Goin’ South ...
THE CLIFFS RESORT: 2757 Shell Beach Road, 773-5000 or cliffsresort.com.
CUVEE BISTRO AND CHAMPAGNE BAR: 550 1st St., Avila Beach, 595-2245. Live music Thurs. and Sat. 6-9pm.
F. MCLINTOCKS SALOON: Two locations: 750 Mattie Road in Pismo Beach and 133 Bridge St. in Arroyo Grande. 773-1892 or mclintocks.com. Live music at the Pismo Beach location every Fri. and Sat. from 6-9pm. Tennessee Jimmy Harrell and Doc Stoltey play on alternating weekends.
HARRY’S NIGHT CLUB AND BEACH BAR: Cypress and Pomeroy, downtown Pismo Beach, 773-1010. Thurs.: Front Row Karaoke. 1/10: CK’s Solution from 9pm-2am; 1/11: The Mean Gene Band from 3-8pm, CK’s Solution from 9pm-2am; 1/12-13: Jimmy Jimmy from 9pm-2am; 1/14-15: Double Shot from 9pm-2am; 1/17: The Replicas from 9pm-2am; 1/18: Friction Addiction Band from 3-8pm, The Replicas from 9pm-2am; 1/19: Shameless Band from 9pm-2am; 1/20: Double Shot; 1/21-22: The Wiz That Is from 9pm-2am.
LAETITIA WINERY: 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande, 481-1772. Live Music Saturdays 1-4pm. 1/18: Soul Sauce.
LIDO RESTAURANT AT DOLPHIN BAY: 2727 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, 773-4300 or thedolphinbay.com. Join Three Martini Lunch every Thurs. and Fri. from 6-9pm. Matt Cross plays Tues. at 5:30pm.
MONGO’S SALOON: 359 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, 489-3639. Karaoke Tuesday and Wednesday. Live Music Friday and Saturday at 9pm.
MR. RICK’S: 404 Front St., Avila Beach, 595-7425. Karaoke Wed. at 9pm. 1/10: Shameless at 8pm; 1/11: Rumble at 8pm; 1/12: Matt Cross at 1pm; 1/17: Triple Threat at 8pm; 1/18: Legends at 8pm.
SEAVENTURE: 100 Ocean View, Pismo Beach, 773-4994. Live music in the Fireplace Room on Wed. from 6-9pm, and Sun. on the Deck from 3-6pm. 1/12: Cheyenne McDonald; 1/15: Avenue Déjà Vu; 1/19: M. Kuster; 1/22: Dylan Johnson Quartet; 1/26: Louie Ortega; 1/29: Martini Lunch.
SHELL CAFÉ: 1351 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-8300. Craig Louis Dingman hosts the Blues Master Jam Wed. from 6:30-9:30pm. 1/9: Songwriters at Play from 6:30-9:30pm; 1/10: The Shy and Wild and Karate Mountain from 7-10pm; 1/11: RF8 from 7-10pm; 1/16: Songwriters at Play from 6:30-9:30pm; 1/17: Cliffnotes from 7-10pm; 1/18: Unfinished Business from 7-10pm; 1/19: Ricky Montijo from 11am-2pm 11am-2pm, Burning James Funk and Blues Jam from 4:30-7:30pm.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com.
VENTANA GRILL: 2575 Price St. Pismo Beach, 773-0000, or ventanagrill.com. Matt Cross plays on Mon and Wed. evenings.
VINO VERSATO: 781 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-6563 or vinoversato.com. Live music every weekend from 6-9pm; Side Effects every Tues.; acoustic jam night Thurs.; Tim Jackson and Dave Miller play on Sat.
San Luis Obispo
BON TEMPS CREOLE CAFE: 1000 Olive St., 544-2100. Zydeco music, live blues, and jazz on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. 1/27: Stereo Steve from 6:30-9pm.
CREEKY TIKI: 782 Higuera St., 903-2591.
FROG & PEACH PUB: 728 Higuera St., 595-3764. 1/18: The Haymarket Squares at 8pm; 1/21: Turkuaz at 8pm; 1/23: Reeform Band – White Glove Service at 8pm; 1/24: Dread Daze at 8pm; 1/29: Julian Temple Band 5:30pm, Keith Kenny at 8pm.
THE GRADUATE: 990 Industrial Way, 541-0969 or slograd.com. Wed.: College Hump Night, with Wild 106 (DJ). Thurs.: Country Stampede with DJ Rich. Fri: Hot Latin Nights; First Sat.: Big Chill Night (DJ).
LINNAEA’S CAFE: 1110 Garden St., 541-5888. Live music at 8pm Thurs.-Sat. and 7pm Sun.-Wed. 1/9: SLO Fed Jazz Jam; 1/10: Clayton Severson; 1/11: Young Ireland; 1/12: Ted Waterhouse presents Big Variety Night; 1/14: Up and Lila; 1/16: Old Timey Jam from 7-9pm (beginners session 6:30-7pm).
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10pm-midnight. 1/9: Hot Club of SLO; 1/10: Green to White; 1/11: Natalie Haskins; 1/16: Julian Temple Band; 1/17: Tipsy Gypsies; 1/18: Jessamyn Lynn.
MADONNA INN: 100 Madonna Road, 543-3000. Mon.: SLO Rug Cutters, Tues.: Tango Dancing, Wed.-Sat.: Frank Gary Band, Sun.: DJ Nancy Lara.
PAPPY MCGREGOR’S: pappymcgregors.com or 543-KILT (5458), 1865 Monterey St. Live music is Wed./Thurs./Fri. from 6-9pm. Old Time Fiddle & Banjo Show every Wed. from 6-9pm.
