(East Los Angeles, CA) [From The Editor’s Desk]: There’s still more good news about LAFC’s season and it’s home venue, BMO Stadium, if you will just give this press announcement a good read and a good look.
This fantastic, state-of-the-art venue clearly shows and overwhelmingly proves that solid diversity in presenting sports and other types of entertainment can actually make a difference in the way Angelenos want to see their preferred tastes in entertainment offered here in our City of the Angels. It’s certainly becoming slowly, but surely, the place to be.
BMO STADIUM CELEBRATES A RECORD-BREAKING 2023
Over 1 Million Guests Visited The Sports & Entertainment Icon in the Heart of LA.
LOS ANGELES (December 21, 2023) – BMO Stadium is celebrating a record-breaking 2023, establishing the venue as the premier home of sports and entertainment in the heart of Los Angeles with over 1.3 million tickets sold for concerts, festivals and soccer matches this year.
BMO Stadium was recognized as one of the Top 5 stadiums in Pollstar’s Year End Worldwide Stadiums based on concert sales and was also ranked in Billboard’s Top 20 Global List of Best Stadiums For Touring.
“2023 was our busiest and most successful year yet at BMO Stadium,” said LAFC Co-President & Chief Business Officer Larry Freedman. “The stadium was designed to be an entertainment destination that delivers a first-class experience for fans to enjoy top-level performers and high-level soccer competitions in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. We are incredibly proud of the results this year and look forward to welcoming many more fans, artists and events at BMO Stadium in 2024.”
The venue featured one of the most diverse lineups in the industry, including sold-out performances by K-Pop acts Stray Kids and TXT, rock band Queen + Adam Lambert, punk rock bands blink-182 and Fall Out Boy, and Latin acts Fureza Regida, Marco Antonio Solis and four historic nights of RBD.
The home of the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) hosted 29 matches including Concacaf Champions League Final, Campeones Cup, and the MLS Cup Western Conference Final, and 14 NWSL matches for Angel City FC and 2 international friendlies.
The stadium’s elevated premium spaces hosted over 150 private events from corporate meetings, gala dinners, to social celebrations. It also served as a backdrop for multiple television shows and commercial filming. To learn more about hosting a private event at BMO Stadium, click here.
The upcoming year promises to be even more exciting for BMO Stadium with LAFC entering its seventh MLS season, the inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup quarterfinal matches (March 2 and 3), Foo Fighters (Aug. 9 and 11), Kane Brown (Aug 24) and Los Temerarios (Dec 7) already on the calendar with more to be announced in the coming weeks.