For all of you out there who love video game music but can't find the time or money to go see Video Games Live at a venue near you, now you can watch it on TV. On July 30th(check local listings), PBS will premiere a special performance of Video Games Live, a concert celebrating all the wonderful music heard in our favorite video games. PBS has posted a VIDEO to preview this upcoming event. The founder of V.G.L., Tommy Tallarico, is excited with the response from kids of all ages.
"We are introducing a whole new generation to the music of a symphony orchestra. Never before in history have kids been dragging their parents to watch a symphony." -Tommy Tallarico
The PBS special was filmed in New Orleans last April and features the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, a 34-person chorus, and a rock band featuring Tallarico on guitar. The music that will be preformed includes classics such as: Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda, Sonic the Hedgehog, Halo, Final Fantasy, and Castlevania. Other favorites include: World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Crono Cross, God of War, and Civilization IV. More information and show times can be found at: PBS.