Hanson plays 25-year anniversary show at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

Hanson – the long haired, teen heart throbs – paved the way for the likes of Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes and One Direction. They’ve been in the industry 25 years this year; it’s been 20 years since MMMBop – that’s even before the Nokia 3310 was invented (feel old now?). Well, they’re back on the … more »

#WearItForWarChild and win gig tickets

#WearItForWarChild, how you can get involved? We’re asking the general public to do something really small to make a huge difference: Just post a selfie in your favourite band t-shirt using #WearItForWarChild to show support for War Child. We’ll reward the best selfies with tickets to these very special gigs where every single penny raised will directly … more »

Volunteer at Wilderness Festival

War Child are looking for volunteers to help them out at Wilderness Festival between 4-7 August. Not only will you get in for free, you’ll be spreading the word about a global charity changing the lives of some of the most vulnerable children affected by war. If you’re picked as a Wilderness volunteer, you’ll be … more »

Top 10 do's and don'ts of attending a gig

Here at O2, we’ve been to our fair share of gigs- from global superstars to rock bands, acoustic and DJ sets, we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, and the sweat dripping ugly.  With all of this extensive knowledge, we thought we would share our top 10 do’s and don’ts of attending a gig. … more »

Gig Review: Newton Faulkner at O2 Academy Oxford

“Author: Georgina Quach Gig: Newton Faulkner Venue: O2 Academy Oxford Date: 13th April 2016” “Dance competitions, audience sing-alongs, harmless sophisticated banter and all round positive vibes are just some of the reasons why Newton Faulkner’s gigs are fun, uplifting and sure to put a smile on your face. I can’t imagine a better way to … more »

Gig Guide: April- Muse, Jack Garratt, Troye Sivan and more!

April is finally here and with the clocks coming forward, we can officially declare Spring has sprung (when it is not pouring down with rain of course!). So whether you are on the countdown to a summer of picnics and music in the park, or counting down to the next bank holiday in May, fear … more »