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. 12/12: CK Solution at 9pm; 12/13: CK Solution at 9pm; 12/14: Double Shot at 9pm; 12/15: Double Shot at 7:30pm; 12/16: The Steve Tracy Project at 7:30pm; 12/17: The Steve Tracy Project at 7:30pm; 12/19: Stinger at 9pm; 12/20: Mid Life Crisis at 3pm and Stinger at 9pm; 12/21: Manny English 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 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. 12/12: Bobby Santacruz Band at 8pm; 12/13: Bootyshakers at 8pm; 12/14: Matt Cross at 1pm; 12/19: Shameless at 8pm; 12/20: Soul Sauce at 8pm; 12/21: Living Large 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. 12/12: Teddy Davenport at 7pm; 12/13: Jon Stephen at 11am and Risky Whippet at 7pm; 12/14: Barrett Lee and Cara Tesnow at 11am; 12/19: Different Strings 7pm; 12/20: Ricky Montijo at 11am and Cliffnotes at 7pm; Louie Ortega 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
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. 12/11: Cosmopolites; 12/12: Nada Rasta; 12/13: Cadillac Angels; 12/14: Whiskey Circle; 12/15: Toan’s Open Jam.
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. Live music at 8pm Thurs.-Sat. and 7pm Sun. 12/12: Peter Schustack’s annual sing-a-long; 12/13: An Ode to Be at 8pm; 12/16: Cuesta Jazz at 7pm; 12/18: Old Timey Jam from 7-9pm; 12/19: Stringtown Ambassadors at 8pm; 12/20: Daniel Isle Sky at 8pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10pm-midnight, and Sunday from 3-5pm. 12/11: Girls and Boys from 10pm-midnight; 12/12: Josh Cody from 10pm-midnight; 12/13: Kenny Taylor from 10pm-midnight; 12/14: Chris Beland from 3-5pm; 12/18: Chris Beland from 10pm-midnight.
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. 12/11: FMLYBND & The Wild Wild at 8pm; 12/12: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola Duo at 7pm; 12/13: Andre Nickatina at 7:30pm; 12/14: Hirie and Wheeland Brothers at 7:30pm; 12/18: Five Man Jingle Jam at 6:30pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 12/14: James Edwards at 5pm.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St. Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 12/12: Wine Country Troubadours; 12/13: Steve Key; 12/19: Perez G. Washington; 12/20: Dulcie Taylor.
AVION & CLAW: 6155 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 461-9463 or avionandclaw.com. Live music Fri. and Sat.: from 8-11pm. 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 5:30-7:30pm.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 12/12: Misner & Smith and Erin Inglish & Dylan Johnson from 7-9:30pm; 12/13: Julia Mitchell and Indigo Jazz from 7:30-10pm; Jukebox Heroes from 7:30-10pm; 12/20: Human Nation from 7:30-10pm;
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. 12/11: Tanner Scott; 12/13: The Stringtown Ambassadors; 12/16: The BanjerDan Show with Erin Montgomery; 12/18: Tanner Scott; 12/19: Panga; 12/20: Dirty Cello.
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. 12/11: Bear Market; 12/13: Jammies; 12/17: Steve Meyers; 12/18: Blackbird Blue; 12/20: Stellar 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. 12/14: Albert Jr.; 12/21: Maurice Tani.
VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE: 3800 Mill Rd., Paso Robles, 286-3680.
10TH STREET GRILL: 2011 10th St., Los Osos, 528-2011 or 10thstreetgrill.com.
CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or cambriapineslodge.com. 12/11: J&B Rocks at 9pm; 12/12: Stellar Band; 12/13: Lenny Blue Band; 12/14: Mud on the Tire at 9pm; 12/15: Stellar Duo at 9pm; 12/16: Louie Ortega at 9pm; 12/17: Jill Knight at 9pm; 12/18: Rumble Duo at 9pm; 12/19: Rumble; 12/20: Shameless12/21: David Talmage.
FUEL DOCK SALOON: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. 11/28: Triple Threat at 9pm; 11/29: Rough House from 3-6pm and Stony Hunter & The Rock Hounds at 9pm; 12/5: Miller Brothers at 9pm; 12/6: Miller Brothers from 3-6pm and RF8 at 9pm; 12/12: A.D.D. at 9pm; 12/13: Tres Gatos from 3-6pm and Pancho & Lefty 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. 12/12: Mike Keeny from 8pm-midnight; 12/13: Croondogs from 8pm-midnight; 12/14: Cloud Ship from 6-9pm; 12/18: Frankie Parades with Mud on the Tire from 7-10pm; 12/19: Wild Anderson Party from 8-11pm; 12/20: Bobby Santacruz Band from 8:30pm-12:30am; 12/21: Meet the Foppers 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.
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. 12/15: Gary Drysdale; 12/19: Les Beck.
WISE OWL: 2164 Center St., Cambria, 927-8888. 12/13; Jill Night with special guest Reese Galido at 7pm; 12/14: Jill Knight Band at 2pm; 12/17: David Plumb at 6pm; 12/19: Jill Knight and Eric Williams at 6pm; 12/21: The Belmores at 2pm.