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The Brixton Academy is a large music venue in Brixton, South London with a capacity of 4921. It was built in 1929 and opened as one of four Astoria cinemas. In 1972 the Astoria closed and the building was used as an equipment store by the Rank Organisation.

It re-opened as a music venue in 1983. It currently hosts a range of live acts and club nights. As one of the biggest non-arena venues in London it is capable of attracting big names. The venue has also been voted venue of the year several times in the annual NME awards.

The nearest tube and train station is Brixton.

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