Since opening in January 2004, Academy has cemented its position as the ACT's leading nightclub venue, hosting high profile guest acts and DJs and introducing exciting new event concepts.
Academy has won many awards including best late night ￼entertainment venue for three years running and the InTheMix Best ACT Club night for ￼2013 & 2014. The venue has undergone a few facelifts over the years to remain Canberra's hottest entertainment venue.
With the stunning upstairs Candy Bar - an intimate cocktail bar with views over ￼the main club, by far Canberra's best and clearest sound system, a full size cinema screen and advanced lighting, the venue has set a new standard for Canberra clubbing.
Each weekend Academy comes alive with a mixture of the best local, national and international touring live bands and DJ performers from any genre of music. Academy is a fusion of energetic sounds, fun people and lots of dancing. Some of the acts that have performed at our venue include Naughty By Nature, Flo Rida, Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Porter Robinson, Disclosure, Duke Dumont, Bag Raiders, Chuckie and so many more!
Weekly club nights such as 4Some Thursdays, Alive Fridays and Love Saturdays attract capacity crowds week in week out. Special events such as The Jump Club, on every long weekend are hugely popular, making Academy Canberra's ultimate late night destination
Some of the nation's and the worlds top performers have graced the Academy turntables since opening including; Deep Dish, De La Soul, Krush, Infusion, Grandmaster Flash, UNKLE, Arrested Development, Kid Kenobi, BeXta , Felix Da Housecat (US), Soul Of Man (UK) just to name a few.