My Chemical Romance and blink-182 Join Forces For he 2011 Honda Civic Tour
Tue, 24 May 2011 12:40:16
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Vroom vroom. Celebrating 10 years of bringing the hottest acts in music across the country, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is proud to present the 2011 Honda Civic Tour featuring blink-182 and My Chemical Romance. The annual summer concert series is marking its deca-versary by bringing back blink-182, the inaugural artist from the first Honda Civic Tour in 2001, along with My Chemical Romance for a 40-plus date nationwide trek beginning on Friday, August 5th. Support acts for the anniversary tour include Manchester Orchestra, Rancid and Matt & Kim.
The Honda Civic Tour will offer tickets priced for maximum affordability for all fans, providing an awesome musical experience at an incredible value. Members of the blink-182 and My Chemical Romance fan clubs will have access to exclusive pre-sale tickets on Monday, June 6th. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 10th at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Become a fan today and "like" the Honda Civic Tour Facebook profile to gain access to presale tickets on Wednesday, June 8th as well as tour updates here.
Since 2001, the Honda Civic Tour has provided over two million fans with an exclusive, interactive concert experience featuring up-close and personal access to their favorite bands, including Paramore, The Black Eyed Peas, Fall Out Boy, Everclear, Incubus, Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional, Maroon 5 and Panic at the Disco. This summer's tour is expected to play to another 500,000 fans in total.
"It's great to be going back out on the Honda Civic Tour," said Mark Hoppus of blink-182. "We had a blast kicking off the tour 10 years ago, and this summer we'll be taking it to the next level with our friends My Chemical Romance."
"We are looking forward to heading out on the road this summer with blink-182," said Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance. "The line-up for the Honda Civic Tour over the last decade has featured some great bands, and we're excited to be a part of it."
Continuing a Honda Civic Tour tradition, Honda will present fans with an opportunity to check out one-of-a-kind vehicles that have been customized and autographed by the headlining bands. blink-182's 2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe and My Chemical Romance's Honda CBR250R motorcycle will be on display at each tour stop.
2011 Honda Civic Tour
FRI-August 5 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center *
SAT-August 6 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater *
SUN-August 7 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater ~
TUE-August 9 Boston, MA Comcast Center *
THU-August 11 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center *
FRI-August 12 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Live *
SAT-August 13 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Pavilion *
SUN-August 14 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre *
FRI-August 19 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre *
SAT-August 20 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Pavilion *
SUN-August 21 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center *
TUE-August 23 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater *
THU-September 1 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheater +
SAT-September 3 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheater +
SUN-September 4 Denver, CO Comfort Dental Amphitheater +
WED-September 7 Minneapolis, MN Xcel Energy Center ^
THU-September 8 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena ~
FRI-September 9 Kansas City, MO Sandstone Amphitheater ^
SAT-September 10 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center ^
SUN-September 11 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre ^
TUE-September 13 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center ^
THU-September 15 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion ^
FRI-September 16 Saratoga, NY SPAC ^
SAT-September 17 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center ^
SUN-September 18 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach ^
TUE-September 20 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheater ^
WED-September 21 Atlanta, GA Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood ^
FRI-September 23 Miami, FL Cruzan Amphitheater ^
SAT-September 24 Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre ^
MON-September 26 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion ^
TUE-September 27 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion ^
THU-September 29 Albuquerque, NM Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents: The Pavilion ^
FRI-September 30 Phoenix, AZ Tempe Beach Park Amphitheatre ^x
SAT-October 1 Anaheim, CA Honda Center ^
SUN-October 2 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre ^
TUE-October 4 Concord, CA Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord ^
WED-October 5 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre ^
FRI-October 7 Las Vegas, NV Red Rock Resort, Spa & Casino ^
SAT-October 8 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl ^
SAT-October 15 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre ^
* with Manchester Orchestra
+ with Rancid
^ with Matt & Kim
~ support TBA
X no My Chemical Romance
Additionally, Honda, blink-182 and My Chemical Romance have each engaged in programs in support of the victims of Japan's Great East Japan Earthquake and massive Tsunami. Blink-182 recently introduced a limited-edition T-shirt at http://shop.bompa.com/blink182 with 100% of profits benefiting relief efforts. My Chemical Romance created http://singitforjapan.com/index, a song available at all digital retailers, with band and label proceeds going to the American Red Cross.
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