KRAVIS CENTER Presents
VIDEO GAMES LIVE™ - May 17
(West Palm Beach, FL - May 7, 2014) Casual and hard-core video game players know that the soundtrack to a game, much like a movie, is key to setting the mood and tempo of the action. Whether its Skyrim, Legends of Zelda, World of Warcraft or Final Fantasy – the music is as intricate, nuanced and recognizable as the games themselves. Gamers and music lovers alike can revel in the artful compositions during a one-of-a-kind, immersive experience when the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts presents Video Games Live™ on Saturday, May 17 at 8:00 p.m. The evening starts earlier in the Dreyfoos Lobby with a Guitar Hero Competition, costume contest and prize giveaways and game demos. Fans will also have the chance to meet top game composers and designers following the concert.
What is Video Games Live™?
Picture the energy and excitement of a rock concert, mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra, combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by well-known game industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, top orchestras and choirs around the world perform 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.
This is a concert event put on by the video game industry to help encourage and support the culture and art that video games have become.Video Games Live™ bridges a gap for entertainment by exposing new generations of music lovers and fans to the symphonic orchestral experience while also providing a completely new and unique experience for families and/or non-gamers.
Heralded as "Captivating!
Gamers, and those who love a gamer, will have a blast with this chance to mingle with other fans and experience the thrill of gaming in an entirely new and enlightening way.
Video Games Live™ lands at the Kravis Center on Saturday, May 17 at 8:00 p.m. Ticket holders are invited to come early for the Guitar Hero competition, costume contest, demos and more. Tickets start at $20 and may be purchased at the Kravis Center Box Office, 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, online at the Official Kravis Center Website kravis.org, by phone at 561-832-7469 or 800-572-8471, and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 561-651-4438 or 561-651-4304.
About the About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, please call 561-832-7469 or visit the official website kravis.org.