Video Games Live Announces 30 More Tour Dates for 2009
Date: 2009 August 29th Saturday [9:34] | 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 were 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. Weve added so much new material and production elements this year that its really exciting to see how its 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.