LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Live Nation announced today the highly-regarded
HONDA CIVIC TOUR
will present the upcoming
ONE DIRECTION ON THE ROAD AGAIN
trek across the U.S. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation,
HONDA CIVIC TOUR PRESENTS ONE DIRECTION ON THE ROAD AGAIN
, the U.S. leg of the multi-platinum selling band’s highly-anticipated worldwide stadium run kicks off on
July 9, 2015
at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA. Icona Pop will join the tour as special guests.
2015 HONDA CIVIC TOUR
will take the world’s #1 touring band through 17 cities across the U.S. including stops in San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Seattle and more. Starting tomorrow June 2 at 6:00am PDT until Midnight PDT on June 4, One Direction and HONDA CIVIC TOUR are offering a special ticket promotion whereby all fans can ‘Buy 2 Tickets and Get 2,’ getting 50% off a purchase of four tickets.* Be sure to use promo code 1DCIVIC. Ticketing information and additional details can be accessed via HondaCivicTour.com.
“We’re so excited about heading out on tour in the US in July and are really thrilled to be part of the Honda Civic Tour,” says Niall. “It’s going to be our best tour yet and we can’t wait to see our incredible fans!”
Continuing a HONDA CIVIC TOUR tradition, a 2015 Honda Civic, exclusively customized and autographed by One Direction, will be on display at each tour stop and fans will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win the custom Civic, flyaway trips to see and meet members of One Direction, as well as the chance to enter additional sweepstakes and contests throughout the entire tour. For complete rules and to enter online, please visit www.HondaCivicTour.com.
With a staggering 94 number ones and over 46 million records sold, in just four short years, One Direction have gone from energetic pop upstarts to international superstars. As the band’s song writing becomes more personal with each record, FOUR is their most stunning album yet. The album follows the global success of their sold out WHERE WE ARE stadium tour and the 3D film documentary THIS IS US. Fans also had the opportunity to relive the 2014 summer tour with the release of their second film WHERE WE ARE: THE CONCERT FILM, which broke records as the biggest ever Event Cinema audience across one weekend. Add all this to their 3 billion YouTube views, 109 million combined Twitter followers and 33 million Facebook fans and One Direction is more than a worldwide phenomenon.
2015 HONDA CIVIC TOUR PRESENTS ONE DIRECTION ON THE ROAD AGAIN
7/9/15 San Diego, CA – Qualcomm Stadium
7/11/15 San Francisco, CA – Levi’s Stadium
7/15/15 Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field
7/26/15 Minneapolis, MN – TCF Bank Stadium
7/28/15 Kansas City, MO – Arrowhead Stadium
7/31/15 Indianapolis, IN – Lucas Oil Stadium
8/2/15 Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field
8/5/15 East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
8/8/15 Baltimore, MD – M&T Bank Stadium
8/18/15 Columbus, OH – Ohio Stadium
8/23/15 Chicago, IL – Soldier Field
8/25/15 Milwaukee, WI – Miller Park
8/27/15 Cleveland, OH – FirstEnergy Stadium
8/29/15 Detroit, MI – Ford Field*
9/1/15 Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field
9/3/15 Buffalo, NY – Ralph Wilson Stadium
9/12/15 Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium
* – Icona Pop will not perform on this date.
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*Offer ends at 11:59pm PDT on June 4, 2015. Offer available for all price points, subject to availability. Discount applies to multiples of four (4) tickets, up to eight (8). While bonus tickets last. Specific seating or sections not guaranteed. Additional restrictions may apply. See ticketmaster.com for additional information.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN 2015 world tour also includes 6 additional dates scheduled in Canada. Tickets are still available at www.livenation.com.
About Honda Civic Tour
Produced by Marketing Factory, the Honda Civic Tour brings innovation to the masses by combining automotive technology and contemporary music. With almost three million fans having attended Honda Civic Tour concert events since 2001, Civic Tour has established itself as one of the nation’s most compelling, successful music concert tour franchises. Civic Tour has provided concert-goers with an exclusive, interactive concert experience featuring up-close and personal access to their favorite bands, including Maroon 5, Linkin Park, blink-182, My Chemical Romance, Paramore, The Black Eyed Peas, Fall Out Boy, Everclear, Incubus, Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional and Panic! at the Disco. www.HondaCivicTour.com
About Icona Pop
Chart-topping Swedish duo Icona Pop made a welcomed return this week with their brand new single “Emergency.” The upbeat and infectious dance-floor filler makes the perfect companion to summer and taste of what’s to come from the feisty and magnetic duo. Since hitting the scene in 2012 with their triple platinum hit single “I Love It ft. Charli XCX,”
and Caroline Hjelt have become household names as Icona Pop following the 2013 release of their debut album, “This Is… Icona Pop.”
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
About Honda Civic
The Honda Civic is not only the best-selling compact car in the United States to individual buyers in each of the past two years, it is the best-selling car to buyers 35 and under for the past decade. The Civic lineup embodies the Honda brand values of ‘clean, safe and fun’ with the Civic HF achieving an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 41 mpg on the highway. The Civic Hybrid’s EPA-estimated fuel economy rating is 44/47/45 city/highway/combined. The Civic Sedan has earned top safety ratings from NHTSA and was the first small car to earn a ‘TOP SAFETY PICK+’ designation from IIHS. Now in its ninth generation, the Civic remains one of the most fun-to-drive compact cars on the road today. The Civic Sedan starts at a suggested retail price (MSRP) of $18,490 and is available at Honda dealerships nationwide. For high-resolution photos, broadcast quality video and media information of the entire 2015 Civic lineup, please visit www.hondanews.com.
About Marketing Factory
Since 1999, Marketing Factory Inc. has built entertainment properties, sponsorship activations, and media promotions to create entertaining and authentic interactive customer experiences in both physical and digital spaces. The company has actively worked with Honda since 2000, serving as producers of the award-winning annual Honda Civic Tour and currently serves as a primary music marketing agency for American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
About Honda Stage
Building on its deep foundation in bringing music to fans, American Honda has brought together an unprecedented group of entertainment and technology leaders, including Live Nation, iHeartMedia, Revolt, YouTube and Vevo to produce and distribute some of the best original, high-quality music content available under the Honda Stage name, through a combination of live events and exclusive online content. Honda Stage offers music fans access to custom live and online music programming and performances, behind the scenes content, artist interviews and more at www.YouTube.com/HondaStage. With the launch of Honda Stage on YouTube, Honda becomes a major music curator, as YouTube is the largest distributor or music content and the number 1 environment for music viewing.
About COLUMBIA RECORDS
One of the most respected and successful record labels in the world, Columbia Records is home to established superstars and exciting new talent. Columbia Records is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment. Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
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ONE DIRECTION CONTACT – Mike Navarra / Columbia Records, [email protected], 310 272 2167, OR LIVE NATION CONTACT – Victor Trevino, [email protected], OR HONDA CONTACT – Robyn Eagles, [email protected]