KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas: SOLD OUT. Win floor tickets to both nights this week

Blink-182 And My Chemical Romance Set To Headline Honda Civic Tour 2011

civictour Blink 182 And My Chemical Romance Set To Headline Honda Civic Tour 2011

Ah yes, another great tour will be rolling through town this summer as [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Blink-182[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]My Chemical Romance[/lastfm] are set to headline this year’s Honda Civic Tour. Last year, the tour featured [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paramore[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]New Found Glory[/lastfm], and it’s clear that they intend to keep this show focused on a younger crowd by bringing in bands like Blink and My Chemical Romance. [pullquote quote=”We started this tour 10 years ago, and we’re coming back now.” credit=”Mark Hoppus “]

The tour will have different opening bands, with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Matt & Kim[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rancid[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Manchester Orchestra[/lastfm] hopping on different dates. There’s two stops in SoCal, one in Anaheim at the Honda Center and another at the infamous Hollywood Bowl, which will both feature Matt & Kim as the opening act.

blinkhondacivic Blink 182 And My Chemical Romance Set To Headline Honda Civic Tour 2011

Blink's flat black Honda Civic

blinkhondacivic 2 Blink 182 And My Chemical Romance Set To Headline Honda Civic Tour 2011

Blink also took some heat from UK fans, who were left feeling frustrated after the band cancelled their UK tour dates. “Hopefully it’s for the best, because some of the best work on the album is being done these past few weeks. Now there’s a hard deadline for the album to be turned in, and it will be released during our US tour,” says Hoppus on a Facebook note. The last of their tour dates are here in Los Angeles, so expect to see some new material from them at the show.

*

TOUR DATES

8/5/11 PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
8/6/11 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
8/7/11 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
8/9/11 Comcast Center – Boston, MA
8/11/11 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center – Buffalo, NY
8/12/11 Jiffy Lube Live – Washington, DC
8/13/11 Hershey Park Pavilion – Hershey, PA
8/14/11 The Comcast Theatre – Hartford, CT
8/19/11 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – St. Louis, MO
8/20/11 First Midwest Bank Pavilion – Chicago, IL
8/21/11 Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
8/23/11 Marcus Amphitheater – Milwaukee, WI
9/1/11 White River Amphitheater – Seattle, WA
9/3/11 USANA Amphitheater – Salt Lake City, UT
9/4/11 Comfort Dental Amphitheater – Denver, CO
9/7/11 Xcel Energy Center – Minneapolis, MN
9/8/11 Wells Fargo Arena – Des Moines, IA
9/9/11 Sandstone Amphitheater – Kansas City, MO
9/10/11 Verizon Wireless Music Center – Indianapolis, IN
9/11/11 DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI
9/13/11 Blossom Music Center – Cleveland, OH
9/15/11 First Niagara Pavilion – Pittsburgh, PA
9/16/11 SPAC – Saratoga, NY
9/17/11 Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
9/18/11 Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach – Virginia Beach, VA
9/20/11 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Charlotte, NC
9/21/11 Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood – Atlanta, GA
9/23/11 Cruzan Amphitheater – Miami, FL
9/24/11 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
9/26/11 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
9/27/11 Gexa Energy Pavilion – Dallas, TX
9/29/11 Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents: The Pavilion – Albuquerque, NM
9/30/11 Tempe Beach Park Amph. – Phoenix, AZ
10/1/11 Honda Center – Anaheim, CA
10/2/11 Sleep Train Amphitheatre – Sacramento, CA
10/4/11 Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord – Concord, CA
10/5/11 Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10/7/11 Red Rock Resort, Spa & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
10/8/11 Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
10/15/11 Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA

*

More info, including opening bands, available here.
*

Check out video from last year’s tour, where Paramore gave away a brand new Honda Civic to one lucky KROQ fan.

[photogallerylink id=65118 align=left]

Comments

One Comment

  1. aLEX says:

    This concert would have been huge ten years ago. Not so much today. But it is an improvement over Paramore.

  2. chris says:

    was my chem even around 10 yrs ago?? Not excited for the lineup at all, especially compared to their last tour. Whatever ill still get tix to 2 or 3 shows just to see blink

  3. Scott says:

    Do you not consider San Diego SoCal?

  4. Danielle K says:

    This show has to be the best news I’ve heard in a while. My TWO FAVORITE bands are preforming together and when I found out I honestly started to cry. I’m so excited!

    1. Angie H. says:

      I am beyond excited to have these 2 amazing bands in one show!

  5. jess5678 says:

    Blink 182 is back and Im so excited to see them in concert! Heading to West Palm Beach, FL on Sept 23 to see them. My friend and I got really good seats @ totaltickets.com

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From The World Famous KROQ

Red Bull Sound Space
Kevin & Bean Podcast
Stream Roq Of The 80s

Listen Live