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Address: Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SW, England
Phone Number: 0191 260 2020
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O2 academy newcastle

The staff aren't helpful they mostly do the own thing they need to step up the game academy is falling it needs to step up

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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English first
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

I truly dislike coming here. Unfortunately it's the only medium sized venue around for those bands that can't fill the Arena but think they are too big for places like the Riverside and the Cluny or that The Sage is too posh (it isn't - we saw Hugh Cornwell there and it was great). The staff are just rude -... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Having seen Nicky McDonald (and having traveled down from Scotland for the gig) I was terribly disappointing by unhelpful staff, poor sound quality meaning that during the set the speaker squealed and screeched on more than one occasion and very poor lighting which made it very hard to look at the act and if you managed to strain your eyes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The staff aren't helpful they mostly do the own thing they need to step up the game academy is falling it needs to step up

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Agree with a few of the people here. The venue is quite good however, the staff let this establishment down big time. Really poor trip.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Went to see De la Soul last night. Can't believe how poor the sound was. I genuinely could not make out 80% of what was being played. The sound quality the speakers offer has got to be the worst I have ever heard. I went to see Public Enemy at Glasgow Academy and had exactly the same experience - a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Loved the venue. Brilliant security staff and quick service at the bar. The only downside was the rather high prices for the drinks.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I've been seeing bands for years but this was a first. The venue was oversold to the point of scary dangerous. Boiling hot, toilets were stinking when I eventually got there , feet were stuck to the floor. getting served at the bar would test the patience of a saint. I'm sure he was great but couldn't see properly, couldn't... More 

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Hartlepool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Had a good noght watching Seasick Steve last night great pefromance got to a good spot to watch the show. good sound and good atmosphere. Feet where stuck to the again by the claggy beer etc.not hard to clean a floor now and again. Got my tee shirt but then tried to use the toilet before a long drive home... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cool people and great stuff. Had a great time. Everybody was polite and I did not see any drugs : ) Songs were great, sound was to much to handle for the speakers and DJ didn't match the songs very well. : | Location is near the party hotspot. Place was filthy and didn't take itsself too serious. I enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Gig was great. Venue was old and dated. Falling apart on the inside. Toilets stunk very bad! Could do with a refurbishment desperately.

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Address: Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SW, England
Phone Number: 0191 260 2020
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne

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