During an appearance on WFAN, AEW president Tony Khan announced that AEW will make its debut in New York City later this year.
Khan appeared on the Moose and Maggie program to reveal that AEW will be holding a special edition of Dynamite at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday, September 22nd with tickets going on sale July 16th.
. @TonyKhan just announced on @WFAN660 that @AEW is coming to NYC, Wednesday September 22nd to the USTA Arthur Ashe Stadium. Tickets on sale July 16. More details to follow https://t.co/qwxYj12w7h pic.twitter.com/maefWd4hvC
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) June 16, 2021
Khan also spoke with the NY Daily News, with the article stating the event will be part of a promotion called “Grand Slam” that Khan compared to “Winter is Coming” and “Blood & Guts”. The New York date will be sandwiched between shows in Newark, New Jersey on September 15th and Rochester, New York on September 29th.
Located in Queens, Arthur Ashe Stadium is a huge facility that lists capacity for tennis at 23,771 and is the main stadium used for the U.S. Open.