O2 Academy Leicester

O2 Academy Leicester
University Road, Leicester, East Midlands, LE1 7RH
  • Box office 0844 477 2000
  • General enquiries 0116 223 1111
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 9am–5pm during term time.
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  • Website www.o2academyleicester.co.uk
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The 02 Academy Leicester is a purpose-built music venue on the campus of the University of Leicester. It was opened in 2010 in the Percy Gee Building, the home of the University's Student Union, as part of a major redevelopment of the building. It has two stages, with capacities of 500 and 250 respectively, and hosts international touring acts as well as local bands.

The nearest train station is Leicester, from where a taxi can be taken to the venue.

  • Provides: Wheelchair access
  • Open since: 2010

Events at this venue

There are 23 events at this location

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2-Tone Tribute Tour

Special Kinda Madness and The Special Brew perform the music of The Specials, Madness and Bad Manners.

Sat 8 Jul

Cancelled / 0844 477 2000

Absolute Bowie

'Europe's premier Bowie tribute band', endorsed by Bowie drummer Woody Woodmansey.

Fri 9 Jun

2

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

Antarctic Monkeys: Arctic Monkeys Tribute

The band pays tribute to the indie-rock act, known for the songs I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor, Do I Wanna Know? and R U Mine.

Sat 2 Dec

£13.80 / 0844 477 2000

Ash

Alt.rock with indie and punk vibes from the multi-million selling trio and Brit rock favourites.

Sun 20 Aug

2

£20.15 / 0844 477 2000

Definitely Mightbe

Tribute to Oasis.

Fri 24 Nov

£13.80 / 0844 477 2000

Elvana

Elvis-fronted Nirvana tribute combining rock'n'roll with grunge.

Fri 20 Oct

£11.50 / 0844 477 2000

The Family Silver

Alternative rock and indie from the trio in support of their debut album Electric Blend.

Sun 17 Dec

£18.40 / 0844 477 2000

Fireball: Fuelling the Fire Tour

A celebration of punk rock, ska, reggae and roots with a lineup of Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag and Mad Caddies.

Fri 13 Oct

£11.50 / 0844 477 2000

Ghostpoet

Singer and producer Obaro Ejimiwe performs a mix of alternative hip hop and electronica, with dubstep and grime elements, from his album Some Say I So I Say Light.

Mon 6 Nov

£16.50 / 0844 477 2000

Lucy Spraggan

X Factor singer-songwriter with a light, observational style.

Sun 8 Oct

2

£15.40 / 0844 477 2000

The Mission

Veteran gothic rockers from Leeds, still travelling down that dusty road we call 'touring'.

Sat 27 May

£31.05 / 0844 477 2000

Mr Scruff

An eclectic set from the Manchester-based DJ, otherwise known as Andy Carthy, who plays soul, funk, hip hop, jazz, reggae, Latin, African, ska, disco, house and funk. The pulsating five-hour set promises to be laden with off-the-wall sounds and soulful quirkiness.

Sat 3 Jun

2

£16.50 / 0844 477 2000

Newton Faulkner

Dreadlocked, laidback surfer dude troubadour doing tricksy stuff with acoustic guitars.

Mon 13 Nov

£25.35 / 0844 477 2000

Pearl Jam UK

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Fri 8 Dec

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Reel Big Fish

Southern California ska punk band best known for their 1997 hit Sell Out.

Fri 13 Oct

£10 / 0844 477 2000

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Scouting for Girls

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

Tue 28 Nov

£24.75 / 0844 477 2000

Shed Seven

York indie rockers on a Greatest Hits Live tour.

Sun 26 Nov

£26.40 / 0844 477 2000

The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit on their Strangeways Here We Come tour

Sat 21 Oct

£14.95 / 0844 477 2000

Soul Ii Soul

British soul, R&B and reggae from the veterans who released the hit single 'Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)' in 1989.

Sat 16 Sep

£28.75 / 0844 477 2000

The Southmartins

A tribute band dedicated to performing pop and indie-rock covers originally played by The Housemartins and The Beautiful South.

Fri 17 Nov

£14.35 / 0844 477 2000

The Strypes

Teen Irish four-piece delving back to the 60s beat groups for inspiration.

Wed 7 Jun

2

£13.75 / 0844 477 2000

The Twang

Blokey Brummie indie rockers who occasionally show their softer side.

Sat 16 Dec

£24.45 / 0844 477 2000

We Are Scientists

Tense, catchy pop songs from the jocular Brooklyn-based indie outfit as they tour their fifth album Helter Seltzer. The current line up of indie rockers consists of original members Keith Murray and Chris Cain along with former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows. Co-founder Michael Tapper left the band in 2007 and now…

Sun 23 Jul

£18.15 / 0844 477 2000

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