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An elegant close-up magic show starring Illusionist Kevin Blake in the heart of San Francisco.


Brought to you by the mastermind behind The Illusionist at the Palace Theater comes a thrilling, interactive, up-close sleight of hand magic show starring Kevin Blake. During the 65 minutes runtime, guests will be drawn into an intimate, close-up encounter with one of the world’s best magicians. Experience masterful demonstrations of card control, uncover the secrets behind the cunning techniques of hustlers at the card table and on the street, and be astounded by feats of mind-blowing mental agility.


“Take it from me and go see this master of illusion before he disappears into a puff of smoke.”

– NBC Bay Area

“Boy we loved it. I mean really, really loved it. He’s crazy good and wonderful and so sweet.”

— Penn & Teller

“Blake embraces the weirdness of his profession, unafraid to adopt a spooky stare, to speak in a thrumming, hypnotic register that seems to summon the occult.”

— San Francisco Chronicle


Seats are extremely limited and shows will sell out.

Illusionist Kevin Blake brings an all new experience to The Hemlock, transforming its underground bar into an elegant parlor of deceptions. The show runs 65 minutes with no intermission. The upstairs bar is open before and after the show.

Ages 21+. Guests under 21 will not be admitted. New dates released weekly.

Show is located at The Hemlock, 1131 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Please note that tickets are only sold in pairs (even numbers). Each ticket admits two guests.



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