Video Games Live announces Canadian tour

If Scott Pilgrim vs. the World taught us anything, it's that Canadians really dig video games – so much so that they are imbued with super powers. Seemingly aware of the Great White North's vengeful, all-powerful gaming fans, Video Games Live has announced several new stops in Canada. This October and November, the orchestral game music tour will visit Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.

Ticket sales begin on Friday, April 27. The Video Games Live Twitch.tv channel will be streaming a press conference on April 25 at 9pm ET to announce specific pre-sale dates and take setlist requests from fans. Check out the VGL website for more information and the complete list of dates.

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VIDEO GAMES LIVE RETURNS TO CANADA WITH A NEW SHOW!
CANADIAN DATES ANNOUNCED
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 27 AT 10:00am
*TICKETS FOR MONTREAL SHOW ON SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 28 at 10:00am


Vancouver, BC ~ Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present Canadian tour dates for Video Games Live. Created and produced by industry veteran and world-famous video game composer Tommy Tallarico, Video Games Live is an immersive concert event featuring music from the greatest video games of all time.
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 non-gamers. With performances in front of hundreds of thousands of people on five continents, the show is heralded and enjoyed by the entire family. Video Games Live is the largest and most successful video game concert in the world.
In October 2012, Video Games Live will return to Canada with a new show. All new segments will include music from Final Fantasy, Zelda, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Pokemon, Warcraft, Diablo III, Earthworm Jim, Mass Effect and more. The Canadian tour dates for 2012 are as follows:

October 25 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
October 26 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
October 28 Kitchener, ON Centre In The Square
October 29 Ottawa, ON National Arts Centre
October 31 Winnipeg, MB Centennial Concert Hall
November 1 Saskatoon, SK TCU Place – Sid Buckwold Theatre
November 2 Regina, SK Conexus Arts Centre
November 3 Calgary, AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
November 4 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
November 6 Vancouver, BC Orpheum Theatre
On Wednesday, April 25 at 6pm PST/9pm EST, Video Games Live will host a LIVE interactive chat and video press conference on www.twitchtv.com/videogameslive. Join Tommy Tallarico and friends as he announces the presale dates for tickets, answers questions from fans and takes setlist requests for the upcoming tour.

Tickets for the Toronto show range in price from $37.50 to $67.50 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.masseyhall.com, by phone at 416.872.4255, or in person at the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office (60 Simcoe Street).
Tickets for the Montreal show range in price from $39.50 to $99.50 (plus applicable fees and service charges and are available online at www.evenko.ca, by phone at 514.790.2525 or 1.877.668.8269, or in person at the Bell Centre Box Office.
Tickets for the Kitchener show range in price from $35.00 to $65.00 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.centre-square.com, by phone at 519.578.1570 or 1.800.265.8977, or in person at the Centre In The Square Ticket Centre.
Tickets for the Ottawa show range in price from $39.50 to $65.00 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets and the NAC Box Office.
Tickets for the Winnipeg show range in price from $35.00 to $69.50 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.
Tickets for the Saskatoon show range in price from $39.50 to $69.50 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.tcutickets.ca, by phone at 975.7799 or 1.888.639.7770, or in person at the TCU Place Box Office.
Tickets for the Regina show range in price from $39.50 to $69.50 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.conexusartscentre.ca, by phone at 306.525.9999 or 1.800.667.8497, or in person at Conexus Arts Centre and all CBO locations.
Tickets for the Calgary show range in price from $35.00 to $69.50 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.
Tickets for the Edmonton show range in price from $35.00 to $69.50 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.
Tickets for the Vancouver show range in price from $35.00 to $65.00 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.
Also available is the "Ultimate VIP Backstage Experience". For only $150.00 (plus applicable fees and service charges), these limited packages include some of the best seats in the house, a backstage tour by show creator and video game industry icon Tommy Tallarico, a free album download, posters, front of the line access and more.
For more information, please visit www.videogameslive.com
For images, click on the following link: http://videogameslive.com/gallery/v/flyers/

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About Paul Mercs Concerts:
Paul Mercs Concerts has over 35 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Bill Cosby, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com

This article was originally published on Joystiq.