VGL Returns to Houston - SPECIAL 2 SHOW ALL DAY EVENT!!

Gamer MusiCON 09
with Video Games Live™ & Blizzard Live!

All Day Gaming Music Event With 2 Concerts Including a Special Blizzard Performance!

Saturday, July 18
Doors open at 2 PM

Jack Wall, conductor
Tommy Tallarico, host
Houston Symphony Chorus
Charles Hausmann, director


The Houston Symphony, in partnership with Tommy Tallarico, Jack Wall and Blizzard Entertainment®, has expanded the visionary Video Games Live™ concert to an all-day celebration of the cutting-edge video game music industry. The world premiere of Gamer MusiCON 09 includes two high-energy concerts featuring Symphony performances of the industry's greatest video game hits with exclusive game footage and synchronized lighting. The first features the sights and sounds of Blizzard games World of Warcraft®, Diablo®, including never before performed music from World of Warcraft - Wrath of the Lich King and StarCraft®, while the second brings back an all-new Video Games Live™ with material from games like Chrono Trigger®, Halo 3: ODST ® and Mega Man. Throughout the day, a Game Crazy festival will offer playable game demos throughout all three levels of Jones Hall, plus a Guitar Hero® contest for the chance to appear on stage during Video Games Live™. The festival also includes an interactive panel and Q&A session with Blizzard Entertainment® game composers, and an on-stage costume contest for attendees dressed as their favorite video game character.

Gamer MusiCON 09 timeline:

2:00 p.m.
Doors to Jones Hall open for lobby festival

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Blizzard Live! concert

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Lobby festival

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Video Games Live! concert

10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Post concert autographs & merchandise sales

Event Highlights:

Game Crazy festival with playable game demos throughout all three levels of Jones Hall
Interactive panel and Q&A session with Blizzard Entertainment® game composers
On-stage costume contest
Merchandise Sales
Post concert autograph session
Guitar Hero contest in lobby - winner plays on-stage during concert