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“Immersive” Game of Thrones concert tour to bring Seven Kingdoms to life

Composer Ramin Djawadi will take fans on a musical journey

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    Note: Some spoilers ahead. 

    The new season of Game of Thrones may be premiering a little later than fans expected, but they’ll have something pretty fantastic to tide them over: An epic Game of Thrones musical concert tour will be rolling through cities all across North America early next year.

    Billed as an “immersive music and visual experience,” each concert features a headlining performance from the hit show’s Grammy-nominated composer Ramin Djawadi. Along with an orchestra and choir, Djawadi will bring the Seven Kings to life with the help of stunning visual footage — some directly lifted from the show, others created exclusively for the live show.

    Indeed, audience members may have the opportunity to relive such iconic moments as the Red Wedding, the dramatic birth of Khaleesi’s dragons, the Battle of the Bastards led by Jon Snow (as seen above), Khaleesi’s not one, but two triumphant fire scenes, and my personal favorite from Season Six, Cersei’s masterful burning of King’s Landing.

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    “For seven years, Ramin has been blowing our mind with his music’s force, subtlety, and endless inventiveness,” said Game of Thrones creators/executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss in a press release. “The GoT Concert Experience will be unique in the history of concert tours, an eye-popping, ear-splitting, phantasmagoric blend of the show’s visuals and Ramin’s powerful compositions. We are more excited for it than anyone.”

    Considering Game of Thrones’ end is in sight, the tour should be a nice way to extend the show’s influence. Check out the full itinerary. Tickets go on sale August 13th.

    Game of Thrones: Live Concert Experience 2017 Tour Dates:
    02/15 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
    02/17 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
    02/19 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
    02/20 – Detroit, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills
    02/22 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
    02/23 – Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center
    02/25 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
    02/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
    03/01 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
    03/03 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
    03/04 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
    03/06 – Boston, MA @ TD Bank Garden
    03/07 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
    03/09 – Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Arena
    03/11 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
    03/12 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
    03/14 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
    03/16 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
    03/17 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
    03/19 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
    03/21 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Maverik Center
    03/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
    03/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
    03/26 – Phoenix, AZ @ TalkingStick Resort Arena
    03/29 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
    03/31 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
    04/01 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
    04/02 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center

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    Below, find me geeking out over the show’s music, followed by the most recent season’s soundtrack.

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