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.
|Sunday 22nd September 2019 7:00 pm||Rodrigo y Gabriela|
|Saturday 28th September 2019 7:00 pm||Red Rum Club|
|Monday 30th September 2019 7:00 pm||Gary Numan|
|Saturday 5th October 2019 11:00 pm||Disco Wonderland: Liverpool (The ABBA Tribute Club Night)|
|Sunday 13th October 2019 7:00 pm||New Hope Club|
|Saturday 19th October 2019 10:00 pm||Psychedelic Carnival|
|Friday 25th October 2019 7:00 pm||Keywest|
|Wednesday 30th October 2019 7:00 pm||MoStack|
|Saturday 2nd November 2019 9:00 pm||Jo Whiley's 90's Anthems|
|Sunday 3rd November 2019 7:00 pm||Loyle Carner|
|Friday 8th November 2019 7:00 pm||Bear's Den|
|Saturday 9th November 2019 7:00 pm||She Drew the Gun|
|Saturday 16th November 2019 7:00 pm||The Macc Lads|
|Wednesday 20th November 2019 7:00 pm||Fontaines DC|
|Friday 22nd November 2019 7:00 pm||Airbourne|
|Saturday 23rd November 2019 7:00 pm||An Evening with the Steve Hillage Band|
|Sunday 24th November 2019 7:00 pm||Primal Scream|
|Saturday 30th November 2019 6:00 pm||The Wonder Stuff Performing the Eight Legged Groove MacHine & Hup|
|Thursday 5th December 2019 7:00 pm||Shed Seven|
|Friday 6th December 2019 7:00 pm||Spinn|
|Friday 13th December 2019 7:00 pm||Scouting for Girls|
|Saturday 14th December 2019 7:00 pm||Ian Prowse & Amsterdam|
|Wednesday 18th December 2019 7:00 pm||The Darkness|
|Thursday 19th December 2019 7:00 pm||Cast...all Change Album|
|Friday 20th December 2019 7:00 pm||Cast... Mother Nature Calls Album|
|Saturday 21st December 2019 7:00 pm||Cast...magic Hour Album|
|Wednesday 29th January 2020 7:00 pm||The Interrupters|
|Tuesday 4th February 2020 7:00 pm||Mabel|
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)
- Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre (0.2 miles)
- Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre (0.3 miles)
- Aparthotel Adagio Liverpool City Centre (0.3 miles)
- The Shankly Hotel (0.3 miles)
- Aachen Hotel (0.4 miles)
- Sir Thomas Hotel (0.4 miles)
- The Liverpool Inn (0.4 miles)
- Premier Apartments Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- Best Western Premier Collection Richmond Hotel (0.4 miles)
- Ibis Styles Liverpool Centre Dale Street (0.4 miles)
- Epic Apart Hotel - Seel Street (0.4 miles)
- The Nadler Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- Novotel Liverpool Centre (0.5 miles)
- Hope Street Hotel (0.5 miles)
- Hard Days Night Hotel (0.5 miles)
Nearby Train Stations
Train stations near O2 Academy Liverpool include:
Map showing location of O2 Academy Liverpool.