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.

Events at this venue

There are 22 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

Absolute Bowie

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

Fri 2 Dec

£13 / 0844 477 2000

Aitch

It’s been a whirlwind few years for Aitch now 22, from first blowing up with "Straight Rhymez" at 18 years old to the cover of The Face Magazine. In that short time, he’s had six top 10 smashes, a string of brilliant collaborations including Stormzy, Young T & Bugsey, Ed Sheeran worldwide hit "Take Me Back To London…

Sun 16 Oct

£35.75–£36.75 / 0844 477 2000

Antarctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys tribute band from the UK.

Sat 10 Sep

2

£17.85 / 0844 477 2000

Aston Merrygold

Aston Merrygold shot to fame in 2008 as part of the four-piece boyband JLS who finished second place on the fifth series of The X Factor. The group signed a record deal off the back of their successful run on the show and went on to release four studio albums, release their own film JLS: Eyes Wide Open, and win BRIT and…

Sat 22 Oct

£25–£150 / 0844 477 2000

Sat 17 Sep

£20–£25 / 0844 477 2000

Definitely Mightbe

Tribute to Oasis.

Fri 11 Nov

2

£18.40 / 0844 477 2000

Detonate & The Tuesday Club - New Years Eve: Chase & Status

Chase & Status, Kurupt FM, Holy Goof, Friction, S.P,Y

Sat 19 Nov

£22–£32 / 0844 477 2000

Drips

The Cookie presents Drips at O2 Academy2 Leicester on Friday 17th June 2022

Fri 19 Aug

£5 / 0844 477 2000

Elvana

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

Sat 4 Feb 2023

£25.30 / 0844 477 2000

The Enemy

Typically laddish indie three-piece from Coventry who just about get away with their lack of originality with brute passion. The guys are off on a final tour, so this is the last chance to see them.

Thu 13 Oct

£29.90 / 0844 477 2000

Fell Out Boy

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

Fri 9 Sep

2

£16.10 / 0844 477 2000

Festival of the Dead

The event mixes theatre, circus, live music, face painting and DJs.

Sat 22 Oct

£30–£40 / 0844 477 2000

Fun Lovin' Criminals

American hip hop and alt rock trio.

Wed 7 Sep

2

£23 / 0844 477 2000

Ian Prowse

Chester-born alt rock singer-songwriter.

Thu 15 Sep

2

£18.70 / 0844 477 2000

Kranium

Dancehall DJ and producer known for the worldwide hits 'We Can', 'Nobody has to Know' and 'Can't Believe'.

Sun 28 Aug

£25.95 / 0844 477 2000

The Mercians

The Cookie and The Academy events presents The Mercians at O2 Academy2 Leicester on Saturday 20th August 2022

Sat 20 Aug

£10 / 0844 477 2000

New Purple Celebration

Tribute to the funk rock of Prince.

Thu 9 Feb 2023

£20 / 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 8 Apr 2023

£15 / 0844 477 2000

Ozric Tentacles

Arcane techno hippies, named after an imaginary breakfast cereal, naturally, channel the spirit of Hawkwind and Yes through the hardware of Orbital.

Wed 16 Nov

2

£28.75 / 0844 477 2000

Public Service Broadcasting

Indie band who layer spoken word from vintage films over soaring beats and electronic melodies.

Tue 11 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

With Pale Blue Eyes.

Sat 8 Oct

£12–£25 / 0844 477 2000

The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit.

Fri 18 Nov

2

£18.40 / 0844 477 2000