Video Games Live Announces 40 Shows for 2008 with More on the Way

Jan 17th 2008
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.

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