Gocheok Sky Dome
The Gocheok Sky Dome (Korean: 고척스카이돔; Hanja: 高尺----) is a domed baseball stadium located in Gocheok-dong, Seoul, South Korea. It is the home ballpark of KBO club Kiwoom Heroes. The stadium is primarily used for baseball and has a capacity for 16,813 spectators for baseball games. The stadium replaced Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium and opened on 15 September 2015. It also serves as a concert venue, with a capacity for around 25,000 spectators.
|Location||430, Gyeongin-ro, Gocheok-dong, Guro-gu, Seoul, South Korea|
|Owner||City of Seoul|
|Operator||Seoul Metropolitan Facilities Management Corporation|
|Field size||Left Field – 99 metres (325 ft)|
Right Field – 99 metres (325 ft)
|Broke ground||February 2009|
|Opened||September 15, 2015|
|Construction cost||240 billion won|
|Main contractors||Hyundai Development Company|
Hanjin Heavy Industries
|Nexen / Kiwoom Heroes (2016–present)|
In 2019, Gocheok Dome hosted the opening round of Group C 2019 WBSC Premier 12. South Korea, Cuba, Australia and Canada are in Group C, and a total of six matches were held at Gocheok Dome. The South Korean national team advanced to the super round as the top of the group with three wins in the Group C qualifying round.
In 2020, all KBO League postseason games after the first round will be played at Gocheok Dome.
List of entertainment eventsEdit
|Entertainment events at Gocheok Sky Dome|
|December 12||N/A||Super Seoul Dream Concert||N/A|
|December 30||N/A||KBS Song Festival||N/A|
|November 12 and 13||BTS||BTS 3RD Muster [ARMY.ZIP +]||38,000|
|November 19||N/A||8th Melon Music Awards||N/A|
|November 27||N/A||Super Seoul Dream Concert||20,000|
|January 7 and 8||Big Bang||0.TO.10||64,000|
|January 11||Metallica||WorldWired Tour||18,000|
|February 18 and 19||BTS||2017 BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour||40,000|
|June 10||Britney Spears||Britney Spears: Piece of Me Tour||12,000|
|August 7||Wanna One||Wanna One Premier Show||20,000|
|August 15||Ariana Grande||Dangerous Woman Tour||19,422|
|September 23||Sechs Kies||20th Anniversary Concert||N/A|
|November 24, 25 and 26||Exo||Exo Planet 4 – The EℓyXiOn||66,000|
|December 2||N/A||9th Melon Music Awards||N/A|
|December 8, 9 and 10||BTS||2017 BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour||60,000|
|December 25||N/A||SBS Gayo Daejeon||N/A|
|December 30 and 31||Big Bang||Last Dance Tour||70,000|
|January 13 and 14||BTS||BTS 4th Muster [Memory Cloud]||—|
|January 25||N/A||27th Seoul Music Awards||N/A|
|April 6||Katy Perry||Witness: The Tour||—|
|June 1, 2 and 3||Wanna One||Wanna One World Tour One: The World||60,000|
|July 13, 14 and 15||Exo||Exo Planet 4 – The EℓyXiOn||66,000|
|October 9||Sam Smith||The Thrill of It All Tour||—|
|December 1||N/A||10th Melon Music Awards||N/A|
|December 15||The Weeknd||The Weeknd Asia Tour||24,000|
|December 25||N/A||SBS Gayo Daejeon||N/A|
|January 5 and 6||N/A||33rd Golden Disc Awards||N/A|
|January 15||N/A||28th Seoul Music Awards||N/A|
|January 24, 25, 26, and 27||Wanna One||Wanna One Final Concert: Therefore||80,000|
|February 27||Maroon 5||Red Pill Blues Tour||—|
|August 27||X1||X1 Debut Showcase||20,000|
|November 16||N/A||2019 V-Live Awards "V HEARTBEAT"||N/A|
|November 30||N/A||11th Melon Music Awards||N/A|
|December 8||U2||The Joshua Tree Tour 2019||26,522|
|January 4 and 5||N/A||34th Golden Disc Awards||N/A|
|January 18 and 19||Queen||The Rhapsody Tour||—|
|January 30||N/A||29th Seoul Music Awards||N/A|
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