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O2 Academy

55 Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 3AW, England
+44 113 389 1555
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Ok venue, good staff, awful drinks.

Been here numerous times and visited yesterday to watch Ryan Adams. Security and bar staff were all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Furs class

I went to see The Psychedelic Furs at this venue, last night. The venue itself is but a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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“gig venue” (5 reviews)
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55 Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 3AW, England
+44 113 389 1555
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Been here numerous times and visited yesterday to watch Ryan Adams. Security and bar staff were all friendly and helpful. If you pick the balcony make sure you arrive early to get a decent seat (we did as I've learnt from experience). If you're in...More

Thank Geebls5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see The Psychedelic Furs at this venue, last night. The venue itself is but a "Heartbeat" away from the city centre, itself easily accessible by bus or train, or private jet, if you happen to be Jean Claude Juncker. I wasn't exactly...More

Thank Hearts5Hibs1
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I like the atmosphere in the smaller venues and this one is no different. What stood out to me and don't get me wrong I understand the more strict policies about what you could take in but I had my bag searched and asked if...More

Thank Kellyelizabeth89
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Cosy little venue drinks are pricey but we danced and laughed great night for all ages would recommend

1  Thank ribman7
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We drove up from London to Leeds as we're big Seasick Steve fans and have loved his live gigs before. Really disappointed with this venue, I think it was over sold, we crammed in like sardines at the back. The acoustics were awful we couldn't...More

Thank Jay9432
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I come here at least once a month for gigs, and every time I walk away happy, if not a little bruised. The venue has good sound quality and the bar is fairly reasonable for a venue. Has a large capacity, so expect to queue...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend is a lucky woman...I like the Stranglers. First saw them over 30 years ago in Edinburgh (the days indeed when Scottish teams other than the Ugly Sisters would win leagues, even Euro trophies, ah nostalgia!) and the chance to "catch up" with them...More

Thank Hearts5Hibs1
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We booked tickets to see Lower Than Atlantis and stood queueing for 70 mins waiting to collect our pre-paid tickets and then get in...a bloody disgrace and we missed the first band. Not a huge venue compared to many I have been to, but someone...More

Thank cathywootton61
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

If you buy tickets to a seating area upstairs, you expect a seat - even if it's unreserved. Instead we had to stand, which is ok - and didn't get anything like the decent view we paid for. Security Staff were very good, saving this...More

Thank Kingofgeography
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A great place to see live live music. A very intimate setting. The prices at the bar are unjustifiable, over £5 for one vodka and coke that contained more ice than any other ingredient. This was my first visit to the O2 Academy, and I'll...More

Thank Tomzon57
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4 September 2017|
Response from Hearts5Hibs1 | Reviewed this property |
One or two, but you'll have to stand to see the concert.
3 November 2015|
Response from RandRH | Reviewed this property |
Radisson blu