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 1st April 2023 7:00 pmSpace - Spiders and Tin Planet 25th Anniversary Tour
Wednesday 5th April 2023 7:00 pmThe Damned
Saturday 8th April 2023 7:00 pmThe Cheap Thrills
Friday 14th April 2023 10:30 pmSwiftogeddon - the Taylor Swift Club Night
Saturday 22nd April 2023 7:00 pmSTONE
Saturday 29th April 2023 10:00 pmblk. (All Night Long)
Saturday 6th May 2023 7:00 pmBrooke Combe
Friday 12th May 2023 7:00 pmLittle Man Tate
Saturday 13th May 2023 7:00 pmFrench the Kid
Sunday 14th May 2023 7:00 pmBad Boy Chiller Crew
Sunday 14th May 2023 7:00 pmBad Boy Chiller Crew - VIP
Thursday 18th May 2023 7:00 pmLime Cordiale
Monday 12th June 2023 7:00 pmOcean Alley
Tuesday 13th June 2023 7:00 pmThe Hu
Saturday 1st July 2023 7:00 pmLove with Johnny Echols
Tuesday 11th July 2023 7:00 pmTeddy Swims
Saturday 29th July 2023 7:00 pmDon't Stop Queen Now
Saturday 29th July 2023 7:00 pmDon't Stop Queen Now
Monday 14th August 2023 7:00 pmFirst Aid Kit
Tuesday 15th August 2023 7:00 pmFirst Aid Kit
Tuesday 29th August 2023 7:00 pmTrivium - Bleed From Within
Saturday 9th September 2023 7:00 pmThe Real People
Friday 20th October 2023 7:00 pmThe Doors Alive
Thursday 26th October 2023 7:00 pmThe Sherlocks
Saturday 11th November 2023 7:00 pmAlabama 3
Saturday 25th November 2023 7:00 pmAntarctic Monkeys
Saturday 2nd December 2023 6:00 pmGong + Ozric Tentacles
Saturday 9th December 2023 7:00 pmIan Prowse & Amsterdam

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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  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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