Latest News for: Brixton concerts


Razorlight announce ‘Up All Night’ 20th anniversary show at Brixton Academy with Mystery Jets

NME 02 Jul 2024
... O2 Academy Brixton on November 21 ... The band were originally set to play at O2 Academy Brixton last year but the show was moved to Eventim Apollo following the Asake concert tragedy in December 2022.

Best podcasts of the week: The stars of Who Shat on the Floor at My Wedding? return with a gripping new mystery

The Observer 23 May 2024
Widely available, episodes weekly ... It is set in Sweden, where a woman finds a tiny corduroy suit hanging on her veranda ... Cue some very amateur sleuthing. View image in fullscreen ... Photograph ... Lauryn Hill, right, in concert at the Brixton Academy in 1999 ... .

The Smiths tribute band re-opening Brixton Academy: “We’re grateful and humble”

NME 19 Apr 2024
Artists and industry speak out to save Brixton Academy ... Police forensic investigators seen outside the O2 Academy Brixton in London after a crowd crush during an Asake concert at the venue ... — O2 Academy Brixton (@O2AcademyBrix) March 4, 2024.

The Black Keys announce North American ‘International Players Tour’

NME 03 Apr 2024
READ MORE ... View this post on Instagram ... The Black Keys’ new dates will follow the duo’s UK and Ireland tour this spring, which features three nights at the O2 Academy Brixton. You can find any remaining tickets for those concerts here ... .

Brixton Academy’s reopening date revealed

Metro UK 04 Mar 2024
Brixton Academy, known for its dome-shaped building, has been closed for more than a year (Picture ... In a statement today, O2 Academy Brixton announced that the concert space is reopening on Friday, April 19.

Families of Brixton Academy crush victims say Asake “hasn’t done anything to support the investigation”, ...

NME 15 Dec 2023
Artists and industry speak out to save Brixton Academy ... In December 2022, two people died in a fatal crowd crush that occurred at Asake’s concert in Brixton Academy ... Ikumelo has also questioned the speed at which Brixton Academy is set to open.

Daniel Radcliffe stunt double David Holmes calls for better wheelchair access at gigs

NME 05 Dec 2023
O2 Academy Brixton was forced to shut its doors following a fatal crowd crush that occurred at an Asake concert back in December 2022 – and is currently going through a rigorous safety overhaul.

Peter Doig’s Latest Philanthropic Art Move Will Benefit the George Padmore Institute

New York Observer 09 Nov 2023
The work portrays poet and activist Linton Kwesi Johnson, a longstanding influence of Doig’s, mid-performance at one of his reggae-infused spoken word concerts. Peter Doig’s ‘Brixton Ritzy’, 2023.

Gig security guards have gone through ‘sham training courses’, investigation finds

NME 04 Oct 2023
One of the BBC’s other File on 4 programmes had previously reported claims in January 2023 that staff at the O2 Brixton Academ, where a fatal crowd crush that occurred at an Asake concert back ...

Brixton Academy can reopen after deadly crowd crush – if it meets 77 conditions

Metro UK 15 Sep 2023
The O2 Academy Brixton had its licence suspended after two people died and several others were injured as a result of a crush during an Asake gig in December 2022 (Picture ... Brixton Academy ... Brixton Academy said it looked forward to welcoming fans back.

London venue to reopen nine months after fatal crush

RTE 15 Sep 2023
The 02 Brixton Academy in London - where two people died in a crush last year - can reopen after councillors voted to restore its licence ... Second person dies after crush at London concert venue. Brixton Academy has its licence temporarily suspended.

Brixton Academy refuse racial profiling and talk ticketing and improving safety at hearing

NME 11 Sep 2023
... at London’s O2 Academy Brixton Credit ... Mazin Tappuni from record label, publisher and concert promoter Communion Music, explained the far-reaching impact of Brixton Academy being forced to close.

Digga D announces headline show at London’s Royal Albert Hall

NME 30 Aug 2023
Digga D has announced details of a new London headline show at the Royal Albert Hall – find details below ... It replaces a planned Brixton Academy concert set for September 5, which was recently cancelled owing to the venue’s continued closure ... .

Asake pays tribute to people who died at Brixton Academy concert during return to London

Metro UK 21 Aug 2023
Singer Asake returned to London for his first show since the huge crush at his Brixton Academy concert last year and paid tribute to those who died in the incident ... Asake pays tribute to the Brixton ...

Asake pays tribute to Brixton Academy crush victims at first UK gig since tragedy

NME 21 Aug 2023
Asake has played his first UK concert since the fatal crush at his gig in Brixton last year, and started the show off by paying tribute to the two fans who were killed ... capacity compared to Brixton.