Date: 2009 August 29 09:34
Posted by Joe
We've been sent the details from Video Games Live, who have just added 30 more shows to their 2009 tour. Video Games Live is a great cross over event, which is great fun for fans of video games and fans of top orchestras.
Press release as follows:
VIDEO GAMES LIVE ADDS 30 MORE SHOWS TO THEIR RECORD BREAKING 2009 WORLD TOUR
Countries Include China, Japan, Taiwan, Poland, Brazil, Ireland, France, Portugal, Spain, England, Wales and the United States
LOS ANGELES, CA - August 27, 2009 - Veteran video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall have performed Video Games Live to over 500,000 people across the world since 2005 and their efforts are only starting to begin. Video Games Live is proud to announce the addition of 30 new performances to their highly acclaimed award-winning tour. Some highlights include a 2 evening performance in Tokyo at the largest indoor theatre in Japan (taking place during the Tokyo Game Show), an invitation by the Chinese government to perform all across China, the highly anticipated and acclaimed return to Broadway in New York City, and first ever game music performances in locations such as Ireland, Poland, Shanghai, Oregon, Salvador, Barcelona and others.
"Our goal and dream of successfully showcasing the video game industry and video game music to the masses has really taken off." said prolific game composer and VGL co-creator Tommy Tallarico. "The support and interest from around the world has been absolutely amazing and we’re really looking forward to continuing this for many years to come."
Co-creator and fellow game composer Jack Wall added, "One of the important things for us is to always change and improve the show. We’ve added so much new material and production elements this year that it’s really exciting to see how it’s evolved and become something that is enjoyed by everyone... whether you play video games or not."
Tickets for the 2009 World Tour are ON SALE TODAY at videogameslive.com. Over 70 shows are currently being planned for 2010 so please sign up to the Video Games Live Mailing List and request your city to be added.
August 29, 2009 – Taipei, Taiwan
September 5, 2009 – Beijing, China
September 21, 2009 – Tokyo, Japan
September 22, 2009 – Tokyo, Japan
September 25, 2009 – Augusta, Georgia, USA
September 30, 2009 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil
October 1, 2009 – Salvador, Brazil
October 4, 2009 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 7, 2009 – Sao Paulo, Brazil
October 11, 2009 – Philadelphia, PA, USA (2 shows)
October 13, 2009 – Shanghai, China
October 17, 2009 – Taipei, Taiwan
October 25, 2009 – New York City, New York, USA
November 7, 2009 – Portland, Oregon, USA
November 8, 2009 – Portland, Oregon, USA
November 16, 2009 – Poland
November 17, 2009 – Poland
November 18, 2009 – Poland
November 21, 2009 – Paris, France
November 25, 2009 – Gateshead, England
November 27, 2009 – Lisbon, Portugal
November 29, 2009 – Dublin, Ireland
December 3, 2009 – Cardiff, Wales, UK
March 13, 2009 – Tuscon, Arizona, USA
March 14, 2009 – Tuscon, Arizona, USA
April 10, 2009 - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Other places TBA for 2009 include Scotland, more locations in China and Barcelona, Spain.