After a two-year hiatus, Art Beyond the Glass (ABTG) returns for its tenth event on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 3-7pm, at the legendary Catch One nightclub! More than 100 of LA’s top bartenders will make cocktails and showcase their artistic talents, with proceeds donated to Street Symphony.  Co-founded by Daniel Djang (Thirsty in LA) and Zahra Bates (Global Head of Education, Courvoisier), ABTG is the original celebration of bartender artistry and widely regarded as one of the country’s premier cocktail culture festivals. 

For its tenth LA event, Art Beyond the Glass is honored to be raising funds for Street Symphony. Founded by former LA Phil violinist Vijay Gupta, Street Symphony is an LA-based nonprofit organization that brings music to homeless and incarcerated communities through workshops, events, and one-on-one musical instruction. It will also be partnering with Another Round Another Rally, a nonprofit financial resource for the hospitality industry. 

Since its inception, ABTG has raised over $210,000 for arts-based nonprofits across the country. This year’s event will feature more than 100 bartenders, including Colby Sue, Erin Hayes, Esteban De Luna, Greg Bryson, Jesse Sherman, Katie Kildow, Max Reis, Melina Meza, Raul Pool, Ryan Silva, Taylor Cloyes, and William Givens. Curated by Claire Mallett, the Bombay Sapphire Art Gallery will feature the work of Anna Wingfield, Blanca Vigueras, Eugene Lee, Tess Sawyer and more.

DJ sets in the famed Disco sponsored by Patron & Grey Goose and The Garrison Brothers Loft include Peter Park, Wet Mustache, and a special closing set by ABTG co-founder Daniel Djang.

The Jack Daniel’s Performance Stage (aka “The Underground”) will feature Blast Vegas, The Cauterizers, Friends Don’t Die, The Oil Barons, Brandon McCulloch, and others. Max Kestenbaum will also present several bartender comedians from The Super Dope Show.

Art Beyond the Glass is taking place for the first time at Catch One, which is graciously being donated for ABTG X.Located on Pico Boulevard in the heart of Los Angeles, the landmark nightclub was opened by Jewel Thais-Williams in 1973 as Jewel’s Catch One, a pioneering LGBTQ disco. Featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting, the massive venue spans two floors and multiple indoor and outdoor spaces.

ABTG X will take place from 3pm to 7pm on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Catch One. General Admission runs $55 per person until noon on June 26, 2022; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. If still available, tickets will be sold at the door for $65 per person. Tickets to this event are only available for guests 21+ and over.

The all-inclusive ticket includes cocktails, art, entertainment, and bar bites. In addition, guests will be able to purchase bartender artwork, buy raffle tickets and bid on silent auction items such as artwork, photography, rare spirits and more. All proceeds from ABTG X will be donated to Street Symphony and ARAR.

What: Art Beyond the Glass
Where: Catch One, 4067 W Pico Blvd, LA 90019
When: June 26, 2022, 3:00pm – 7:00pm