Music Venues in Leeds

Music Venues in Leeds

Live Music is one of the best ways to get involved with the local music scene and can produce nights out that you and your friends will treasure and remember for a long time to come. Leeds has a decent music scene which puts live music on a plate for you, making it easy to get hold of tickets and get out and about. You may even pick up a trick or two from a performance you see. Want to know where the best music venues are? You've come to the right place. Drum Lessons Leeds have looked at a lot of reviews and images and the venues listed blow tick all of the boxes.


O2 Academy Leeds

The O2 Academy is a frontrunner for being the best live music venue in Leeds. O2 run a chain business of music venues with facilities in many major cities, and as with most chain businesses they have a standard to maintain in every venue or the reputation of the entire chain is damaged. This standard is a high one at the O2 academy here and the arena is equipped with 3 large bars, a large standing area and clean toilets to serve the 2,300 capacity that gives the venue its renowned atmosphere. The Venue has an incredibly busy schedule so you should check out their website to see what's on and book yourself a ticket to see some great live music.

O2 Academy Leeds, 55 Cookridge Street, LS2 3AW.

Telephone: 0113 3891555

Box Office: 0844 4772000


First Direct Arena

First Direct Arena is a breathtaking newly built arena that was purpose-built for international superstars to be able to play to an arena-audience in the city of Leeds. It attracts a ridiculously good roster of musicians and is playing host to the likes of Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Fleetwood Mac, Fall Out Boy and Imagine Dragons - all in 2015. This venue has one of the best event schedules in the UK and we seriously recommend you get yourself and your friends a few seats to see a big band here. It won't be cheap for such big names but it will be worth the night to remember.

First Direct Arena, Arena Way, Leeds, LS2 8BY.

Telephone (Ticket Hotline): 0844 2481585


Sela Bar

Sela Bar is a family owned bar, restaurant and live music tribrid venue. They're a more low-key venue than your arenas and are perfect for those wanting to just relax with friends in a social environment with some great music in the background. The selection of drinks here is very highly commended and their famous cherry Bakewell cocktail is certainly worth a try. You can eat quality food here and the menu specialises in pizzas, making Sela Bar the complete venue and a real gem located in the heart of the city. A must visit.

Sela Bar, 20 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU.

Telephone: 0113 2429442



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