1st Game Concert in Ohio!

The Ground Breaking Video Games Live Hits Columbus!

An immersive concert that brings video games to life for the first time in Ohio

(Columbus, OH) -- If you or someone you know is into video games you won't want to miss out on this historic video game industry event!  Or maybe you are looking for something cultural and exciting that the whole family will enjoy? Video Games Live™ is not just a concert, but a celebration of the entire video game industry that people of all ages will adore.  Share the intensity and thrill of the gaming world's most powerful compositions as the Columbus Symphony and the Otterbein Vocal Ensemble from Otterbein College recreate the best video game music on a spectacular stage.  Whether it's the power and passion of the more recent blockbusters or the excitement of nostalgic sentimental classics you played growing up, Video Games Live™ is sure to be a hit with gamers and non-gamers alike.  Video Games Live™ will hit Columbus at 7:30 pm on April 26th at Mershon Auditorium. 

Video Games Live™ will transport you into the heart of the gaming world.  Special events surrounding the show include a pre-show festival where all guests will enjoy interactive game demos, spectacular prizes, game competitions, costume contests and the opportunity to meet top game designers and composers.  Pre-concert activities will begin at 6:30 pm. 

Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the biggest video games of all time including such beloved and popular franchises as Mario™, Zelda®, Halo®, Final Fantasy®, Kingdom Hearts, Warcraft®, Myst®, Sonic™, Metal Gear Solid® and many more!  There's even a special retro Classic Arcade Medley featuring over 20+ games from Pong® to Donkey Kong® including such classics as Dragon's Lair, Frogger, Space Invaders, Duck Hunt & Tetris!  Top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.

TICKETS for this performance range in price from $35 to $65 and can be purchased by calling the Customer Service Center at (614) 228-8600 or online at www.ColumbusSymphony.com.  Tickets are also available at the Symphony’s Customer Service Center located in the Capitol Square Walkway, between the Hyatt and City Center.  Take advantage of special group ticket rates by calling (614) 228-9600 x1214.


The Columbus Symphony’s mission is to advance a symphony orchestra of the highest artistic standard for the enrichment, enjoyment, and well-being of central Ohio. This mission is achieved through a strong connection to the community, and in-depth understanding of the marketplace and a commitment to providing programming that meets the needs and desires of the community. The Columbus Symphony performs a diverse array of more than 100 Classical, Pops, Family, and Educational concerts each season, reaching an estimated 500,000 people through live performances and radio broadcasts.

Media Contact: Kim Paysor
Public Relations Manager
614-228-9600 x 1334


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