Touring Northern Europe with Disney Cruises & Royal Caribbean!

We have had an amazing summer so far, performing our illusion show on the Disney Magic and our fly-on show on Royal Caribbean International! The travel schedule has definitely been hectic, and has us on a plane every 5 or 6 days and we’ve even lost our bags a couple of times, but the shows are going great and destinations are incredible. So far this summer via the cruises we’ve visited Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Russia, Denmark, England, Iceland, Scotland. In addition to those ports, we also took a week-long break in Amsterdam in between our shows. During our travels we also had the chance to catch up with several magician friends of ours: Sabine Van Diemen and Fritz Alkemade in Amsterdam (he produces the Amsterdam Magic Show – check it out if you’re in the area!), Caroline Ravn in Stockholm and on the Disney Magic we had the pleasure of working with comedy mentalist Chris Cox

Below are some photos of just a few of our adventures in Northern Europe so far:

Hiking in Gierianger, Norway

Oslo, Norway

Mountaintop farm in Geiranger, Norway

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Playing tourist in the Netherlands

Russian Mickey on the Disney Magic!

Tallinn, Estonia

Glaciers in Iceland

Waterfalls in Iceland

Castles in Scotland

Looking for Nessie at Loch Ness in Scotland!

We’re only halfway done with this summer tour and we’ve still got two more months in the Mediterranean performing on Disney Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises & Royal Caribbean International to go Stay tuned for more adventures in Europe! – Mistie

Casinos, Charities & Red Carpets

At the end of April we brought our show to Mesquite, Nevada to headline at Casablanca Resort & Casino! The full 80 minute show “Elegant Deception” featured some of our signature illusions but also some brand new magic, and it was a full house that rewarded us with a standing ovation. Thank you Casablanca for being such a great venue for us!

Onstage at Casablanca Resort & Casino

Onstage at Casablanca Resort & Casino

Back in Las Vegas, we attended several red carpet events including our friends Jarret & Raja‘s new “Magic vs. Music” show at Hooters Hotel & Casino. We’re old friends and even competed against each other on SyFy’s TV show “Wizard Wars,” and we were happy to support them on their press night!

At the Flamingo Hotel we had a chance to see Tape Face‘s show while he was appearing in Vegas, as well as attend the 15th anniversary show of X-Burlesque! That’s one of the great things about living in Las Vegas and being friends with so many people in the entertainment community here, always having the chance to support fellow entertainers in their shows. 

Having a laugh after seeing Tape Face

With the cast of X-Burlesque

We’re about to leave for a whirlwind summer tour of Europe – visiting 44 cities in 23 countries – but before we leave, we took the opportunity to share some magic with the kids at Sunrise Children’s Hospital. We’re so grateful that we had the chance to see them smile to brighten up their day a bit! Thank you Win-Win Entertainment for arranging this for us.

Performing some magic for the kids at Sunrise Children’s Hostpital 

Thank you for always following along on our adventures, and get ready for plenty more as we will be joining the Disney Magic next week, visiting Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia & Russia! – Mistie xoxo

Finishing up the California tour

 After performing at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, we continued our tour of Southern California and performed in San Diego at the annual SeaWorld Magic Weekends event! From March 25-26 we performed for over 8000 people in the Mission Bay Theater, and in between our shows we even had the chance to see some of the animal ambassadors at the park. The highlight for me was meeting Peanut, the friendliest beaver I’ve ever seen!

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Following our shows in San Diego, we headed to Long Beach, California to perform in the FantaSea Magic Festival onboard the historic Queen Mary! Before headlining in the Mysteries of Magic Dinner show we filmed two different segments for KTLA news, to promote the event. To see video of our segment on KTLA click HERE!

As soon as our show onboard the Queen Mary was done, we packed up and headed to Santa Clarita, California to for one final appearance in this season of “It’s Magic!” – America’s longest all star magic revue. 

Center for the Performing Arts in Santa Clarita, California 

As soon as those shows wrapped up were on on a plane headed to the Caribbean to join Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas. We visited St. Thomas, Labadee and Puerto Rico, an both of our shows received standing ovations so it was a great week!

Alhambra Theatre onboard the Independence of the Seas

Back in Las Vegas, we had the chance to watch a few of the live tapings for the next season of Penn & Teller: Fool Us. It was fun to be on the other side of the stage this time. Look for us making a cameo appearance from the audience, this summer when the new season airs. To see our appearance on Season 2 of Fool Us click HERE

To say that it’s been a busy month us would be an understatement, but that’s how we like up. Our next shows are in Las Vegas and then we’re gearing up for our summer in Europe, with an insane tour of 42 cites in 22 countries. Thanks for following, be sure to follow me on Instagram too for more updates and fun behind the scenes videos! – Mistie Knight

Touring Southern California!

