Lokomotiv Stadium (Sofia)

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Lokomotiv Stadium
Lokomotiv stadium, main stand.jpg
Full name Lokomotiv Stadium
Location Sofia, Bulgaria
Coordinates 42°44′15.50″N 23°18′53.30″E / 42.7376389°N 23.3148056°E / 42.7376389; 23.3148056
Owner government
Operator Lokomotiv Sofia
Capacity 22,000[1] (17,500 seating)[2]
Field size 105 X 68
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground 1984
Built 1984 - 1985
Opened 1985
Renovated 2000, 2013
Tenants
PFC Lokomotiv Sofia (1971-present)

Lokomotiv Stadium (Bulgarian: Стадион „Локомотив“) is a multi-purpose stadium, located in Sofia, Bulgaria. The stadium holds 22,000 people, of which 17,500 are seating.[3] The stadium was built in 1985.

It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of PFC Lokomotiv Sofia.

Also, from 2000, the stadium is used for major rock concerts.

Concerts[edit]

  1. Black Sabbath, 2005
  2. Depeche Mode, 2006
  3. Eros Ramazzotti, 2006
  4. George Michael, 28 May 2007, 25 LIVE tour
  5. Iron Maiden, 4 June 2007
  6. Kylie Minogue, 18 May 2008
  7. Elton John, 13 June 2010
  8. Depeche Mode, 12 May 2013
  9. Aerosmith, 17 May 2014[4]

P!nk was scheduled to perform at the stadium during her I'm Not Dead Tour on July 1, 2007, but she cancelled the show, due to illness.[5]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Bulgarian) Official web site PFC Lokomotiv - Stadium "Lokomotiv"
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ Global Warming Tour
  5. ^ http://sofiaecho.com/2007/07/03/649020_pink-concerts-in-bulgaria-cancelled

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