2008 Honda Civic Tour Featuring Panic At The Disco Sells Out Shows Coast to Coast



    
    Additional Nationwide Performance Dates On Sale

    Tickets Go On Sale Feb. 16, With Access to Special Pre-Sale Tickets
    Beginning Feb. 13 Through www.hondacivictour.com
    

    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 /CNW/ -- The 2008 Honda Civic Tour (HCT) featuring
Panic At The Disco is one of the hottest tickets in town, selling out shows on
both coasts and announcing additional dates.  With tickets going fast, a
second set of dates will go on sale Feb. 16, and fans will have a chance to
snap up tickets in a pre-sale on Feb. 13 by visiting www.hondacivictour.com.
The nationwide trek, which begins April 10, will take Panic to more than 40
cities, with support acts Motion City Soundtrack, The Hush Sound and Phantom
Planet along for the ride.
    Due to overwhelming demand a second show has been added at San
Francisco's Warfield Theatre, on April 11, New York's Roseland Ballroom, on
May 8, and at Chicago's Congress Theatre, on May 24.  Tickets for the San
Francisco and New York dates are on sale now, while the second Chicago date
goes on sale on Feb 16.
    "We're really glad our fans are as excited as we are for this year's
Honda Civic Tour," said Ryan Ross of Panic At The Disco.
    This year's Honda Civic Tour is rolling out an environmental action plan
in which tickets themselves will equal action: For every Honda Civic Tour
Panic At The Disco ticket purchased, $1 will go into a fund designated for
nonprofit tour partners Reverb and Global Inheritance. Selected by Panic At
The Disco, Reverb (a leader in the "greening" of concert tours) and Global
Inheritance (a champion of progressive causes with a tight connection to youth
subcultures) are collaborating to engage audiences in fun, fan-friendly,
interactive exhibits during the tour. Additionally, this collective will make
a substantial contribution -- in the name of the 2008 Honda Civic Tour with
Panic At The Disco -- to a cause to be determined by the end of the tour.  The
beneficiary will be selected on merit and its potential to have a lasting
impact on the generation-defining environmental movement.
    The video for the first single off Panic At The Disco's upcoming release,
Pretty. Odd., premiered yesterday on "TRL."  Titled "Nine In The Afternoon,"
the video was directed by Shane Drake, who also helmed the band's 2006 MTV
Video Music Awards Video of the Year, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies." Pretty.
Odd. hits stores nationwide on March 25.
    Honda began operations in the U.S. in 1959 with the establishment of
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Honda's first overseas subsidiary. Honda now
employs more than 35,000 associates in North America. Honda currently has 14
manufacturing plants in North America, producing automobiles, light trucks,
motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, engines, transmissions
and other components. Nearly 8 of 10 Honda and Acura cars and light trucks
sold in America are assembled in North America as well. Many of these products
are now designed and developed at one of Honda's U.S. R&D centers. Honda
annually purchases more than $17 billion in parts and materials from suppliers
in North America.
    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.

    The Honda Civic Tour is scheduled to visit the following cities (dates
and venues subject to change):

    
    DATE        VENUE                   CITY                  ON SALE
    April 10    Warfield                San Francisco, CA     Sold out
    April 11    Warfield                San Francisco, CA     On sale now(*)
    April 12    Soma                    San Diego, CA         On sale now
    April 13    Mesa Amphitheatre       Phoenix, AZ           On sale now
    April 15    Brady Theatre           Oklahoma City, OK     February 16
    April 17    Thomas Assembly Center
                  at Louisiana Tech     Ruston, LA            February 16
    April 18    Palladium Ballroom      Dallas, TX            On sale now
    April 19    Stubb's BBQ             Austin, TX            February 16
    April 20    Verizon Wireless
                  Theatre               Houston, TX           On sale now
    April 22    Ruth Eckerd Hall        Clearwater, FL        On sale now
    April 23    The Fillmore
                  Miami Beach at the
                  Jackie Gleason
                  Theatre               Miami, FL             On sale now
    April 24    House of Blues
                  - Orlando             Orlando, FL           On sale now
    April 26    The Tabernacle          Atlanta, GA           On sale now
    April 29    House of Blues
                  - Myrtle Beach        Myrtle Beach, SC      February 16
    April 30    Constitution Hall       Washington DC         On sale now
    May 2       Alfond Arena at the
                  University of Maine   Orono, ME             February 15
    May 3       RPI Field House         Troy, NY              February 15
    May 6       Gordon Fieldhouse
                  - Rochester Institute
                  of Technology         Rochester, NY         February 16
    May 7       Roseland Ballroom       New York, NY          Sold out
    May 8       Roseland Ballroom       New York, NY          On sale now(*)
    May 9       Festival Pier           Philadelphia, PA      On sale now
    May 10      Chevrolet Theatre       Wallingford, CT       On sale now
    May 11      Bank of America
                  Pavilion              Boston, MA            On sale now
    May 13      Metropolis              Montreal, QC          February 16
    May 14      The Sound Academy       Toronto, ON           On sale now
    May 16      Tower City
                  Amphitheatre          Cleveland, OH         February 16
    May 17      PromoWest-Outdoor
                  (LC Pavilion)         Columbus, OH          February 16
    May 18      Egyptian Room
                  at Murat Centre       Indianapolis, IN      February 16(*)
    May 20      The Fillmore Theatre    Detroit, MI           On sale now
    May 23      Congress Theatre        Chicago, IL           On sale now
    May 24      Congress Theatre        Chicago, IL           February 16(*)
    May 25      Eagles Ballroom         Milwaukee, WI         February 16
    May 27      Myth                    Minneapolis, MN       On sale now
    May 30      The Pageant             St. Louis, MO         On sale now
    May 31      Westfair Amphitheatre   Omaha, NE             February 16
    June 1      Uptown Theatre          Kansas City, MO       February 16
    June 3      The Fillmore
                  Auditorium            Denver, CO            On sale now
    June 4      Salt Air Theatre        Salt Lake City, UT    February 16
    June 6      PNE Forum               Vancouver, BC         February 16
    June 7      Paramount Theatre       Seattle, WA           February 16
    June 8      Portland Exposition
                  Center                Portland, OR          February 16
    June 10     Grand Theatre at the
                  Grand Sierra Resort
                  and Casino            Reno, NV              February 16(*)
    June 13     The Pearl               Las Vegas, NV         February 16
    June 14     The Theatre at the
                  Honda Center          Anaheim, CA           February 16
    

    (*)Just added




For further information:

For further information: Fran Curtis, +1-212-445-8423, 
fcurtis@rogersandcowan.com, or Lauren Ceradini, +1-212-445-8418, 
lceradini@rogersandcowan.com, both of ROGERS & COWAN, for Honda Civic Tour; 
or Christina Kotsamanidis, +1-212-707-2241, 
Christina.Kotsamanidis@atlanticrecords.com, for Panic At The Disco; or Chris 
Martin of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., +1-310-783-3164, 
chris_martin@ahm.honda.com; or Matthew Berkson of Marketing Factory, 
+1-310-314-8008, matt@marketingfactory.com Web Site:
http://www.hondacivictour.com

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