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Video Games Live Announces 2008 Shows, GDC Performance

Organizers of touring orchestral video game music show Video Games Live has announced that it has already booked some 40 shows worldwide for the coming year, including a February 22nd performance to coincide with the Game Developer's Conference.
Organizers of touring orchestral video game music show Video Games Live has announced that it has already booked some 40 shows worldwide for the coming year, including a February 22nd performance to coincide with the Game Developer's Conference. Produced and created by veteran video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, the show combines 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. The full list of currently scheduled shows follows: 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 Dates and venues are also due to be announced for shows in: Anaheim, CA; Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Brazil; Dallas, TX; Glasgow, Scotland; Houston, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Los Angeles, CA; Milan, Italy; Paris, France; Shanghai, China; and Winnipeg, MB. Said William-Morris Agency's touring executive VP Marc Geiger, "Our goal of building Video Games Live as a worldwide brand has become a reality. Tommy and 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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