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Friday, April 10, 2015

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Live Orchestra Tour

In this case, it's not a necessity that you gotta catch'em all, Pokémon Company International and Princeton Entertainment have announced 30 new dates and locations for the official Pokémon live orchestral concert, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions.

After sold out performances in Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh, PA and selling 5,000 tickets in Philadelphia, fans across the country will soon get the opportunity to see and hear Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions in a city near them.

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is the must-see video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of all ages the chance to experience the evolution of the Pokémon franchise like never before. Don't miss this amazing opportunity to meet up with friends of all ages to catch, battle and trade Pokémon from your favorite games.

All-new orchestral arrangements and carefully timed visuals draw from recent and classic Pokémon video games, including: Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue, Pokémon Yellow, Pokémon Gold and
Pokémon Silver, Pokémon Crystal, Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire, Pokémon Emerald, Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl, Pokémon Platinum, Pokémon Black and Pokémon White and, of course, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.

The upcoming North America tour includes a first set of dates presented by Live Nation Entertainment in conjunction with Princeton Entertainment.

Performances will take place in some of the most prestigious venues in the country, including Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, The Chicago Theatre and The Greek Theatre, among others.

A European tour is scheduled for spring 2016, with additional venue and location details coming soon.

"Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a spectacular showcase of the memorable music that has been a hallmark of the Pokémon franchise for nearly 20 years," says The Pokémon Company International director of consumer marketing J.C. Smith. "The concert series serves as a thank you to fans and an invitation to share our passion for Pokémon by reliving some of our fondest memories with the brand. We look forward to seeing fans of all ages enjoying this very special Pokémon orchestral event together."

The Pokémon Company has released a special Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions video, so you can get a taste of what the whole show is about:

More information about the new dates, locations, and how to purchase tickets can be found at

Current Tour Cities:
  • Baltimore, MD, 5/1/2015, Joseph Meyerhoff Hall
  • New York, NY, 6/6/2015, Theater at Madison Square Garden
  • Cincinnati, OH, 6/12/2015, Riverbend Music Center
  • Cleveland, OH, 6/13/2015, Blossom Music Center
  • Buffalo, NY, 6/14/2015, Shea’s Performing Arts Center
  • Milwaukee, WI, 6/19/2015, Riverside Theater
  • Chicago, IL, 6/20/2015, Chicago Theatre
  • San Diego, CA, 7/9/2015, Copley Symphony Hall
  • Los Angeles, CA, 7/11/2015, The Greek Theatre
  • San Jose, CA, 7/12/2015, City National Civic
  • Vienna, VA, 7/18/2015, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
  • Vancouver, BC, 7/22/2015, The Orpheum
  • Houston, TX, 7/25-26/2015, Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
  • Holmdel, NJ, 8/20/2015, PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Boston, MA 8/22/2015, Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
  • Toronto, ON 8/28/2015, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
  • Montreal, QC 8/30/2015, Place Des Arts
  • Detroit, MI 9/11/2015, Fox Theatre
  • Indianapolis, IN 9/12/2015, Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
  • Seattle, WA 9/15/2015, Benaroya Hall
  • Portland, OR 9/17/2015, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
  • Mexico City, MX 10/23/2015, Auditorio Nacional
  • Monterrey, MX 10/25/2015, Monterrey Arena
  • Sydney, AU 11/20-21/2015, Sydney Opera House
  • Clearwater, FL 12/3/2015, Ruth Eckerd Hall
  • Orlando, FL 12/4/2015, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Pittsburgh, PA 1/24/2016, Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
  • Grand Rapids, MI 2/5/2016, DeVos Performance Hall
About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit

About Princeton Entertainment
Princeton Entertainment has earned an international reputation as a premier producer of concerts combining orchestras with popular recording artists and other elements. Princeton's productions have set the bar for exciting, new, and creative performances with stars as varied as James Taylor, Idina Menzel, Andrea Bocelli, Aretha Franklin, and Trey Anastasio; its orchestra partners include the New York Philharmonic, The Royal Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Baltimore Symphony and its own American Festival Orchestra. Last year, after signing and completing a touring agreement for The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, two of its key creators, Jeron Moore and Chad Seiter, joined Princeton Entertainment. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is the first production from this exciting new creative team. Current touring plans call for the production to reach five continents.

About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit

Hunh… I guess I haven't seen it all.

Andrew Joseph
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