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Video Games Live Adds 30 Shows To World Tour

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Since 2005, Video Games Live has been performed in front of more than half a million people around the world. Today, the touring show featuring music from video games performed by orchestras, announced 30 more show dates from Taipei to Tucson.

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"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 we're really looking forward to continuing this for many years to come."

Tickets for the World Tour go on sale today at videogameslive.com

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

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I've seen the show 3 times.

Houston, Austin, Houston. (Went to the one in Houston this year cause the one in Austin sucked last year... pre-show wise)

This years was amazing.They dedicated 2 hours to just blizzard stuff, and then after the concert, they had a QA panel with some blizzard folks. Telling everyone about their own success story. Then there was a QA panel with VGL staff, which was cool too. Get to hear about Tommy's upbringing. The future shows are definitely something to look forward to.

They added Shadow of the Colussus music, I believe some chrono cross and Kirby. They played megaman and chrono trigger as well, that was a surprise.

I still get goosebumps when I hear LoZ and MGS played live.

The show is awesome, and I really don't understand why there are so many haters on Tommy Tallarico. I think he's awesome.