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"Doing His Part To, 'Keep Austin Weird!'"
                                              -Austin American-Statesman

Last Updated 09/21/10

Quotes

"Doing his part to 'Keep Austin Weird!'"
-Austin American-Statesman.

".. much more than just a great magician. - a great entertainer!"
-Cy Albertson, Magic Store Owner and Promoter of Magical Entertainment

"Once again, (Maverick) proved he is one of the more personable magicians around while amazing the audience and keeping them entertained."
-Reloaded Monthly Magazine - www.ReloadedMonthly.com

"John's shows are always an enjoyable surprise. Sort of like a 'Goth Johnny Carson'"
-D. Hull Youngblood, Jr, Past President Assembly 206, The Society of American Magicians

"Your expertise in promotional magical entertainment has made this promotion a huge success."
-M.O.M. Promotions

"It was a wonderful show, my kids are still talking about it!"
-Ann K.

"Wow, it really is magic!"
-A Happy Birthday Girl

"I was laughing so hard I cried!"
-Stacy K.

"You made my son's birthday!"
-Diane L.

"Absolutely worth it! The kids are saying, 'That was the best birthday party ever!'"
-Banana Jones

"Thank you for making (my son's) party so special!"
-Karen H.

"You rock Big Daddy! I was blown away!"
-Gina Schock, of the Go-Go's (yes, the 80's girl band)

"You give magicians a good name and reputation"
-Ted Wakai

"Maverick's show is always a delight and a highlight of the evening. A real asset and change of pace from our usual entertainment."
-Randall Stockton, owner BEERLAND

"Your magic shows were entertaining and well-received by both campers and staff...just like in previous years!"
-Kent Cummins, Director of the Magic Camp

"Maverick understands the word 'entertainment' and provides it, and it is always wonderfully weird."
-Opie R. Houston, Past President Assembly 206, The Society of American Magicians "After seeing John Maverick perform more than once, I know he's not charging enough!"
-Steve Farmer

"John provides you with an outstanding magic performance, as well as spectacular showmanship, and he treats everyone with respect. Maverick is the man!"
-Ray B.

"I've seen John Maverick's stage act in competition several times. He has some very nice classics of magic as well as some of his original ideas that he incorporates into his act."
-Ron Cartlidge, Past President Assembly 206, Society of American Magicians

"A magician at one of John's regular hang-outs will always be 'another magician' because John will own the place. It will be his court, with him as king and jester."
-Chris Walden

"Maverick's ability to MC and segue between bands and performances keeps our customers enthralled and prevents the traditional downtime between acts."
-John Wickham, owner Elysium Nightclub

"The show was awesome... may rabbits pop out of all your hats!"
-Anya Rylander-Jones

"A marvelous entertainer, the Best in Austin. We were lucky to host him and would jump at the opportunity again if it were to ever magically present itself. BookPeople LOVES John Maverick!"
-Mandy Brooks, BookKids Events and Marketing at BookPeople

Awards
Second Place, Senior Division, Austin Magic Competition - Austin, Tx 2005
Second Place, Professional Division, Austin Magic Competition - Austin, Tx 2004
Fourth Place, Senior Division, TMC Magic Competition - Long Island, NY 1999

