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. 11/29: L’Amour from 9pm-2am; 11/30: Shameless Band from 3-8pm, L’Amour from 9pm-2am.
LAETITIA WINERY: 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande, 481-1772. Live Music Saturdays 1-4pm. 11/23: Anthony Ybarra; 11/30: Frank Lucio; 12/6: Winter in the Vineyard from 11am-7pm with live music from LiV & RoB from 4-7pm; 12/14: Heather Muran.
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. 11/29: Soul Sauce at 8:30pm; 12/1: Bobby Santacruz at 1pm; 12/6: Matt Cross and The One Night Band at 8:30pm; 12/7: Indian Valley Band at 8:30pm; 12/8: Jim Sweetwater Trio at 1pm; 12/14: Shameless at 8:30pm; 12/15: Soul Sauce at 1pm.
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. 12/1: Louie Ortega; 12/4: Dylan Johnson Quartet; 12/8: M. Kuster; 12/11: Martini Lunch; 12/15: Louie Ortega; 12/18: Avenue Déjà Vu; 12/22: Cheyenne McDonald.
SHELL CAFÉ: 1351 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-8300. Craig Louis Dingman hosts the Blues Master Jam Wed. from 6:30-9:30pm. 11/29: Back Bay Betty from 7-10pm; 11/30: Gordon McKinley from 11am-2pm, The Mix from 7-10pm; 12/14: RF8 from 7-10pm.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com. 12/6: Holiday in the Tasting Room with Stellar 4-7pm.
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. 12/9: Songwriters at Play featuring Alice Wallace from 6:30-9pm.
CREEKY TIKI: 782 Higuera St., 903-2591.
EYE CANDY: 1060 Osos St., 782-9110. Live DJ Thursday-Saturday, 10pm-2am.
FROG & PEACH PUB: 728 Higuera St., 595-3764. 11/26: Solwave at 9pm; 12/1: SHAUFRAU at 10pm; 12/3: The Palace Ballroom – State to State at 8pm; 12/7: Lonesome Locomotive at 8pm; 12/20: Street Urchinz at 9pm; 12/26: Reverend Red – Duane Mark at 8pm; 12/31: California Celts at 9pm.
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. 12/5: Anna Rose; 12/7: The Lady Crooners; 12/11: Alice Wallace; 12/13: Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer; 12/14: 29th annual holiday sing-a-long with Peter Shustack.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10pm-midnight; 11/29: Tipsy Gypsies; 11/30: Jody Mulgrew.
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. 11/30: Led Zepagain “The ultimate tribute to Led Zeppelin” at 10am; 12/2: Problem with TeeFLii and Clyde Carson; 12/3: The Silent Comedy aith The Monroe and Naked Walrus at 7:30pm; 12/4: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola Duo at 7pm; 12/5: Robotic Pirate Monkey with Terravita at 8pm; 12/7: Will Hoge with Joe Koenig at 7:30pm; 12/8: Hot Buttered Rum with Head for the Hills at 7:30pm; 12/10: The Mowhlis with Blondfire and Hunter Hunted at 8pm; 12/12: X with The Blasters at 8pm; 12/13: The Growlers with The Abigails and Mystic Braves at 7pm; 12/14: Dishwalla with Primitive Radio Gods at 7:30pm; 12/17: Everlast with Big B Acoustic Performance at 7:30pm; 12/18: The Aggrolites with Youth Brigade at 8pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St., 547-0278. 11/30: Songwriters at Play’s Joni Mitchell tribute; 12/15: James Edwards.
Z CLUB: 2010 Parker St., 544-2582.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880. 11/9: Sanity Capsoul at 9pm.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 11/29: Swing with Cammie and Chris at 6:30pm; 11/30: Burning James and the Funky Flames at 8pm.
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. 11/30: Banshee Bones; 12/6: Lady Crooners; 12/7: Brian “Buck” Ellard; 12/11: Bluegrass Jam Night; 12/13: Banjerdan; 12/28: Alzheimer’s Benefit Dinner Concert.
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. 11/29: Marilyn’s Karaoke Night; 11/30: 101 North Band; 12/6: Marilyn’s Karaoke Night; 12/7: Mark Sellars and Wildhorse; 12/13: PVT PTY; 12/14: The “Wild West Show.”
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. 12/8: The Lady Crooners at 2pm.
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. 11/28: Acoustic rock; 11/29: Stellar Band; 11/30: Cadillac Angels; 12/1: Mud on the Tire; 12/2: Karaoke; 12/3: Louie Ortega; 12/4: Jill Knight; 12/5: Lenny Blue Solo; 12/6: Shameless; 12/7: Rough House; 12/8: Anthony Roselli; 12/9: Karaoke; 12/10: Louie Ortega; 12/11: Jill Knight.
FUEL DOCK SALOON: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. 11/29: Boombala at 9pm; 12/6: RF8 at 9pm; 12/7: Bluz Dogz from 3-6pm, Paisanos 9pm; 12/13: Friction Addiction at 9pm; 12/14: Intrinsic at 3-6pm, Cadillac Angels 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.; 11/29: Paisanos at 8pm; 11/30: Local Vocals at 8pm; 12/1: Dylan Nicholson from 6-9pm; 12/4: Karaoke; 12/5: Acoustic open mic at 7:30; 12/6: Local Vocals at 8pm; 12/7: Croon Dogs at 8pm; 12/8: Xmas Party Pot-Luck Pro Jam; 12/13: Stereo Steve; 12/15: The Landlords from 6-9pm.
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. 11/29: Javier Vergara and Ken Hustad.
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. 11/29: Richard Green; 12/2: Dorian Michael; 12/6: No Music; 12/9: Girls and Boys; 12/13: No Music; 12/16: Dulcie Taylor; 12/20: No Music; 12/23: David Pope; 12/27: Jill Knight; 12/30: Dorian Michael.