No, the title of this story is not a joke. If you’re like me, in addition to being blown away by the show as a whole, you’re totally in love with the BSG score, which is the stuff of a great composer named Bear McCreary. Apparently I’m not the only one who went scrambling on to the internet frantically searching for a place to download more of his music after last season’s mind blowng, music-powered finale. In fact, he’s so in demand his Battlestar Galactica music will be played live, and in concert.
It’s happening April 15th at the Roxy theater, and tickets are officially on sale and selling out RIGHT NOW. If you want in, you’d better get movie. Details, via their press release:
CINEMEDIA PROMOTIONS CELEBRATING 10 YEARS IN BUSINESS
LALA LAND RECORDS PRESENT
THE MUSIC OF BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
Due to Popular Demand A Second Night Added!
(March 28, 2008- Burbank, CA) – Due to popular demand, CineMedia Promotions and LaLa Land Records Present Bear McCreary: The Music Of Battlestar Galactica has added a second performance, Tuesday April 15th at The Roxy Theatre. The first performance, scheduled for April 13th has sold out.
Considered one of the top 10 shows currently on TV, by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and TV Guide, Battlestar Galactica won the prestigious Peabody Award in 2005. In 2006 in conjunction with the release of the Season 2 soundtrack, Bear McCreary and his ensemble performed a special one-night performance. The event was a huge success, selling out the venue. This year the event moves to a larger space, the famed Roxy Theatre on the Sunset Strip.
The performing ensemble, conducted by composer Bear McCreary includes former members of Oingo Boingo and vocalist Brendan “BT4” McCreary, who sings “All Along the Watchtower” from Season 3. An original documentary about the making of the score will also be presented.
Composer Bear McCreary also scores the hit series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and SCI FI Channel’s highest rated series, Eureka. McCreary was among a handful of select protégés of late film music legend Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven) and is a classically trained composer with degrees in Composition and Recording Arts from the prestigious USC Thornton School of Music.
CINEMEDIA PROMOTIONS, LALA LAND RECORDS, PRESENT
BEAR MCCREARY: THE MUSIC OF BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
SOLD OUT: Sunday April 13, 2008 8PM
JUST ADDED: Tuesday April 15, 2008 8PM
The Roxy Theatre (9009 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA)
Tickets for the April 15th Show: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Available at The Roxy Theatre box office now, or at Ticketmaster.com beginning 3/29.