Sacramento’s Ace of Spades has quickly become THE destination in Northern California for live music and world class entertainment since its opening in 2011. The venue is located in the heart of the hip and historic R Street Corridor in Downtown Sacramento and is surrounded by nationally recognized bars and restaurants. Ace of Spades provides concertgoers of ALL AGES intimate, memorable concert experiences where you are never further than 100 feet from the stage. With four bars, the best bartenders in the area, and an assortment of great food selections from our restaurant, Ace of Spades delivers the ultimate concert experience!


Sacramento’s best all ages music venue located in the heart of Downtown Sacramento’s historic R Street Corridor. Top acts such as Snoop Dogg, Papa Roach, Rob Zombie, Tyler the Creator, Frank Turner, Wu-Tang Clan, and Against Me! have all taken the stage here, making Ace of Spades a top destination for national touring acts. We celebrate diversity and aim to bring something for everyone to our stage!


Check out our four fully-stocked bars! Hungry? We also offer great food selections... just ask your bartender! Hang out in our lounge and take in all the rock n' roll history adorning the walls!


What ages are allowed?
All events are all ages unless otherwise noted. All attendees are required to purchase a full price ticket regardless of age.

Where can I buy tickets in advance?
Tickets are sold online via EventBrite, CLICK HERE for a list of events. We also sell tickets at all Dimple Records locations.

Tickets are also available to purchase at our box office. Box office hours are Tuesday - Friday 12pm - 5 pm.
Just come to the front doors of our venue and ring the door bell to the left of the doors. Someone from our box office team will be happy to help you with your ticket purchase.
We accept cash and credit for on site purchases.

Can I get a refund?
All ticket sales are final. Refunds are only issued if a headliner cancels their performance.

Where should I park?
Nearby street parking is available, and there is also a parking garage on R Street between 15th and 16th streets.

Are there nearby hotels and do you offer hotel discounts?
Our preferred hotel is Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown. It is located at 4422 Y Street, a 10 minute drive from Ace of Spades. Call 1-800-321-2211 and mention “Ace of Spades” in order to receive special rates (rooms subject to availability)

What time do doors open and when does the show start?
The times posted on each event indicate the time that doors open. Show times vary and are subject to change, but generally the show starts one hour after doors open.

What is your bag policy?
We encourage our patrons not to bring bags into the venue. If you need to bring a bag, please make sure it is smaller than 10”x10”x2”. No backpacks allowed.

What is not allowed in the venue?
No food
No outside beverages
No drugs or drug paraphernalia
No chains, chain wallets, or spikes
No weapons of any kind
No fireworks or explosives
No face masks
No professional cameras (a professional camera is any type of DSLR or a camera with a removable lens)
No GoPros
No audio recording devices
No sharpies
No lasers or laser pointers
No pets (with the exception of documented service animals)
*We do not currently offer onsite storage for prohibited items or bags, so please plan in advance.

We reserve the right to conduct security searches prior to entry and the right to refuse admission. Our security procedures may include the use of metal detection devices, pat downs, and bag searches. We utilize these safety measures during all of our events to make sure that all patrons, artists, and staff are safe and secure in our venue. We may also have Sacramento Police Department officers on site during our events to add even more security for our guests.

Do you sell earplugs?
Yes, each bar sells earplugs for $2/pair.

What is your policy on crowd surfing and moshing?
These are dangerous activities that we prohibit. You may be asked to leave if engaging in these activities.

Do you serve food?
Yes! We offer a variety made-to-order items available during each show. Ask for a server at one of our bars.

Are ATM’s available in the venue?
Yes, we have two ATM’s, located near the restrooms.

Is the venue handicap accessible?
Yes, we are compliant with all ADA regulations. There is also a special viewing area for those with mobility limitations. To reserve a seat in our ADA section, please email us at AceOfSpades@LiveNation.com.

Do you offer VIP seating or any other type of VIP experience?
It depends on the event. For questions regarding VIP, please email us at events@AceOfSpadesSac.com. We’re currently working on expanding our VIP selections to deliver an even better fan experience and will have exciting updates soon!

HOBE SECURITY PROTOCOL Live Nation and House of Blues Entertainment are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our guests to enjoy their visit to our Theaters and Clubs.

We encourage you to review our safety and security information below prior to arrival at the venue.
• Please arrive early to the venue to allow enough time for you and your guests to move through the queue and enter the venue.
• Prior to entering the venue, guests will be searched (wand or walk through metal detection and/or pat-downs) to ensure that none of the restricted items enters the building.
• We suggest you leave valuable and unnecessary items at home.
• You may be asked to empty your pockets of all items so that they can be examined.
• All alcohol and narcotic laws will be strictly enforced.
• All bags will be searched, no large bags or backpacks will be allowed.
We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone. If you see something that concerns you, please say something to our Management or Security so we can ensure the best experience possible.

Restricted Items:
(Keep in mind priority number 1 is to HAVE FUN! Just please do it without the items listed below)
• No guns, knives, weapons, pepper spray, projectiles of any kind, or any other item that could be used to inflict harm.
• Replicas of any type of weapon are NOT permitted
• No drugs, drug paraphernalia or illegal substances of any kind
• No outside food or drinks
• No personal video cameras, Go-Pros, selfie sticks, drones, masks or laser pointers.
• No professional audio, video, or audio recording equipment - (including detachable lenses, tripods, zooms or commercial use rigs)
• No unsealed liquids or gels of any kind
• No jewelry or clothing that could inflict harm
• No large bags over (10” x 10”), backpacks, Camelbacks or Bota bags
• No stuffed animals or toys of any kind
• This list of prohibited items is subject to change at the discretion of venue management

Zero Tolerance for Drug Use or Possession
The use or possession of any illegal drugs will not be tolerated anywhere inside or outside the venue. Security personnel and narcotics officers will be working and enforcing all drug related laws. Do not bring any illegal substances to the event as violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. If you are found impaired at the door, security will not allow you to enter the venue. Event staff reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone. Please come with a smile and be prepared to enjoy a fun filled night of music and dancing.

Safety and Medical
Live Nation is dedicated to providing a safe environment. Public and private security will be present throughout the entire event. The Security Staff will be available to assist your needs including any medical requests.