On Wednesday, January 16, Video Games Live announced an additional 40 shows on its’ already huge lineup. As well as some additional “special performances” to take place during big name events.
Here is the announcement from VGL’s web site:
Countries Include Taiwan, Brazil, Germany, France, England, Scotland, Mexico, China, U.S., Canada & MORE
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!
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.
Here’s a link to the news article on VGL, http://www.videogameslive.com/index.php?story=142. They also list all of the new stops at the bottom of the article, so go and check those out to see if VGL is coming to a city near you!