Honda Turns Up the Heat at the Summer's Hottest Music Festivals

Honda sponsors Sasquatch!, Governor’s Ball in NYC and Austin City Limits Music Festival

5/21/2012 2:57:00 PM

In support of the 2012 Civic, Honda is sponsoring several music festivals this summer – including Sasquatch! (May 25-28) in George, WA, The Governors Ball in New York City (June 23-24) and Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX (Oct. 12-14). These events each feature a Honda Stage and a Honda Zone, which will showcase the 2012 Civic and numerous fan-friendly activities. Additionally, festival attendees will have the opportunity to register for a chance to win a 2012 Civic Si Coupe. For more info and to register for the chance to win now visit civicmusicsweeps.com.

"Gen Y Honda owners are passionate about music and we are excited to be a part of three of the top summer festivals," said Tom Peyton, senior manager of Honda national advertising. "Music fans can see the hottest musical talent on the Honda Stages and have the opportunity to drive away in the hottest car on the road, the Civic Si Coupe."

Honda returns to Sasquatch! for the third year and Austin City Limits Music Festival for the fourth consecutive year. New for 2012, Honda joins The Governors Ball Music Festival in New York.  Among many other great artists, the Honda Bigfoot Stage at Sasquatch! will feature The Roots, Explosions in the Sky and Mogwai and at The Governors Ball, Kid Cudi, Beck and Cage The Elephant.

About the 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, 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 two Civic models achieving EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings1 of over 40 mpg on the highway. The Civic sedan has earned top safety ratings from NHTSA and a 'TOP SAFETY PICK' designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Now in its ninth-generation, the Civic remains one of the most fun-to-drive compact cars on the road today.

For high-resolution photos, broadcast quality video and media information of the entire 2012 Civic lineup visit: www.hondanews.com. For information on the Civic Si Coupe giveaway, please visit www.civicmusicsweeps.com.

Connect with Honda:
Honda Media Newsroom (for journalists): www.hondanews.com
Honda Civic for consumers: www.automobiles.honda.com/Civic
Honda on YouTube: www.youtube.com/honda
Honda on Flickr: www.flickr.com/hondanews
Honda on Google+
Honda on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/honda
Honda on Twitter: www.twitter.com/honda
Honda on Facebook: http://facebook.com/honda
Honda Civic on Facebook: http://facebook.com/hondacivic

Connect with the Festivals:
Sasquatch! Music Festival: http://sasquatchfestival.com
Governor's Ball: http://governorsballmusicfestival.com
Austin City Limits: http://www.aclfestival.com

1Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
2MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $750.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.