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Video Games Live
Picture the energy and excitement of a rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra combined with the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. That’s the Video Games Live experience! Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special effects, stage show production and special on-stage interactive segments with the audience dazzle crowds of all ages – gamers and non-gamers alike. This one-of-a-kind performance includes music from some of the most popular video games, including: Final Fantasy, Zelda, Pokemon, Mario, Kingdom Hearts, Mass Effect, Overwatch, Undertale, Okami, Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross and MANY more!
Video Games Live™ is an award winning immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by world renowned game industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, your BPO performs along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, well known internet solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.
Incorporated in 2002, Video Games Live is the first and most successful video game touring concert in the world, having performed over 450 shows in 42 countries on 5 continents. More than 11,000 people were present for the debut performance at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic. Since then, over 2 million people have experienced the show live. Video Games Live has released 7 albums worldwide (all of which debuted in the Billboard Top 10) as well as an award-winning full-length feature DVD/Blu-Ray. In 2010, the show aired nationally on PBS and quickly became one of the top rated PBS Specials of all time, appearing in over 90 million homes across America. With 500+ ticket buyer reviews on Ticketmaster.com, Video Games Live boasts a 4.6 (out of 5) rating. Inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest, most successful and longest-running game concert in the world, Video Games Live continues to break new ground and thrill audiences worldwide with brand-new content each year.
Tommy Tallarico, host/guitar
Tommy Tallarico is a veritable video game industry icon. As one of the most successful video game composers in history, he has helped revolutionize the gaming world, creating unique audio landscapes that enhance the video gaming experience. He is considered the person most instrumental in changing the game industry from bleeps & bloops to real music now appreciated worldwide by billions of fans. As a well-recognized on-air television personality, live performer, show producer, creative director, game console CEO/President, sound designer and composer, Tommy brings his in-depth knowledge, years of experience, and love of cutting edge multimedia and pop culture to the masses. Tommy has worked in the gaming industry as a designer, product manager, producer, writer, hardware executive, games tester and heads of both music and video departments. He produced, co-created, wrote and co-hosted 3 internationally award-winning syndicated and network television shows as well as creating, producing and hosting the continuing worldwide touring sensation Video Games Live. Since 2010 he has become a highly sought after live show creative director/producer. Clients include Disney, MGM, Blizzard/Activision, Capcom and artists such as Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin & EDM artist BT. In 2018 he was named CEO/President of legacy video game company Intellivision Entertainment to help launch a brand new home video game system.