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 43 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

Absolute Bowie

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

Fri 29 Jan 2021

2

£14.95 / 0844 477 2000

Antarctic Monkeys: Arctic Monkeys Tribute

It has been far too long since the Sheffield-formed four-piece released new material, so while we wait for album number six why not enjoy the next best thing. 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 24 Oct

2

£16.70 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 23 Oct 2021

2

£16.70 / 0844 477 2000

£14.50 / 0844 477 2000

Beabadoobee

London based slacker folk bedroom pop artist Beabadoobee is the latest signing to Dirty Hit Records. Having already amassed millions of streams with her own self-released recordings, Beabadoobee releases her new EP Patched Up, a playful yet bittersweet collection of songs from the 18-year-old newcomer. Described by Bea…

Tue 14 Sep 2021

2

Cancelled / 0844 477 2000

Beardyman

The first person to retain the UK Beatbox Champion title for two years in a row.

Thu 15 Apr 2021

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Black Foxxes

The West Country three-piece plays lyrically intelligent melodic rock.

Thu 11 Mar 2021

£8 / 0844 477 2000

The Blinders

South Yorkshire punk trio playing thrilling dystopian anthems off their debut LP Columbia.

Fri 5 Mar 2021

2

£11.50 / 0844 477 2000

Blossoms

A lighter psychedelic sound with elements of British pop from Stockport five-piece Blossoms.

Sat 20 Mar 2021

£26.40 / 0844 477 2000

The Bluetones

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

Thu 11 Feb 2021

2

£25.30 / 0844 477 2000

British Sea Power

Angular, arty Brighton indie rock quartet with a compelling visual sense.

Sun 11 Apr 2021

2

£18.40 / 0844 477 2000

Broken Witt Rebels

Birmingham quartet that mixes classic rock with soulful blues.

Thu 1 Apr 2021

2

£13.80 / 0844 477 2000

Cast

Liverpudlian indie combo of Britpop vintage (featuring The La's John Power) reform – everyone else is at it, so why not?

Fri 30 Apr 2021

£28.75 / 0844 477 2000

Circa Waves

Indie sounds.

Tue 9 Mar 2021

£19.15 / 0844 477 2000

Declan McKenna

Pop singer-songwriter from Hertfordshire.

Wed 24 Mar 2021

£22 / 0844 477 2000

Definitely Mightbe

Tribute to Oasis.

Fri 19 Nov 2021

2

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

DNB All Stars: Leicester (Beastwang)

A full line-up of DNB travelling through the genre.

Sat 12 Dec

£16.65 / 0844 477 2000

Dub Pistols

Baggy-dub from ex-Monkey Mafia collaborator Barry Ashworth.

Thu 22 Oct

2

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

Thu 28 Oct 2021

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Elvana

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

Sat 17 Apr 2021

£23 / 0844 477 2000

Ferocious Dog

The collective plays folk, with distinct influences from traditional Celtic music, ska, rock and pop.

Thu 19 Nov

2

£20.15 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 29 Oct 2021

£17.50 / 0844 477 2000

2

£20.15 / 0844 477 2000

Fleetwood Bac

The ensemble performs rock in tribute to the award-winning band.

Fri 19 Mar 2021

£15 / 0844 477 2000

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.

Sat 6 Nov 2021

£32.50 / 0844 477 2000

Gaye Bykers On Acid

Formed in 1984, the four-piece from Leicester perform psychedelic rock material from their catalogue.

Fri 5 Feb 2021

2

£20.70 / 0844 477 2000

Glass Caves

The Leeds-based five-piece band plays alternative rock.

Fri 26 Mar 2021

2

£11 / 0844 477 2000

Hayseed Dixie

Bluegrass covers of the hard rockin' sounds of AC/DC, Motörhead, Queen and other rock monsters plus an increasing number of comedy originals creeping into the set. The band perform tracks from their back catalogue as well as their new album, Free Your Mind and Your Grass Will Follow.

Thu 18 Mar 2021

2

£21.30 / 0844 477 2000

King No One

Indie-rock four-piece hailing from York.

Sun 28 Feb 2021

2

£13.20 / 0844 477 2000

The Lathums

Indie four-piece from Wigan.

Fri 7 May 2021

2

£15.55 / 0844 477 2000

Mad Dog Mcrea

Devon band blending folk rock, gypsy jazz and bluegrass.

Thu 14 Oct 2021

2

£19 / 0844 477 2000

Metz

Toronto noise merchants.

Tue 21 Sep 2021

2

£15.40 / 0844 477 2000

The Mysterines

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

2

£8.80 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 4 Jun 2021

£8 / 0844 477 2000

2

£8.80 / 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 7 Apr 2021

2

£20.15 / 0844 477 2000

Nirvana UK

Nirvana tribute band based in the West Midlands. The band strive to be as close to the real deal as possible with the same clothes, instruments, effect boxes, drums and pre amps that the band used.

Sat 24 Apr 2021

2

£14.95 / 0844 477 2000

Pearl Jam UK

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Sat 13 Nov 2021

2

£20.15 / 0844 477 2000

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

Alt rock quintet from Newcastle.

Sat 21 Nov

£19 / 0844 477 2000

Sea Girls

Indie four-piece from London.

Mon 26 Apr 2021

£16.50 / 0844 477 2000

The Showhawk Duo

Quirky acoustic guitar duo who tackle everything from Queen to Daft Punk.

Sat 15 May 2021

2

£14.85 / 0844 477 2000

Skunk Anansie

Punk-tinged Britrock quartet still going strong, nearly 25 years later.

Tue 27 Oct

£32.45 / 0844 477 2000

Wed 30 Jun 2021

£32.45 / 0844 477 2000

The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit.

Fri 15 Oct 2021

2

£17.85 / 0844 477 2000

Submotion Orchestra

A heady brew of soul, jazz and electronica.

Thu 21 Oct 2021

2

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

Tom Clarke

Acoustic show from The Enemy's Tom Clarke, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the band's debut album We'll Live And Die In These Towns.

Fri 15 Jan 2021

2

£20.70 / 0844 477 2000

Twin Atlantic

Biffy and Dinosaur Jr references from the Glasgow alt.rockers who have honed their sound with radio friendly hit 'Heart and Soul'.

Sat 4 Sep 2021

£23 / 0844 477 2000

Ultimate Coldplay

Tribute to British rockers Coldplay.

Fri 22 Oct 2021

2

£12.65 / 0844 477 2000

Urban Voodoo Machine

Self-styled bourbon-soaked gypsy blues bop'n'stroll collective from east Londonshire.

Sat 22 May 2021

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

2

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

We Are Not Devo: Devo Tribute

A tribute to American rock band Devo.

Sat 5 Jun 2021

2

£13.20 / 0844 477 2000

While She Sleeps

Hardcore five-piece from Sheffield.

Thu 6 May 2021

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

2

£22 / 0844 477 2000

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