WWE issued the following on Saturday.
WWE NXT to debut at Download Festival before U.K., Ireland June tours
The hottest brand in sports-entertainment will join up with one of the biggest music festivals in the world to kick off NXT’s tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland this June.
From Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, WWE NXT takes over the Download Festival at Derby’s Donington Park. Alongside some of the biggest names in rock, including Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Rammstein and Korn, Superstars like Finn Bálor, Bayley, Baron Corbin and Shinsuke Nakamura will take to the ring to showcase their high-octane brand of competition. Festival-goers will also get the opportunity to meet the Superstars of NXT during autograph signings.
The NXT tour continues to Dublin’s 3Arena Monday, June 13, then travels to the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Tuesday, June 14. The Echo Arena in Liverpool plays host to live NXT action Wednesday, June 15, while the Bournemouth International Center will be treated to an action-packed evening on Thursday, June 16. The tour concludes on Friday, June 17, at Plymouth’s Pavilions Arena.
Tickets for the Download Festival are available now at downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets. Tickets for the rest of NXT’s tour of the U.K. and Ireland are available starting Friday, April 8. Don’t miss your chance to see NXT live and in-person this June!