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RAGING BULL ENTERTAINMENT"BUCKIN' FUN!" MECHANICAL BULL ENTERTAINMENT IN DC, MARYLAND, AND VA

OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE: TO ENTERTAIN AND THRILL YOU LIKE ONLY A MECHANICAL RODEO BULL CAN. YES, THESE THINGS ARE FUN; BUT, THE SAFETY OF OUR RIDERS IS OUR PRIORITY. WE’VE TAKEN GREAT CARE AND ATTENTION TO DETAIL TO MAKE SURE ALL RIDERS WANT TO RIDE AGAIN.

WE’RE BASED OUT OF THE METROPOLITAN AREA AND WE’RE READY TO TAKE ANY ENTERTAINING EVENT TO THE NEXT LEVEL. PROMOTIONS, CORPORATE EVENTS, PARTIES, CARNIVALS, FESTIVALS, AND BIRTHDAYS ARE AMONG THE MANY REASONS FOLKS IN MARYLAND, DC, AND VIRGINIA FIND US.

QUITE SIMPLY, OUR MECHANICAL BULLS AND TRAINED OPERATORS BRING A THRILL THAT’S NOT GOING TO BE FORGOTTEN.

Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers

Mark Hinds has been performing a Tribute to Kenny Rogers for the past 20 years.

It all started in Gaylord Michigan in 1979 when given the opportunity to perform as Kenny Rogers at a ski resort would change his life forever. Mark has performed at numerous Moose, Elk and Eagles Lodges perfecting his act and gained much notoriety as the only Kenny Rogers tribute artist in the country.

Since joining Legends in Concert in 1981 Mark has traveled all over the world amazing audiences with his impression of the famed country singer. Mark has been on stage twice with Kenny including a gig at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville where he was a part of Charlie Chases' Funny Business Show and was asked to embarrass Kenny on national T.V. It was highly successful as 4500 Rogers’ fans were stunned to see two of their favorite entertainers standing together side by side singing one of Kenny's biggest hits "The Gambler."

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DALE JONES
THE ONE-HANDED JUGGLER

SO GOOD ... HE'S AMBIDEXTROUS!

Comedy juggler Dale Jones has been called the most unique juggler in the world with good reason. Jones invented an entirely new way to juggle in order to compensate for his right hand (which he injured severely at age eight). Featured in both "PEOPLE MAGAZINE" and "USA TODAY," the International Juggler's Association has touted Jones as one of the world's best jugglers despite his disability.

Jones performs world-class original comedy along with his juggling. In fact his act is so entertaining that after guest starring on the "STATLER BROS. SHOW," (TNN), the producer said, "Dale Jones completely blew us away." On concert dates, Jones has shared the stage with Ray Stevens (Anderson Music Hall, Hiawassee, GA); KC & The Sunshine Band (Chip In's Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI); and Marie Osmond (Rickman Auditorium, Arnold, MO), to name a few. Jones has even headlined a one-man show three different times in Branson, MO (Owen's Theater). He is also one of very few jugglers to ever have star status in a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey television special ("CLOWN COLLEGE," CBS).

Indeed, Jones has been featured on many other national TV shows as well. ("ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT;" "CBS EVENING NEWS;" and "AMERICA'S FUNNIEST PEOPLE" among others.)

Jones "travels in that rare air. He's certainly one of a kind," according to "THE ASSOCIATED PRESS" article on him. "He fills the act with wit," said "CHICAGO SUN-TIMES" Comedy Reporter, Ernest Tucker.

To be sure, his act is a highly original, skill packed, belly-laughter, with a huge, rousing finish! Which allows Jones to state with confidence that "my goal is always to be the most well received entertainer anywhere I perform."

Lady Houdini Escape Show

Lady Houdini, the name given to Kristen Johnson by an Inside Edition producer at CBS Studios in

New York has definitely stuck. Especially since she brokerage immortal Harry Houdini's record for the most Water Torture Cell escapes ever performed, which historians and magic aficionados worldwide estimate to be just over one thousand. She broke Houdini’s record in 2012 as she has successfully performed her 1,001st public escape during the Georgia State Fair at the Atlanta Speedway. She is currently over 1,950 attempts and counting.

