Honda Civic Tour Featuring 3BallMTY Announces Tour Dates
Tickets on sale Friday, October 17 at www.HondaCivicTour.com
TORRANCE, Calif. – October 15, 2014 – Tour dates for the third and final leg of the highly anticipated 2014 Honda Civic Tour featuring Latin DJ trio 3BallMTY will extend through November and December with performances coming to major markets including Dallas, Houston, New York, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles. Tickets for Honda Civic Tour will go on sale starting Friday, October 17 and ticket information can be found at www.HondaCivicTour.com. Bilingual hip-hop group Los Rakas will support 3BallMTY on all dates.
3BallMTY (pronounced: Tribal Monterrey) is Erick Rincón, DJ Otto, and Sheeqo Beat - a cultural phenomenon and an award-winning electronic Latin music group from Monterrey, Mexico that received the Best New Artist award at the Latin Grammys in 2012. The young artists specialize in electronic mixes that combine cumbia and tropical music with pre-Hispanic influenced musical textures. As one of the most important and authentic representatives of “La Generación Tribal” or “tribal generation,” 3BallMTY has broken cultural, generational and language barriers.
“We are honored to have been chosen as the first Latin artists to participate in the Honda Civic Tour and look forward to continuing the success of previous tours,” said Sheeqo Beat of 3BallMTY.
In staying true to annual tradition, all of this year's Honda Civic Tour headliners have created their own customized Honda Civic vehicles, each showcasing the individual band's style. Offering a nod to the fashion styles of dance music in Mexico, 3BallMTY's design showcases swoop imagery and utilizes diamonds to signify the deep roots of cultural music transformed to modern, electronic sounds.
Fans will have the opportunity to win one of nine incredible prizes through the 2014 Honda Civic Tour Sweepstakes, including a 2015 Honda CBR300R sport machine with 3BallMTY's signature design. Grand prizes have included three custom-designed and autographed Honda Civic Coupe EX-Ls. First prizes have included a customized 2014 Honda Ruckus scooter featuring a co-design by Grouplove and Portugal. The Man and a customized 2014 Honda Grom motorcycle with custom paint design from American Authors. Second prizes include three amazing flyaway trips to join the Honda Civic Tour at designated stops, including Honda Civic Tour featuring Grouplove and Portugal. The Man at Rumsey Field (Central Park) in New York, American Authors at Paradise Rock Club in Boston and 3BallMTY at The Regent in Los Angeles. Each trip includes flights and hotel for a 3-day, 2-night stay for the winner and a guest, along with premiere tickets for the show. Fans can visit http://Honda.us/CivicTourSweepsRules for online entry, additional eligibility restrictions, prize descriptions and full official rules.
Now in its 13th year, Honda Civic Tour is not one, but three successive tours in 2014, highlighting three distinct genres of music, that also serve as a significant pillar of the new Honda Stage music platform. Alternative rock bands Grouplove and Portugal. The Man co-headlined the first 2014 Honda Civic Tour this summer with Tokyo Police Club and Typhoon supporting on various dates. Brooklyn-based pop rock band American Authors are currently headlining the second leg with support from The Mowgli's, Echosmith and Oh Honey, with U.S. dates running through mid-November.
Honda's commitment to music runs deep, with a 13-year history presenting the popular Honda Civic Tour, as well as hosting Honda Stages at premier U.S. music festivals including Governors Ball, Music Midtown and Austin City Limits Music Festival. Honda's passion for music content curation and delivering unique experiences to music enthusiasts has led the automaker's development of the new Honda Stage platform. The Honda Stage program provides music fans one-of-a-kind music experiences through live performances and digital content: www.YouTube.com/HondaStage.
Under the Honda Stage program, American Honda brings together an unprecedented group of entertainment and technology leaders to produce and distribute some of the best original, high-quality music content available today, through dozens of live events and exclusive online content. The success of the Honda Civic Tour makes it a natural fit as a pillar of the Honda Stage program.
