Located in the centre of Liverpool, the O2 Academy 2 Liverpool is a performance area which is part of the O2 Academy Liverpool main building. The music venue, which can be found on Hotham Street, resides inside an old warehouse. The building itself dates back to the beginning of the 19th century. O2 Academy 2 has a capacity of 500 people. The particularity of the O2 Academy 2 Liverpool music venue is that it promotes new underground bands and aspiring artists, especially indie rock and alternative rock bands.
The venue can be accessed by train, bus or car, as it is located inside the O2 Academy Liverpool main building, which is not far from the city centre.
By train and tube: those who travel by train should know that it only takes 8 minutes to walk from the Liverpool Central station to the O2 Academy 2 Liverpool.
By bus: the venue is very close to the following bus stops: Fraser Street stop A, which serves the bus routes 2A, 2E, 8, 8E, 9, 10, 10A, 10B, 101 and C4 and Fraser Street stop B, which serves the bus routes 12, 13, 15 and 18. Both stops are within a 2-minute walking distance.
By car: O2 Academy is easily accessible via Edge Ln/A5080 main road.
International: if you flew in by plane, keep in mind that it takes about 30 minutes to drive from the Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the O2 Academy 2 Liverpool. Or you could take the bus 500 right at the terminal exit.
The O2 Academy 2 Liverpool is within a 1-min walking distance from the Apcoa Parking, which also features plenty of parking spots for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
The O2 Academy 2 Liverpool is accessible to individuals with special needs. Still, it would be a good idea to contact the venue and describe your expectations before attending the show.