Johnson considered to be the Houdini of the 21st century almost seems fearless, even to the fault of flirting with death, as she has a knack for taking an ordinary magic escape and putting her signature brand on it. In the case of the Water Torture Cell, she decided to not hide the escape as Houdini and everyone since, but to perform it in full view which has drawn some criticism from purists. It’s a nail biter, watching her during the escape, as she is able to hold her breath under for up to 5 minutes and 2 seconds while methodically picking the padlocks, handcuffs, and leg shackles that hold her in what could quickly become a watery grave. Kristen's husband, Kevin Ridgeway, has been at her side for every escape, but is still horrified by the two times he witnessed her struggle before crowds of over 15,000 and 18,000 as she had to be removed from the water cell. Twice she suffered hypoxic seizures and blacked out, the third she could not pick the lock inside the lid. Johnson has only been denied the escape three times out of over 1,950 public attempts. Those three harrowing failed attempts prove the real dangers that exist in her profession.

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Kristen, a real escapologist, has carved out a living, performing her daredevil brand of escapes around the world, live and on TV. When first asked to perform the aerial straitjacket escape which Houdini so often used to promote his theater shows, she said, ”sure, but in its original form is boring and anticlimactic for today’s audience." After all, Houdini escaped the jacket but not the circumstances that had him still hanging upside down in mid-air, of which he would have to be lowered back to the ground and released. Kristen says to completely a successfully escape, you not only have to remove the restraint, but also escape from the circumstance of being hung mid-air. In 2007, Kristen once again set out to ‘best’ Houdini’s escape and for over three years whether outside with a crane at 80 feet high or inside an arena at 40 feet above the stage and even in theaters, hung from battens, she would escape the jacket, remove her feet from the rope loops

and rappel or fast rope down.

In 2011, Johnson pushed the envelope even further while performing her aerial escape for a group of over 5,000 seconds screaming fans at an arena in Texas. After escaping the jacket and removing her feet from the footloops, she just let go. Falling backwards, for what seemed to be an eternity, the crowd’s gasps and screams finally turned to cheers and a thunderous applause when she reappeared on stage and took a bow. What the audience didn’t see, hidden in the stage was a Hollywood stunt airbag. Kristen has now added this version of the escape to her repertoire, both indoors with a chain motor or outdoors with a crane, Johnson has once again taken a classical escape made famous by the world’s greatest known escape artist and completely rewritten the rules for the 21st century now making it harder for those who wish to follow in Houdini’s or shall we say Lady Houdini’s footsteps.

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Disc-Connected K-9s Frisbee Dog Team

Trainer Lawrence Frederick started out playing in human Frisbee competitions until he discovered the disc dog world in 1989. Now, not only are Lawrence and his team of incredible dogs the most widely recognized Frisbee Dog Team in the world, (with a world record 64 World Finals appearances) but he made history each time by achieving the
following: first human to compete with two dogs at the same time in the World Frisbee Dog Championships in 2003; first human to compete with three dogs in the same year in the World Frisbee Dog Championships in 2006; & then again in 2007; first human to compete with 4 dogs in the World Frisbee Dog Championships in 2008; first human to compete with five dogs in the same year in the World Frisbee Dog Championships in 2010; first human to compete with seven dogs in the same year in the World Frisbee Dog Championships in 2011; and topped it off with nine (9) different dogs at the 2014 World Frisbee Dog Championships!!. Additionally, in 2014, Zorra became Lawrence’s 3rd different Overall Disc Dog World Champion by winning the 2014 World Championships, thus becoming the only human to have that distinction too! As a dog lover, and a former human Frisbee World Champion, Lawrence travels around the world sharing his expertise and wowing crowds as part of the Disc-Connected K9’s Frisbee Dog Team.

This internationally acclaimed professional Frisbee dog touring show (with over 9,300
different shows to their credit) is comprised of some of the best Frisbee Dogs on the
planet. (Including 17 different World Finalists) This team has performed all over the
world in the past 28 years at all types of events; including Paris, France; Assen, Holland,
Hannover; Germany, Bagnacavallo, Italy; Santiago, Chile; Caracas, Venezuela; Mexico
City, Monterrey, Guadalajara & Acapulco, Mexico; Toronto, Canada; Bogota, Columbia;
Tokyo, Japan and just about every state in the US. You may have also seen them on
David Letterman, Jay Leno, Kathy & Regis, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, ESPN,
Good Morning America, Animal Attractions, Sabado Sensational, etc...)
All of their shows are family oriented; carry a message of fun, athleticism, canine
bonding, and promote dog rescuing. Their routines are choreographed to music, defy the
normal relationship between man and canine; and leave even the oldest of children with a
smile on their face and in their heart. And to make it even more interesting; all of the
dogs are “rescue” dogs, meaning they have come from either abandoned, homeless,
sheltered, humane society, etc. backgrounds. Their individual stories are almost as
interesting as their performances. We promise you will be laughing and clapping in awe
at the tricks these dogs perform.
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