by James Toal
The WWE has announced that there will be an NXT Live tour of the UK. It stated that NXT will return to the UK in June for seven shows, culminating at the UK’s premier rock festival, Download Festival. WWE NXT talent set to appear include Bobby Roode, Kassius Ohno, Tye Dillinger, No Way Jose, Asuka, SAnitY and more*.
The shows will take place on:
Monday, 5 June: GE Oil & Gas Arena, Aberdeen, Scotland
Tuesday, 6 June: Manchester Arena, Manchester, England
Wednesday, 7 June: First Direct Arena, Leeds, England
Thursday, 8 June: Brighton Centre, Brighton, England
The tour will finish with WWE PRESENTS NXT LIVE! at Download Festival on Friday, 9 June; Saturday, 10 June & Sunday, 11 June, in Donington Park
The Download Festival is the UK’s premier rock festival. The three-day event features more than 90 rock and metal acts including Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro, System of a Down, Slayer, Rob Zombie, and Prophets of Rage.
How can I get tickets?
Tickets for WWE PRESENTS NXT LIVE! will be on sale, this Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m. on www.livenation.co.uk.
Tickets for WWE PRESENTS NXT LIVE! at Download Festival:
Ticket holders for Download Festival will be able to access NXT for no additional fee. Tickets for Download Festival, including day and weekend access, camping and VIP, are now on general sale at www.downloadfestival.co.uk
As we look forward to these upcoming events. Current NXT Champion, Bobby Roode, was quoted in a press release stating:
“Download was my very first show in NXT. The combination of NXT Superstars and massive musical acts, entertaining tens of thousands of passionate fans makes Download a unique experience. Returning to Download as NXT Champion will make this an extra special moment for me as a performer.”
As I review NXT every week, you can bet that I’m going to be trying to get my hands on these tickets. So we’ll just play the waiting game until then.