by Evan Murphy

Calling all video game music enthusiasts, iDig 2016, The Dublin International Game Music Festival, takes place over three days from April 29 to May 1st and features music from all your favourite games, cosplay and special guest demonstrations.

Taking place over the first two days, are a range of seminars and demonstrations at the RDS Auditorium including guest appearances from Irish composer and conductor Eimear Noone, World of Warcraft composer Craig Stuart Garfinkle who will demonstrate the tools that film and game composers use to create video game music, and Head of Music and Audio for Blizzard, Russell Brower. Finally, the festival culminates in a Video Games Live Concert at the Convention Centre Dublin which will feature performances of your favourite video game themes such as; Skyrim, Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts.

The Video Games Live Show team is also currently attempting a Guinness World Record for the most number of individuals to ever contribute to a single music video, as they recreate the theme from Halo.

Use the promo code (kindly donated by the festival’s organisers; Eimear Noone and Craig Garfinkle) nitelife20 for 20% off all ticket types until April 20!


To purchase your tickets and see the full schedule, Visit