A concert with blue lighting and people dancing.

O2 Academy

O2 Academy Liverpool still upholds its reputation as a great place to watch live music in the city and has hosted shows from internationally acclaimed artists, rock legends, indie icons, cutting edge dance and urban acts.

When first opened, DJ Steve Lamacq stamped his seal of approval on the 1,200 capacity venue, bringing BBC 6 Music’s Lamacq In The City to the stage with a headline performance from Ladytron and Franz Ferdinand. The opening paved the way for more outstanding shows and its calendar boasted established artists like Blondie and Killing Joke, alongside acts of the moment, Elbow, Athlete, The Thrills and The Wannadies.

Other highlights have included shows from The Killers, Biffy Clyro, The Prodigy, Paul McCartney, Foals, Courteeners, The Wombats, Paloma Faith, Arctic Monkeys and Amy Winehouse.

Just up the road from Lime Street Low Level station and a short walk from Liverpool Central station, enjoy your night out at the O2 Academy safe in the knowledge that a train home is nearby.

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Nearest station: Lime Street Low Level

Liverpool Lime Street lower level station is 2 minutes down the road from the O2 Academy, serving Wirral line services.

Nearest station: Liverpool Central

Liverpool Central is a short walk away, serving both Northern and Wirral line services.

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