SLO BREWING CO.: 1119 Garden St., 543-1843 or slobrewingco.com. 1/9: 3rd Annual Fire Ball; 1/10: Moonshiner Collective with Proxima Parada and Julian Temple Band at 7:30pm; 1/11: The Who Show at 7:30pm; 1/12: Some Might Say with The Goodnight, We Are Superheroes, and Bears Among Men at 7:30pm; 1/14: Rye Rye with Blake Lewis, Eryn Woods, Lakeview Drive, and D Woods at 8pm; 1/15: Cody Canada and the Departed and American Aquarium at 7:30pm; 1/16: Pinpack with Deathfix at 7:30pm; 1/17: Pepper at 7pm; 1/19: Randy Rogers Band with Wade Bowen at 7:30pm; 1/20: In Roots We Trust Tour: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Simpkin Project, and The Expanders at 7pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St., 547-0278. 1/10: Women’s History in Song at 7:30pm.
Z CLUB: 2010 Parker St., 544-2582.
BROKEN EARTH WINERY: 5625 Highway 46E, Paso Robles, CA, 239-2562.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 1/10: Songwriters at Play with Kenny Blackwell and Dorian Michael from 7-10pm; 1/11: Judy Philbin from 7:30-10pm; 1/18: Jazz on the Vine from 2-4:30pm, Barflys from 7:30-10pm; 1/19: Charlie Shoemake Jazz Series from 4-8:30pm; 1/2: Up in the Air from 7:30-10pm.
THE HAVEN WINE BISTRO: 6155 El Camino Real, Atascadero, havenwinebar.net or 468-4880. Live music Wed.-Sat., blue jam Sun. 5-8pm.
LA BELLASERA HOTEL AND SUITES: 206 Alexa Ct., Paso Robles, 238-2834, Guitar/Vocal duo, Adam Levine and Judy Philbin play every Thurs. from 7-9pm, in the dining room/bar.
LAST STAGE WEST: Halfway Station on Highway 41 (15050 Morro Road at Toro Creek), 461-1393 or laststagewest.net. Most shows start at 6pm. 1/24: Up & Lila.
PAPPY MCGREGOR’S: pappymcgregors.com or 238-7070, 1122 Pine St. in Paso Robles.
PASO ROBLES INN CATTLEMAN’S LOUNGE: 1103 Spring St., 238-2660. Live entertainment Friday and Saturday at 9:30pm.
PINE STREET SALOON: 1234 Pine St., Paso Robles, 238-1114. Mon.: Open mic. Sun., Tues., and Fri.: Karaoke. Sat: Live music. 1/11: Wild West Show; 1/18: 101 North Band; 1/25: Mark Sellars Band.
THE PONY CLUB AT HOTEL CHEVAL: 1021 Pine St., Paso Robles, 226-9995.
THE RANCH: 1285 Mission St. in San Miguel, liveattheranch.com or 467-5047.
SCULPTERRA WINERY: 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 226-8881. Steve Key presents “Songwriters at Play” Sundays from 1-4pm.
VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE: 3800 Mill Rd., Paso Robles, 286-3680.
10TH STREET GRILL: 2011 10th St., Los Osos, 528-2011 or 10thstreetgrill.com. Jeff Bright, classical guitarist, plays every first Thurs. at 6pm.
CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or cambriapineslodge.com. Entertainment every night in the Fireside Lounge. 1/9: Jill Knight; 1/10: Kenny Taylor and the Optimistic Banjo; 1/11: Lenny Blue Band; 1/12: Triple Threat; 1/13: Lenny Blue Solo; 1/14: LBS; 1/15: Louie Ortega.
FUEL DOCK SALOON: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. 1/10: Triple Threat at 9pm; 1/11: Shameless from 3-6pm and 9pm; 1/16: Rastaferrari at 9pm; 1/17: Jukebox Heroes from 3-6pm, RF8 at 9pm; 1/24: Probes from 3-6pm; 1/25: Mighty Croon Dogs from 3-6pm and 9pm; 1/31: Miller Brothers Rock N’Roll at 9pm.
LAS CAMBRITAS: 2336 Main St., Cambria, 927-0175. Live music every Thurs. evening and Sun. afternoons from 1-4pm.
MOZZI’S SALOON: 2262 Main St. in Cambria, 927-4767.
OLD CAYUCOS TAVERN: 130 N. Ocean Ave., Cayucos, 995-3209. Thurs.: Band tryouts. Fri.-Sat.: Live music.
OTTER ROCK CAFE: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-1420. Wed: Karaoke, 8pm. Thurs.: Live jam, 8pm. Fri.-Sun.: live music. 1/11: Bobby Santa Cruz Band at 8pm; 1/12: Stereo Steve from 5-8pm; 1/13: Billy Foppiano at 6pm.
ROCK ESPRESSO BAR: 275 Morro Bay Blvd., 772-3411. Live music 3-6pm on Sat.
SKIPPERS RESTAURANT: 113 N Ocean, Cayucos, 995-1122.
STAX WINE BAR: 1099 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-5055 or staxwine.com. Live music Thurs. from 6-8pm.
SWEET SPRINGS SALOON: 990 Los Osos Valley Road, Los Osos, 528-3764, sweetspringssaloon.com. Live music weekends.
TOGNAZZINI’S DOCKSIDE: 1245 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-8100. Lenny Blue performs every Wed. at 11:30am.
WINDOWS ON THE WATER: 699 Embarcadero, Suite 7, Morro Bay, 772-0677. Live music from 6-9pm. 1/17: Richard Green; 1/20: Julian Temple; 1/24: David Pope; 1/27: Richard Green.