmas Party in Waverly, IA
Event Date: Jan 5, 2013
Hired As: Variety Entertainer

Fast-paced and F U N N Y!

I’ve seen Mike perform in different venues and he always amazes the crowd. He’s so versatile and his act is fast-paced and funny. Two thumbs up!

Reviewer: Julie C.
Event: Christmas Party in Branson, MO
Event Date: Dec 13, 2012

Amazing Performance

I am the owner of The Event Center in Springfield, MO .....tonight is the 2nd time Mike has performed here. The 1st time for a birthday party & the 2nd a Christmas Holiday party .....he is amazing & very entertaining!

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Reviewer: Barron
Organization: The Event Center
Event: Christmas Party in Springfield, MO
Event Date: Dec 18, 2013
Hired As: Comedy Magician

What a Blast

Our party had a blast with Mike Bliss. Our guys tried to figure out how he made stuff disappear, they were wrong every time. Very funny. Still trying to figure it out. Lots of fun.

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Reviewer: Linda W.
Organization: T & J Enterprises, Inc
Event: Christmas Party in Missoula, MT
Event Date: Dec 15, 2012
Hired As: Comedy Magician, Comedian, Holiday Entertainment, Illusionist, Juggler, Magician, Mind Reader

Great entertainer!

He involved the crowd and had everyone laughing.

Reviewer: Amanda W.
Event: Christmas Party in Branson, MO
Event Date: Dec 13, 2012

great entertainer

mike was very professional and had a great act. if you get a chance to see him, he is worth the money you pay. i hope to book him again sometime.

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Reviewer: jeff e.
Event: Other in Coldwater, KS
Event Date: Feb 11, 2012
Hired As: Comedy Magician

This show was amazing!

The thing about our community is that there is not very many things to do to bring the young and the old together, this show opened an opportunity to bring families together and it was just absolutely amazing. Thank you Mike and Sons!

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Reviewer: Dani L. S.
Organization: Arkansas Tech Student Government
Event: Festival in Ozark, AL
Event Date: Apr 29, 2011
Hired As: Comedy Magician

Review by Tim O.

Mike and his sons were fantastic. They received a standing ovation and that does not happen very often with our group. Mike was engaging, funny and amazed the audience. I am still receiving comments about how much everyone enjoyed the show. I would highly recommend them for any group because they entertain at so many different levels. I booked them for two different groups that I was involved in. Bravo! I will be glad to serve as a reference Tim Orellano

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Reviewer: Tim O.
Organization: The Human Resources Team
Event: Convention in Hot Springs, AR
Event Date: Apr 21, 2011
Hired As: Comedy Magician, Juggler, Variety Entertainer

Review by Stacey S.

We had Mike come for our Upward Awards Night and he did a phenomenal job! Extremely easy to work with, no prima dona attitude, was willing to do whatever needed to help our night go well, and interacted very well with our people. His skills were exceptional and he appealed to every age group. Most importantly, he shared the gospel in a simple and straightforward way that everyone could understand. I highly recommend Mike for any event, he was a joy to work with.

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Reviewer: Stacey S.
Organization: First Baptist Church Madison
Event: Awards Night in Madison, MS
Event Date: Feb 28, 2011
Hired As: Comedy Magician, Illusionist, Juggler, Pickpocket/Con Man Performer

Review by Colby C.

Our students laughed a lot, and were amazed at Mike's show. The tricks were way beyond the typical things you see in a show. They are still talking about his performance and will be for years to come. All I hear is when is Mike coming back? They loved the show from start to finish.

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Reviewer: Colby C.
Event: Church Service in Conway, AR
Event Date: Feb 20, 2011
Hired As: Comedy Magician, Christian Comedian, Magician, Variety Entertainer

Review by Jason C.

Mike presented himself in a personal and professional manner. We greatly enjoyed his antics on stage as he interacted with individual audience members and the crowd. His Gospel presentation was clear and set a good foundation for follow up.

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Reviewer: Jason C.
Organization: Plymouth Park Baptist Church
Event: Awards Night in Irving, TX
Event Date: Mar 5, 2011
Hired As: Christian Comedian

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 30 - 90 minutes
  • Fee: $1,000 - $4,000
  • Insurance: $3,000,000
  • Languages: English


Top Notch
Worry Free
The Unexpected

Additional Booking Notes

I do not need "special" lighting or sound to give you a high quality, worry free, performance. If needed, I can supply my own sound system.

Mike Bliss "Master of Variety"

Mike's unforgettable Comedy/Magic Show is loaded with incredible sleight of hand, unbelievable predictions, levitating tables, and unforgettable pick-pocketing! However, all that technical skill is not the only reason why Mike performs over 300 shows a year. His personality, charm, and non stop wit allows him to instantly connect with his audience and Entertain! With Mike, it's not about the "tricks". The ONLY thing that matters is whether or not the audience is having an unforgettable experience that they would want to repeat... and they ALWAYS DO!

What Applause Looks Like On Paper:

“That was amazing! The best magic act we’ve seen so far! Not only did you WOW the audience, you were very entertaining. That’s going to keep me up for the next 24 hours and I still won’t be able to figure it out!”
- David Hasselhoff, NBC’s America’s Got Talent!

