Jeff McBride inducted into the Magic Hall of Fame

Las Vegas, January 24, 2020—The Society of American Magicians just wound up its annual convention at The Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, magic capital of the world. As part of the festivities, the S.A.M. inducted Las Vegas’ own Jeff McBride along with McBride’s late mentor, Eugene Burger. McBride joins a very small group of living magicians in the Hall of Fame, including David Copperfield and Siegfried & Roy. Audience in Las Vegas have been del...

Desert Companion Magazine Feature

Profile: A Conjurer of Magicians Jeff McBride is more than a skilled performer of magic. He’s also perhaps its best teacher The master dresses in a flowing black robe. There’s a subtle showmanship to the way he points a finger or flicks a wrist, his delivery marked by expectant pauses, the way he fixes you with those penetrating brown eyes. Remember, though, don’t linger on his face — that’s just what Jeff McBride wants. Keep an eye on thos...

Jeff and Abigail at The Magic Castle from February 24 - March 1

It's coming up soon! Jeff, Abigail and Will Bradshaw will be starring in The Palace of Mystery at The Magic Castle from February 24 - March 1. Jeff has been visiting The Castle periodically since the late 1990's, both to do the stage show in the Palace of Mystery and in their Close-up Gallery. Back in 1994 the Academy of Magical Arts (which runs the Magic Castle) named him their Magician of the Year, and since then he has received several other award...

Jeff McBride Fools Penn & Teller

Jeff McBride appeared on the hit TV show Penn & Teller's FOOL US where he completely fooled Penn & Teller with his water bowls routine called "The Rainmaker." Check out the video to see the highlights.

FISM Award Winner

Jeff was recently awarded one of the magic world’s most prestigious awards, the International Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques (FISM) award for Theory & Philosophy. This award gives tribute to a person who has approached magic from a viewpoint that is analytical, academic, perhaps even spiritual. Prior recipients: Tommy Wonder (Netherlands), Juan Tamariz (Spain), Eugene Burger (United States), and Roberto Giobbi (Switzerland)

Las Vegas Magic Stars Completes First China Tour!

The cast, which included McBride, Gleason, Ariann Black, Dean Gunnarson, Bill Cook, and Will Bradshaw was the largest touring illusion show in Asia during the summer of 2017. The tour was produced in association with Hoaka Entertainment, a company led by popular Chinese producer Kwun Li and partner, Thomas Sun. Plans are underway to send the tour back to China, and to open a branch of the renowned McBride Magic & Mystery School in China.