The O2 Academy Liverpool is one of the city’s major concert venues and offers two performance areas under one roof.
The O2 Academy 1 boasts a capacity of 1,250 while the more intimate O2 Academy 2 can accommodate 500. Until 2008 the venue was known as the Carling Academy Liverpool.
Events - What's On - O2 Academy Liverpool
A selection of upcoming shows and events at O2 Academy Liverpool are listed below. Tickets can be purchased here.
|Saturday 20th March 2021 7:00 pm||Declan McKenna|
|Tuesday 23rd March 2021 7:00 pm||Everything Everything|
|Friday 2nd April 2021 7:00 pm||The Slow Readers Club|
|Sunday 11th April 2021 7:00 pm||Giant Rooks|
|Friday 16th April 2021 7:00 pm||New Hope Club|
|Sunday 18th April 2021 7:00 pm||Propaganda ft. Reverend & The Makers, The Futureheads, The Holloways|
|Wednesday 21st April 2021 7:00 pm||Sea Girls|
|Sunday 2nd May 2021 7:00 pm||The Psychedelic Furs|
|Wednesday 5th May 2021 7:00 pm||The Vamps|
|Saturday 8th May 2021 7:00 pm||The Fratellis|
|Thursday 13th May 2021 7:00 pm||Headie One: Edna Live - the Tour|
|Thursday 20th May 2021 7:00 pm||Cast|
|Friday 21st May 2021 7:00 pm||Becky Hill|
|Friday 11th June 2021 7:00 pm||The Mysterines|
|Thursday 29th July 2021 7:00 pm||Vintage Trouble|
|Friday 17th September 2021 6:00 pm||Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana|
|Tuesday 21st September 2021 7:00 pm||Black Stone Cherry|
|Sunday 3rd October 2021 7:00 pm||Scouting for Girls|
|Saturday 23rd October 2021 7:00 pm||Turin Brakes - 20th Anniversary Of 'The Optimist LP'|
|Saturday 20th November 2021 7:00 pm||Fish|
|Friday 26th November 2021 7:00 pm||Heaven 17|
|Saturday 11th December 2021 7:00 pm||Ian Prowse & Amsterdam|
|Saturday 26th March 2022 7:00 pm||The Undertones + Special Guest Hugh Cornwell Electric|
More events may be listed on the official O2 Academy Liverpool website (see the information section at the end of this page).
Tickets can also be purchased in person from the 02 Academy box office. Cash sales are free of a booking fee. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday 11.30 am to 5.30 pm.
Events are published as they are announced on the O2 Academy Liverpool’s Facebook page. There’s also a comprehensive gig guide on the official website.
The 02 Academy Liverpool is situated on Hotham Street in Liverpool city centre (postcode L3 5UF). The nearest car parks are the long-stay car park at Liverpool Lime Street train station (Lord Nelson Street, postcode L3 5QB) and the Liverpool City Council car park on Fraser Street (postcode L3 8JX).
The closest bus station is the Queen Square Bus Station, just a short walk from Liverpool Lime Street railway station.
The O2 Academy is just 3 minutes’ walk from Liverpool Lime Street train station. Exit the station and turn right onto Lime Street and then turn left onto Lord Nelson Street. Hotham Street is on the left.
Tourist attractions and things to do near O2 Academy Liverpool include:
- Liverpool Empire Theatre (0.1 miles) - Live entertainment venue in Liverpool city centre.
- Walker Art Gallery (0.1 miles) - The 'National Gallery of the North'
Cinemas near O2 Academy Liverpool include:
- Odeon Liverpool ONE (0.5 miles) - 18-screen cinema at Liverpool ONE.
Hotels near O2 Academy Liverpool include:
- The Liner at Liverpool (0 miles)
- The Vines (The Big House) (0.2 miles)
- Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre (0.2 miles)
- Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre (0.2 miles)
- Central Station Hotel Liverpool (0.3 miles)
- Brownlows Inn (0.3 miles)
- Print Works Hotel (0.3 miles)
- The Sir Thomas Hotel (0.4 miles)
- Hanover Hotel & McCartney's Bar (0.4 miles)
- The Richmond Apart-Hotel (0.4 miles)
- 3 Rodney Street (0.4 miles)
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- Hallmark Inn Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- Seel Street Hotel by EPIC (0.5 miles)
- Novotel Liverpool Centre (0.5 miles)
Nearby Train Stations
Train stations near O2 Academy Liverpool include:
Map showing location of O2 Academy Liverpool.