The first quarter of this year has been filled with shows all over Southern California! On February 19th we headlined in It’s Magic! – America’s longest-running all star magic revue.

We performed two shows at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, and along with the rest of the cast, we were treated to lunch by Milt Larsen, co-founder of the world famous Magic Castle. 

Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, CA

One week later we were back in California with It’s Magic, this time performing at the MacCallum Theatre in Palm Desert on February 25th. This was our first time visiting Palm Desert and it is such a beautiful place! It was also an honor to have magic legend Marvin Roy AKA “Mr. Electric” in our audience for our show. 

The beautiful MacCallum Theatre

with magic legend Marvin Roy

Immediately after finishing up our shows in Palm Desert we were off to Hollywood, for a week headlining in the Palace of Mystery at the world famous Magic Castle! It’s always an honor to perform at this exclusive club, and we performed 26 shows total during our week in Hollywood.

Onstage at the Magic Castle

We had a few celebrities in our audiences and so many friends came out to see us. It was especially nice to have Michael Carbonaro from TV’s “The Carbonaro Effect” in one of our audiences! He’s such a nice guy and we’re a big fan of the show.

with Michael Carbonaro 

The world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA

Our time in Hollywood was a busy week, filled with shows, friends and meetings with producers for potential TV projects. For now we’re back home in Las Vegas, but only for a couple weeks because next up on the tour we have shows in San Diego! For details about upcoming shows check out our TOUR page. Thanks for following! – Mistie

 

Corporate Events, Benefit Shows, Cruises and Theaters!

We’ve been so busy lately that I’ve been getting behind on our blog! To recap the month of December, we had several shows in Las Vegas. We created some specific magic for Amazon at their corporate event here in Las Vegas and welcomed thousands of attendees here to our city, Vegas style!

We also performed at the Heaven Can Wait Animal Society held at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino on December 4th. We were honored to contribute to this charity that does so much good in the community!

We also attended the Balloon Bikini Calendar release party! The calendar features yours truly on the cover and for the month of August, and all proceeds go to benefit the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation helping cover children’s medical expenses. For more info or to purchase a calendar for $20, visit https://balloonalicious.com!

After spending the holidays in Mississippi visiting my family, we flew to the Bahamas to for a week of shows on Disney Cruise Line! We debuted some new magic on the Disney Wonder and especially enjoyed the beautiful Christmas decorations all over the ship for the “Very Merrytime Cruise.”

We celebrated the New Year surrounded by friends and loved ones here in Las Vegas and then spent a week in the Caribbean headlining with our new smaller stage show, on Royal Caribbean International’s Serenade of the Seas! We visited Curacao, Barbados and a brand new country for us – Bonaire.

Colorful Curacao

We also received our copy of “How to be an Illusionist” by JC Sum. We are honored to be on the cover of this insightful guide, and you can find our illusions featured throughout the book. For more information click the link above.

Also this month we traveled to Victorville, California at to perform in “An Evening of Award-Winning Comedy & Magic” at the Victor Valley Performing Art Center. We shared the stage with fellow magicians and friends of ours Chipper Lowell and Danny and Stacey Cole. It also was so nice to see some familiar faces in the audience, from friends we’ve met long ago on Disney Cruise Line.

Finishing off the month of January, we headed back to the Caribbean again, this time headlining on Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas. We were thrilled with the response for the new material in our show, and we received standing ovations for both of our performances in the beautiful Lyric Theatre! 

Next month we’ve got several shows in California, including performances in Santa Barbara and Palm Desert, and at the Magic Castle in Hollywood. For more information about these shows and to purchase tickets, check out the schedule and links on our TOUR page. Thanks for reading, Mistie

Around the world and back in November

The month of November was the busiest month I think we’ve ever had! At the beginning of the month we headed to Castle Rock, Colorado to headline at the Theatre of Dreams where we performed two nights of sold out shows and received standing ovations! After our shows we had a day to do some sightseeing and we visited The Garden of the Gods and Dinosaur Ridge and climbed to the top of Castle Rock. 

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Right after our shows in Colorado we flew to St. Thomas USVI to join the Disney Fantasy and after finishing our performances in the Walt Disney Theatre and The Tube, we headed to the Bahamas on the the Disney Wonder. We performed in the brand new Azure nightclub and debuted some brand new magic! 

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After our performances on Disney Cruise Line we were back in Las Vegas for a couple of days before flying to Egypt for performances at a special event in Cairo. What an incredible experience this was!

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After two nights of performances for thousands of people, we had the day to explore ancient Egypt. Check out the video below for highlights from our tour of Dahshur, Saqqara, Memphis & Giza, Egypt:

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For more show updates follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Next month we’re traveling back to the Caribbean!

Thanks for reading! – Mistie