'Video Games Live' Coming To San Diego Civic Theatre On November 4th!
‘VIDEO GAMES LIVE’ COMING TO SAN DIEGO ON NOVEMBER 4
Concert Series Celebrating the Music of Video Games Will Rock San Diego Civic Theatre
Tickets on Sale Saturday, September 10
Los Angeles – September 6, 2005 – Renowned video game composers, Tommy Tallarico (Advent Rising, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Earthworm Jim) and Jack Wall (Jade Empire, Myst III: Exile, Splinter Cell), and Clear Channel Music Group today announced that Video Games Live will hit San Diego on Friday, November 4th, with tickets available on September 10. Co-executive produced by Tallarico’s and Wall’s Mystical Stone Entertainment LLC, and Clear Channel Music Group, Video Games Live features music from the world’s most popular video games performed by top orchestras and choirs across North America, combined with explosive video segments from each of the games, lasers and lights to create an exceptional, immersive entertainment experience. The national tour will begin in Seattle on October 29, and 27 additional tour dates will soon be announced for cities including New York, Dallas, Boston, San Francisco, Detroit, Philadelphia and Toronto.
“The triumphant Video Games Live show in July at the Hollywood Bowl, which drew a massive crowd of over 10,000 people, established without a doubt that the demand for this tour is huge,” said Brad Wavra, Touring Vice President for Clear Channel Music Group. “Clear Channel is thrilled to bring Video Games Live to San Diego and the rest of North America.”
Video Games Live features music from some of the world’s most popular games, including Mario™, Zelda®, Halo®, Metal Gear Solid®, Warcraft®, Myst®, Castlevania®, Medal of Honor™, Sonic™, Tron©, Tomb Raider®, Advent Rising, Headhunter, Beyond Good & Evil™, Splinter Cell®, Ghost Recon™, Rainbow Six®, EverQuest® II, Kingdom Hearts, God of War™ and a classic arcade game medley featuring games from Pong® to Donkey Kong®.
“Concertgoers are going to be blown away by Video Games Live. We've created a show that the entire family will enjoy," said Tommy Tallarico, co-creator of Video Games Live and one of the top game music composers. "Video games have become one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the 21st century and Video Games Live is a celebration of the incredible music, art, storylines and characters our industry has to offer."
“Video game music is not bleeps and bloops anymore. People are absolutely shocked when they hear this music,” stated Jack Wall, co-creator of Video Games Live and leading game music composer. “This music represents a true art form. The success of this tour will demonstrate to the world that video game music can command the attention of gamers and non-gamers alike.”
Tickets for the San Diego Civic Theatre performance will be available beginning at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 10th. Tickets will be available via Ticketmaster, the Video Games Live website at www.videogameslive.com and at www.AvalonAttractions.com.
For further information on the concert series or Mystical Stone Entertainment please visit http://www.videogameslive.com/ or contact us at the number below.
ABOUT MYSTICAL STONE ENTERTAINMENT:Created by two industry leading video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, Mystical Stone Entertainment, LLC is a front runner in the field of live game music performance. Working with some of the top games of all time, Mystical Stone has created a unique event of music, video, lasers, lights and live action. The first 6-week tour will begin in July 2005 with a global tour to follow.