Video Games Live Announces 40+ Shows for 2008!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 16, 2008
www.videogameslive.com

VIDEO GAMES LIVE ANNOUNCES 40 SHOWS FOR 2008 WITH MORE ON THE WAY!

Countries Include Taiwan, Brazil, Germany, France, England, Scotland, Mexico, China, U.S., Canada & MORE

Special Performances to Take Place During Game Developers Conference, San Diego Comic-Con, Leipzig Games Convention, Broadway in New York City and a 7,000 Seat Bullring in Mexico!


LOS ANGELES, CA
Having already performed to sold out audiences around the world since 2005, the most successful video game concert in the world – Video Games Live will continue its ground-breaking tour in 2008 with the announcement of 40 performances across the globe.  Video Games Live is produced and created by veteran video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall.  It features music from the most popular video games performed by top orchestras and choirs, combining exclusive video footage and music arrangements along with synchronized state-of-the-art lighting, solo performers, special fx, stage show production, electronic percussion, unique on-stage interactive segments with the audience and a pre-show festival.

 

Video Games Live is best described as utilizing the power & emotion of a symphony orchestra mixed with the energy and excitement of a rock concert combined with the cutting edge visuals, technology, interactivity and fun that video games provide.  Video Games Live is not just a concert, but a celebration of the entire video game industry that people of all ages adore.


The highest and most prestigious level of symphony and venue quality continues with the announcement of some of the world’s most renowned orchestras and local theatres, halls, auditoriums and arenas.  To further attract the biggest audience possible, Video Games Live also partners with pop-culture’s most important conferences and conventions.


  SHOW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Orlando, FL

January 24, 2008

Hard Rock Live

Otronicon

St. Louis, MO

January 26, 2008

Fox Theater

 

Montreal, QC

February 7, 2008

St. Denis Theatre

 

Montreal, QC

February 8, 2008

St. Denis Theatre

 

Toronto, ON

February 9, 2008

Massey Hall

 

FT. Wayne, IN

February 15, 2008

Embassy Theatre

Ft. Wayne Phil

Edmonton, AB

February 17, 2008

Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

 

San Francisco, CA

February 22, 2008

Nob Hill Masonic Center

GDC

Milwaukee, WI

March 1, 2008

Riverside Theater

Milwaukee Symphony

Phoenix, AZ

March 7, 2008

Maricopa Center

Phoenix Symphony

Mexicali, Mexico

March 15, 2008

Plaza Calafia Bullring

 

Ogden, UT

March 27, 2008

Browning Arts Center

Utah Symphony

Salt Lake City, UT

March 28, 2008

Abravanel Hall

Utah Symphony

Salt Lake City, UT

March 29, 2008

Abravanel Hall

Utah Symphony

New York City, NY

April 26, 2008

Beacon Theatre

MSG Entertainment

Las Vegas, NV

June 14, 2008

Henderson Pavilion

Las Vegas Phil.

Austin, TX

July 11, 2008

Long Center

Austin Symphony

Austin, TX

July 12, 2008

Long Center

Austin Symphony

Louisville, KY

July 18, 2008

Kentucky Center for Arts

Louisville Orchestra

San Diego, CA

July 24, 2008

Embarcadero Marina Park

San Diego Symphony

Taipei, Taiwan

August 9, 2008

Pan-Chiao Stadium

 

Taipei, Taiwan

August 10, 2008

Pan-Chiao Stadium

 

Leipzig, Germany

August 20, 2008

ARENA Leipzig

Games Convention

Birmingham, AL

October 9, 2008

Jefferson Conv. Complex

Alabama Symphony

Vancouver, BC

October 29, 2008

Orpheum Theatre

Vancouver Symphony

Carnival Cruise Ship

November 14, 2008

Normandy Lounge

NAVIGaTR Cruise

Seattle, WA

January 24, 2009

Paramount Theatre

 

 


Exact dates and venues for the following cities are to be announced (TBA) shortly:

 

Anaheim, CA
Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Brazil (multiple cities)
Dallas, TX
Glasgow, Scotland
Houston, TX
Indianapolis, IN
Los Angeles, CA
Milan, Italy
Paris, France
Shanghai, China
Winnipeg, MB

All past, current and future tour dates and ticket information can be found at:
www.videogameslive.com/dates

“Our goal of building Video Games Live as a worldwide brand has become a reality,” said Marc Geiger, Senior Executive Vice-President of Touring for the William-Morris Agency. “Tommy & Jack have created a very special and unique event experience that is not only a hit with gamers but also speaks to a general mainstream global audience as well.”


About Video Games Live™ (www.videogameslive.com)

Created by two industry leading video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, Video Games Live (produced under their company Mystical Stone Entertainment, LLC) is the front runner in the field of live game music performance.  Video Games Live is an immersive concert event celebrating music from the biggest video games of all time.  The debut performance launched on July 6th, 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic with over 11,000 people in attendance making it the largest video game concert in the world.

One Response to “Video Games Live Announces 40+ Shows for 2008!”

  1. KyleJCrb Says:

    Holy shit, the Maricopa Center is only 7 miles away from me. I am gonna be there.

    What’s hilarious is this venue is right in the middle of a retirement community. I get the feeling I’m gonna be the only game music fan there.

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