O2 Academy Liverpool

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 7th October 2023 10:30 pmSwiftogeddon
Thursday 12th October 2023 7:00 pmHard-Fi
Friday 20th October 2023 7:00 pmThe Doors Alive
Thursday 26th October 2023 7:00 pmThe Sherlocks
Saturday 28th October 2023 7:00 pmGet Your Rocks Off
Friday 3rd November 2023 7:00 pmDylan John Thomas
Saturday 4th November 2023 7:00 pmHeaven 17: 40th Anniversary of the Luxury Gap
Tuesday 7th November 2023 7:00 pmScouting for Girls
Friday 10th November 2023 7:00 pmBaby Queen
Saturday 11th November 2023 7:00 pmAlabama 3
Thursday 16th November 2023 7:00 pmHaircut 100
Saturday 18th November 2023 7:00 pmThe Mary Wallopers
Wednesday 22nd November 2023 7:00 pmSundara Karma
Friday 24th November 2023 7:00 pmThe Smyths
Saturday 25th November 2023 7:00 pmAntarctic Monkeys
Friday 1st December 2023 7:00 pmThe Gerry Cinnamon Experience
Saturday 2nd December 2023 6:00 pmGong + Ozric Tentacles
Saturday 9th December 2023 7:00 pmIan Prowse & Amsterdam
Tuesday 12th December 2023 7:00 pmThe Amazons
Friday 26th January 2024 7:00 pmMuse Tribute: Absolution
Friday 16th February 2024 7:00 pmPoppy
Saturday 17th February 2024 7:00 pmElvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana
Wednesday 21st February 2024 7:00 pmEsprit D'Air
Wednesday 21st February 2024 7:00 pmSlowdive
Saturday 16th March 2024 7:00 pmGet Your Rocks Off
Sunday 31st March 2024 7:00 pmShowhawk Duo
Friday 24th May 2024 11:00 pmSwiftogeddon: Eras Tour Preparty - Debut/Fearless
Friday 31st May 2024 11:00 pmSwiftogeddon: Eras Tour Preparty - Speak Now/Red
Saturday 1st June 2024 11:00 pmSwiftogeddon: Eras Tour Preparty - 1989/Reputation
Friday 7th June 2024 11:00 pmSwiftogeddon: Eras Tour Preparty - Lover/Folklore
Saturday 8th June 2024 11:00 pmSwiftogeddon: Eras Tour Preparty - Evermore/Midnights

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.

Nearby Attractions

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Nearby Cinemas

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Nearby Hotels

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

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Map showing location of O2 Academy Liverpool.

Map showing location of O2 Academy Liverpool


O2 Academy Liverpool

Address and postcode
11 - 13 Hotham Street
United Kingdom
L3 5UF

Visit O2 Academy Liverpool Website

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Reviews and Additional Information

  1. I always attend the Back to the Old Pool nights. I love the atmosphere and never had any trouble. The door staff are approachable and bar staff are friendly and hard working.


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