What's on: June & July at 02 Academy

What's on: June & July at 02 Academy

Posted on: 28 May 2024

While there isn’t so much going on in June at the O2 Academy, July is a bumper month, so we’ve bundled them together for your convenience. Here’s what’s on this coming month (and next!) at one of Bristol’s biggest concert venues.


Underoath: 20th Anniversary of “They’re Only Chasing Safety” – 24 June

GRAMMY nominated Underøath celebrate the 20th anniversary of their 2004 album They’re Only Chasing Safety. A watershed moment, it cemented the group’s best-known and most enduring lineup, the same one making records today, and influenced a generation of bands. Underøath own the space between huge choruses and forward-thinking heaviness, both on record and onstage.

Support by Static Dress.

Devout… Depeche Mode Tribute - 12 July

Devout consider it their duty to not only bring your favourite Depeche Mode songs to life, but also your memories. Devout have created a unique experience and use all the skill, talent, production and design possible to create a show that transports you back to type of live gigs that made Depeche Mode break through as a worldwide act.

Bristol Pride Afterparty – 13 July

The biggest, official afterparty for Bristol's Pride celebrations! Get in early as this one is definitely sure to be as popular as Pride itself!

Skillibeng – 18 July

From sold out shows around the world to a stream of hits, Skillibeng has collaborated with renowned global artists included Nicki Minaj, Tyla and Drake. He’s back in the UK to tour his sophomore album, Mr Universe.

Don't Stop Queen Now – 19 July

Don't Stop Queen Now play all of the hits of Queen, honouring the legacy and music of the nation's favourite band. Michael Spence (Starstruck, ITV1) is magic as your Freddie, combing superbly crafted harmonies with electrifying guitar work as the band create a dynamic show that is a truly authentic sound and visual experience.

Fell Out Boy – 20 July

Get set for the ultimate emo and pop punk night with The Black Charade (My Chemical Romance tribute) and Fell Out Boy (Fall Out Boy tribute), playing all the hits and fan favourites.

Day Fever – 27 July

Day Fever is bringing the party to town. With perfect party music, personally curated by Jon McClure of Reverend and the Makers and Vicky McClure, Jonny Owen and the gang, they guarantee it’ll be an afternoon of no holds barred party times.

If you’re under 30 years of age, this daytime party (15:00) isn’t the one for you!

The Midnight – 21 July

From their synth-heavy beginnings to arena rock chords and infectious pop hooks, The Midnight’s musical journey is one fueled by insatiable curiosity.

Creating something deeper than just house, vibier than pop, and altogether more exciting, with songs of togetherness and trials won by love.

Alkaline Trio – 24 July

American rock band Alkaline Trio are heading out on tour in support of their tenth album Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs, the follow up to 2018’s Is This Thing Cursed?.

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Patrick Bate

Patrick is a filmmaker with so much Bristol in his blood the white blood cells are graffiti'd. Educated at the Northern Film School in Leeds, he’s returned home to be a Videographer and Reviewer for 365Bristol and BARBI. When he’s not messing about with cameras, he enjoys playing guitar, spending far too much time on tabletop RPGs, and being an awful snob about cider. Have a look at his work here, or get in touch at patrickb@365bristol.com.