O2 Academy Newcastle

O2 Academy Newcastle
O2 Academy Newcastle
Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 1SW
  • Box office 0844 477 2000
  • General enquiries 0191 260 2020
  • Box office times Mon–Sat noon–4pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.o2academynewcastle.co.uk
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The O2 Academy Newcastle was built as a cinema in 1927 before becoming the Majestic Ballroom, in which guise it played host to many classic 60s bands; the Beatles wrote 'She Loves You' after a memorable 1963 gig at the Majestic. Following the inevitable spell as a bingo hall, it was totally refurbished in 2005 but retains many of its original features. It can hold 1620 people in its main space, or up to 380 in Academy 2. Besides live bands it now hosts the popular club night Alpha.

Newcastle station and Newcastle Central Metro are a couple of minutes' walk to the south, and the venue is served by the 84 bus route. The nearest car parking is at Fenkle Street (toll) and Waterloo Street (free after 6.30pm.)

  • Provides: Wheelchair access

Events at this venue

There are 46 events at this location

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Absolute Bowie

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

Fri 19 Nov

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Alabama 3

Characterful blend of southern-fried preachifying, dancefloor-friendly beats and a whole lotta love.

Thu 7 Apr 2022

£29.50 / 0844 477 2000

Alestorm

Pirate metal band from Perth.

Tue 7 Dec

£28 / 0844 477 2000

Antarctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys tribute band from the UK.

Sat 6 Nov

£14.50 / 0844 477 2000

Black Spiders

No-nonsense old school rocking from this Sheffield quintet.

Tue 23 Nov

2

£14 / 0844 477 2000

Bugzy Malone

Performance by the wordsmith, MC and rapper.

Thu 25 Nov

£20 / 0844 477 2000

The Cadillac Three

American Southern rock group originally known as The Cadillac Black.

Mon 6 Dec

£20 / 0844 477 2000

Cash

Johnny Cash tribute.

Sat 4 Dec

2

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Cast

Liverpudlian indie combo of Britpop vintage (featuring The La's John Power) reform.

Sun 23 Jan 2022

£25 / 0844 477 2000

Cheap Trick

Over-14s show. American power pop/rock veterans, on the road since forever.

Tue 1 Feb 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Christmas Rocks Day 1 Ticket

Christmas Rocks is back! The biggest & best Tribute show in the UK.24 bands over 4 days will make this the best Christmas ever! Come and join us on Day One for the amazing Fu Fighters, The Killaz UK, Green Days, The Prodigy Experience,UK Chili Peppers & Blinkd 182. This is an outstanding line up and we cant wait…

Mon 27 Dec

Free / 0844 477 2000

Christmas Rocks Day 2 Ticket

Christmas Rocks is back! The biggest & best Tribute show in the UK.24 bands over 4 days will make this the best Christmas ever! Come and join us on Day Two for the amazing AC/DC GB, Alice Coopers Nightmare,Blakk Sabbath, Then Lizzy, Hellbent Forever & Metal MilitiaMetallica This is an outstanding line up and we…

Tue 28 Dec

Free / 0844 477 2000

Christmas Rocks Day 3 Ticket

Christmas Rocks is back! The biggest & best Tribute show in the UK.24 bands over 4 days will make this the best Christmas ever! Come and join us on Day Three for the amazing Bon Jovi Forever, Whitesnake UK,Hotter Than Hell Kiss, Van Halen, Ozzy Ozzborn & Twisted System This is an outstanding line up and we cant…

Wed 29 Dec

Free / 0844 477 2000

Christmas Rocks Day 4 Ticket

Christmas Rocks is back! The biggest & best Tribute show in the UK.24 bands over 4 days will make this the best Christmas ever! Come and join us on Day Four for the amazing Queen We Are Champion, Fleeting Rumours- Fleetwood Mac, The Straits UK, Prism Pink Floyd, Ma Kellys Boys Quo & Whambamthankyouma'am- David…

Thu 30 Dec

Free / 0844 477 2000

The Clone Roses: The Stone Roses Tribute

Alt-rock covers in tribute to the Manchester-formed, Ian Brown-fronted band.

Sat 5 Feb 2022

£20 / 0844 477 2000

Cock Sparrer

Old punk lags who have been around on and off since the early 70s and influenced the Oi! and hardcore scenes. Former in 1972, the band is Colin McFaull, Mick Beaufoy, Daryl Smith, Steve Burgess and Steve Bruce.

