Schedule of Events:
At the Convention Center Dublin
Convention center opens to iDIG Staff for pre show setup.
10:00 AM Press Interviews with Guests and attendees.
10:45 AM General admission doors open for first event.
11:00 AM -12:00 PM Small Auditorium
Neal Acree (Multi-award winning composer of World of Warcraft; Warlords of Draenor, Starcraft II, and Mists of Pandaria and many more) will present some of his favorite game cinematics as well as discuss his composing philosophy, career and more.
11:00 AM (and all day), Expo Space
Push Playground will be holding hourly hands on demonstrations with the tools of the trade, giving attendees the chance to create their own fledgling game scores (no experience necessary).
11:00 AM (and all day) Expo Space
Check out our Artist Gallery:
12:00 - 1:00 PM Small Auditorium
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Small Auditorium
Composer discussion with Blizzard Legend, Russell Brower
Performed by Jillian Aversa
As head of audio and music for Blizzard (World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, Overwatch, Hearthstone, and more), Russell is responsible for shaping and guiding all the composers that work on their projects. He's also composed some of the games most iconic themes. Enjoy this rare chance to meet him, hear his composing philosophy and lear his history.
2:00 - 3:00 PM Small Auditorium
Jillian and Andrew Aversa
Jillian Aversa is an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, and performer whose shimmering voice has appeared in a medley of projects. Her ethereal vocals can be heard in game franchises HALO, GOD OF WAR, CIVILIZATION, and SOULCALIBUR V - and touring as a soloist with VIDEO GAMES LIVE, she is an international sensation in her own right.
3:00 - 4:00 PM Small Auditorium
The Triforce Quartet, second performance. Straight from sold out performances at PAX and the MAG Fest, they put their unique stamp on game music! As it seems demand might be highest for this group, and they have the material, they will perform twice.
4:00 - 5:00 PM Small Auditorium
Composer round table discussion and "Demo Derby" playoff. Hosted by Craig Stuart Garfinkle, to be attended by all our VIP's, subject to the concurrent VGL rehearsal schedule.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The DIT Irish Traditional Music Ensemble.
DIT Irish Traditional Music Ensemble
I know we've often thought certain themes sound like a jig, or have definite Irish influence. This ensemble removes the veil and takes these themes to their roots!
This world renown Traditional Irish ensemble has created custom versions of some of the great video game themes, all with an Irish twist. What a fitting way to close the expo portion of the Dublin International Game Music Festival.
More info at: https://www.facebook.com/idigmusicfest