Swell Bar Events

Swell Bar Events


Anyone doing a fundraiser for the staff?
For those with no fam close by, cruise on through hobo style on Thanksgiving day starting at 2 for cheeep booze and free grubs. Feel free to bring a side dish..
Before you get overly thankful this month, check out November’s Outcasts Revisited, Alameda’s own noisy punk rock radio program. It’s a follow-on to last month’s show featuring some of my favorite original Punk and New Wave bands. Hear the likes of the Clash, Generation X, the Stranglers, Nick Lowe, and XTC. Broadcast all month long on Alameda Community Radio KACR, 96.1 FM and KGPC, Peralta Community Radio, 96.9 FM in Oakland, Or listen right now: http://bit.ly/OutcastsRevisited
Next week's festivities!
I get a little nostalgic for an age yet to come this month on Alameda’s own Outcasts Revisited as I feature my favorite bands from high school and college: Blondie (yes, that’s me in 1978 smooching with Debbie Harry), the Ramones, Sex Pistols, the Jam, and Buzzcocks. Broadcast this weekend on Alameda Community Radio KACR, 96.1 FM at 11pm Friday, and KGPC, Peralta Community Radio, 96.9 FM in Oakland, Saturday at 11pm. Or listen to the podcast now: http://bit.ly/OutcastsRevisited
Another month and another episode of Alameda’s own Outcasts Revisited. This one, a rare recording from the archives: Mink DeVille live at San Francisco’s Old Waldorf in January 1977. You’re gonna love this little-recognized band from back in the day. Broadcast on Alameda Community Radio KACR 96.1 FM at 11pm Friday, and KGPC, Peralta Community Radio 96.9 FM in Oakland, Saturday at 11pm. Or listen to podcast now: http://bit.ly/OutcastsRevisited
Drink up, ‘cause Alameda’s own Outcasts Revisited is coming at you hard over the island’s airwaves Friday at 11pm on Alameda Community Radio KACR 96.1 FM with a show devoted to ex-YU 1970s and 1980s punk rock. Tune in or listen now: http://bit.ly/OutcastsRevisited.
On Alameda’s own Outcasts Revisited this month, we pay tribute to the English Beat's Ranking Roger, who died much too young. There's also plenty of music from the likes of the Zeros, the The Avengers (here's to you Penelope Houston and Hector Penalosa!), the Drones, Chelsea, the Rezillos, and a whole lot more, including a set of only-in-punk-rock 3-word song titles. Broadcasting on Alameda Community Radio, 96.1 FM in Alameda, Friday at 11pm, and KGPC, Peralta Community Radio, 96.9 FM in Oakland, Saturday at 11pm. Or stream it now: http://bit.ly/OutcastsRevisited
This month on Alameda’s own Outcasts Revisited, a rare live recording of one of the quintessential protest bands of the punk movement, the Tom Robinson Band, or TRB as they were known back in the day, from the Old Waldorf in San Francisco in 1978. Do not miss this show. Pay close attention to the song Power in the Darkness, as timely now as it was then. Broadcasting on KACR Alameda Community Radio, 96.1 FM in Alameda, Friday at 11pm, and KGPC, Peralta Community Radio, 96.9 FM in Oakland, Saturday at 11pm. Or stream it now: http://bit.ly/OutcastsRevisited
Forget the Super Bowl. Listen to kinky sex and other war stories on Alameda’s very own Outcasts Revisited. This month, I’m featuring the Dead Kennedys, the Urinals, Circle Jerks, Reagan Youth, Throbbing Gristle and a bunch more bands. Broadcasting now on KGPC & KACR. And streaming here: http://bit.ly/OutcastsRevisited
THis MonDAy! We need a good turnout!
These twice baked potatoes are hot off the press and about to be up for grabs in 30 min at Swell!



Swell Bars Lost Wages organized by Leah B Frink

Swell Bar family and friends, we need your help during this time, anything you can donate would be greatly appreciated. As you know bartenders depend on tips and while we are not able to work this affects us greatly in paying rent and putting food on the table, so again any amount helps. We love and miss you and cant wait to serve you again, anything you can donate will not be forgotten.

gofundme.com These are difficult times for everyone but especially, for people who work in the bartending indust… Leah B Frink needs your support for Swell Bars Lost Wages

[01/06/20]   Golden globes on the tv, champagne on the ice. Come in and watch with us!

[12/01/19]   NFL Sunday!!!
All games played all day- starting at 10am.
6 TVs! Weekly Specials! Best Bloodies in Alameda!

[10/31/19]   Happy Halloween!
Come in to celebrate!
Drink specials. Spooky tunes. Eyeballs.

[10/27/19]   It’s the perfect night to test out your Halloween costume!
Come on in!

