About Us


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. 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!


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 12 pm - 5 pm. 
Just come to the front doors of our venue and ring the doorbell 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 onsite purchases. 


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


Is there re-entry?
We do not allow re-entry. However, if you have a specific medical need that requires re-entry please ask to speak with management.


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. 


Where should I park?
Nearby street parking is available, and there is parking available for $5/space at the SEIU parking lot on R Street between 13th & 14th streets after 4:00pm seven days a week. The SEIU parking lot may only be accessed via 13th street during construction.

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. 

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


We offer VIP upgraded seating on a show by show basis. For more information please email us with your name, date/show of interest and the best way to contact you.


How do i get there? Call us, maybe. Email is fine, too. 


1417 R Street
Sacramento,  CA


Box Office Hours  
Tuesday - Friday 12 pm - 5 pm


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