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Video Games Live 2015 Malaysia – Press Conference

The moment friends & fans were waiting for! Earlier this year, it was teased on the official VGL website… then it was announced via the VGL Malaysia community FB page. And now… the “ALL NEW SHOW” is revealed to the media & to the public.

For us the fans who had experienced the previous concerts… just the announcement of VGL returning to KL is a tremendous cause for celebration!! The last concert was in Istana Budaya on 26 – 27 May 2012. That’s right folks… 3 years ago… quite a long wait.

So we’ve got word from VGL Malaysia Facebook page that this years VGL concert is going to be more than a concert… it’s going to have a family festival feel to it.

Tickets go on sale at 11pass11.com on 15 June 2015, which gives us time to plan out with friends on how best we can take advantage of the Early Bird Promo – (http://11pass11.com/ticketing/index.php/events/vgl-concert.html)

More info & activities will be announced soon but in the mean time is the official press release from the Press Conference. Check out the photos from our FB album – Video Games Live 2015 Malaysia – Official Launch

Stay tuned with us http://www.facebook.com/cosplayfun & http://www.facebook.com/VGLMalaysia for the latest updates! GAME ON!!

#VGLKL #CosplayFun #CosplayFunMY

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Selangor, Petaling Jaya, May 27, 2015 – 11to11 Events Sdn Bhd (“11to11 Events”) today announced in a press conference that it will be presenting the much anticipated Video Games Live (“VGL”) 2015 Malaysia (”VGL 2015 Malaysia”) in Putra Indoor Stadium, Bukit Jalil, on August 29. VGL is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time such as Super Mario Brothers, Tetris, Skyrim, Metal Gear Rising and Final Fantasy, amongst an archive of thousands.

Founded by famed video game music composer and musician Tommy Tallarico, VGL is a world renowned concert tour that showcases music from video games, performed live with a full orchestra, a band, with sounds and light effects. The famous video game music concert is one of the most technologically advanced stage-shows, with complex components including top orchestras, choirs, exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, solo performers, electronic percussionists, live action and unique interactive segments. VGL is best known for its concert presentation that showcases the mastery of an orchestra and the exhilarating environment of a high-energy rock concert.

The Malaysia edition of VGL 2015 is not merely a music concert presenting the National Symphony Orchestra but a family musical festival with a string of activities for fans and family. Starting from 1:00 p.m. on August 29, visitors will be treated to a fun-filled day with activities including games and competitions like Guitar Hero, Cosplay red carpet, video game characters parade, photo booth, face painting for children, food trucks galore featuring ten of Malaysia’s finest foods on wheels. There is something for everyone, of all ages. 

“Whether it’s 8-track compositions or full orchestral arrangements, the game music has grown to include the same breadth and complexity associated with big screen soundtracks, and it is fast becoming a global phenomenon,” said Leslie Jeyam, the IdeaGuy of 11to11 Events at the press conference.

“2015 marks the 10th year anniversary for VGL and this is the third time it’s coming to Malaysia. VGL is rightfully a testimony to the growing popularity of video game music among gamers and non-gamers. And we are excited to be presenting this act to all Malaysians.” 

Ultimately, VGL’s aim is to create an explosive entertainment experience for music lovers of all ages.

At the press conference members of the media were treated to a sneak preview at the VGL 2015 Malaysia with a performance by Nigesh Armon and band, tapped as the opening acts for the concert.

The preview also saw a solo performance by Alan Cheah, a visually impaired 14- year old pianist prodigy who will be making his debut national appearance alongside the National Symphony Orchestra at the concert. There were also cosplayers in full costumes who dressed up the media event with much theatrical effects.

11to11 Events also announced the panel of its official partners including UBER, Pulseworks, Fireworks and The Roof.

Tickets sales start on June 15 and prices start from RM98 to RM588.

For information about VGL 2015 Malaysia and ticketing, please visit 11pass11.com or call +603 6411 6796. Also for an all-new ticketing experience, VGL’s ticketing app can be found on the site at 11pass11.com.

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About 11to11 Events Sdn Bhd
11To11 Events Sdn Bhd is a boutique promotional agency with expertise in corporate events, concerts, conferences, customer relationship management, brand identity, productions, experiential marketing, digital amplification, system designs and administration.

About 11pass11.com
11pass11 is a ticketing platform with sophisticated software, yet an easy-to-use computer system catered for not just the entertainment industry, but any industries with ticketing needs. Connecting ticket buyers and sellers, 11Pass11’s ticketing system is currently catered for events ranging from concerts, sports, and theatres in Malaysia, South East Asia and greater Asia. More than a ticketing system, 11Pass11 is a commercially viable tool for promoting events and conducting e-commerce
transactions.

About Video Games Live, VGL
VGL is a concert series created and produced by video game music composers
Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall. After three years of planning, VGL made its debut
in 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic.
Over 11,000 people attended the concert, which made it the biggest video
game concert in the world.

VGL quickly became a much anticipated musical event and conducted its first
world tour in 2006 with eleven shows. The 2015 season began in January and
already had eighteen sell-out shows in Canada, the United States, Germany, Ireland,
Scotland and Austria collectively.

For media enquiries:
Effie Hanan – effiehanan@gmail.com, 012 591 3314
Joey Gan – joeygan.rapr@gmail.com, 012 2077 525

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ARTISTS PROFILE 

Nigesh Armon
Armon is a brand of music that is authentic and original. Using rap as a medium of delivery and one of the few using Alternative Hip-Hop as a genre, Armon plays on new-wave synthesized music and natural instrumental music to give his tracks a flavor like none other. Being proficient at playing the tabla, electrical organ, electrical and analog music production enables Armon to diversify his abilities in each track.

Highly passionate in what he does, Armon is determined to create a melodious composition of something distinctive, catchy and current. A lot of emphasis is put in the craftsmanship of the lyrics as he believes in the power of spreading positive messages through his music.

On stage, Armon combines his musicality as well as his ability to interact with the audience. With his high energy, Armon gives everyone a complete, exciting, sincere and truly engaging performance. Today, he will be performing one of his originals, “Silverline” which has already been on various terrestrial and digital mediums for awhile now.
Over the years, he has shared the stage with James Baum, Point Blank, Rhythm Nation, Hard Candy, Blister, Balan Kashmir, Russell Curtis, Jay Walia and notable acts like Nicole Scherzinger, Reshmonu,and Girls Generation.

SPECIAL TALENT

Alan Cheah Quek Lim
Alan Cheah Quek Lim was born blind in 2001. Alan’s musical talent was noticed by Mr. Chin Hon Min when he took to the keyboard to express his love for music at the age of 9. Soon, he began studying the craft seriously under the tutelage of Daphne Chin in the Piano of Creative Music Academy. Since then, Alan has performed at Christmas gatherings, school events and even played at the national level at Kesenian Pendidikan Khas Peringkat Kebangsaan in 2013.

The teen will soon be making his debut performance on the national stage alongside the National Symphony Orchestra at the upcoming Video Games Live 2015 Malaysia, a feat that will add another feather in his cap.

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