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 31 events at this location

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AJ Tracey

The grime artist from London performs in support of his Lil Tracey EP.

Wed 18 Oct

£15 / 0844 477 2000

2

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

Alvvays

Canadian fuzz-pop quintet.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

£15 / 0844 477 2000

2

£16.50 / 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

Black Star Riders

New hard rock project from former Thin Lizzy members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza (along with Alice Cooper/Megadeth drummer Jimmy DeGrasso).

Thu 16 Nov

£31.65 / 0844 477 2000

With Blues Pills, Tax The Heat and Dirty Thrills.

Charlie Sloth

The acclaimed DJ and radio host Charlie Sloth spins hip hop.

Tue 3 Oct

£10–£15 / 0844 477 2000

Charlie Sloth - The Plug Tour powered by VK

Grimey Limey and Academy Events presents Charlie Sloth – The Plug Tour powered by VK at O2 Academy Leicester.

Tue 3 Oct

£16.95 / 0844 477 2000

The Damned

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

Sat 3 Feb 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

With Slim Jim Phantom.

Declan McKenna

Pop singer-songwriter from Hertfordshire.

Sat 21 Oct

£14.85 / 0844 477 2000

Definitely Mightbe

Tribute to Oasis.

Fri 24 Nov

£13.80 / 0844 477 2000

Dizzee Rascal

Squawking young garage MC who combines the sublime and the ridiculous in his progressive music and has scored some huge hits with 'Bonkers', 'Holiday' and 'Dance Wiv Me'.

Tue 10 Oct

£27.50 / 0844 477 2000

Elvana

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

Fri 20 Oct

£11.50 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar

£10 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

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

The Hoosiers

Perky quirky indie pop trio from London town.

Wed 11 Oct

£14.35 / 0844 477 2000

2

£14.40 / 0844 477 2000

J Hus

Rapper from East London.

Fri 3 Nov

£19.25 / 0844 477 2000

Katchafire

Roots reggae material performed by the New Zealand collective.

Thu 26 Oct

£15 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00
Scholar

£15 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

Lucy Spraggan

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

Sun 8 Oct

£15.40 / 0844 477 2000

2

£15.40 / 0844 477 2000

Milburn

Indie rockers from Sheffield.

Fri 10 Nov

£22 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 7 Apr 2018

£12.65 / 0844 477 2000

Newton Faulkner

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

Mon 13 Nov

£25.35 / 0844 477 2000

One Big NYE

Ravers Reunited unleashes an enormous New Year's Eve blowout at the O2 Academy in Leicester…

Sun 31 Dec

£22.60–£33.90 / 0844 477 2000

Pearl Jam UK

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Fri 8 Dec

£16 / 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 2018

£16.50 / 0844 477 2000

Redfaces

Indie-rock from the Sheffield-based foursome.

Mon 9 Oct

£7.70 / 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

  • 17:30

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

2

£14.95 / 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.

Tue 17 Oct

£12.50 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

Fri 17 Nov

£14.35 / 0844 477 2000

The Twang

Blokey Brummie indie rockers who occasionally show their softer side.

Sat 16 Dec

£24.45 / 0844 477 2000

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