The Live Concert Experience announcement follows the much-feared news of the seventh season of the show’s delayed premiere.
The Live Concert Experience announcement follows the much-feared news of the seventh season of the show’s delayed premiere. Image Credit: Harpers Bazaar

Los Angeles – Earlier this Monday, August 8, organizers of the “Game of Thrones: Live Concert Experience” announced at the Palladium venue that the event would come to 28 American cities starting in February next year.

The announcement featured Isaac Hempstead-Wright, the 17-year-old actor who plays Bran Stark on the TV show, and music composer Ramin Djawadi, who will direct the orchestra and overall event of the newly announced concert tour.

Djawadi is the author of the iconic music featured on the show, most notably the main title sequence melody. The Hans Zimmer-protégée was previously known for his extensive work on film, television, and video games. He has produced the soundtrack for all six seasons of the show.

“Game of Thrones: Live Concert Experience” will feature a live orchestra conducted by Ramin Djawadi, along with an immersive and interactive set of video technology that will showcase new exclusive images and animations produced solely for the tour.

The musicians will perform a selection of music from the HBO show based on the “A Song of Ice and Fire” epic fantasy saga penned by George R.R. Martin.

A breeze of winter between seasons

This event will provide fans with a much-needed fix of Game of Thrones just around the time when the latest installment of the TV adaptation series should be airing.

Moreover, while the TV show will definitely end in its eighth season, the acclaimed author George R.R. Martin has yet to finish and publish the sixth and penultimate title on the book series, “The Winds of Winter”.

Fans have plenty to expect in these upcoming months, as the confirmation of the TV show’s ending also spawned the possibility of a spin-off production, which has been the object of wild and wide speculation.

The stellar score of the show has featured special guest bands to perform songs in the past, so fans should not rule out a surprise appearance at some point of the tour. Moreover, the interactive aspect of the event opens the possibility to introduce “Game of Thrones” actors as guest acts as well. Ramin Djawadi will bring a breeze of winter to 28 cities in the U.S., with venues and dates specified on the list below:

02/15/17 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
02/17/17–St. Paul, MN-Xcel Energy Center
02/19/17–Chicago, IL-United Center
02/20/17–Detroit, MI-Palace of Auburn Hills
02/22/17–Columbus, OH-Nationwide Arena
02/23/17–Buffalo, NY-First Niagara Center
02/25/17–Uncasville, CT-Mohegan Sun
02/26/17–Philadelphia, PA-Wells Fargo Center
03/01/17–Washington, DC-Verizon Center
03/03/17–Montreal, Quebec-Bell Centre
03/04/17–Toronto, Ontario-Air Canada Centre
03/06/17–Boston, MA-TD Bank Garden
03/07/17–New York, NY-Madison Square Garden
03/09/17–Charlotte, NC-Time Warner Cable Arena
03/11/17–Ft. Lauderdale, FL-BB&T Center
03/12/17–Tampa, FL-Amalie Arena
03/14/17–Atlanta, GA-Philips Arena
03/16/17–San Antonio, TX-AT&T Center
03/17/17–Houston, TX-Toyota Center
03/19/17–Denver, CO-Pepsi Center
03/21/17–Salt Lake City, UT-Maverik Center
03/23/17–Los Angeles, CA-The Forum
03/25/17–Las Vegas, NV-MGM Grand Garden Arena
03/26/17–Phoenix, AZ-Talking Stick Resort Arena
03/29/17–San Jose, CA-SAP Center
03/31/17–Seattle, WA-Key Arena
04/01/17–Vancouver, British Columbia-Rogers Arena
04/02/17–Portland, OR-Moda Center

Source: Los Angeles Times

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