Wi-Fi continues to be a problem but I will sleep when I get home. After all, it's only a four day convention, right?
Day One began with the 25 annual Open Colon No Frills golf tournament hosted by Al the Only for a few hardy folks who wanted to enjoy the spectacular weather. After the dealers opened in the elementary school, the first officially schedule event was Fred Becker's morning lecture. Another cruise ship magician, John Shyrock, lectured in the afternoon. Both suffered with being in the early spots while not all the registrants had yet arrived.
The evening show at the high school was emceed by David Oliver and opened with Alex Boyce, followed by Gordon Miller, John Sterlini, John Jansky. After the intermission, Jeff Hobson performed a new act and the evening show was concluded by Dan Sperry.
Time stamps for this podcast:
00:05:10 - Kerry Pollock talks about his comedy and magic club in Hilton Head, South Carolina
00:14:31 - David Seebach will present his Halloween shows again this year in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but in a different venue. He talks about this and other projects he's involved with this year.
00:24:28 Greg Bordner, proprietor of Abbott's Magic Company, gives us an update on this convention and what to expect.
00:34:37 - Steve Chezaday has been working on the stage crew at the Get Together for decades and tells us what it's like.
00:37:00 - BJ Mallen has been working at Abbott's behind the counter and has been a fixture here at the Get Together since he was a small child. He appeared on a local television show to promote the Get Together. You can Click Here to visit the station's website and view the video that features Sean Begonia's newest illusion, Dancing Hank in a Bottle
00:43:47 - Gabe Fajuri, Potter and Potter Auctions, talks about the upcoming Houdini auction. David Linsell was the photographer for the auction booklet and also the official photographer for the Get Together.
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