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Seattle stadium renamed as Lumen Field

The home stadium of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and the MLS’ Seattle Sounders has been renamed Lumen Field.

The Lumen Field stadium complex includes Lumen Field and the 325,000ft2 Lumen Field Event Center, and WaMu Theater.

The stadium has most recently been known as CenturyLink Field and opened in 2002.

Originally known as Seahawks Stadium, the current naming rights agreement began in 2004 as the stadium was named Qwest Field.

Lumen Field and Event Center typically hosts more than 300 event days per year which attract more than 2.4 million attendees annually.

The venue has hosted many premier concerts, including Beyoncé, Metallica, Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, and U2, as well as international soccer matches, Supercross, corporate events and community gatherings.

It was renamed CenturyLink Field in 2011 following CenturyLink’s acquisition of Qwest Communications.

Chuck Arnold, president, Seattle Seahawks and First & Goal Inc. said:

Through a shared vision and commitment to serving the Seattle community, we are proud to enter a new era of world-class sports and entertainment with Lumen Field. For nearly two decades, the stadium has made its mark as a premier Seattle venue, and a place for the community to experience thrilling victories, establish sacred traditions, and witness unforgettable moments together. We are excited to build upon that legacy and experience amazing things at Lumen Field for years to come.

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