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.
|Monday 30th August 2021 7:00 pm||New Hope Club|
|Friday 3rd September 2021 7:00 pm||Showhawk Duo|
|Monday 6th September 2021 7:00 pm||Declan McKenna|
|Tuesday 14th September 2021 7:00 pm||The Vamps|
|Friday 17th September 2021 6:00 pm||Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana|
|Friday 17th September 2021 7:00 pm||Courting|
|Tuesday 21st September 2021 7:00 pm||Black Stone Cherry|
|Monday 27th September 2021 7:00 pm||The Slow Readers Club|
|Saturday 2nd October 2021 7:00 pm||The Psychedelic Furs|
|Sunday 3rd October 2021 7:00 pm||Scouting for Girls|
|Saturday 9th October 2021 7:00 pm||Becky Hill|
|Friday 15th October 2021 10:00 pm||The Abba Disco|
|Saturday 16th October 2021 7:00 pm||Sea Girls|
|Friday 22nd October 2021 7:00 pm||Newton Faulkner|
|Saturday 23rd October 2021 7:00 pm||Turin Brakes - 20th Anniversary Of 'The Optimist LP'|
|Saturday 30th October 2021 7:00 pm||The Mysterines|
|Friday 5th November 2021 7:00 pm||Dappy|
|Tuesday 16th November 2021 7:00 pm||Headie One: Edna Live - the Tour|
|Thursday 18th November 2021 7:00 pm||Thomas Headon|
|Saturday 20th November 2021 7:00 pm||Fish|
|Thursday 25th November 2021 7:00 pm||Sleaford Mods|
|Friday 26th November 2021 7:00 pm||Heaven 17|
|Friday 3rd December 2021 7:00 pm||Shed Seven|
|Saturday 11th December 2021 7:00 pm||Ian Prowse & Amsterdam|
|Friday 14th January 2022 7:00 pm||Cast|
|Saturday 26th February 2022 7:00 pm||Tom Odell|
|Friday 18th March 2022 7:00 pm||I Prevail|
|Saturday 19th March 2022 7:00 pm||Alabama 3|
|Thursday 31st March 2022 7:00 pm||The Fratellis|
|Saturday 2nd April 2022 7:00 pm||The Undertones + Special Guest Hugh Cornwell Electric|
|Tuesday 5th April 2022 7:00 pm||Everything Everything|
|Wednesday 27th April 2022 7:00 pm||Metronomy|
|Thursday 26th May 2022 7:00 pm||The Flaming Lips|
|Thursday 28th July 2022 7:00 pm||Vintage Trouble|
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.