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.
  • Email
  • 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 24 events at this location

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3 Generations of Ska

Big ska show featuring Stranger Cole, Neville Staple Band, Sugary Staple, The AC30s and Buster Shuffle.

Thu 12 Apr

£25.80 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£20–£22.50 / 0844 477 2000

Agnieszka Chylinska

The Polish singer, TV personality and former vocalist of Polish rock band O.N.A performs her album Forever Child.

Fri 16 Mar

£29.50 / 0844 477 2000

Alvvays

Canadian fuzz-pop quintet.

Thu 22 Feb

£15 / 0844 477 2000

2

£16.50 / 0844 477 2000

The Damned

The punk legends, fronted by Dave Vanian, zip through their pithy catalogue.

Sat 3 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

With Slim Jim Phantom.

Fickle Friends

The five-piece Brighton-based band performs its 1980s style new wave pop.

Tue 27 Feb

£12 / 0844 477 2000

2

£13.20 / 0844 477 2000

Free Throw

Nashville emo outfit.

Tue 13 Feb

£9.90 / 0844 477 2000

3

£9.90 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£9 / 0844 477 2000

Gary Numan

Pioneering electro rocker, who's finally getting the recognition he deserves.

Wed 14 Mar

£32.45 / 0844 477 2000

High Tyde

The Brighton-based four-piece play their brand of summery, indie-pop music.

Sat 24 Feb

£8 / 0844 477 2000

High Tyde

The quartet who formed in Brighton in 2012 bring their upbeat, dance-inspired electronic indie-pop tunes to the stage.

Sat 24 Feb

£8.80 / 0844 477 2000

2

£8.80 / 0844 477 2000

Mist

Birmingham rapper.

Sat 10 Mar

£18.15 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 7 Apr

£12.65 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£11 / 0844 477 2000

Pearl Jam UK

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Sat 17 Nov

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Rat Boy

Hip hop and punk from Chelmsford singer and producer, Jordan Cardy. In 2016 he won Best New Artist at the NME Awards.

Tue 6 Feb

£16.50 / 0844 477 2000

Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I'm 50!

  • 4 stars

Richard Herring's pontificating over what it's like reaching a half century on this earth.

Fri 9 Feb

£17.50 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Fri 9 Feb

£17.50 / 0844 477 2000

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute Show

Paul Hopkins steps into the Roy Orbison role with this tribute to the 80s supergroup.

Fri 11 May

£23 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£20 / 0844 477 2000

The Sherlocks

Four piece indie/rock band from Sheffield.

Thu 1 Feb

£13.50 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00
2

£14.85 / 0844 477 2000

Sleeper

English Britpop band, fronted by Louise Wener and formed in London.

Sat 3 Mar

£23 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£20 / 0844 477 2000

The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit on their Strangeways Here We Come tour

Sat 20 Oct

£14.95 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£13 / 0844 477 2000

Tokio Myers

The winner of Britain's Got Talent 2017 performs his original melange of original contemporary classical and electronic music.

Fri 27 Apr

£25.85 / 0844 477 2000

The Wailers

Bob Marley's original backing band, led by Aston 'Familyman' Barrett, perform Legend in its entirety. Together with Bob Marley, the Wailers have sold over 250 million albums worldwide. As well as performing with Jamaica's best loved singer the band have played with Sting, Stevie Wonder, the Fugees and Carlos Santana as…

Tue 6 Mar

£25.85 / 0844 477 2000

The Wonder Stuff & Ned's Atomic Dustbin

A double-headline show of two of Stourbridge's finest exports. The Wonder Stuff formed in 1986 and released albums including The Eight Legged Groove Machine and Never Loved Elvis. Ned's Atomic Dustbin, named after an episode of The Goon Show, formed while the band were still teenagers and supported The Wonder Stuff on…

Sun 1 Apr

£34.50 / 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.

Sun 1 Apr

£30 / 0844 477 2000

The Xcerts

Scottish trio in the Idlewild/Biffy mould. The band have played with The Get Up Kids, Brand New and Taking Back Sunday.

Sun 18 Feb

£9.35 / 0844 477 2000

3

£9.35 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£8.50 / 0844 477 2000

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