TORRANCE, Calif., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honda Civic Tour returns for its 20th Anniversary with a special two-stop virtual concert series, headlined by four-time Grammy Award winner, R&B singer-songwriting powerhouse and actress H.E.R. The 2021 Virtual Honda Civic Tour kicks off on April 28 at 5 p.m. PT on the Live Nation Channel on Twitch, where fans will get a special first look at the all-new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan during the livestreamed concert experience before it arrives in Honda dealerships nationwide this summer.
"I'm honored to join some of the biggest artists in the music industry in bringing my unique perspective to the stage for the Tour's 20th anniversary," said H.E.R. "We have created a beautiful mixed reality world for fans of the Honda Civic Tour and I look forward to sharing my music, as well as a special first look for fans of the all-new 2022 Honda Civic."
For the Honda Civic Tour April 28 livestream on Twitch, H.E.R. has planned a mixed reality experience for fans. H.E.R.'s upcoming performance pushes the boundaries of virtual concert technology with the first-ever, live mixed reality broadcast on an XR stage. Using a combination of live-action footage, a stage created with LED panels, and the powerful Unreal game engine, the artist is seamlessly integrated into Civic Tour's virtual environment.
H.E.R. joins the likes of Maroon 5, OneRepublic, Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato, blink-182, Black Eyed Peas, One Direction and Charlie Puth as artists to perform on the Honda Civic Tour Stage.
Music Fans Get the Special First Look at All-New 2022 Civic Sedan Civic Tour fans will get a special first look at the all-new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan prior to H.E.R.'s virtual Civic Tour performance on April 28. The 2022 Honda Civic, on sale this summer, is the most fun-to-drive and technologically advanced Civic ever. Honda's iconic Civic has long set the standard by which other compact cars are measured, and this new 11th-generation Civic will raise the bar in every conceivable way – style, performance, safety features and technology.
Civic Tour Celebrates 20 Years with Incredible Fan Experiences Civic Tour fans can enter for a chance to win an all-new 2022 Civic Sedan, exclusive virtual meet-and-greets with H.E.R. and more. The next virtual stop of the Honda Civic Tour will feature a "Remix" version of H.E.R.'s April 28 Twitch performance, with additional details to be announced. The 2021 Honda Civic Tour Presents H.E.R. is produced by Live Nation.
Honda's Investment in Music Honda has a deep connection and long-standing commitment to music, including presenting two decades of Civic Tour. Since 2001, Honda Civic Tour has provided more than five million fans with exclusive interactive concert experiences and behind the scenes access to unforgettable music performances.
In addition to the Civic Tour, the brand invests in its broader Honda Stage music initiative through premier music festival partnerships, including Austin City Limits and Governor's Ball, as well as offering online music programming, performances, exclusive digital content, artist interviews and more to fans. To bring its music content to life, Honda works hand in hand with entertainment leaders including: Live Nation, Billboard, UPROXX, Universal Music Group and Vevo.
2021 Virtual Honda Civic Tour Schedule Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:00 p.m. PST: Honda Civic Tour Presents: H.E.R. Livestream Begins Approximately 6:00 p.m. PST: 2022 Honda Civic Sedan Revealed
Second Virtual Civic Tour Stop "Remix" version of H.E.R.'s April 28 Twitch Performance: additional details to be announced
About Honda Honda offers a full line of clean, safe, fun and connected vehicles sold through more than 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. Honda has the highest fleet average fuel economy and lowest CO2 emissions of any major full-line automaker in America, according to the latest data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Insight Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan. Honda's electrified vehicle lineup includes the Accord Hybrid, CR-V Hybrid, Insight hybrid-electric sedan, and the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.
Honda has been producing automobiles in America for nearly 40 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2020, more than 95 percent of all Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally-sourced parts.
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