On April 21, 2007, David’s magic ignited Thunder Over Louisville, the largest fireworks show in North America, and the official kick off for the Kentucky Derby Festival! David’s made-for-tv spot can be viewed on video in the Gallery section of this website. An estimated 800,000 people attended Thunder.
David Garrard appeared on The Deuce! (ESPN 2) in October of 2008 when NFL Films presented a special program about David and his namesake, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, David Garrard– the “other” David Garrard! The two David’s met in Jacksonville in March. David Garrard Squared featured interviews and a segment from David’s show at East Pointe Church in which the other DG helped with a trick. The program was called NFL Films Presents. Click on the Galleries button on this website, then on It’s Magic! to view David Garrard Squared.
David Garrard was part of a special documentary on magic in Louisville produced by Kentucky Educational Television. The show featured Mac King, and was shot in part during the combined Society of American Magicians and International Brotherhood of Magicians convention held in Louisville this summer.
David Garrard presented 35 shows over 11 days during the 2008 Kentucky State Fair, August 14-24. Performances were held on the Family Stage in the beautiful South Wing of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. (See photo gallery.)
David Garrard was part of the opening show when the two largest magic organizations in the world held a combined convention in Louisville, Kentucky in 2008. The International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians met in Louisville July 21-28. David appeared on the show with his friends, Las Vegas superstar and comedy magician of the year, Mac King and juggler/physical comedy artist, Marty Pollio. The wonderful Russian magician, Voronin rounded out the bill. Convention shows were held at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. (See photo gallery.)
“Magic is the tool God has given David Garrard to build a platform to entertain, teach, inspire and motivate…”
Check out my article from the Southeast Outlook here
“CU Hosts Magician David Garrard At Convocation”
Check out the article at Columbia Magazine.com here