String Showdown

Dueling String Duo and Vocalists + Track

Multi-instrumentalists Mike Lauer and Greg Byers  collide in The String Showdown!

Get ready for a fun & fast-paced performance full of sweet licks and hilarious riffs!

As a dueling string duo, they rock you with a mishmash of your favorite hits from radio, TV, and movies.

You’ll be amazed at their instrumental prowess while you crack up at their irreverent, family-friendly humor.


“(String Showdown) layering of their instruments was wonderful… In the space of an hour, they urged so much versatility from the strings.” – City Newspaper


Program Highlights

  • Hotel California
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love
  • Devil Went Down to Georgia
  • Country Roads
  • Viva La Vida
  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Don’t Stop Believin’
  • Stand by Me
  • Jolene
  • Me & Julio Down by the Schoolyard
  • Like a Rolling Stone
  • Raspberry Beret
  • Jackson 5 Medley – I Want You Back / ABC

Tech Overview

  • Sound: House Sound + some ACS equipment w/ local tech to run sound
  • Piano: Not required
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Hot Meal for 2