WWE Announces Multi-Location SmackDown
WWE heads to Rolling Loud Miami
The July 23 edition of Friday Night SmackDown will be broadcast from multiple locations.
WWE has announced a new partnership with the Rolling Loud rap festival that will see multiple SmackDown matches take place at Rolling Loud Miami on July 23. The remainder of the broadcast will air from Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio.
Headlining Rolling Loud Miami is Travis Scott, Post Malone and A$AP Rocky.
Scott Zanghellini, WWE Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy & Development said: "What Matt Zingler, Tariq Cherif and the entire Rolling Loud team have built is spectacular. We couldn't think of a better partner to deliver such a unique WWE experience to fans during the July 23 edition of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX."
Tariq Cherif, Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Rolling Loud added: "I grew up on Sweet Chin Music, mesmerised by the spectacle that Vince McMahon and co have built at WWE. The idea of weaving our two storylines into one world, one must-see event, is electrifying."
Rolling Loud Co-Founder/Co-CEO, Matt Zingler also said: "And I quote! If ya smell... what the WWE and Rolling Loud... is... cookin'! Give me a hell yeah!"
WWE matches have taken place at other music festivals in recent years with NXT and NXT UK talent being regularly featured at rock festival Download.