Video Games Live on PBS!

from the VGL newsletter: LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 23, 2010 — �The award winning Video Games Live show has once again pulled out all the stops in its groundbreaking effort to show the world how artistic and culturally significant video games have become. �On Thursday, April 1st, 2010, Video Games Live will be performing […]


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from the VGL newsletter:

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 23, 2010 — �The award winning Video Games
Live show has once again pulled out all the stops in its
groundbreaking effort to show the world how artistic and culturally
significant video games have become. �On Thursday, April 1st, 2010,
Video Games Live will be performing with the Louisiana Philharmonic
Orchestra at the Kenner Pontchartrain Center for a nationwide
television special which will start airing July 31, 2010 on PBS as
well as a companion DVD, Blu-Ray and album.

This will be the biggest
Video Games Live production ever staged, with more special fx,
screens, special guests and segments than ever before.

Special Guests include the creator and “father” of video games, 88
year old legend Ralph Baer. �Mr. Baer will appear on stage to
demonstrate his original “brown-box” gaming system and challenge one
lucky audience member to a match while the symphony provides the
sounds. �Mr. Baer will be available to sign autographs and get
pictures taken during the post-show meet & greet festivities. �Also in
the meet & greet will be Video Games Live creators and industry
veteran game composers Tommy Tallarico (Earthworm Jim/Advent Rising)
and Jack Wall (Myst/Mass Effect). �Marty O’Donnell (Halo), Russell
Brower (Blizzard), Gerard Marino (God of War), Christopher Tin
(Civilization IV) will also be available and MANY MORE! �Soloists will
include internet sensations Martin Leung on piano and Laura “Flute
Link” Intravia as well as the original vocal soloists for the segments
being performed.

Pre-show festivities include a costume contest, game demos, prize
give-a-ways and a Guitar Hero competition. �Costume contest and Guitar
Hero competition to be filmed for the PBS Special and DVD/Blu-Ray.

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE:
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B0044589BCD5139?artistid=976815&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=52
Video Games Live website: �www.videogameslive.com

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