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O2 Academy

O2 Academy

Music Venue
  • Mark P.
    "The best music venue in London, hands down."(3 Tips)
    Jia L.
    "Amazing amazing venue to see live music."(12 Tips)
    "Sit or stand in the 4th row for best view in the circle section"(11 Tips)
    PJ W.
    "If you want to sit, buy a balcony ticket."(3 Tips)
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  • Tracy S.
    Bands, stage, location
  • Jerry F.
    Jerry Foran1 week ago
    great venue
  • No4emi G.
    No4emi GVOctober 20
    I couldn’t get a ticket for the ground floor but still got a good view from the balcony. Great place 👌🏼
  • Roxy A.
    Roxy ASeptember 11
    Fun venue for a good gig
  • Louise M.
    Louise MahonSeptember 1
    Amazing helpful staff. Went out of their way to identify my needs and make my visit there enjoyable - without even been asked. Thank you so much
  • Little Scrapes
    Nowhere near enough bar staff to serve the thirsty hoards. Bar service so slow the venue may as well be dry. Preload, or being a hip flask.
  • Mark P.
    Mark PatczaiMarch 21
    Been here 10+ times
    The best music venue in London, hands down. Amazing gigs, always.
  • Hummy R.
    Hummy RashidMarch 19
    Good views are to be had everywhere because of the incline of the floor.
  • Margherita B.
    Awesome concert venue in Brixton. The XX opened up by Robyn 😍
  • Cami H.
    Cami HeitzFebruary 19
    Nice concert venue, small and cozy
  • Ross G.
    Ross GroomDecember 3, 2016
    Bug venue, good for gigs and nights out alike. Sloped floor towards the stage helps.
  • Virgi R.
    Virgi R.November 25, 2016
    Venue is ok, but crew very bossy and a bit freaked out.
  • Giacomo M.
    Giacomo MasonNovember 12, 2016
    Possibly my fave venue in London. Just the right size, and the sloping floor means you can ser even from the back!
  • Chris E.
    Chris EvansNovember 11, 2016
    Great venue, floor is slanted which makes the view much better, although after standing for 3 hours it hurts your back pretty back on the slope!
    Upvoted Sep 1
  • Christine L.
    Christine LutonNovember 7, 2016
    Great for music events. Went to the 2016 Top100DJs party here and really enjoyed the venue.
  • Ceara P.
    Ceara PixieNovember 6, 2016
    Great venue but was over-crowded and was very difficult to buy a drink.
  • Sam S.
    Sam SlaughterSeptember 30, 2016
    The sloped flooring means shorties can see !
  • B
    BAugust 7, 2016
    Good venue for concerts
  • Ilias P.
    Ilias PapounidisJune 7, 2016
    Exactly what you need it to be.
  • Nick F.
    Nick FrancisMay 31, 2016
    Ok but ropey sound
  • Swarmstrong
    SwarmstrongApril 24, 2016
    Beautiful interior, truly great venue. Sloped floor is genius!
  • Patrick S.
    Patrick SalviApril 4, 2016
    Great venue with visibility from everywhere thanks to the slopping floor. They take credit cards at the bar.Good acoustic.
  • Mark M.
    Mark MakinMarch 5, 2016
    Had a great time watching massive attack - just wish they'd sort he queues out for drinks and stock some decent drinks. Terrible range of spirits and awful beer.
  • Ramão J.
    Not even O2 WiFi here? Really?
  • Nash N.
    Nash NaniDecember 22, 2015
    Best old school music venue in London! Go to the balcony for great views
  • Ali B.
    Ali BDecember 22, 2015
    Weird indoor castle thing going on - love it. Fantastic historical venue and pleasant staff.
  • Cyndie D.
    Cyndie Da RochaNovember 7, 2015
    Impressive decor, size and sound.
  • Dayna M.
    Dayna McAlpineOctober 27, 2015
    The floor going down at a huge slant means no getting angry at the tall person in front of you!
  • Ladybag
    LadybagOctober 26, 2015
    Nice acts, nice venue
  • Megan Allison
    Megan AllisonOctober 22, 2015
    Absolutely brilliant. A temple for live shows.
  • Alan M.
    Alan MortonOctober 5, 2015
    Amazing venue :)
  • Asa B.
    Asa BaumOctober 5, 2015
    Saw James Bay here, was absobloodylutely great!
  • Ugnius
    UgniusJune 11, 2015
    Through all my life as a dj and music fan, o2 gets the award of the worst sound quality I've ever heard and I've had my fair share of shows all around the globe.
  • Rachel O.
    Rachel O'ReillyMay 9, 2015
    Fantastic venue. Once you're in you can't go out and back in again though so make sure you have everything you need before you go in!
  • Arne B.
    Arne BlondéApril 20, 2015
    Legendary venue (but very expensive)
  • Hui-ern N.
    Hui-ern NgApril 6, 2015
    Above and beyond!!!
  • Tom W.
    Tom WoolvertonMarch 28, 2015
    Just take a gas mask to the toilets
  • Jia L.
    Jia LiMarch 15, 2015
    Amazing amazing venue to see live music. Saw caribou here..psychedelic.
  • Blondie
    BlondieMarch 4, 2015
    Authentic venue that make every concert magiacal.
  • PJ W.
    PJ WascherMarch 3, 2015
    Saw The War On Drugs here. Cool venue. If you want to sit, buy a balcony ticket. Standing only on the main floor.
  • Jennifer
    JenniferFebruary 26, 2015
    Good for short people.
  • Mat C.
    Mat CollisFebruary 25, 2015
    First time mixing here for the NME awards. So much history here. Such a cool venue
  • Jonny W.
    Jonny WrightFebruary 18, 2015
    Best venue in London! The only problem is the expensive drinks
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SmallwoodFebruary 2, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Best venue in London for short people due to a natural incline. Serves beer in 2 pint glasses
  • Lydia B.
    Lydia BerkennouJanuary 27, 2015
    Love this place, feel like a second home. The venue is beautiful!
  • Jack S.
    Jack SmithJanuary 7, 2015
    Lost count how many times I got asked if I wanted to "buy pills" or "get high" in here
  • Matt T.
    Matt TaylorDecember 23, 2014
    Upstairs has seating which can be used for those wanting a more relaxed concert!
  • Hui-ern N.
    Hui-ern NgDecember 19, 2014
    Fav location for a rave so far
  • Andrew w.
    Andrew woodNovember 30, 2014
    Decent venue. Bars are quick, and the floor slopes for a good view from wherever. Acoustics aren't as good as Shepherd's Bush.
  • Anastasiya L.
    Anastasiya LyaminaNovember 27, 2014
    Nice area to stand
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