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Honda Civic Tour Gives Fans Exclusive Opportunities to be Part of the Black Eyed Peas Experience

Spring's Hottest Ticket is Going Fast, Sold-Out Shows in Chicago, Boston, New York, Detroit, Phoenix, Reno, Fairfield, CT and Verona, NY

Due to High Demand Show Just Added, April 19th at Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, VA

LOS ANGELES, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing one of the world's hottest groups to the stage, this year's Honda Civic Tour is all about the fans, guaranteeing them a unique, interactive concert experience. The Honda Civic Tour is introducing text-to-screen capabilities allowing personal fan messages and pictures to be displayed on big screens inside each venue, making fans part of what's been dubbed "Honda Civic Tour Black Eyed Peas TV".

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060321/NYTU129)

Honda Civic is taking the concert experience to the next level by allowing fans a chance to get up close and personal with The Black Eyed Peas. Radio stations in several select markets are offering opportunities for contestants to become official Honda Civic Tour correspondents for the station. Each lucky fan will be invited to meet the band and have their picture taken as well as conduct an on-air report following the show on their local radio station. The winner's tour diary and photo with the band will be added to the Honda Civic Tour website commemorating the experience. In addition, several major lifestyle publications and Interscope Records are offering fly-away promotions in which grand prize winners will receive a trip for two to the final Honda Civic Tour date with the Black Eyed Peas in Denver.

If that's not enough for fans -- The Black Eyed Peas customized and autographed Civic Hybrid, featured in the "Pump It" video, will be on display at each venue along the tour where an electronic kiosk will be set up for on- site registration. Fans can also enter to win the Honda Civic Hybrid by logging on to www.hondacivictour.com. This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 48 Contiguous United States, including the District of Columbia, who were licensed drivers, 18 years of age or older as of February 14, 2006.

Tickets for the 2006 Honda Civic Tour are selling out venues across the country. Eager to get down with The Black Eyed Peas, fans in Chicago, Boston, New York, Detroit, Phoenix, Reno, Fairfield, CT and Verona, NY have scooped up tickets in record numbers at these sold-out venues. With several more shows close to being sold-out, fans need to get their tickets while they last.

Due to high demand the tour is adding show dates. The Black Eyed Peas will be performing at Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, VA on April 19th. There will be an additional date added in the Midwest on May 3rd, check www.hondacivictour.com for updates.

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 30,000 associates in North America. Honda currently has 12 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 $12 billion in parts and materials from suppliers in North America.

Produced by ignition, Inc., the Honda Civic Tour now in its 6th consecutive year brings innovation and environmental consciousness to the masses by combining the hottest in automotive technology with the hottest in music. The Honda Civic was recently recognized as the prestigious 2006 Motor Trend Car of the Year. Honda is also proudly introducing an impressive new Civic Hybrid for 2006 that is more than a redesign; it's a reinvention.

Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060321/NYTU129
AP Archive: http://photoarchive.ap.org/
PRN Photo Desk, photodesk@prnewswire.com

Source: Honda

CONTACT: Lauren Ceradini, +1-212-445-8418, or
lceradini@rogersandcowan.com, or Jason Padgitt, +1-310-854-8140, or
jpadgitt@rogersandcowan.com, or Heather Lewandoski +1-310-854-8147, or
hlewandoski@rogersandcowan.com, all of Rogers & Cowan for Honda Civic Tour; or
Hillary Siskind for The Black Eyed Peas, +1-212-841-8055, or

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