Ramin Djawadi to preview Game of Thrones Concert Experience on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic
Ramin Djawadi To Perform On KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic On December 12th To Preview Game of Thrones® Live Concert Experience Touring Europe In Early Summer 2018 and North America in Fall 2018
DJAWADI NOMINATED FOR SECOND GRAMMY® AWARD FOR 'BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA' FOR HIS WORK ON GAME OF THRONES® SEASON SEVEN
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE SEVENTH SEASON IS AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD NOW AND ON BLU-RAY TM AND DVD DECEMBER 12TH, 2017
GAME OF THRONES® (MUSIC FROM THE HBO SERIES)SEASON 7 SOUNDTRACK DOUBLE VINYL SET NOW AVAILABLE
LOS ANGELES (December 4, 2017) - Multi Grammy® and Emmy® Award-nominated composer Ramin Djawadi will perform a special, intimate performance of Game of Thrones® music on KCRW's renowned music program Morning Becomes Eclectic on December 12th, the same day that Season 7 of the hit HBO series becomes available on Blu-rayTM and DVD. The performance will air in the 11:00 AM PST hour in Los Angeles at 89.9 FM and around the world at www.kcrw.org, giving fans a taste of what they can expect when the critically acclaimed Game of Thrones® Live Concert Experience Featuring Ramin Djawadi brings the world of Westeros to arenas across Europe starting in May of 2018 and returns for a second North American leg of the tour in the fall of 2018.
Last week Djawadi was nominated for his second Grammy® Award for 'Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media' for his work on Game of Thrones® Season Seven. He was previously nominated in 2009 for his work on Iron Man. The 60th annual Grammy®Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 28th and will air on CBS.
Djawadi's music from latest season - the Game of Thrones (Music from the HBO® Series) Season 7 Soundtrack - has just been released as a special double vinyl set by WaterTower Music.
The Game of Thrones® Live Concert Experience Featuring Ramin Djawadi will give fans the opportunity to watch in wonder as famed composer Ramin Djawadi leads an orchestra and choir performing music from all seven seasons of the iconic, Emmy® Award-winning HBO series. The upcoming dates for the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience Featuring Ramin Djawadi will include new music and footage from Season 7, as well a new custom stage design and mesmerizing visuals courtesy of state of the art video technology.
The inaugural run of the Game of Thrones® Live Concert Experience Featuring Ramin Djawadi kicked off in North America in February of 2017 after being conceived by Djawadi three years ago. The show was praised by fans and critics alike as a must-see spectacle for fans of the television series. The Guardian described the show as "Westeros brought to dazzling life." Mashable called it "an epic musical journey," while the New York Times praised it as "a symphonic spectacular."
As rich as the stories, intrigue and world of Game of Thrones®, Ramin's celebrated music for the show has resonated with fans from the very beginning, as the meticulously constructed songs underscored the emotional weight of key moments between beloved characters, lent scale to massive battle sequences and brought to life songs referenced in George R.R. Martin's books. Ramin's relentlessly popular title track alone has become an instantly recognizable pop culture phenomenon in its own right.
The tour, produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation in partnership with HBO Global Licensing, will continue to use innovative music tour production and video technology that will recreate the various realms found throughout Westeros and Essos as well as showcase footage from the show. Beginning its journey on May 8th in Madrid, the tour will visit 22 European cities throughout May and June. The North American leg will kick off 25 tour dates on September 5th in Vancouver and conclude on October 14th in Toronto. Tickets for all dates are now on-sale.
Ramin Djawadi's previous credits include the Grammy®-nominated score for Marvel's 2008 blockbuster, Iron Man. Other film credits include Pacific Rim, Clash Of The Titans and Warcraft. In addition to Game Of Thrones®, Ramin also garnered Emmy® Award nominations for other television projects including the hit HBO® series Westworld, Flash Forward (ABC) and Prison Break (FOX). Ramin also recently scored the feature film The Mountain Between Us which is in theatres now.
Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones® is an epic story of treachery and nobility set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years, and only the lust for power is eternal. The Emmy®- and Golden Globe Award-winning series has captured the imagination of fans globally, making it one of the most popular shows on television.
GAME OF THRONES® LIVE CONCERT EXPERIENCE 2018 DATES
All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.
North American Dates:
December 4, 2017 2:26pm ET by BB Gun Press