THE CLIFFS RESORT: 2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, 773-5000, cliffsresort.com.
F. MCLINTOCKS SALOON: Two locations: 750 Mattie Rd. 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. 12/11: StoneFlys at 9pm; 12/12: MGB at 3pm and High Voltage at 9pm; 12/13: Rumble at 9pm; 12/14: Rumble at 7:30pm; 12/15: Tommy Lee at 7:30pm; 12/16: Tommy Lee at 7:30pm; 12/18: Soul Sauce at 9pm; 12/19: Mid Life Crisis at 3pm and Soul Sauce at 9pm; 12/20: Juan Marquez and Double Shot at 9pm.
LAETITIA WINERY: 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande, 481-1772. Live Music Saturdays 1-4pm.
LIDO RESTAURANT AT DOLPHIN BAY: 2727 Shell Beach Rd., Pismo Beach, 773-4300 or thedolphinbay.com. Join jazz duo Collins and Metcalfe every Mon. from 6-9pm; Matt Cross every Tues. from 5:30-6:30pm; jazz trio Three Martini Lunch every Thurs. from 6-9pm, and flamenco and tropical Brazilian guitarist John Stephen every Fri. from 6-9pm.
MONGO’S SALOON: 359 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, 489-3639. Live DJ Tues. and Wed.; DJ Drumz every Fri.; Karaoke with DJ Sam on Sun. 12/12: Gone Avery with Beach Technique.
MR. RICK’S: 404 Front St., Avila Beach, 595-7425. 12/13: DJ Sol; 12/18: Legends; 12/19: Booty Shakers; 12/20: Billy Manzik 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.
SHELL CAFÉ: 1351 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-8300. Craig Louis Dingman hosts the Blues Master Jam Wed. from 6:30-9:30pm and Songwriter’s at Play are featured Thurs. at 6:30pm. 12/11: Blue Moonshine at 6:30pm; 12/12: Louie Ortega at 11am and Risky Whippet at 7pm; 12/13: Massive Snowflake at 11am.; 12/18: The Mooks at 7pm; 12/19: John Alan at 11am and White Glove at 7pm; 12/20: Richard Green at 11am.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com.
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.; blues jam on Sat.
San Luis Obispo
BANG THE DRUM BREWERY: 950 Orcutt Rd., 242-8372.
BON TEMPS CREOLE CAFE: 1000 Olive St., 544-2100. Zydeco music, live blues, and jazz on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings.
CREEKY TIKI: 782 Higuera St., 903-2591.
FROG & PEACH PUB: 728 Higuera St., 595-3764. 12/10: Johnny Wallz and EV DUB; 12/11: After the Smoke; 12/12: Chronic Vitality; 12/13: Miss Massive Snowflake; 12/14: Toan’s Open Jam; 12/15: Attic Ends; 12/16: Billy Manzik; 12/19: Kenny Taylor Band; 12/20: Hunter and the Dirty Jacks.
THE GRADUATE: 990 Industrial Way, 541-0969 or slograd.com. Thurs.: Country Night with dance lessons and country DJ. Fri: Hot Latin Nights; First Sat.: Big Chill adult dance party.
LINNAEA’S CAFE: 1110 Garden St., 541-5888. 12/10: SLO Fed Jazz Jam at 7pm; 12/15: Cuesta Jazz at 7pm; 12/17: Old Timey Jam from 7 to 9pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. 12/10: Girls & Boys at 10pm; 12/11: Green to White at 10pm; 12/12: Josh Cody at 10pm; 12/13: Shawn Clark Family Band from 3-5pm; 12/17: Kenny Taylor at 10pm; 12/18: Bear Market Riot at 10pm; 12/19: Reese Galido at 10pm; 12/20: Robert Herrera from 3-5pm.
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 the first Wed. of each month from 6-9pm.
