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O2 Academy Newcastle


Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE1 1SW


0191 260 2020



About this Venue

A beautiful & historic building which boasts a magnificent 2000 capacity auditorium plus a 380 capacity intimate 2nd space. A dramatic and atmospheric place to experience some of the biggest names in music. The venue also hosts two of the country’s biggest and most renowned club nights each and read more


Music Genre

House, Tech House, UK Garage, Bass Music, Bassline

Venue Type

Nightclubs, Live Music, Gigs, Dance & Night Club, Live Music Venue

Venue Features

VIP Booths & Tables, Private Hire, Sport, Table Service, Guest List, Beer Garden, Karaoke, Comedy, Shisha, Rooftop

Dress Code

Casual / Relaxed

Type of Night

Chatting & Drinking

O2 Academy Newcastle, Westgate Road Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE1 1SW


Angi Wallace

I have been many times, often as photographer for bands. Good sized venue. The experience often depends upon the different lighting and sound crews as well as the bands playing. I have always found the staff to be very courteous and pleasant, even when customers are proving difficult.

Adam King

Visited the Academy many times for live music, having seen bands in the main room or the smaller room upstairs (Academy 2) - Personally prefer the upper room as it's smaller with better acoustics and provides a really intimate experience when watching up and coming bands. The larger hall is still en read more

Tom Allan

Wonderful venue with friendly staff. Huge improvement to sound quality as of recently. Good sized venue with plenty of bars, drinks prices are as expected for a music venue so nothing to really complain about. The security are thorough and all friendly and informative. There is a cloakroom which can read more

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