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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


Steve Poltz

Belly Up
Feb 24, 2018

It would require the powers of the Hubble space telescope to locate Steve Poltz from any region of normalcy and for music fans on both sides of the equator, this is a very good thing. Come celebrate...


Burger A-Go-Go #1: The Coathangers

Belly Up
Feb 27, 2018

A major crux of the San Francisco indie psych-rock scene, Burger Records brings some of their top-acts through the Belly-Up including the Coathangers, Death Valley Girls, The Flytraps, & Feels....


Zach Deputy

Belly Up
Mar 4, 2018

In making his fourth album Wash It in the Water, Zach Deputy dreamed up a sunny and soulful new sound that fuses hip-hop, funk, and folky pop with the spirited rhythms of soca and calypso.


Antibalas w/ Here Lies Man

Belly Up
Mar 8, 2018

The musical collective known as Antibalas (Spanish for bullet-proof or anti-bullets) was conceived of in Mexico City and formed in Brooklyn New York. The early nucleus of the group was composed of the...


Dead Man's Party

Belly Up
Mar 9, 2018

Dead Man’s Party is an Oingo Boingo tribute band that brings the live aspect of Boingo back to reality. Not only has DMP been approved by original Boingo founders but also critics claim this...


G. Love & Special Sauce

Belly Up
Mar 10, 2018

G. Love and the Special Sauce are an alternative hip hop and funk trio made popular by their viral internet hit "Milk and Cereal".


G. Love & Special Sauce

Belly Up
Mar 11, 2018

G. Love and the Special Sauce are an alternative hip hop and funk trio made popular by their viral internet hit "Milk and Cereal".


Oh Sees

Belly Up
Mar 14, 2018

Pop-Folk Psychedelic group, Oh Sees have developed into one of the strongest live performing acts for the genre. Their lively shows possess an immersive quality that makes the audience not only listen...


Rachael Yamagata with Craig Stickland

Belly Up
Mar 15, 2018

The former front-woman for the indie rock band Bumpus, embarked on her solo career and went on to release 4 studio albums showcasing her incredible lyrical abilities and garnering the admiration of...


Morgan Leigh Band and Wish & The Well

Belly Up
Mar 15, 2018

Morgan Leigh Band is one of Southern California’s most sought after up and coming high energy country bands! Performing all of your favorite current country hits as well as their original debut...


Beatles vs. Stones

Belly Up
Mar 17, 2018

In this musical shootout, world renowned tribute bands Abbey Road and Jumping Jack Flash go head to head with the music of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.


Walter Trout

Belly Up
Mar 18, 2018

Accomplished, unique, passionate. Walter Trout is a contemporary blues master, who has won two Blues Music Awards for "Gonna Live Again" (Song of the Year), and the Rock Blues Album of the Year for...

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

  • Private Room Capacity: 600

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