AEW has announced that the company is back on the road for live shows, revealing dates for 3 shows scheduled for July.
Over the last few months, AEW has been gradually allowing fans back into Daily’s Place for shows. Hosting their first house show in April, fans were also welcomed back for Revolution 2021, with the arena filled to 25% capacity.
AEW have how officially announced their return to touring. In a recent statement, it was noted that AEW will become the first major wrestling company to return to the road since March 2020.
Here is the statement, via allelitewrestling.com:
May 10, 2021 – After safely hosting 27 live, ticketed events throughout the past nine months at Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, Fla., AEW is bringing the excitement of its flagship show AEW DYNAMITE to Miami, Austin and Dallas this summer. AEW will become the first major wrestling promotion to safely return to a traveling schedule since March 2020.
The dates for the live shows in Miami, Austin and Dallas are:
Wednesday, July 7: James L. Knight Center in Miami.
Wednesday, July 14: H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas (greater Austin area)
Wednesday, July 21: Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas (greater Dallas area)
General tickets for the three shows will go on sale this Friday, May 14, at 11 a.m. ET / 10 a.m. CT via AEWTIX.com. At the same time, tickets for the Miami and Austin shows will be available via Ticketmaster.com, while tickets for the Dallas show can be purchased at CurtisCulwellCenter.com. Tickets start at $30 (not including service charges or fees). Each event will be held in compliance with state COVID safety guidelines, and seating capacities will adhere to state and local mandates.
“We’re so appreciative of our fans in Jacksonville who have been with us these past nine months, ” said Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW. “Their support and incredible energy have lifted us week after week, and viewers have fed off their enthusiasm and support. Daily’s Place will always be our home.
“Looking ahead, we’re thrilled to welcome our fans back to become part of the action in Miami, Austin and Dallas. We’ve missed touring cities, meeting the fans and hearing their roar during our live shows. Please be assured, we are working closely with the venues to comply with state and local regulations in each city. Miami, Austin and Dallas are the first of many as we gear up the trucks to travel around the country again! ”
In the near future, AEW will be announcing additional live events for the late summer.
The company also announced two rescheduled dates for St. Louis and New Orleans:
The show at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis on June 23 has been rescheduled for Friday, November 5, 2021. The live event will be an AEW TNT television taping.
The show at the UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January, 12, 2022, as an AEW DYNAMITE event.
Fans who have already purchased tickets to either show will have their original tickets valid for admission to the respective rescheduled show, or they can receive a refund via the point of purchase.
As AEW continues to deliver the best matches and most entertaining moments in professional wrestling today, be sure to tune into AEW DYNAMITE every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on TNT.
AEW also promoted their promoted their Miami, Austin and Dallas dates on Twitter:
Dates for the 3 NEW #AEWDynamite events are:
-Wed 7/7 James L. Knight Center in Miami, FL
-Wed 7/14 H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, TX
-Wed 7/21 Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, TX
Tix for the 3 shows will go on sale this Fri, 5/14 at 11 a.m. ET / 10 a.m. CT https://t.co/UN1cNj1kQq https://t.co/oTZ2mLmLHi pic.twitter.com/zIbNHBM3IX
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) May 10, 2021
It was previously reported that WWE wanted to beat AEW with returning to the road. If this is true, it is highly likely that WWE or NXT will announce a return to their touring schedule in the coming weeks.
On May 30, AEW’s annual Double Or Nothing event will take place. As per another report, AEW are expecting a huge crowd for the show later this month.