VGL in Winnipeg 3 Day Festival Details


3 Day Event with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra & Future Shop!

Video Games Live once again returns to Winnipeg and this time around it will be a 3-day event, celebration and festival for all to enjoy!!  The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) and Video Games Live are proud to announce the details of the 3 day music festival and event taking place July 6 - 8.
The WSO is excited to once again partner with Video Games Live to bring Winnipeg a concert experience not just for hard-core gamers but for anyone interested in a night of unparalleled and interactive entertainment. This year, the WSO and VGL have teamed up with Future Shop to offer a 3-day gaming event.  The unique festival features two nights of VGL performances with 50% different music on each night!  Audiences will hear classics like Mario and Zelda as well as new music from the hottest and most popular video games.

The 3 day festival includes a Guitar Hero showdown on July 7.  Pass-holders arriving between 6 and 8pm on the Tuesday night can enter the qualifying round of competition.  The top eight scores from this round will be announced during the evening, which also features a performance by local video games cover band Mode 7 and a Q & A panel discussion with gamers, industry professionals and video game composers, including VGL creators Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall.  At the end of the night, the eight finalists will battle it out on stage for prizes and the opportunity to perform with the WSO and VGL on Wednesday, July 8.  A grand prize raffle courtesty of Future Shop and Video Games Live will also be given away on the evening of July 7th.

Tickets for all three days (as well as the best seats and great savings!) are available by CLICKING HERE!
Please note that the 2 shows (Monday, July 6th & Wednesday, July 8th) will contain approximately 50% different material.

Tickets for the 2 shows (July 6th & 8th) are also sold separately and single tickets will also give you access to the July 7th Festival. 

Tickets for Monday, July 6th only are available by CLICKING HERE!

Tickets for Wednesday, July 8th only are available by CLICKING HERE!

Individual ticket prices are $65, $49.50 and $35 (plus applicable fees).  3-day passes are still available for $99 and the only way to get premium seats.  Aside from the above links, tickets and passes are available through the WSO box office (204-949-3999) or Ticketmaster (204-780-3333).

Rundown of all Events

July 6
6 pm – Pre-show festival presented by Future Shop
8 pm – Video Games Live with the WSO
10:30 pm - Post-show meet & greet in lobby

July 7
6 pm – Guitar Hero showdown qualifying round & pre-show festival presented by Future Shop
8 pm – Performance by local video game cover band Mode 7
8:30 pm - Discussion panel and Q & A session with Tommy Tallarico, Jack Wall, Martin Leung, and Taryn Brenner (local gamer and writer for Girls Entertainment Network website)
9 pm - Guitar Hero showdown final round
9:30 pm - Raffle prize give-a-way
9:45 PM - Post-show meet & greet in lobby

July 8
6 pm – Pre-show festival presented by Future Shop
8 pm – Video Games Live with the WSO – Guitar Hero showdown winner performs on stage with the WSO!  Approximately 50% new show material and segments
10:30 pm - Post-show meet & greet in lobby