Kia Motors Rocks Out This Summer With 2011 Vans Warped Tour®

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by in Kia Canada


Kia Motors Continues Relationship with Punk
and Indie Rock Music Tour for Fourth Year

  • Exclusive acoustic sets to be streamed live on new practical Kia Soul Lounge Facebook page

  • Concertgoers will have a event to win a new Kia Soul by an online sweepstakes
  • IRVINE, Calif., Jun 21, 2011 – For a fourth uninterrupted year, Kia Motors America (KMA) will strike a highway and revisit some-more than 40 U.S. cities this summer as “Official Vehicle of a 2011 Vans Warped Tour.” Concertgoers can locate live song performances and a accumulation of interactive activities and events during a Kia Soul Lounge. New for 2011 will be a practical Facebook page ( that provides backstage video blogs and behind-the-scenes debate photos as a festival moves opposite a country. Videos of a disdainful acoustic sets from a Kia Soul Lounge will be streamed live during name debate stops.

    In further to live music, fans can obtain information on Kia’s lineup of stylish and fuel-efficient vehicles, including a recently introduced 2012 Soul, that brings some-more energy and fun-to-drive opening to a musty and renouned civic newcomer vehicle; a all-new 2012 Rio5 subcompact that will broach category heading horsepower and fuel economy of 40 mpg1 when it is approaching to arrive in play showrooms after this fall; and a performance-inspired 2011 Forte Koup.

    “Music has played an critical partial in any of a new product launches given a Soul arrived in 2009, and as a code with stylish, youth-oriented products that interest to a Gen-Y assembly we are anxious to lapse to a Vans Warped Tour for another summer as we continue a efforts to bond with immature consumers by interacting with them in fun and enchanting ways,” pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp boss of selling communications, KMA. “For a second summer in a row, we are gay to give song lovers disdainful entrance to designation sessions, VIP entrance and a possibility to win a new Soul, all while checking out their favorite bands.”

    At any debate stop, festival attendees have a event to revisit a Kia Soul Lounge, an interactive tent featuring a DJ, stencil art studio, an Express Your Soul “Confessional” counter and disdainful daily designation sessions2 with prohibited debate performers, including Less than Jake, 3OH!3, Gym Class Heroes, Attack! Attack! and other special guests. The Kia Soul Lounge also will underline disdainful acoustic performances2 by Less Than Jake, Hello Goodbye, Aggrolites and Gym Class Heroes.

    Festival participants also might acquire Kia VIP passes for disdainful entrance to a private riser nearby a categorical stage, providing shade and unrestricted views of some of a biggest performances via a day. These passes, and a choice of possibly a Kia t-shirt or bandana, will also be accessible during a Kia Soul Lounge while reserve last. Fans can move a shirt or bandana to a Stencil Art Studio inside a Soul Lounge to paint a cold pattern on a equipment before holding them to a riser for access.

    As in prior years, Kia stays a “Presenting Sponsor” of a Kevin Says Stage, a solar-powered theatre that provides internal bands a event to play their song for 2011 Vans Warped Tour concertgoers. Kia Motors’ central Kia Warped Tour blogger, Steve Guttbinder, provides fans with behind-the-scenes insights, videos and photos as good as answers to fans’ questions via a tour. Steve’s vlog can be accessed during

    “As a forward-thinking association we have always appreciated Kia’s support that allows us to build a solar-powered theatre and maintain immature artists on a ‘Kevin’s Says Stage,'” records Kevin Lyman, Vans Warped Tour owner and producer. “We are happy to have Kia Motors behind onboard as a ‘Official Vehicle of a 2011 Vans Warped Tour.'”

    Kicking off Jun 24 in Dallas, a 2011 Vans Warped Tour facilities some-more than 150 punk, rock, hip-hop, rap, metal, indie stone and electronic artists including stream chart-toppers and long-running legends.

    Select debate dates and destinations of a debate include:

    • 6/24 Dallas
    • 6/30 Las Vegas
    • 7/1 Pomona, Calif.
    • 7/2 San Francisco
    • 7/9 Chicago
    • 7/13 Boston
    • 7/21 Philadelphia
    • 7/26 Washington, D.C.
    • 7/30 Miami
    • 8/3 St. Louis
    • 8/5 Denver
    • 8/10 Los Angeles
    • 8/14 Portland, Ore.

    For some-more information on a Vans Warped Tour, including a full list of debate dates and any updates to a debate schedule, revisit

    2011 Kia Motors America Product Line

    Kia’s indication year 2011 car line includes a Sorento CUV, Sportage compress CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Soul civic newcomer vehicle, Forte compress sedan, Forte 5-door compress hatchback, Forte Koup two-door coupe, Rio sub-compact sedan, Rio5 sub-compact hatchback and Sedona minivan.

    About Kia Motors America

    Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 730 dealers via a United States and serves as a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” In 2010, KMA accessible a best-ever U.S. sales and 16th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve facilities and new technologies.

    Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a website For media information, including photography, revisit

    1 MPG explain for highway mileage for 2012 Rio. Class-leading MPG and horsepower claims formed on comparisons to 2011 sub-compacts as of Apr 2011 and accessible 2011 EPA city/hwy mpg estimates for sub-compact competitors. Actual mileage might vary.
    2 Go to for stream debate report and scheduled performers.

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