Video Games Live Announces 25 New Shows

Oct 10th 2007
Cities Include Los Angeles, London, Buffalo, St. Louis, Phoenix, Orlando, Austin, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City and More

Newly Designed Show Includes Exclusive World Premieres of Halo® 3, BioShock™, Conan, StarCraft® II and Harry Potter™ Music



LOS ANGELES, CA – October 10, 2007 - Having already performed to sold out audiences around the globe, the most successful video game concert in the world – Video Games Live will continue its ground-breaking tour with the announcement of 25 new shows across North America and the United Kingdom. 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 with synchronized lighting, solo performers, special fx, electronic percussionists and unique interactive segments.

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 gaming's most important conferences and conventions.

A brand new show kicking off this fall will add to the already incredible line up which currently includes Mario™, Zelda®, Warcraft®, Halo®, Final Fantasy®, Kingdom Hearts, Metal Gear Solid®, Myst®, Sonic™ and many more. More interactive video screens, synchronized lighting, special fx, stage production and audience participation have been added to the performance as well as new and exclusive musical segments. Working directly with game developers and publishers, Video Games Live is the first concert to perform the world premieres of Halo® 3, BioShock™, Conan, StarCraft® II and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ video game music scores.



Show Announcements:

Buffalo, NY
October 14, 2007
Kleinhans Music Hall
Buffalo Philharmonic

Los Angeles, CA
October 19, 2007
Nokia Theatre
E for All Expo

London, England
October 22, 2007
Royal Festival Hall
London Games Festival

Columbia, MO
October 28, 2007
Jessie Auditorium
University of Missouri

Calgary, Canada
November 9, 2007
Jack Singer Hall
Calgary Philharmonic

Calgary, Canada
November 10, 2007
Jack Singer Hall
Calgary Philharmonic

Orlando, FL
January TBA, 2008
TBA
Otronicon

St. Louis, MO
January 26, 2008
Fox Theater

FT. Wayne, IN
February 15, 2008
Embassy Theatre
Ft. Wayne Phil

Milwaukee, WI
March 1, 2008
Riverside Theater
Milwaukee Symphony

Phoenix, AZ
March 7, 2008
Maricopa Center
Phoenix Symphony

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

Austin, TX
July 11, 2008
Long Center

Austin, TX
July 12, 2008
Long Center


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

Atlanta, GA
Boise, ID
Las Vegas, NV
Nashville, TN
San Francisco, CA
San Jose, CA
Seattle, WA
Toronto, ON
Vancouver, BC



In addition, there are approximately 20 European, Asian, Australian & South American dates currently being planned as well as a variety of other North American dates to be released soon. All tour date and ticket information can be found at: www.videogameslive.com/dates

“Our goal of building Video Games Live as a worldwide brand is becoming 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.

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