WWE? announces ECW? live events summer tour
May 31, 2006

STAMFORD, Conn., May 31, 2006 World Wrestling Entertainment today released the dates for its first ECW live event tour, following the announcement that it is officially launching an ECW brand and that a live ECW summer television series will be on the SCI FI Channel.

Tickets for all events June through August go on sale June 17, unless otherwise noted.

Following the sold-out ECW: One Night Stand pay-per-view event in New York City at the Hammerstein Ballroom on June 11, the ECW live event tour kicks off with a performance broadcast live on SCI FI Channel on Tuesday, June 13, from the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, N. J., following the taping of Friday Night SmackDown?. Tickets for the event in Trenton are currently on sale.

In June, July and August, ECW will perform in the following locations:

June 20 Albany, N.Y. Pepsi Arena
June 24 Philadelphia Pa. Alhambra Arena
June 25 Elizabeth, Pa. Court Time Sports Center
June 26 Beckley, W. Va. Armory Civic Center Arena
July 1 Toms River, N.J. Poland Springs Arena
July 2 – York, Pa. Toyota Center
July 8 – Racine, Wis. Memorial Hall
July 9 Green Bay, Wis. Brown County Expo Center
July 10 La Crosse, Wis. La Crosse Center
July 11 Minneapolis, Minn. Target Center (on sale June 10)
July 15 Tyler, Texas Oil Palace
July 16 Huntsville, Texas Sam Houston Coliseum
July 17 Austin, Texas Palmer Event Center
July 18 Corpus Christi, Texas American Bank Center
July 22 Muskegon, Mich. L.C. Walker Arena
July 23 Saginaw, Mich. Dow Event Center
July 24 Battle Creek, Mich Kellogg Arena
July 25- Detroit, Mich. Joe Louis Arena (On Sale June 24)
July 29 Durham, N.H. Whittemore Center
July 30 Fitchburg, Mass. – Wallace Civic Center
August 5 Poplar Bluff, Mo – Black River Coliseum
August 6 Jackson, Tenn. Oman arena
August 7 McMinnville, Tenn. McMinnville Civic Center
August 8 Nashville, Tenn. Gaylord Entertainment Center (on Sale June 24)
August 12 Elmira, N.Y. First Arena
August 13 White Plains, N.Y. Westchester County Center
August 14 Salisbury, Md. Wicomico Center
August 15 Washington, D.C. MCI Center (on Sale June 24)

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