Future Shop Ltd.

Future Shop Ltd.

May 14, 2009 12:48 ET

Media Advisory/Event Listing: Future Shop Presents Video Games Live in Calgary and Edmonton

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 14, 2009) -



What: Future Shop presents Video Games Live in Calgary and Edmonton, AB
- The music of video games will be performed by the world-class Calgary
Philharmonic Orchestra and the Edmonton Video Games Orchestra led by
industry veterans and world famous video game composers Tommy Tallarico
and Jack Wall.
- The Main Event combines the excitement and energy of a rock concert with
the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra, synchronized stunning
video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special on-stage
interactive segments.
- Show features more than 20 different segments incorporating more than 50
celebrated games such as Halo, World of Warcraft, Mario, Zelda, Final
Fantasy, Starcraft II, Sonic the Hedgehog, Metal Gear Solid, and a
Classic Arcade Medley from Pong to Donkey Kong.

When: Calgary - Friday, May 15, 2009
- Pre-show festival starting at 6:30 p.m. with game demos, costume contest,
Guitar Hero contest.
- Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8 Ave SE Calgary, AB


When: Calgary - Saturday, May 16, 2009
- Pre-show festival starting at 12:30 p.m. with game demos, costume
contest, Guitar Hero contest.
- Video Games Live concert starts at 2:00 p.m.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8 Ave SE Calgary, AB


When: Edmonton - Monday, May 18, 2009
- Pre-show festival starting at 5:00 p.m. with game demos, costume contest,
Guitar Hero contest.
- Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: Northern Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB


For more information and to order tickets go to www.futureshop.ca/vgl.

About Future Shop

With 140 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells and hosts an online community forum for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshopforums.ca). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics (see www.futureshop.ca/green) and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/community).

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