O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
Shepherd's Bush Green, Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 8TT
  • Box office 0844 477 2000
  • General enquiries 020 8354 3300
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  • Website www.o2shepherdsbushempire.co.uk
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The O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire is arguably one of the few iconic music venues to become famous for something else: although it opened in 1903 as a variety theatre, between 1953 and 1991 it was the BBC TV Theatre, making it the national cradle of broadcast light entertainment. Since the early 90s it's returned to its roots as a live venue,with a penchant for surprise or warm-up gigs; despite a relatively modest capacity of 2000, the Rolling Stones and Page & Plant have each played here.

The nearest Tube stations are Goldhawk Road (Circle/Hammersmith & City), Shepherd's Bush (Central) and Shepherd's Bush Market (Circle/Hammersmith & City); please note that none of these stations are equipped with lifts. The venue is served by the 72, 207, 220, 260, 283, 295, 607 and N207 buses. The nearest car park is in Westfield Shopping Centre, a few minutes' walk to the north.

  • Open since: 1903

Events at this venue

There are 90 events at this location

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Alec Benjamin

American singer-songwriter.

Tue 26 Nov

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Ben Phillips

The prankster on tour.

Sun 20 Oct

Cancelled / 0844 477 2000

Sun 15 Dec

£27–£35 / 0844 477 2000

The Big 3–0 Tour: Gun, Dan Reed Network, FM

GUN, FM, and Dan Reed Network celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1989 albums Taking On The World, Tough It Out and Slam.

Wed 11 Dec

£36 / 0844 477 2000

Bjorn Again

Much respected long-serving Abba tribute act.

Thu 12 Dec

£31.75–£43.75 / 0844 477 2000

The Bluetones

The melodic combo from Hounslow return to discipline their Blue army in the art of chirpy tunesmithery.

Fri 8 Nov

£28.75 / 0844 477 2000

Wed 26 Feb 2020

£23.34 / 0844 477 2000

Brandy Clark

Grammy, CMA and AMA nominated US country artist.

Fri 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

With Kyle Daniel.

Fri 24 Apr 2020

£27.50 / 0844 477 2000

Brett Eldredge

DF Concerts present Brett Eldredge Plus SupportDoors Open from 7pm

Fri 7 Feb 2020

£30.30 / 0844 477 2000

Brian Fallon & The Howling Weather

Brian Fallon first rose to commercial and critical acclaim as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of The Gaslight Anthem, in addition to other beloved acts including The Horrible Crowes and Molly & The Zombies. Fallon released his first solo record, Painkillers, in 2016. The album received widespread critical applause…

Sat 23 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Bruce Hornsby

★★★★ On Sale 28th June 2019**** Regular Music presents An Evening With Bruce Hornsby Bruce Hornsby, the creatively insatiable pianist and singer-songwriter from Williamsburg, Virginia, always has succeeded on his exceptional gifts, his training, and his work ethic. He became a global name in music by reimagining…

Sun 3 Nov

£45 / 0844 477 2000

The Cat Empire

Latino-ska-funk hoedown from this Melbourne six-piece. Look, no guitars!

Thu 12 Mar 2020

£40–£45.50 / 0844 477 2000

Cavetown

The singer-songwriter and YouTuber from Cambridge, formally known as Robin Skinner perform his indie originals.

Sat 29 Feb 2020

£21.50 / 0844 477 2000

A Celebration of David Bowie – Philip Glass: Heroes Symphony / Low Symphony

Charles Hazlewood conducts Philip Glass's two symphonies based on classic Bowie albums.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£29–£67.50 / 0844 477 2000

Chase Rice

In support of his fourth studio album, Lambs & Lions, American country star Chase Rice - who found fame as a contestant on US TV show Survivor: Nicaragua - will perform his popular tracks, old and new, live in Birmingham this evening.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

£18 / 0844 477 2000

Cigarettes After Sex

American ambient pop band formed in 2008, known for their ethereal and often dreamlike musical style. Fronted by songwriter Greg Gonzalez.

Thu 28 Nov

£32.86 / 0844 477 2000

Mon 2 Dec

£21.05–£22.95 / 0844 477 2000

The Comet Is Coming

The Mercury-nominated London-based outfit presents its fusion of jazz, funk and electronica.

Thu 5 Dec

£23.40 / 0844 477 2000

Thu 24 Oct

£21.10 / 0844 477 2000

Current 93

This is an 8+ show. Under 14s must be accompanied by an 18+ Adult.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

£37.25 / 0844 477 2000

Devendra Banhart

Parallel Lines Presents: Devendra Banhart + Guests Please note the price includes a £1.50 Restoration Levy. 'One of the most magnetic performers around.' Guardian 'Mr. Banhart is a gifted fantasist, creating spider webs of acoustic guitar and vocals.' New York Times

Tue 4 Feb 2020

£29.62 / 0844 477 2000

Ed Gamble: Blizzard

  • 4 stars

Another 'bracing flurry of idiocy' from the comedian Ed Gamble.