Fri 26 Nov

£22.50 / 0844 477 2000

The Darkness

The classic rock revivalists return from the wilderness.

Fri 10 Dec

£32.50 / 0844 477 2000

Definitely Mightbe

Tribute to Oasis.

Sat 18 Dec

£15 / 0844 477 2000

The Doors Alive

Tribute to Jim Morrison's seminal LA rock crew. Expect renditions of classic hits such as 'Light My Fire', 'When the Music's Over' and 'Riders on the Storm'. The band recreate the sounds of the 60s using the same instruments that the Doors used in their heyday, including a Gibson G101, the Fender Rhodes Bass and a vintage…

Sat 4 Dec

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Dropkick Murphys

Boston six-piece who blend punk and hardcore with Irish folk influences.

Wed 16 Feb 2022

£39.25 / 0844 477 2000

Easy Life

Leicester outfit that combine rock, jazz, funk and punk influences.

Thu 11 Nov

£19.50 / 0844 477 2000

Electric Six

The Detroit rockers invite you to join the punky disco party as they power though hits Gay Bar and Danger! High Voltage.

Mon 6 Dec

2

£17 / 0844 477 2000

Elvana

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

Fri 26 Nov

£20 / 0844 477 2000

Example

Kilimanjaro Live presents English musician, singer, songwriter and record producer Example + special guests…

Mon 7 Feb 2022

£22 / 0844 477 2000

Fell Out Boy

Tribute to the up beat emo rock of Fall Out Boy.

Sat 5 Feb 2022

2

£12 / 0844 477 2000

Flash: Queen Tribute

Queen tribute band.

Fri 12 Nov

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes

Passionate, fiery hardcore band led by Gallows frontman, Frank Carter.

Sat 20 Nov

£27.50 / 0844 477 2000

Guns 2 Roses

Welcome to the botanic garden, baby; it's a Guns N' Roses tribute.

Sat 22 Jan 2022

2

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Headie One

British drill rap artist Headie One tours the UK and Ireland with his latest album Music x Road.

Mon 15 Nov

£22 / 0844 477 2000

Jamie Lenman

Former frontman with Brit alt.rockers Reuben.

Thu 2 Dec

£18 / 0844 477 2000

Sun 5 Dec

£28.50 / 0844 477 2000

The Libertines

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat's outfit specialising in tales of the everyday rebellion and riotous indie-rock debauchery.

Fri 3 Dec

£37.50 / 0844 477 2000

Little Simz

London-based rapper and hip hop artist.

Sat 27 Nov

£17.50 / 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.

Thu 3 Feb 2022

£22.50 / 0844 477 2000

Monta Musica

The DJs supply dance music.

Sat 12 Feb 2022

£25 / 0844 477 2000

Myles Kennedy

Indie singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of Alter Bridge.

Wed 8 Dec

£35 / 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 29 Jan 2022

2

£13 / 0844 477 2000

Pearl Jam UK

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Sat 6 Nov

2

Cancelled / 0844 477 2000

Prince Tribute EndorphinMachine

The music and hits of Prince from the nine-piece band EndorphinMachine.

Fri 4 Feb 2022

£14 / 0844 477 2000

Rag'n'Bone Man

Hip hop, soul, blues and funk from the London-based artist.

Wed 3 Nov

£29.50 / 0844 477 2000

Shed Seven

York indie rockers.

Mon 29 Nov

£28.50 / 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', 'Mama Weer All Crazee Now' and 'Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me'.

Thu 23 Dec

£24.50 / 0844 477 2000

Sleaford Mods

Electro punk duo from Nottingham, whose music deals in working class life and culture and austerity-era Britain. Influenced by mod culture, the Wu-Tang Clan, rave and black metal, lead vocalist Jason Williamson's vocal style has been compared to John Cooper Clarke and Ian Dury. Probably best known for albums Key Markets…

Wed 24 Nov

£24 / 0844 477 2000

The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit.

Thu 16 Dec

£15.50 / 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.

Sat 22 Jan 2022

£16 / 0844 477 2000

Table Manners with Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware takes her hit podcast and her mum Lennie on the road with a live UK tour.

Sun 5 Dec

£98.50 / 0844 477 2000