Penn Jillette To Headline Mobile Beat Las Vegas

September 2, 2014 by Mobile Beat

One-man Cultural Phenomenon Brings Wit and Wisdom to Newly-Revamped Gathering for Mobile DJs
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Mobile Beat Magazine, producers of MOBILE BEAT LAS VEGAS, has announced that PENN JILLETTE, one half of the world-famous Emmy Award­ winning magic duo and Las Vegas headliners Penn & Teller, will appear at the 2015 installment of Mobile Beat Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the historic Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Together since 1975, Penn & Teller’s live show is now the longest-running headliner show in Las Vegas, where it plays nightly at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The show also experienced a successful run on Broadway.
Audiences will also recognize Penn Jillette from his many appearances on Howard Stern, Piers Morgan Tonight, Oprah,and The Glenn Beck Program. He has also appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice, Dancing with the Stars, MTV Cribs, and Chelsea Lately, and hosted the NBC game show Identity. Mr. Jillette has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. As one half of Penn & Teller, he has appeared more than twenty times on David Letterman, as well as on several other TV shows, from The Simpsons, and Friends to Top Chef and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Penn Jillette co-hosted the controversial Showtime series Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t!, which was nominated for sixteen Emmy Awards and was the longest-running show in the history of the network. He currently co-hosts Penn & Teller: Fool Us! for The CW and serves as a judge on SyFy’s Wizard Wars.
Audiences will also know Penn from his podcast, Penn’s Sunday School, which was the No. 1 downloaded podcast on iTunes during its debut week and was named by iTunes as Best New Comedy Podcast for 2012. In April 2014, Penn & Teller were given their very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
“When I said earlier this year we were going to change the game, it wasn’t going to be just another tired sound bite. We meant it!” said Mobile Beat Las Vegas producer Michael Buonaccorso. “Through the tireless efforts of the whole Mobile Beat team assembled for this event, we have truly created an all new experience for 2015.”
Penn’s appearance and discussion will focus on how we are all part of a larger entertainment experience, making oneself relevant in the business even after many years, and honing your tools and your talents.
Penn Jillette joins an all-star lineup of presenters, including Mark Ferrell, Ben Stowe, Gary Shapiro, Joe Bunn, Brian Dodge, Rob Schenk, Carr Hagermann, and Josh Yawn. The event will be hosted by Bill Hermann and Jason Jones of the Entertainment Experience.
About Mobile Beat Magazine and MOBILE BEAT LAS VEGAS
Now in its 23rd year, Mobile Beat Magazine has been dedicated to the specialized interests of working mobile entertainers in a tight and timely fashion by covering reviews of new equipment and music, tips on how to boost bookings online and in print. Mobile Beat Las Vegas, the trade show component, was established in 1997.

For more information,
Ryan Burger, Publisher, rb@mobilebeat.com
Michael Buonaccorso, MBLV Producer, mb@mobilebeat.co

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