Honda Civic Tour featuring 3BallMTY and Los Rakas:
|Nov 23||Phoenix, AZ||Crescent Ballroom|
|Nov 25||Tucson, AZ||The Rialto Theater|
|Nov 28||San Antonio, TX||210 Kapones Live|
|Nov 29||McAllen, TX||Tri Bar|
|Nov 30||Dallas, TX||House of Blues|
|Dec 1||Houston, TX||House of Blues|
|Dec 3||Atlanta, GA||The Masquerade|
|Dec 5||West Palm Beach, FL||El Palacio Mexicano|
|Dec 6||Orlando, FL||El Fenix|
|Dec 7||Miami, FL||El Palenque|
|Dec 10||Charlotte, NC||Midnite Rodeo|
|Dec 11||Baltimore, MD/td>||The Fillmore|
|Dec 12||New York, NY||S.O.B.'s|
|Dec 14||Chicago, IL||Portage Theater|
|Dec 16||Denver, CO||Gothic Theatre|
|Dec 17||Las Vegas, NV||House of Blues|
|Dec 18||Santa Ana, CA||Observatory|
|Dec 19||Los Angeles, CA||The Regent|
|Dec 20||Ventura, CA||Ventura Theater|
|Dec 21||San Francisco, CA||The Fillmore|
3BallMTY (pronounced: Tribal Monterrey) is Erick Rincón, DJ Otto, and Sheeqo Beat – they are a cultural phenomenon and an award-winning electronic Latin music group from Monterrey, Mexico that received the Best New Artist award at the Latin Grammys. These young artists specialize in electronic mixes that combine cumbia and tropical music with pre-Hispanic influenced musical textures. As one of the most important and authentic representatives of “La Generación Tribal” or “tribal generation,” 3BallMTY has broken cultural, generational and language barriers. Their first album Inténtalo reached great success within a year of its release by going Gold in Mexico and Platinum in the U.S. and Central America. The group is critically acclaimed by Rolling Stone, Billboard Magazine and the New York Times. In 2012, iTunes selected them for “Best Latin Breakthrough Album.” The group has won numerous other awards since and is a force of young talent heading into the music mainstream across the U.S. with their newest release Globall. http://www.3ballmty.com.mx
About Honda Civic Tour
Produced by Marketing Factory, Honda Civic Tour brings innovation to the masses by combining automotive technology and contemporary music. With almost three million concert event attendees 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 Linkin Park, blink-182, My Chemical Romance, Paramore, The Black Eyed Peas, Fall Out Boy, Everclear, Incubus, Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional, Maroon 5, and Panic! at the Disco. http://www.HondaCivicTour.com
About Honda Civic:
One of the best-selling compact cars in the United States, the Civic features a lineup of six distinct models: the conventional gasoline-powered Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe, two high-performance Civic Si models, the gasoline-electric Civic Hybrid, the Civic Natural Gas and Civic HF high fuel economy model. 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 $18,390 and is available at Honda dealerships nationwide. For high-resolution photos, broadcast quality video and media information of the entire 2014 Civic lineup, please visit http://www.hondanews.com.
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 to produce and distribute some of the best original, high-quality music content available under the new Honda Stage name, through dozens of live events and exclusive online content. Honda Stage will offer music fans access to custom live and online music programming and performances, behind the scenes content, artist interviews and more at http://www.YouTube.com/HondaStage. With the launch of this channel, Honda becomes a major music curator, as YouTube is the largest distributor of music content and the number one environment for music viewing.
Honda offers a unique lineup of cars and trucks through a network of more than 1,000 dealerships in the United States. In 2014, Honda celebrated it's 20 millionth vehicle produced in the U.S., using domestic and globally sourced parts. Honda currently operates 16 major manufacturing facilities in North America, producing a wide range of automobiles, all-terrain vehicles, power equipment products, engines and transmissions, and the HondaJet light jet.
Check back for more Honda Stage Press announcements throughout 2014 at: http://honda.us/1kYuYVN
Honda Civic Tour Media Contact:
Fresh and Clean Media
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