Video Games Live!™

Gamers and non-gamers alike, don’t miss this explosive, one-of-a-kind entertainment experience! Be immersed in the most popular video games of all time in this concert featuring exclusive cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special FX, video game music arrangements, unique interactive segments, and more. Created, produced, and hosted by industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, Video Games Live™ has been heralded as "Captivating!  Bombastic!"  (The New York Times) and  “Ingenious and fantastic!” (Los Angeles Times). 

“Incredibly compelling, powerful and emotional.” —THE WASHINGTON POST  

Come early for exciting pre-concert activities in the lobby:

  • GUITAR HERO COMPETITION: Give it your best shot in a Guitar Hero competition starting one hour prior to the concert. Winner plays on stage with the San Francisco Symphony!
  • COSTUME CONTEST: Don your finest video game character costume! The winner will be selected from the stage just prior to the concert.
  • ULTIMATE GAMER VIP EXPERIENCE: Starting at 6:30pm, this VIP experience includes special reception, goodies, and priority access to the post-concert meet and greet. Sold separately through Video Games Live! (You must also have a concert ticket to enter Davies Symphony Hall). Click here to buy VIP tickets.

After the concert, join a meet and greet reception with game industry luminaries, including the composers of Monkey Island, among others! (Free for all ticketholders.)

 
 

 


Conductor/Performers

Tommy Tallarico

host

Emmanuel Fratianni

conductor

San Francisco Symphony Chorus

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Music from Final Fantasy, World of Warcraft, Super Mario Brothers, a special 25th anniversary Zelda celebration, and more!

Concert length is approximately 2 hours.

Watch a Video

Footage from the first performance of Video Games Live:

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  1. Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 7:30pm

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  2. Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 7:30pm

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If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at (415) 864-6000.

Pre- and post-show Events

Special events before and after Video Games Live include a Guitar Hero competition, costume contest, and meet-and-greet with video game industry insiders!

Come early, relax, and treat yourself at the Tier with a Twist on the Second Tier. A fresh way to take in a concert this summer, the Tier with a Twist offers food and drinks in the updated Second Tier bar. The added bonus? Take your beverage to your seat and use the free wifi! It’s the Second Tier—with a twist.

It’s official: Summer has arrived. Kick back with summer’s signature cocktail, the Midsummer Melody—a refreshing mix of Pimm’s No. 1, citrus, and fresh cucumber and mint. What more could you want on a summer night in the city? Cheers.  

Program Support

Lead Sponsor
Summer & the Symphony

 

Supporting Sponsor
    Summer & the Symphony    

 

July 25 supported by

 

Media Partners