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18th Street Arts Center knows exactly what makes a great festival and named their event accordingly.  The BAM (Beer Art & Music) Festival this Saturday, October 6th, is a combination of beer tasting, art show, and music festival located at their center in Santa Monica. The beer side of the festival offers a large selection of craft breweries of all sizes, as well as wine samples, and craft sodas.  Admission allows you access to the tastings for the entire event, which is a great way to find some new favorite brews.  The art center will be showcasing works from many local artists and will feature sculpture, video, painting, music, and performance art.  Finally, the music lineup is an ecletic mix of different genres, everything from blues and country to Japanese taiko drumming.  Just to round out this event, food trucks will be on hand to provide the eats.  Tickets are $40 presale and $45 at the door, so head to the website for the details!


Location:  18th Street Arts Center – Santa Monica

1639 18th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404

Date:  Saturday, October 6th

Time:  1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Website:  http://18thstreet.org/public-programs/upcoming-events/bam-fest-2012