Venues and past clients of John Maverick
*denotes multiple shows

Notable Venues
The Paramount Theater* - Austin, TX
Lyla Cockrell Theater - San Antonio, TX
Zilker Hillside Theater - Austin, TX
Zilker Cabin in Zilker Park - Austin, TX
The Scottish Rite Theatre* - Austin, TX
The One World Theater - Austin, TX
The Hideout Theater* - Austin, TX
The Sliver Spur Theatre* - Salado, TX
Austin Convention Center* - Austin, TX
Lubbock Memorial Civic Center ­ Lubbock, TX
The Dell Jewish Community Center* - Austin, TX
The Tower Auditorium in The Wells Fargo Tower - Austin, TX
The Austin Children's Museum - Austin, TX
Fox 7 News* - Austin, TX
Esther's Follies* - Austin, TX
The Bad Dog Theater* - Austin, TX
The Velveeta Room* - Austin, TX
Austin Country Club - Austin, TX
Barton Hills Country Club - Austin, TX
Westwood Country Club - Austin, TX
Spanish Oaks Country Club - Austin, TX
River Place Country Club* - Austin, TX
Lost Creek Country Club - Austin, TX
The Austin Yacht Club - Austin, TX
Dave & Busters* - Austin, TX
Pok-E-Joe's* - Austin, TX
Brick Oven Pizza* - Austin, TX
GattiTown* - Austin, TX
Austin's Park N' Pizza* - Austin, TX
Kid Country Party Barn - Austin, TX
Driskill Hotel* - Austin, TX
Hilton Hotel* - Austin, TX
The Renaissance Hotel* - Austin, TX
The Omni Southpark Hotel* - Austin, TX
Hilton Anatole Hotel - Dallas, TX
The Grand Ballroom of the Dallas Intercontinental Hotel - Dallas, TX
The Warwick Hotel - New York, NY
New Orleans Grand Palace Hotel - New Orleans, LA
Barton Creek Square Mall* - Austin, TX
The Backroom* - Austin, TX
Elysium Nightclub* - Austin, TX
Redrum Club - Austin, TX
Atomic Cafe Nightclub* - Austin, TX
Red Eyed Fly* - Austin, TX
The Side Bar* - Austin, TX
BeerLand* - Austin, TX
El Matador - Austin, TX
The Element - Austin, TX
Bigsby's - Austin, TX
The CO-OP - Austin, TX
Flamingo Cantina* - Austin, TX
HavoK at Club Middle Earth ­ Houston, TX
Six Lounge - Austin, TX
Elgin Public Library - Elgin, TX
Lockhart Public Library - Lockhart, TX
Gonzales City Jail (under the scaffolding!) - Gonzales, TX

Past Clients
Corporations
Nestlé - Wonka Candies*
School Health
Sprint PCS
Paramount Computer Corporation
Temple-Inland*
Starbucks
KidGenius Toys*
Geoffrey's Toys R' Us
Babies R' Us
Radio 107.1 KGSR
Old San Francisco Steak House*
Central Texas Pool Management
Annmarie's Catering
Roadstar Productions
Dell Computers*
Group III Promotions, Inc*
BFG*
Camel Cigarettes*
Jackson Walker*
BookPeople*
West Gate Pet and Bird Hospital
Stepping Stone School*
City of Gonzales, TX
Between Markets, Inc.
Alamo Drafthouse*

Schools
Lexington Middle School - Lexington, TX
St. Stephens School* - Austin, TX
Oak Hill Elementary - Austin, TX
Rawson-Saunders School* - Austin, TX
Hutto Middle School - Hutto, TX
Blanco Middle School - Blanco, TX
Florence Middle School - Florence, TX
Fulmore Middle School* - Austin, TX
Ridgetop Elementary School* - Austin, TX
Joslin Elementary School* - Austin, TX
Patricia Faye Knowles Elementary School - Austin, TX
Hearne Jr high - Hearne, TX
Hearne Elementary - Hearne, TX
Giddings Intermediate School - Giddings, TX
Giddings Middle School - Giddings, TX
Nixon-Smiley High School - Nixon, TX
Nixon-Smiley Middle School - Smiley, TX
Westridge Middle School* - Austin, TX
Gullett Elementary School - Austin, TX
Oak Ridge Elementary School - Austin, TX
Grape Creek Elementary School - Grape Creek, TX
Grape Creek Middle School - Grape Creek, TX
Grape Creek High School - Grape Creek, TX
Zilker Elementary School - Austin, TX
Valley View Elementary School - Westlake, TX
Liberty Hill Elementary School - Liberty Hill, TX
The Austin Waldorf School* - Austin, TX
Hillsboro Intermediate School - Hillsboro, TX
Channelview High School - Channelview, TX
Palm Elementary - Austin, TX
Saegert Sixth Grade - Seguin, TX
Huggins Elementary* - Fulsher, TX
Bowie Elementary - Midland, TX
Houston Elementary - Midland, TX
Carver (GEM) - Midland, TX
South Elementary - Midland, TX
Parker Elementary - Midland, TX
Milam Elementary - Midland, TX
Daniels Elementary Academy - Grand Prairie, TX
Barbara Bush Elementary - Grand Prairie, TX
Wells Branch Elementary - Austin, TX
Mills Elementary* - Austin, TX
Lawhon Elementary - Brookside Village, TX
Magnolia Elementary - Pearland, TX
Cockrell Elementary - Pearland, TX
St. Mary's Catholic School - Odessa, TX
Odessa Christian School - Odessa, TX
Gale Pond Alamo - Odessa, TX
San Jacinto Elementary - Odessa, TX
Kocurek Elementary School - Austin, TX
Hill Country Middle School - Austin, TX
Fern Bluff Elementary - Austin, TX
Zavala Elementary School - Austin, TX


