Arts & Amps has bid farewell for another summer. Catch us next year. Same time, same place.

Support your local scene.

The Donkeys Live at Karl Strauss Tasting Room

Handcrafted Beer.

Local Art.

Independent Music.

Arts and Amps supports the music makers, creators, and vibrancy of the San Diego community. Taking place during the summertime at our Main Brewery & Tasting Room, we hope you’ll join us and celebrate the folks who make our town one of the finest places on the planet. Admission is free, so bring friends and come thirsty.


Saturday May 20th

The Verigolds


Saturday June 24th

The Donkeys

Well, Well, Well

Saturday July 29th

The Schizophonics

Creature Canyon

Ongoing Events

SF Beer Week Kick Off

Cafe Royale

FEB 9TH // 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Cafe Royale Cafe Royale America/Los_Angeles 2018-02-09 19:00:00 2018-02-09 22:00:00 SF Beer Week Kick Off 800 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Celebrator Beer Anniversary

Trumer Brewery

FEB 17TH // 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Trumer Brewery Trumer Brewery America/Los_Angeles 2018-02-17 16:00:00 2018-02-17 20:00:00 Celebrator Beer Anniversary 1404 Fourth St., Berkeley, CA 94710

Capitol Beer Fest

Capitol Mall Sacramento

MARCH 3RD // 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Capitol Mall Sacramento Capitol Mall Sacramento America/Los_Angeles 2018-03-03 12:00:00 2018-03-03 16:00:00 Capitol Beer Fest 1315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Best Coast Beer Fest

Embarcadero Park South

MARCH 10TH // 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Embarcadero Park South Embarcadero Park South America/Los_Angeles 2018-03-10 13:00:00 2018-03-10 17:00:00 Best Coast Beer Fest 200 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego Music Awards Preview Party

Karl Strauss Tasting Room

March 16TH // 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Karl Strauss Tasting Room Karl Strauss Tasting Room America/Los_Angeles 2018-03-16 17:00:00 2018-03-16 21:00:00 San Diego Music Awards Preview Party 5985 Santa Fe St., San Diego CA 92109

Annual Events