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Belly Up

Belly Up, Rockin' since 1974!

Rockin' since 1974, Belly Up has received national accolades from the likes of Rolling Stone Magazine "one of the hottest live music clubs on the West Coast," and have been voted "San Diego's Best Live Music Venue" over and over. Belly Up brings the best in new, up-and-coming artists as well as established legends in genres ranging from alternative rock, reggae, and hip-hop to blues, folk, jazz, Latin & more! Past artists who have graced the Belly Up stage include: Tom Jones, Cheap Trick, Foreigner, B-52s, UB40, Death Cab for Cutie, Maroon 5, Black Eyed Peas, Blink 182, Etta James, Gwen Stephani, Ben Folds, Jack Johnson, Steel Pulse, The Roots, Bo Diddley, Poncho Sanchez, Donavon Frankenreiter, Mason Jennings, Ben Harper, Curtis Mayfield, Aimee Mann, Joe Walsh, BB King & many more!

Neighborhood: North Coastal

143 S Cedros, Suite T
Solana Beach, CA 92075

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Contact Info

(858) 481-8140


​Our Box Office is open every day at Noon.
Closing time varies each day and calling before 11:30 pm is suggested.
We are open until 5 pm if we do not have an event scheduled.


Events to check out


Joshua Radin & friends with Ben Kweller and Willia

Belly Up
Feb 20, 2020

The singer songwriter, known for his chart topping hits like "Only You" & "Winter", has had his music featured on 100s of TV shows, movies, & more!


Magic City Hippies

Belly Up
Feb 21, 2020

The indie-funk trio's standout debut album, Modern Animal, is best described as "A mosaic of poolside grooves and lingering, sun-kissed melodies"!


Al Jardine's Endless Summer

Belly Up
Feb 23, 2020

The singer-songwriter, best known as a founding member of The Beach Boys, digitally re-released his 2010 album, A Postcard From California, a musical vignette of life in southern California!


Tinsley Ellis, Janiva Magness

Belly Up
Feb 26, 2020

Blues-rock guitar wizard Tinsley Ellis & soulful vocal powerhouse Janiva Magness will be together under one-roof for a night of bluesy goodness!


JD Souther (seated show)

Belly Up
Feb 27, 2020

The singer-songwriter co-wrote many Eagles' hits like "New Kid In Town" & "Heartache Tonight", and frequently collaborated with artists like Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, & more!


ZZ Ward

Belly Up
Feb 28, 2020

The blues soul rocker's music is heavily influenced by hip hop, having grabbed the attention of Freddie Gibbs & Kendrick Lamar, who each appeared as guests on her first studio album, Til The...


Walter Trout

Belly Up
Mar 1, 2020

Walter Trout is the beating heart of the modern blues rock scene, having earned the mutual respect and admiration of Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Mayall!


A Bowie Celebration: Bowie Alumni Play Diamond Dog

Belly Up
Mar 2, 2020

Coin key alumni of David Bowie’s bands across the decades, led by Mike Garson, for an unforgettable evening as they play two of the greatest albums of all time - Diamond Dogs and Ziggy Stardust...


Dave Booda & Michael Tiernan - Dual Album Release

Belly Up
Mar 4, 2020

Two great rock singer-songwriters together under our roof for one night only!



Belly Up
Mar 5, 2020

This musical chimera expertly blends elements of funk, reggae, bluegrass, rock, & latin music into a fantastical creation that will please any ear!


Jamestown Revival

Belly Up
Mar 6, 2020

The self-described "back-porch folk-rock" duo partnered together after discovering their mutual love for southern rock, including artists like Creedence Clearwater Revival, Willie Nelson, & Gary...


G. Love & Special Sauce

Belly Up
Mar 11, 2020

The alternative hip hop and funk trio is back with some great new jams! Check out their new single Go crazy, featuring Keb' Mo'!

What to Know:

  • 21+ live music venue featuring concerts mostly every night.
  • Tickets available online at, 858-481-8040 or at the box office on 143 S. Cedros
  • Locals appreciate the little things like free coat check, free parking, ins and outs and reasonable bar prices
  • Belly Up not only features live music but is also available for private events. Let's us plan your next party!
  • Belly Up brings the best in new, up-and-coming artists as well as established legends.

Be in the Know:

  • "Join our Family" sign up for our email list at to get the scoop in presales, contests and upcoming shows!
  • Make a night of it, dine next door at the Wild Note Cafe and enter through the restaurant side.
  • Belly Up social media rocks! Funny videos, contests, exclusive band news!
  • Having a birthday or special event? Book your group into a show! Contact to get the party started!

More Information

  • Weddings
  • Total Number of Seats: 350
  • Private Room Capacity: 600

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