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 24 events at this location

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Alvvays

Canadian fuzz-pop quintet.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

£15 / 0844 477 2000

2

£16.50 / 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. Support from The Patriots and…

Sat 2 Dec

£13.80 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£12 / 0844 477 2000

The Scholar

£13.60 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

The TV actor and BBC 6 Music demonstrates his deep love of funk, soul and R&B.

Sat 9 Dec

£17.25 / 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.

Definitely Mightbe

Tribute to Oasis.

Fri 24 Nov

£13.80 / 0844 477 2000

The Family Silver

The super trio, who between them have been linked to Ocean Colour Scene, Oasis, Ian Dury, The Who and many other iconic bands, play self-penned rock.

Sun 17 Dec

£18.40 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Free Throw

The five-piece from Nashville perform their emo-rock material.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

£9 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

High Tyde

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

Sat 24 Feb 2018

£8 / 0844 477 2000

High Tyde

The Brighton-based quartet perform their indie-pop material.

Sat 24 Feb 2018

£8 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:30
2

£8.80 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 7 Apr 2018

£12.65 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£11 / 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

£20–£30 / 0844 477 2000

Pearl Jam UK

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Fri 8 Dec

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£14 / 0844 477 2000

The Scholar

£15.90 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

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

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 2018

£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 2018

£17.50 / 0844 477 2000

Scouting for Girls

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

Tue 28 Nov

£25.75 / 0844 477 2000

Shed Seven

York indie rockers on a Greatest Hits Live tour.

Sun 26 Nov

Sold out / 0844 477 2000

The Sherlocks

Four piece indie/rock band from Sheffield.

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£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 2018

£23 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£20 / 0844 477 2000

The Twang

Blokey Brummie indie rockers who occasionally show their softer side.

Sat 16 Dec

£24.45 / 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 2018

£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 2018

£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 2018

£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 2018

£9.35 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£8.50 / 0844 477 2000

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