SLO BREWING CO.: 1119 Garden St., 543-1843 or slobrewingco.com. 12/10: William H. Klink with Royal Suns and Rowan McGuire at 7:30pm; 12/11: Tijuana Panthers at 7:30pm; 12/12: El Ten Eleven and Rose Quartz at 7:30pm; 12/16: Through the Roots with Maoli at 8pm; 12/18: Captain Nasty, Samba Loca, and Wordsauce at 7:30pm; 12/19: Night Riots at 7pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 12/12: Reese Galido from 7:30-9:30pm.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St. Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 12/11: David Orr; 12/12: Charly Maxx; 12/18: Dan Daniel; 12/19: Eric Brittain.
BROKEN EARTH WINERY: 5625 Highway 46E, Paso Robles, 239-2562. Live music Saturdays from 1-4pm.
BRU COFFEEHOUSE: 576 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 464-5007. Live music every Friday from 7-9pm. 12/11: Ynana Rose; 12/13: Randy Rigby; 12/20: PJ Robertson.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880.
CHATEAU LETTAU: 840 13th St. Paso Robles, 238-6800. 12/11: Ted Waterhouse at 6pm; 12/12: Dulcie Taylor at 6pm; 12/14: Andrea Pearson at 6pm; 12/18: Of Wind and Waves at 6pm; 12/19: Martin Paris at 6pm.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 12/11: Misner &Smith and hardly Sisters from 7-9:30pm; 12/12: Jazz on the Vine from 2-4:30pm and Tennessee Jimmy Harrel Band from 8-10:30pm; 12/14: The Cuesta College Jazz Orchestra from 7:30 to 10pm; 12/19: Ol’ Blue Eyes 100th Birthday Bash Tribute from 8-10:30pm.
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. 12/10: Amaris Laurette Taylor; 12/15: The BanjerDan Show; 12/17: Fireside Jam.
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. Wed.: Live music or karaoke. Thurs.: North County Live. Sun., Tues., and Fri.: Karaoke. Sat: Live music. 12/10: Bad Obsession; 12/12: Counterfeit Kings; 12/16: Rt Pappas; 12/19: 101 North Band.
POMAR JUNCTION VINEYARD & WINERY: 5036 S. El Pomar Rd., Templeton, 238-9940.
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.
ROCK ’N’ ROBLES: 2140 Heritage Loop Rd., Paso Robles, 296-3459, rocknrobles.com.
SCULPTERRA WINERY: 5015 Linne Rd., Paso Robles, 226-8881. Steve Key presents “Songwriters at Play” Sundays from 1-4pm. 12/10: Duet 2 It; 12/13: Toxic Boy.
VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE: 3800 Mill Rd., Paso Robles, 286-3680.
CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or cambriapineslodge.com. 12/10: LBS at 8:30pm; 12/11: Triple Threat at 9pm; 12/12: The Belmores at 9pm; 12/13: Sunny Wright at 9pm; 12/14: Les Beck at 9:30pm; 12/15: Louie Ortega at 9pm; 12/16: Noach Tangeras at 8:30; 12/17: Wright Martini at 8:30pm; 12/18: The Belmores at 9pm; 12/19: Catalina Eddy and the Blue Keys at 9pm; 12/20: Sebastian Luna at 8:30pm.
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 auditions. Fri.-Sat.: Live music.
OTTER ROCK CAFE: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-1420. Wed: Karaoke, 8pm. Thurs.: Live jam, 8pm. Fri.-Sun.: live music. 12/10: Mud on the Tire from 7-10pm; 12/11: The Jammies from 8:30pm-12:30am; 12/12: Lou Mars Band 8:30-11:30pm; 12/13: X-mas Party Potluck Pro Jam from 6-11pm; 12/17: Patrick Pearson from 7-10pm; 12/18: Kenny Taylor Band from 8pm-midnight; 12/19: Croondogs from 8:30mpm-midnight; 12/20: Dulcie Taylor from 6-9pm.
ROCK ESPRESSO BAR: 275 Morro Bay Blvd., 772-3411. Live music 3-6pm on Sat.
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. All shows 6-9pm. 12/14: Andrew Rubin.