O2 Academy Leicester
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 20 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.
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 8 Dec
£12 / 0844 477 2000
Much respected long-serving Abba tribute act.
Fri 7 Dec
£27.50–£86.90 / 0844 477 2000
Brighton singer-songwriter and star of Channel 4's The Undateables.
The Daniel Wakeford Experience
Pure and ecstatic pop from a charismatic and honest singer-songwriter.
Thu 25 Oct
£12 / 0844 477 2000
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
The former Million Dead frontman has moved away from his hardcore roots to embrace rabble-rousing folk punk in a New Model Army style.
Fri 4 May
Sold out / 0844 477 2000
The Magic Numbers
Indie-pop and pop-rock by the four-piece from Hanwell, comprised of two pairs of brothers and sisters.
Sat 19 May
£14 / 0844 477 2000
Nearly Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birdz
Sat 7 Apr
£11 / 0844 477 2000
Pearl Jam UK
Pearl Jam tribute act.
Early 80s alternative popsters, best known for the hit 'Pretty In Pink'.
Tue 12 Jun
Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000
With The Phenomenal Rise of Richard Strange.
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
£20 / 0844 477 2000
The Sex Pissed Dolls
Punk, ska and rock from the edgy foursome.
Fri 30 Nov
£15 / 0844 477 2000
Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit on their Strangeways Here We Come tour
Sat 20 Oct
£14.95 / 0844 477 2000
Three Generations Of Ska
Stranger Cole, Neville Staple and Christine Sugary Staple chart the evolution of the genre from early 1960s Jamaica to the present day. Plus the AC30s and Buster Shuffle.
Thu 12 Apr
£25.35 / 0844 477 2000
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 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