Fri 20 Dec

£23.90 / 0844 477 2000

Electric Six

The Detroit rockers invite you to join the punky disco party as they power though hits Gay Bar and Danger! High Voltage.

Sat 30 Nov

£24.25 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 14 Dec

£25–£32.50 / 0844 477 2000

Franc Moody

Electro dance.

Thu 5 Mar 2020

£18 / 0844 477 2000

Gabrielle Aplin

Teen singer-songwriter who found success with her cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's 'The Power of Love'.

Tue 17 Mar 2020

£27.82 / 0844 477 2000

Heaven 17

Eighties synthpop trio.

Sat 21 Nov 2020

£37.40–£117.15 / 0844 477 2000

Hiatus Kaiyote

The Australian four-piece merge poetry and polyrhythms to create their future soul sound.

Mon 11 Nov

£28.60 / 0844 477 2000

Home Free

Classic rock, pop and country a cappella covers.

Fri 20 Mar 2020

£31.45 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 20 Mar 2020

£26 / 0844 477 2000

Indigo Girls

Over-14s show. Rootsy pop songwriting duo Amy Ray and Emily Saliers.

Mon 28 Oct

£31.75–£37.25 / 0844 477 2000

Jade Bird

This London-resident singer-songwriter brings her own take on alternative rock to the stage with her original material.

Wed 27 Nov

£20.65 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 1 Nov

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 6 Jun 2020

£34.50 / 0844 477 2000

John Butler Trio

Guitarist Butler leads the Aussie roots and jam band.

Sat 6 Jun 2020

£34.50 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 1 Feb 2020

£25–£55 / 0844 477 2000

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Kenny Wayne Shepherd has lived more than half of his life in the spotlight. He is widely considered to be one of the best blues / rock guitarists (James Brown once referred to him as ´one of the wonders of the world´) and he has had six No. 1 blues albums and a string of No. 1 mainstream rock singles. Utter the phrase…

Tue 12 Nov

£34.50 / 0844 477 2000

Kiefer Sutherland

The UK-born Canadian actor and singer performs his country music material.

Tue 22 Oct

£34.50–£40 / 0844 477 2000

Tue 11 Feb 2020

£25 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 9 Nov

Sold out / 0844 477 2000

Lagwagon

Californian punk veterans.

Thu 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Larkin Poe

Bluegrass sibling duo hailed as 'heirs to the Dixie Chicks'.

Thu 7 May 2020

£26.40–£31.90 / 0844 477 2000

Wed 13 Nov

£27.45 / 0844 477 2000

Lennon Stella

At just 19 years old, Lennon Stella (born August 13, 1999) who was born in Ontario, Canada, has already achieved immense success in her career. She began starring in the hit ABC TV series Nashville in 2012 as Maddie Conrad, alongside her real-life sister Maisy Stella, who plays Daphne Conrad. The series moved over to CMT…

Mon 2 Mar 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

L'impÉratrice - Matahari Worldwide Tour 2020

Following a very successful release in France, L'Impératrice’s debut album "Matahari" arrives worldwide in 2019 with all the pomp and circumstance of a coronation. “Impératrice” is French for “Empress”, and if their moniker is the most difficult thing to grasp for anglophones, then musically there’s nothing that doesn’t…

Thu 20 Feb 2020

£19.50 / 0844 477 2000

Louise

Louise Redknapp returns to the world of pop with new album Heavy Love and a UK tour.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Lowkey

Music from English rapper and political activist, Lowkey.

Thu 16 Apr 2020

£26.30 / 0844 477 2000

Maisie Peters

Rising young musician.

Thu 14 Nov

£17.45 / 0844 477 2000

Wed 18 Dec

£20–£50 / 0844 477 2000

Maverick Sabre

Aka English/Irish rapper/singer Michael Stafford, encroaching on Plan B's indie crooner territory.

Fri 22 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 477 2000

Mon 9 Dec

£121 / 0844 477 2000

Michael Schenker Fest

The rock guitarist reunites with original band members Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet, Robin McAuley, Steve Mann, Chris Glen and Ted McKenna.

Sun 19 Apr 2020

£30–£40 / 0844 477 2000

Sun 10 Nov

£64.90 / 0844 477 2000

The Mountain Goats

Folk-rockers from Norwalk, USA with support from singer/songwriter Alessi Laurent-Marke.

Fri 15 Nov

£31.15 / 0844 477 2000

Tue 3 Dec

£17.50 / 0844 477 2000

Mystery Jets

London band who are the missing link between Can, Dexy's and The Zutons now with an added 80s electro edge.

Wed 20 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Nathan Carter

Irish charmer Nathan Carter and his band play an easy listening mix of Irish, country and popular songs.

Sat 28 Nov 2020

£42.50 / 0844 477 2000

Nek

In support of his new album of unpublished works, Nek will perform songs never heard before as well as hits from across his 25-year career.

Sun 1 Dec

£40.75 / 0844 477 2000

New Power Generation: Celebrating Prince

“The NPG includes performers who’d backed him through his glory days.. but the secret of the bands popularity is the fact this is not an exercise im

Sat 7 Dec

£34.30–£38.50 / 0844 477 2000

Nilufer Yanya

Soulful indie singer-songwriter from London.

