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May
14
Mon
Animex Live Presents Austin Wintory @ Middlesbrough Town Hall
May 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A live orchestral performance of video game scores from composer Austin Wintory and friends.

Austin Wintory will take us on a musical journey through his most memorable and moving video game scores.

This includes his Grammy nominated score for Journey, ragtime heists from Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine, bombastic and melancholic music from The Banner Saga trilogy, murder ballads from Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate and lots more including some surprises from friends.

“Seriously, Animex is my favourite festival of its kind in the world! … I’m better at what I do simply for being around these people”

– Austin Wintory

The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra will return to perform at the newly renovated Middlesbrough Town Hall making it a night to remember.

May
30
Wed
PlayStation® in Concert @ Royal Albert Hall
May 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Don’t miss this LIVE WORLD PREMIERE event, as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs the sensational soundtracks of PlayStation games, within the iconic surroundings of London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Featuring favourite themes from chart-topping games, including: Shadow of the Colossus, The Last Guardian, Uncharted, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, LittleBigPlanet and Horizon Zero Dawn, this exhilarating live show – with a full symphony orchestra, guest presenter and spectacular light display – takes you on a musical journey from vast deserts and overgrown ruins, to ancient artefacts and futuristic landscapes, celebrating some of the most memorable gaming music from the past 20 years.

Jun
11
Mon
Symphonic Selections – Video Game Music in Concert @ Theater Dortmund
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Video games like Final Fantasy or Angry Birds are a hit. As complex and multi-layered as the games is their music. Wonderful orchestral suites and new soundscapes that have nothing to do with the Gameboy sound will inspire gamer and classical music lovers alike and provide for goosebumps moments.

Program (subject to change):

Jonne Valtonen (* 1976)
In a Roundabout Way (Fanfare: Final Symphony II)

Martin Schjøler (* 1974)
clash of clans

Nobuo Uematsu (b. 1959)
Final Fantasy, Piano Concerto
Sep
7
Fri
MAGLabs 2018 @ Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day

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MAGLabs is a unique 3 day event, bringing maker content to the world of gaming. Explore our giant video game library, arcade, and concert hall. Learn to make your first game, create a cosplay, or solder your own electronic projects. All available to you 24 hours a day.

Come to our play area to unwind and have some fun. Our play area is open 24 hours and has all the console, arcade, LAN, VR, and tabletop gaming your little gamer heart desires. You can also take a break and play with Legos or gather your friends up and take a turn in our Escape Room. And stay tuned for new test chambers!

Each MAGFest event is a musical mecca, and this is no different. Come catch our awesome lineup of concerts, and find your new favorite VGM artist. You can also take your own musical skills to the next level with workshops in our Jam Clinic, and you can learn audio engineering and sound design with our concert hall workshops as well.

Sep
29
Sat
Capcom Live @ NYC @ Gramercy Theatre
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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“CAPCOM LIVE!” is the official Capcom concert tour, produced by the Boston-based producer/composer, Shota Nakama. Unlike the other orchestral style video game concert, the CAPCOM LIVE! features a high energy rock band, vocalists and orchestra performing the mega-incredible symphonic rock arrangements of the Capcom game music.

Oct
9
Tue
GameSoundCon @ Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Oct 9 – Oct 10 all-day

Composing music for video games is more than just uploading wave files to an FTP site. Video game sound design requires more than great ProTools chops. GameSoundCon teaches the core concepts, practical skills and game audio training to get a music or sound design job in the video game industry. Don’t miss your chance to learn from the top experts in the business. Seating is limited so Register Today.

Writing music for video games takes specialized tools, techniques and creative solutions they don’t teach in music school. Don’t miss your chance to learn from the top experts in the business – register today!

Over 50 Panels and Sessions Including:

  • Audio for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

  • How to Write and Implement an Video Game Score

  • How Creating Music and Sound for Games Differs from Traditional Media

  • Essential Game Audio Tech

  • Game Music and Sound Design Tools

  • Making Virtual Scores Sound Live

  • Integrating Audio Using Game Engines Such as UDK and Unity

  • Navigating the Video Game Music Business

  • And many more

Oct
11
Thu
GAME OVER: Minneapolis @ The Hook & Ladder Theater
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

MARK YOUR CALENDARS ✔️? Thursday, October 11th, we have partnered with MAGFest to bring you GAME OVER Minneapolis at The Hook and Ladder Theater, a night of video game music featuring 3 great local bands: Super Marcato Bros., Do a Barrel Roll! (band), and Bards of the Goddesses! $12 advance and $15 at the door, and it’s gonna be a HECK of a time. Come out and enjoy some great music while supporting local artists and celebrating the MN video game community.

Jan
3
Thu
Super MAGFest @ Gaylord National Harbor
Jan 3 – Jan 6 all-day