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access_time June 28, 2013 at 11:01 AM in Culture by Ramon Aranda

Video Games Live announces new shows around the globe

Video Games Live

Video Games Live has just announced its new tour dates, which begin this week in Omaha, Nebraska.

The tour will include over 30 stops, including:

  • The 7th returning performance (and ALL NEW SHOW) at Jones Hall with the amazing Houston Symphony celebrating its 100th year!
  • The 4th returning performance (and ALL NEW SHOW) with the United States’ National Symphony Orchestra at the 7,500 seat outdoor Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park in Vienna, VA.
  • The first ever video game concert in Orange County, CA including 2 World Premieres with Blizzard Entertainment and the Pacific Symphony (orchestra used to record Diablo III) taking place at the 18,000 seat Verizon Irvine Amphitheatre.
  • A FREE SHOW in San Diego sponsored by Amazon.com and UbiSoft during the San Diego Comic Con.  7 World Premieres and 15 very special game composer guests from around the world to perform.
  • 2 shows with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Hall.  The San Francisco Symphony is one of the most highly respected and talented orchestras in the world having won worldwide awards including 11 Grammy’s (and they performed and recorded with Metallica!)
  • 2 incredible Blizzard Entertainment shows in Shanghai and Beijing taking place in the biggest indoor stadiums in China (over 20,000+ per arena).  Sponsored by the biggest computer and technology company in Asia (Lenovo), these special shows will include 7 Blizzard World Premieres.
  • Massive Latin America tour including return dates in Mexico, Chile and (for the 8th year in-a-row) multiple cities in Brazil.  First ever video game concert in Peru and first time Video Games Live show in Argentina.
  • An ALL NEW SHOW for the return to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates with the UAE National Symphony at the Dubai World Trade Center.

The stops are as follows:

June 29, 2013 Omaha/Ralston, NE Ralston Arena
July 5, 2013 Houston, TX Jones Hall
July 11, 2013 Chattanooga, TN Memorial Auditorium
July 13, 2013 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap/Filene Center
July 14, 2013 Allentown, PA Miller Symphony Hall
July 17, 2013 Irvine, CA Irvine Amphitheatre
July 20, 2013 San Diego, CA San Diego Civic Theatre
July 25, 2013 San Francisco, CA Davies Symphony Hall
July 26, 2013 San Francisco, CA Davies Symphony Hall
July 27, 2013 Shanghai, China Mercedes-Benz Arena
August 3, 2013 Beijing, China MasterCard Center
September 25, 2013 Mexico City, Mexico Auditorio Blackberry
September 27, 2013 Lima, Peru TBA
September 28, 2013 Santiago, Chile Teatro  Caupolicán
September 29, 2013 Buenos Aires, Argentina Estadio Malvinas
October Brazil (various cities) TBA
November 8, 2013 Schenectady, NY Proctors Theatre
November 10, 2013 Ridgefield, CT Ridgefield Playhouse
November 15, 2013 Dubai, UAE Dubai World Trade Center
March 8, 2014 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
April 24, 2014 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre
April 26, 2014 Spokane, WA FOX Theatre
May 17, 2014 West Palm Beach, FL Kravis Center


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