National Magician Conference in NOLA

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The anticipation is building as The Society of American Magicians (S.A.M.) announces its national conference, set to take place in the vibrant city of New Orleans. Magicians and magic enthusiasts from all over the country will gather for this captivating event, marking the first national magic convention in The Big Easy in over 20 years.

“We are thrilled to be hosting the S.A.M. National Conference in New Orleans,” said Michael Dardant, one of the event’s local organizers. “The city’s rich cultural heritage and mysterious charm make it the perfect backdrop for this magical gathering.”

Private Performances:

The S.A.M. conference will feature a series of exclusive private performances, adding an extra dash of enchantment to the event. Attendees can look forward to three mesmerizing shows produced by Michael Dardant, award-winning Magician and Host.

These private performances include:  The Crescent City, Conjurers, opening party, Late Night, Burlesque Masquerade, and a Cajun Cooking Show.

Public Magic Shows:

While the private events are exclusive to conference attendees, the magic extravaganza doesn’t stop there! The S.A.M. is proud to present four extraordinary magic shows open to the public, offering a chance for everyone to witness the artistry and wonder of magic. 

The public shows will be held at various venues across New Orleans:

1. Stars of Tomorrow – Date: Monday, July 24, Time: 1:30 p.m.
   Location: Harrah’s New Orleans / 2nd floor Ballroom

2. S.A.M. Contest of Magic Experience – Date: Monday, July 24, Time: 8 p.m.
   Location: Jesuit High School

3. The Mechanics – Professional Close Up Show – Date: Tuesday, July 25, Time: 10:30 a.m.
   Location: Harrah’s New Orleans / 2nd floor Ballroom

4. The Tina Lenert Gala Show – Date: Wednesday, July 26, Time: 8 p.m.
   Location: Jesuit High School Auditorium

Tickets for these public shows are available for purchase through EventBright, promising an enthralling experience for magic enthusiasts and curious minds alike.


Join us at the S.A.M. National Conference in New Orleans for a week of enchantment, camaraderie, and awe-inspiring performances. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of the magic.

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