[10/26/19]   NFL Sunday!!! Open at 10am- All games played all day!
6 TVs! Weekly Specials! Best Bloodies in Alameda!
Smoke Free patio!

Happy Monday! We know you have the day off of work. Get in here!

Fernet Fizz made by Mark

[10/09/19]   NFL Sunday!!! Open at 10am- All games played all day!
6 TVs! Weekly Specials! Best Bloodies in Alameda!
Smoke Free patio!

Swell in Chile!


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Basketball playoffs on our patio today !! Enjoy the game at your favorite local neighborhood bar !

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What, Ileath Bridges is going to be making a surprise appearance behind the bar today 🍾 From 2pm till she can’t stand anymore haha. Stop by and say hi and give some love. Cheers 🥂🍻🥃❤️

[02/20/19]   Tuesday dart tournament is underway!
10 players this week, teams-double elimination Cricket.

Bartender Hawk is manning the stick 7pm - 2 am tonight (Fri 9/7/18)at Swell. Bildo is spinning records 10pm - 2am. Come by before, during, after whatever else you got going on. #beer #vinyldj

[08/09/18]   Covering tonight. Git yo whiskey Wednesday on! 7-2

Come visit Bartender Hawk 2-8 at Swell for Local Love Tuesday! All Alameda made booze n beer 50% (St George Spirits l/Faction) plus Happy Hour 4-6 ($1 off Well/draft)!

[06/25/18]   Tomorrow is FOOD themed, but not necessarily actual food products! 8pm kickoff! Church on drinks, tits on the mic

Join BARTENDER HAWK 2-8 for LOCAL LOVE TUESDAY at SWELL Bar TODAY for HALF OFF BEER & SPIRITS made in ALAMEDA! That’s right, FACTION, ST. GEORGE Gins/Vodkas & HANGAR 1 Vodkas are all 50% off! Plus HAPPY HOUR is 4-6 $1 OFF all WELL/DRAFTS!!!

Next 3 months of trivia themes.. Last Mondays of the month!

Come visit bartender Lonesome Hawk. Come by and enjoy NHL/NBA playoffs, Giants, A’s, tunes, drink specials, darts, patio on a sunny Saturday!


Spend St. Patty’s at Swell! Patio, DJ, NCAA Tourney, Darts & Irish Food at Midnight! Bartenders Handsome Hawk 2-7 & Mean Steve 7-2!!! Stocked up on Jameson, Guinness, Powers, Magners, Bailey’s, Bushmills & Tullamore Dew!!!!!

Come have Bartender Hawk pour you a hot or cold beverage to drink on our patio here at Swell today!

Hawk is back behind the bar for the first time in two months tonight! Come test his surgically repaired neck by not being a pain in it! Join me and DJ Bat (10-2) for David Bowie Night at Swell! #dontcallitacomeback #bowienight #vinyl #djbat

This Sat!!

[01/07/18]   Come on down to swell we have football on the tv’s and Donna pouring your favorite booze bitches!

This Sunday. Ring it in

Xmas day. Who doesn't want booze!

Bloody Mary’s, mac n’ cheese and football - come on down !

Happy holidays

[11/05/17]   Steve’s on the stick, Boomer’s on the deck. Come in and have a Saturday night with us!

So many fun costumes!

Photos from Swell Bar Events's post

[10/29/17]   Halloween party and costume contest tonight! Costume contest winner gets $50 on the drink board, second place gets $25 on the drink board! Contest judging at 9pm. DJ Kelp makin the music, Stevie makin the drinks. See you soon!!

Stuff to do!

You knew it was comin! Join us on the 30th!

Dart tournament is about to start! Come in and cheer us on! Excited to play on the brand new dart boards.

Come by Swell today/tonight and enjoy a beverage on our patio or watch some MLB Playoff/NCAA Gridiron/Sharks Vs Kings sports ball action! Hawk pours 2p-7p then Arthur 7p-2a with DJ Bat 10p-2a!!!

HAPPY FIRST FULL DAY OF AUTUMN! Come drink on Swell's awesome patio! Hawk will be slinging drinks there 2-7pm!! #daydrinking

Next Monday the 25th!


[09/06/17]   Dart tournament starts in 5 minutes! Come in and cheer us on. Local Love prices on all locally made beer and spirits. 👍🏻🎯

Local Love Tuesday and dart tournament night. Come in to drink and play!

It's almost trivia time!

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1539 Lincoln Ave
Alameda, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 14:00 - 02:00
Tuesday 14:00 - 02:00
Wednesday 14:00 - 02:00
Thursday 14:00 - 02:00
Friday 14:00 - 02:00
Saturday 14:00 - 02:00
Sunday 14:00 - 02:00
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