O2 Academy Birmingham
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In September 2009, AMG opened its new Birmingham venue in Horsefair, B1, after nine years in Dale End, Birmingham. With a full building capacity of 3,859, it really is one of a kind in the Midlands with three venues under one roof. A £5.5m development, all rooms are unique, feature state of the art production, with outstanding facilities for artists and customers. The main auditorium has a capacity of 3,009 with a seated balcony and attracts the biggest touring artists to Birmingham. Academy Music Group is committed to supporting new talent and has two additional smaller rooms, O2 Academy2 Birmingham (600) and O2 Academy3 Birmingham (250), for emerging artists to play in professionally equipped environments and is perfectly positioned for artists to return, playing to a larger audience on their development path.
Birmingham was the first City outside of London, Academy Music Group chose to expand its venue portfolio over a decade ago. All venues can operate independently, or simultaneously.
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O2 Academy and O2 Institute Birmingham are available for private hire, with wide ranging capacities and varying formats suitable for bespoke events of all sizes. Our venues are available as rehearsal spaces for upcoming tours or festivals, filming locations and exhibition spaces, as well as private hire options for corporate events, parties and conferences.