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 18 events at this location

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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

Scholar Bar

£12 / 0844 477 2000

Bjorn Again

Much respected long-serving Abba tribute act.

Fri 7 Dec

£27.50–£86.90 / 0844 477 2000

Coasts

Bristol indie five-piece with Foals and the Cure influences.

Thu 18 Oct

Scholar Bar

£13 / 0844 477 2000

Daniel Wakeford

Brighton singer-songwriter and star of Channel 4's The Undateables.

Thu 25 Oct

The Scholar

£12 / 0844 477 2000

Definitely Mightbe

Tribute to Oasis.

Fri 23 Nov

£14.35 / 0844 477 2000

Enter Shikari

Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Less Than Jake

The cult ska punkers who have worked their way up to sell-out status without, erm, selling out.

Thu 8 Nov

£24.15 / 0844 477 2000

The Men They Couldn't Hang

Political folk punks, first active in the 80s.

Fri 12 Oct

Scholar Bar

£18 / 0844 477 2000

Miles Kane

Indie rock swagger from the charismatic Rascals frontman who reached for his inner Scott Walker with Arctic Monkey Alex Turner in The Last Shadow Puppets.

Tue 4 Dec

£24.75 / 0844 477 2000

Pearl Jam UK

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Sat 17 Nov

£17.25 / 0844 477 2000

Scholar Bar

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Reel Big Fish

Southern California ska punk band best known for their 1997 hit Sell Out.

Thu 8 Nov

£24.15 / 0844 477 2000

The Sex Pissed Dolls

Punk, ska and rock from the edgy foursome.

Fri 30 Nov

Scholar Bar

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Shame

Grungey indie punk from London.

Sat 17 Nov

£14.30 / 0844 477 2000

Slade

The classic rock/pop/glitter band led by founder members Dave Hill and Don Powell (but sadly no Noddy Holder) perform hits including 'Coz I Luv You', 'Cum On Feel The Noize', 'Mama Weer All Crazee Now' and 'Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me'.

Sun 16 Dec

£26.95 / 0844 477 2000

The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit on their Strangeways Here We Come tour

Sat 20 Oct

Scholar Bar

£14.95 / 0844 477 2000

Tom Grennan

The BBC Music Sound Of 2017 nominee, singer-songwriter and musician from Bedford, who found fame supplying his vocals to the Chase & Status track, When it All Goes Wrong, pays a visit to Liverpool during his debut tour in support of his upcoming album, containing melodic blues riffs and emotive vocals to create a…

Fri 19 Oct

£17.92 / 0844 477 2000

Trevor Nelson

Soul and R&B from the 1980s to the 2000s.

Sat 25 Aug

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Yellowcard

Farewell tour from Florida's alt.rockers Yellowcard who recently announced their imminent break-up.

Thu 8 Nov

£21 / 0844 477 2000

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