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 26th November 2021 7:00 pmHeaven 17
Thursday 26th May 2022 7:00 pmThe Flaming Lips
Thursday 9th June 2022 7:00 pmBlack Label Society
Wednesday 15th June 2022 7:00 pmBilly Talent
Thursday 16th June 2022 7:00 pmThe Wonder Stuff - Performing Never Loved Elvis
Saturday 23rd July 2022 7:00 pmTom Rogan
Thursday 28th July 2022 7:00 pmVintage Trouble
Sunday 28th August 2022 7:00 pmWallows
Tuesday 6th September 2022 7:00 pmAdore Delano  Party Your Worldâ
Sunday 11th September 2022 7:00 pmThe Slow Readers Club
Saturday 1st October 2022 7:00 pmDigga D
Saturday 8th October 2022 6:00 pmFrank Turner & the Sleeping Souls
Thursday 20th October 2022 7:00 pmThe Enemy
Thursday 10th November 2022 7:00 pmCrawlers
Tuesday 15th November 2022 7:00 pmWet Leg
Saturday 19th November 2022 7:00 pmAntarctic Monkeys
Saturday 26th November 2022 7:00 pmPale Waves
Monday 28th November 2022 7:00 pmScouting for Girls
Thursday 1st December 2022 7:00 pmThe Reytons
Friday 9th December 2022 7:00 pmShowhawk Duo - Acoustic Rave for the Jilted Generation'
Saturday 10th December 2022 7:00 pmIan Prowse & Amsterdam
Saturday 17th December 2022 7:00 pmThe Icicle Works
Thursday 23rd March 2023 7:00 pmI Prevail

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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