iTricks contacted the biggest names in magic to hear the stories behind their first paid gigs. Here is Jeff McBride’s Tale.
I think my first paid gig in magic was probably, you know, one of the five-dollar birthday parties. I think I remember it being in upstate New York in the Catskill Mountains. I had been doing my shows for a while. I think I negotiated a five-dollar fee for the half an hour birthday party, probably when I was about eleven years old.

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Thank you very much Jeff McBride for sharing your story.