Summer Camps & Day Cares
The Kent Cummin's Magic Camp* - Austin, TX
Children's Courtyard - Gattis School Rd* - Austin, TX
Children's Courtyard - Harris Branch* - Austin, TX
Children's Courtyard - Spicewood Springs Rd* - Austin, TX
Children's Courtyard - Metric* - Austin, TX
Children's Courtyard - Jazz St* - Austin, TX
Children's Courtyard - N Mo-Pac* - Austin, TX
Children's Courtyard - Grand Ave Prky* - Austin, TX
Primrose School* - Austin, TX
Childs Day - Austin, TX
Chaperll Ice - Austin, TX
Club Z - Liberty Hill, TX
Camp ESKIMO* - Austin, TX
The Corner School, Camp TASB - Austin, TX
Children's Center of Austin* - Austin, TX
Cottontails DayCare, Stamford, CT
Abiding Love Lutheran Summer Camp - Austin, TX
Sunrise Neighborhood Youth Program - Austin, TX
Country Home Learning Center, South* - Austin, TX
Country Home Learning Center, North* - Austin, TX
Good Shepherd Lutheran CCC* - Cedar Park, TX
Kingdom Kids Christian Learning Center* - Leander, TX
Christ Lutheran Learning Center* - Georgetown, TX


Organizations
Society Of American Magicians, Assembly 206* - Austin, TX
International Brotherhood of Magicians, Ring 60* - Austin, TX
International Brotherhood of Magicians, Ring 18* - San Antonio, TX
The Austin Downtown Lions - Austin, TX
Texas Elks Children's Services - Gonzales, TX
Austin Theater Alliance* - Austin, TX
Bachelors Club of Austin - Austin, TX
Trinity Streets* - Austin, TX
St. David's Church* - Austin, TX
St. Paul's Church* - Pflugerville, TX
Mount Olive Lutheran Church* - Austin, TX
Helping Hand Home for Children - Austin, TX
Cars for Kids - Austin, TX
JCC* - Austin, TX
Gerald Daugherty Campaign - Austin, TX
Moms Club of Pflugerville - Pflugerville, TX
All Saints Episcopal - Austin, TX
UT-CSSA - Austin, TX
Baby And Child Expo - Austin, TX
KidsFest - Austin, TX
French Consulate of Texas - Austin, TX
Austin Museum Of Art - Austin, TX
Antique Car Club of America - Austin, TX
The Empty Nesters - Austin, TX
Austin Independent Alliance - Austin, TX
Quakecon 2006 - Dallas, TX
GothCon - New Orleans, LA
Convergence 7 - New York, NY

Special Events & Shows
The Dead Sullivan Show* - Austin, TX
The Side Show AT The Side Bar - Austin, TX
Games & Dames* - Austin, TX
Magician's Open Mic* - Austin, TX
The Labyrinth Ball - Austin, TX
Club Wick3d - Austin, TX
The Black and Red Ball - Houston, TX
The Buccaneers Ball - Austin, TX
A Mad Tea-Party - Austin, TX
The Ben Carter Show - Austin, TX
The Gong Show - Austin, TX
Fox 7 In The Morning* - Austin, TX
Austin Magic Competition 2006, featured performer - Austin, TX
Thursday Night Awesome - Austin, TX

Festivals
Republic Of Texas Biker Rally* - Austin, TX
Old Pecan Street Festival* - Austin, TX
First Thursday on South Congress* - Austin, TX
Third Thursday in Renaissance Market - Austin, TX
Central Texas Renaissance Faire* - Dale, TX
Sherwood Forest Faire* - Paige, TX
Middlefaire* - Hillsboro, TX


Bands Who Have Shared the Stage
CHANT
The Necrotonez
Secular End
Shrapnel
Slider
Choking Hazard
Point of Contact
Navin's Thermos
The Midgetmen
La La Land
Aster
Attention Spaniards
Solarfuse
Exit the Sun
Jolly Garogers*
Meyvn
Powderburn
Burning Mercury
Deejer
RainSliver
Broken Teeth
Course of Ruin
Stiitch
Dinkum
Lucid Dementia
Head Panic
Hollow
Ghetto Princess

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