The O2 Academy Liverpool (formerly the Carling Academy Liverpool) is a music venue run by the Academy Music Group. The main building consists of 2 performance areas. The main room can hold 1,200 people while a smaller room can hold 500. There are also 5 bars in the building.
When concerts and gigs are not running, the Academy plays host to regular club nights to suit all musical tastes.
Current Licensing laws are strictly enforced Right of admission is reserved Ticket holder may be subject to search - any persons found in possession of weapons of any description may be refused entry and/or the items seized will be logged and handed over to the Police. No professional "type" audio/visual or any digital recording equipment will be allowed into the venue. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable Ticket holders consent to any filming and sound recordings as members of the audience Ticket holders may be subject to continuous sound levels which may cause potential damage to hearing Ticket holders may be exposed to strobe lights No re-admission policy is strictly enforced No bottles, cans, alcohol or food is to be brought into the venue No illegal substances may be brought into or taken on the premises. Any one caught in possession of such substances will be ejected from the premises and may be reported to the Police No entry fees will be refunded following ejection or refused entry. Please respect our neighbours and make as little noise as possible leaving on the venue Only customers in possession of a valid ticket will be admitted into the venue. Lost, stolen or misplaced tickets will not be replaced.
Gigs: The minimum age is 8 unless with written permission from venue management. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. Clubs: Strictly over 18s (Photographic ID may be required)