“Mike, thanks for all the help! Lots of laughs!”
- John Ashcroft, United States Attorney General

"Mike was fantastic. I booked him for two different groups that I was involved in... He received standing ovations for both shows and that does not happen very often with our group. I am still receiving comments about how much everyone enjoyed the show. I would highly recommend him for any group because he entertains at so many different levels. Bravo!"
- Tim Orellano, The Human Resources Team, Hot Springs, AR (501)227-9373

"If you don't LOVE this show, you're crazy! My mind got twisted, turned upside down, I don't even know what's going on right now. Unreal..."
- Adrian College, MI

"...So amazing. I got to see them again. Incredible! Awesome!"
- College of The Ozarks, MO

"Mike Bliss was a great entertainment choice for our Siblings Overnight event. The feedback after the show was overwhelmingly positive! Mike was great to work with, and we completely recommend him for future events!"
-Hailie Fowler, Illinois College

"We hosted Mike Bliss at our UPWARD Celebration event and he was phenomenal. I highly recommend you use him. He will bless your people with top quality entertainment and a clear presentation of the gospel. If you have Mike at your event I promise you will not be dissappointed."
- Pastor Lee Praytor, Oak Grove First Baptist Church

"Our church loves Mike and we look forward to having him at our annual Fall Festival. We have seen many in our community receive Jesus as Savior, as well as families become a part of our church family through his presentation! We highly recommend Mike as a man of integrity, faith, and strong advocate of the family for any church outreach or ministry."
- Brenda Spencer, Mountain Home Bible Church

“Mike is incredibly talented and very funny! I’m excited about him being apart of my show!”
- Jimmy Osmond, Branson, MO

“There’s only one word to describe Mike Bliss… FABULOUS! One of the most versatile and funniest guys you’ll ever see!”
- Brett Daniels, 2003 Magician of the Year

“Mike had families having a great time… the card trick and the theft of the watch are awesome!”
- Jack Herschend, Co-Founder of Silver Dollar City, Inc.

“...Mike Bliss is the consummate magician/comedian... a multi-talented entertainer that really connects with the audience! If you want the best in magical entertainment, DON'T MISS BLISS!!!”
- The Hamners, NBC’s World’s Greatest Magic!

“I have known Mike for several years, as he was a student at College of the Ozarks. You will find him to be talented, pleasant, a person of character and entertaining, indeed!”
- Jerry Davis, President, College of the Ozarks

“Your performance at our Christmas Party this year is the best we had in my 28 years at Co-Mo. It was clean entertainment and was enjoyed by everyone.”
- Don Ernst, Assistant Manager, Co-Mo Electric Cooperative, Inc.

“The first time I saw Mike’s routine I laughed till the tears ran down my cheeks. I said then, ‘I want to bring Mike Bliss to Minneapolis.’ We’ve had him 3 years in a row and the fourth is scheduled for this coming December.”
- Lowell Lundstrum, Celebration Church- Minneapolis, MN

“Thanks for helping make a fantastic meeting for our group. The combination of magic and juggling made for a non stop time of action and fun. We will certainly use your act again in the future!”
- Scott McNair, Senior Vice President, Tyson Foods, Inc.

“I received multiple compliments for arranging such great entertainment. You did a superb job! A great show!”
- Leona, Bank of Kimberling City

“You were intelligent, charming, funny, (actually I should have said hilarious), fast-paced, and the ladies at the Breakfast remarked all day how much they enjoyed your performance!"
- Lorraine Whittington, President - MO Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc.

“The ‘Magical Mike Bliss’ puts on a wonderful show. He has been the entertainment for two of our yearly conferences. Mike mixes magic with his wit and charm and he even sings too! A good clean show that everyone can enjoy!”
- Jodi Maloy, Farm Credit Services of Illinois

"Outstanding performance! I have never laughed so hard in my life! The office is still buzzing about your Show!"
- Janice Nielson, Brookings Municipal Utilities


Corporate Clients (partial list):

AAA Convention

Branson Schools

Briar Cliff University

Celebration Church(4 consecutive years)Minneapolis

Chapel of the Lake

Christ in Youth Convention

College of the Ozark

Dream Riviera Cancun Resort - Mexico

Farm Credit Services of Eastern Illinois

Flying Eagles Conference(4 consecutive years)

First Baptist Church

Governor's Mansion SPOOKtacular - Jefferson City

Grand Valley State University

Henderson State University

Illinois College

John Brown University

Joplin's 85th Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet

Kanakuk Kamps

Lyon's Club

Magic Castle - Hollywood

Midland's Ministries

MO Federation of Business and Professional Women's Club

Mountain Home Bible Church(6 consecutive years)

Now Jade Resort - Mexico

Parker Finances Convention - Las Vegas

Second Baptist Church (2 consecutive years)

Secrets Capri Resort - Mexico

Secrets Maroma Beach Resort - Mexico

Secrets Silversands Resort - Mexico

Senator John Ashcroft Fundraiser

Stonecroft Conference Center (3 consecutive years)

Stover Schools

Sunterra Resorts (3 consecutive years)

Tyson Foods, Inc.

University of Wisconsin

Upward Basketball

Wenatchee Valley College

Wichita State University


Celebration City - "The Master of Variety" Mike Bliss Show

Joey Riley's Comedy Country Revue

The Brett Family Show

The Majestic Theatre

Jimmy Osmond's American Jukebox Show

Ozarks Discovery IMAX Complex

Silver Dollar City

White House Theatre

Andy William's Christmas Show

The team providing the talent:

Mike Bliss


Setup Requirements

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