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.

Friday 5th July 2024 7:15 pmDiscos for Grown Ups - 70s Disco, 80s Pop & 90s Dance Anthems
Saturday 6th July 2024 7:00 pmCody Pennington Country Show
Friday 12th July 2024 7:00 pmDon't Stop Queen Now
Saturday 13th July 2024 7:00 pmLove with Johnny Echols
Saturday 27th July 2024 7:00 pmMR Big + Living Colour
Saturday 14th September 2024 7:00 pmOld Time Sailors
Friday 27th September 2024 7:00 pmThe Doors Alive
Saturday 28th September 2024 7:00 pmThe Real People
Saturday 5th October 2024 7:00 pmThe Sway
Wednesday 9th October 2024 7:00 pmStick To The Covers Tour
Thursday 10th October 2024 7:00 pmHarry's House of Gospel: Gospel Choir with Live Band
Friday 11th October 2024 7:00 pmCasino
Saturday 12th October 2024 7:00 pmTom Meighan
Monday 14th October 2024 7:00 pmWunderhorse
Friday 18th October 2024 7:00 pmThe Duran Duran Experience + Love Distraction (Human League Trib)
Saturday 19th October 2024 7:00 pmNirvana UK
Friday 25th October 2024 7:00 pmSoft Play
Saturday 26th October 2024 7:00 pmThe Smyths (Tribute to The Smiths)
Friday 8th November 2024 7:00 pmThe Kairos
Saturday 9th November 2024 7:00 pmMoving Pictures (A Tribute to the music of Rush)
Monday 11th November 2024 7:00 pmReverend and The Makers
Friday 15th November 2024 7:00 pmThe Gerry Cinna-Man Experience
Saturday 16th November 2024 7:00 pmThe Orb + Ozric Tentacles
Tuesday 19th November 2024 7:00 pmThe Royston Club
Friday 22nd November 2024 7:00 pmAbsolute Bowie
Saturday 23rd November 2024 7:00 pmUk Foo Fighters + Royal Monster (Royal Blood Tribute)
Saturday 30th November 2024 7:00 pmAntarctic Monkeys
Sunday 1st December 2024 7:00 pmThe View
Thursday 5th December 2024 7:00 pmElectric Six
Saturday 7th December 2024 7:00 pmIan Prowse & Amsterdam
Saturday 14th December 2024 7:00 pmSweet
Friday 20th December 2024 7:00 pmSpace
Saturday 25th January 2025 7:00 pmGuns 2 Roses
Friday 21st March 2025 7:00 pmLoreen
Friday 9th May 2025 7:00 pmMartin Kemp - the Ultimate Back To the 80's DJ Set

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)

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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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