There is a lot to look forward to in the next few months with the upcoming shows at O2 Academy Leeds, hosting a range of different tastes and events for all kinds of music lovers. From psychedelic rock to a celebration of the Day of the Dead, there is something for everyone to attend at O2 Academy Leeds.
Hailed as one of the most exciting and greatest live acts across the globe, previous Glastonbury Headliners Skunk Anansie are set to take the UK by storm this summer, landing at O2 Academy Leeds at the end of August. Following the release of their 25th anniversary live album, 25LIVE@25, the band has already hit huge milestones within their career and these shows are here to prove that fact.
The Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela bring their unique instrumental blend of metal, jazz and world music to O2 Academy Leeds this September. Playing together for just over fifteen years, starting off as young thrash metal friends in their home of Mexico City, to then moving abroad as street musicians in Dublin, and to now globally renowned, record breaking artists.
Formed almost a decade ago in Melbourne Australia, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard are one of the most eclectic bands to be stopping off at O2 Academy Leeds on their world tour. From the groovy disco sounds from their most recent release Fishing For Fishies, to the heavy metal sounds of upcoming record (and second release of 2019 already!), Infest the Rats' Nest, expect a truly unique show from this psychedelic outfit.
Extending their highly-anticipated Group Therapy tour to the UK, the iconic roots-rock band Hootie & The Blowfish land at O2 Academy Leeds this October for their first headline shows in a decade. Witness the legends in action, with possible sneak peaks of their brand new music that is currently on the way.
A deathly fiesta like no other, Festival of the Dead bring their sell out tour this November. Inspired by the art of the Day of the Dead, this unique celebration of carnival, circus and clubbing complimented by a an epic soundtrack is definitely not something to miss.
For a limited amount of only 29 dates throughout October to December, legendary Manchester band Happy Mondays present the greatest hits tour, and is one of O2 Academy Leeds’ most exciting events of the year. Leeds are in for a real treat this December with the performance of timeless hits including Step On and Kinky Afro, by the one and only front man Shaun Ryder and the rest of his freaky dancing band.