Paramore Takes the 2010 Honda Civic Tour Full-Throttle on the Hottest Coast-to-Coast ‘Green’ Tour
NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ — Paramore jump-starts the hottest music scene this summer as the headliner for the 2010 Honda Civic Tour. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. announced the participation of the 2008 and 2009 Grammy-nominated band today. The tour will kick off July 23 in Raleigh, NC and visit 31 U.S. cities and one Canadian city.
Over the past decade, the Honda Civic Tour has provided nearly two million fans with an exclusive, interactive concert experience with up close and personal access to their favorite bands. Honda Civic Tour continues this commitment in 2010 by supporting extraordinary musical artists Paramore. The band will take the stage with the infectious material off their gold certified third album, brand new eyes, the studio follow-up to 2007′s RIOT! (which has sold over two million copies worldwide). brand new eyes brings driving, fist-pumping anthems to truly stun fans on this year’s 2010 Honda Civic Tour.
Joining Paramore on tour are Tegan and Sara, the hugely popular pop rock act who released their sixth studio album, Sainthood, in 2009. Other amazing supporting artists will be announced at a later date. Members of Paramore’s fan club will have access to an exclusive pre-sale March 22, with advance tickets also available March 23 on www.HondaCivicTour.com. The general on-sale date is March 27, beginning at 10 a.m. (check your local listings). As always on the Honda Civic Tour, tickets will be priced for maximum affordability for all fans. Become a fan today and register for pre-sale info and codes, as well as tour updates, at www.Facebook.com/HondaCivicTour.
“We’re so stoked to be a part of the 2010 Honda Civic tour. It’s a big deal to have our name at the top of that bill. Not only does Honda bring great bands and their fans together every year to rock, but they’re really carrying the banner and helping to make concerts environmentally friendly,” said Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams. “We’re looking forward to rocking out GREEN with you this summer. See you at the show!”
Beyond sensational live music, Honda Civic Tour is also deploying an exciting environmental action plan. Partnering with Reverb (a leader in the “greening” of concert tours), the 2010 Honda Civic Tour will again be a green tour, with onsite concert innovations to help green the music industry and reach its millions of fans by promoting simple actions. Details at www.HondaCivicTour.com.
The 2010 Honda Civic Tour featuring Paramore aims to encourage fans that it’s easy to be green. A portion of every ticket purchased will be donated into an eco-fund designated for sustainability efforts. Being green can’t get any easier than buying a ticket to the 2010 Honda Civic Tour.
Continuing with the Honda Civic Tour tradition, Paramore has customized and autographed their very own one-of-a-kind Honda Civic Si Coupe, which will travel with them on the 2010 tour. Honda Civic Tour gives fans the unique opportunity to go beyond the typical tour experience with the chance to win this one-of-a-kind Paramore Honda Civic Si Coupe. Please visit www.Facebook.com/HondaCivicTour to become a fan and receive updates with more information on the sweepstakes opening soon.
Paramore’s acclaimed third album, brand new eyes, features two Top 10 Modern Rock hits, “Ignorance” and “Brick By Boring Brick.” The collection was among 2009′s biggest popular and critical successes, debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200 and coming in as the “Album of the Year” in Alternative Press’ “Readers Poll ’09,” as well as the #2 favorite on the magazine’s own “Best Albums of 2009″ tally. The New York Times’ Jon Caramanica placed brand new eyes on his 2009 Top 10, praising it for “choruses (that) roll up like tidal waves.” SPIN magazine counted brand new eyes among its “40 Best Albums of 2009,” noting that Paramore have “entered the rarified world of rock that matters.” Further honors keep piling up, with Paramore recently being declared “Favorite Rock Band” at the 2010 People’s Choice Awards and “Best International Band” at the NME Awards.
Past Honda Civic Tour headliners include The Black Eyed Peas, Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, Everclear, Incubus, Good Charlotte and New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional, Maroon 5 and, most recently, Panic at the Disco.
Produced by Marketing Factory, the Honda Civic Tour brings innovation and environmental consciousness to the masses by combining the hottest in automotive technology with the hottest in music.
Visit the official Honda Civic Tour website at www.hondacivictour.com or paramore.net for more information.
About Honda Civic
The Honda Civic meets the needs of a diverse audience with economical and fun-to-drive performance in a wide variety of choices and styles. Offering five distinct models, the lineup includes the technologically advanced Civic Sedan and Coupe models, a Civic Hybrid, a high-performance Civic Si and a dedicated natural gas-powered Civic GX. All Civics were recently enhanced inside and out for the 2009 model year with new exterior styling, colors and increased availability of tech-friendly features. The Civic’s reputation for durability, quality and reliability helps it stand apart from the crowd.
Reverb is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2004 by environmentalist Lauren Sullivan and her musician husband, Adam Gardner of Guster. Reverb provides turn-key greening programs for artists’ tours while conducting grassroots outreach and education with music fans everywhere. Reverb’s greening program is generously funded with tour proceeds.
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