VGL to perform first ever symphonic game concert in Arizona!
Sun Dec 3, 2006, 12:07 pm
FIRST SYMPHONIC VIDEO GAME CONCERT IN ARIZONA!
Two shows: Friday, January 12th, 2007 and Saturday, January 13, 2007
Mesa Arts Center – Mesa Symphony - Ikeda Theater, Mesa, AZ
Pre-Show Festival: 5:00pm Concert: 8:00pm
Purchase tickets at: 602-644-6500 or https://boxoffice.mesaartscenter.com
Ikeda Productions presents a groundbreaking live event celebrating the music of video games, performed by the Mesa Symphony Orchestra and Vocal Exchange Choir. This groundbreaking historic event will be the first time symphonic video game music has ever been performed in Arizona. Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the biggest video games of all time including such beloved and popular franchises as Mario™, Zelda®, Halo®, Final Fantasy®, Kingdom Hearts, Warcraft®, Myst®, Sonic™, Metal Gear Solid®, Tron, God of War™, Civilization IV and even a special retro Classic Arcade Medley featuring over 20+ games from Pong® to Donkey Kong® including such classics as Dragon's Lair, Tetris, Frogger, Gauntlet, Space Invaders & Outrun!
The Mesa Symphony Orchestra and The Vocal Exchange Choir will be performing along with exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind multimedia entertainment experience.
Special events surrounding the show include a pre-show festival where all guests will be able to experience interactive game demos, a costume contest, game competitions, pre-released games and the very popular meet-and-greet with top game composers and designers!
If you or someone you know is into video games you won't want to miss out on this historic video game industry event! Or maybe you are looking for something cultural and exciting that the whole family will enjoy? Video Games Live™ is not just a concert, but a celebration of the entire video game industry that people of all ages will adore. Whether it's the power and passion of the more recent blockbusters or the excitement of nostalgic sentimental classics you played growing up, Video Games Live™ is sure to be a hit with gamers and non-gamers alike.
Visit www.videogameslive.com for more information including audience interviews, videos, pictures, history, forums, tour dates and more.
Video Games Live™ trailers:
Hollywood Bowl: http://videogameslive.com/video/vglpromo2.wmv
San Jose (GDC): http://www.videogameslive.com/trailer/vglsanjose2006.wmv
Contact: Virginia Ikeda 602-369-4536 firstname.lastname@example.org
Created by Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall