Video Games Live Is Coming To The UK And Beyond

Video Games Live Is Coming To The UK And Beyond

Video Games Live is an immersive touring extravaganza that brings to life popular video game soundtracks.

Making its debut in 2005 Video Games Live has been growing in reputation ever since. The show has taken in an impressive number of dates since it’s inception and looks to continue with shows in the U.S, China and across mainland Europe as well as visiting our shores in England with visits to Manchester and London in March.

Creating an immersive experience the show takes popular video game music which is performed by a full orchestra and choirs in a perfect blend of modern and traditional culture. The masterminds behind Video Games Live describe the event as: ‘the power & emotion of a symphony orchestra mixed with the excitement and energy of a rock concert and the technology and interactivity of a video game all completely synchronized to amazing cutting edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special on-stage interactive segments with the audience.’

Tickets are now available for the UK shows. The first is on the 19th of March (Manchester Albert Hall) with two London shows the following day on the 20th (London Troxy Matinee and Evening Event)

For more information including U.S, China and European tour dates visit

About Video Games Live – Video Games Live quickly became the biggest and most popular game concert in the world. The debut performance was launched on July 6th, 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic. Over 11,000 people attended making it the biggest video game concert in the world. Most of the game music played (Halo, Sonic, Metal Gear Solid, Mario, Zelda, Warcraft, Tomb Raider, Myst, Kingdom Hearts, Tron, God of War, EverQuest II, Medal of Honor, Headhunter, Beyond Good & Evil, Advent Rising, etc.) had never been performed live.
On October 30, 2005 they broke new ground once again by putting on the very first video game concert in Canada (Vancouver). They followed with groundbreaking first ever game concert performances in countries such as England, Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, France, Taiwan and China. Video Games Live was also the very first American video game concert to perform in Asia (Korea).
In 2007 they were recipients of a major industry award in Brazil for “Special Breakthrough Achievement” following their performances in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo the year before. On October 22, 2007 Video Games Live was the FIRST and ONLY show to sell out the Royal Festival Hall (Philharmonia Orchestra) since the refurbishment earlier in the year.

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