Tue 19 Nov

£18.30 / 0844 477 2000

Palaye Royale

Las Vegas rockers mixing glam rock, goth and indie punk.

Fri 21 Feb 2020

£15–£18.50 / 0844 477 2000

Wed 20 Nov

£51.15–£56.65 / 0844 477 2000

Race Chaser Live! with Alaska & Willam

Hit podcast dissecting every episode of RuPaul's Drag Race gets UK tour.

Mon 25 Nov

£25–£72 / 0844 477 2000

Rationale

Zimbabwe-born British singer-songwriter Tinashe Fazakerley, better known as Rationale, continues to promote his acclaimed debut album off the back of a successful UK tour of new material in April and May last year. Pharrell Williams, Elton John and Annie Mac are all ardent fans and it won't be long before the UK is bowing…

Thu 9 Apr 2020

£19.10 / 0844 477 2000

Roachford

The singer-songwriter who hails from London plays his pop and soul originals.

Sat 19 Oct

£34.10–£62.15 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 3 Apr 2020

£34.10–£62.15 / 0844 477 2000

Robin Trower

Legendary rock guitarist who made his name with Procul Harum in the 60s.

Tue 29 Oct

Cancelled / 0844 477 2000

Tue 29 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Sun 2 Feb 2020

£40 / 0844 477 2000

Ronnie Spector & The Ronnettes

Potentially the gig of the month, as Ms Spector of the classic 60s girl group who gave us 'Be My Baby', 'Baby I Love You' and more graces us with her immortal presence.

Thu 19 Dec

£30–£55 / 0844 477 2000

Thu 21 Nov

Sold out / 0844 477 2000

Roxymphony

Orchestral revamp of Roxy Music's hits, featuring band members Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera.

Mon 21 Oct

Cancelled / 0844 477 2000

  • 20:00

Roxymphony featuring Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera

Roxy Music reunited in the US on March 29th to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame alongside Radiohead and The Cure.

Mon 21 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Scouting for Girls

Quirky perky London indie poppers who gave us 'She's So Lovely'.

Fri 6 Dec

£31.75–£77.40 / 0844 477 2000

The Selecter - 40th Anniversary Tour + DJ Rhoda Dakar

The Selecter have announced their 40th Anniversary Tour in 2019 with Special Guest and DJ Rhoda Dakar. The Selecter will be playing an extended, hit-rich set each night with some added live favourites and surprises. They will also be joined for a few songs by vocalist Rhoda Dakar who will also play a DJ Set to open the…

Sat 23 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Fri 29 Nov

£32 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 17 Jan 2020

£24.55 / 0844 477 2000

Tue 17 Dec

£16–£20 / 0844 477 2000

Skillet

Selling over 11 million units worldwide, the Wisconsin rock quartet have received two Grammy Award nominations and won a Billboard Music Award for the platinum-certified Awake.

Tue 10 Dec

£28 / 0844 477 2000

Starset

Visionary media collective STARSET have announced the release of their new album on 13.09.19. They turned into stars via YouTube without even trying – probably something to do with their tumbling and relentless free-fall into cinematic chaos. BIG noise. Rock icons. This is an all ages event (U14s to be accompanied by an…

Thu 13 Feb 2020

£17.50 / 0844 477 2000

Tegan And Sara

Tegan and Sara present *Hey, I'm Just Like You * A tour in support of their memoir High School *and new record *Hey, I'm Just Like You The Hey, I’m Just Like You Tour will feature Tegan and Sara alone on stage in a multi-dimensional show unlike anything they have ever done. Reading and reliving stories from their…

Sun 17 Nov

£32.50–£65 / 0844 477 2000

Temples

Psychedelic indie quartet from Kettering. Bring on the fruit salad lightshow.

Sun 8 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

The Teskey Brothers

Sam and Josh Teskey discovered American soul music of the 1960's via their parents' record collection and were immediately taken. As teenagers, the two brothers jammed night after night in the bungalow behind their family home on the outskirts of Melbourne, devouring the R&B songbook and absorbing the tricks of the…

Thu 23 Jan 2020

£20.75 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 10 Jan 2020

£25.50 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 11 Jan 2020

£25.50 / 0844 477 2000

Wed 30 Oct

£40 / 0844 477 2000

Tom Robinson

The veteran singer-songwriter, bassist and activist performs from Only The Now, his first album in 20 years.

Sat 30 May 2020

£30.80–£35.10 / 0844 477 2000

Tyler Childers

US-based Americana and folk singer-songwriter.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

£22.85 / 0844 477 2000

Vir Das: Loved

The Indian comic explore what it takes to love someone else.

Wed 4 Dec

£26 / 0844 477 2000

The Wonder Stuff

Fraggle rockers from the late 80s and early 90s, scattering their perky, subtly clever indie pop around once more.

Fri 13 Dec

£38.50 / 0844 477 2000

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