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VIDEO GAMES LIVE ANNOUNCES 40+ SHOWS FOR 2008!

January 17, 2008

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!

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.”

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