Magic After Dark is a joint venture between Harvey Leeds and Meir Yedid. Both have been very successful in their own careers and have decided to combine their efforts in producing live magic and comedy shows featuring many of the best magicians and special guests in the area.
Believing that the best way to experience magic is to see it live. They intend to have recurring shows at ideal venues at reasonable prices where they can minimize their losses and maximize your experience.
Harvey Leeds, retired from Sony Music & Entertainment, after 35 years as Senior VP of Radio Promotion and Marketing and then Senior VP of Artist Development. Leeds was responsible for the success of numerous careers including Boston, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan, Culture Club, Pearl Jam, Incubus, Rage Against the Machine to name a few. He is presently Owner of Headquarters, a management and consulting firm within Live Nation, Inc.
In 2007, at the 16th annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards show Harvey Leeds was named Artist Development Executive of the Year for the sixth time. At the conclusion of the show, Pollstar retired the award as a testament to his expertise.
He currently manages Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Marky Ramone, Glint and the The Revel. He is excited about two new clients: 16-year old Hawaiian songwriter Liiv and Long Island’s Edmond.
In addition to music he manages Cheryl Kilodavis author of the children’s book “My Princess Boy” and represents several major musicians for licensing in the cannabis industry. Past clients and consulting projects have included David Mamet, Jimmy Webb, Sharon Osbourne, Peter Buffet, Bowfire, Rebecca Pidgeon, Alicia Witt, Amanda Palmer, New Found Glory, Sandra Bernhard, Advertising Week, Stephanie Mills, Black Violin, Israeli Music Export Office, and the TJ Martell Foundation for Leukemia Cancer and Aids Research.
Meir Yedid is the founder and president of MyMagic which is one of the leading producers and publishers in the magic field. With more than 250 instructional videos, dozens of books, and hundreds of magic products on the market. He is also the CEO of Gambling Incorporated.
He has vast experience producing and emceeing magic and variety shows. As a performer and lecturer, he has appeared across much of the world and on many highly rated television shows.
He is on the Board of Directors of Obie’s 4F Convention which is the most prestigious gathering of close-up magicians in the world, currently in its 47th year. Member and former officer of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, member of the Society of American Magicians and The Magician’s Alliance of Eastern States. He is also a former MIMC with Gold Star.