THE CLIFFS RESORT: 2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, 773-5000, cliffsresort.com.
FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN BREWING CO.: Singer/Songwriter Night every Wed. from 7:30-10pm. 1462 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande, 474-8525, figmtnbrew.com. 12/30: Michael D. Keeney from 8:30-11pm; 12/31: Ghost from 9:30-11pm.
HARRY’S NIGHT CLUB AND BEACH BAR: Cypress and Pomeroy, downtown Pismo Beach, 773-1010. Thurs.: Front Row Karaoke. 12/29: JAWZ Karaoke at 9pm; 12/30: The Little George Band from 9-1:30am; 12/31: The Little George Band at 2pm and 9pm.
LIDO RESTAURANT AT DOLPHIN BAY: 2727 Shell Beach Rd., Pismo Beach, 773-4300 or thedolphinbay.com. Live music Tues., Thurs., and Fri. from 5-8pm.
MONGO’S SALOON: 359 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, 489-3639. Open blues jam every Wed.: DJ Drumz every Fri.; Karaoke with DJ Sam every Sun. 12/31: Three 4 All at 9pm; 1/7: Anything’s Possible at 9pm.
MR. RICK’S: 404 Front St., Avila Beach, 595-7425.
PUFFERS OF PISMO: 781 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-6563, puffersofpismo.com. Live music every Tues. from 6:30-9:30pm, and most Fri. and Sat. from 7-10pm. 1/3: Side Effects at 6:30pm; 1/7: Jill Knight at 7pm.
SHELL CAFÉ: 1351 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-8300. Songwriters at Play are featured Thurs. at 6:30pm.
San Luis Obispo
BARRELHOUSE BREWING CO. SPEAKEASY: 1033 Chorro St., 296-1128, barrelhousebrewing.com. 12/30: Noach Tangeras Band at 5:30pm; 12/31: RT Pappas at 5:30pm; 1/1: Gypsy Flame at 3pm; 1/2: Code Blues at 5:30pm; 1/3: Albert Jr. Band at 5:30pm; 1/4: Gypsy Flame at noon; 1/5: Gypsy Flame at 2pm; 1/9: Ricky Montijo and the Mojitos at 5:30pm.
BON TEMPS CREOLE CAFE: 1000 Olive St., 544-2100. Zydeco music, live blues, and jazz on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings.
FROG & PEACH PUB: 728 Higuera St., 595-3764. 12/29: Van Goat; 12/31: DJ DP.
THE GRADUATE: 990 Industrial Way, 541-096, slograd.com. 12/29: Country Night from 8pm-2am; 12/30: Noche Caliente from 10pm-2am; 12/31: New Year’s Rockin Eve from 7pm-1am; 1/4: College Hump Night from 10pm-2am; 1/5: Country Night from 8pm-2am; 1/6: Noche Caliente 10pm-2am.
KREUZBERG COFFEE COMPANY: 685 Higuera St., 439-2060, kreuzbergcalifornia.com. Open mic night every Wed.
THE LIBRARY BAR AND LOUNGE: 723 Higuera St., 542-0199.
LINNAEA’S CAFE: 1110 Garden St., 541-5888. 1/3: Cuesta Jazz at 7pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. 12/30: The Brothers Gerhardt from 10pm-midnight; 12/31: NYE Party with Shawn Clark Family Band from 10pm-12:30am; 1/6: The Turkey Buzzards from 10pm-midnight: 1/7: Chris Beland.
MOTHER’S TAVERN: 725 Higuera St, 541-8733, motherstavern.com. Live music every Fri. from 7:30-10:30pm.
NOVO RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE: 726 Higuera St., 543-3986, novorestaurant.com. 12/30: Beleza Nights from 10pm-1am; 12/31: NYE Party with the Zongo All-Stars.
SLO BREW: 736 Higuera St., 543-1843.
TAP IT BREWING COMPANY: Clarion Ct., 545-7702, tapitbrewing.com.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St. Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 12/30: John Zamora; 1/7: BanjerDan.
BARRELHOUSE BREWING CO. BREWERY AND BEER GARDENS: 3055 Limestone Way, Paso Robles, 296-1128, barrelhousebrewing.com. 12/30: Noach Tangeras Band at 5:30pm; 12/31: RT Pappas at 5:30pm; 1/1: Gypsy Flame at noon; 1/2: Gypsy Flame at 2pm; 1/6: About Time at 5:30pm; 1/7: Burning, Bad & Cool at 5:30pm; 1/8: Gypsy Flame at noon; 1/9: Gypsy Flame at 2pm.
CHATEAU LETTAU: 840 13th St. Paso Robles, 238-6800. 12/30: Martin Paris at 6pm.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 12/31: NYE Bash with Agents of Retro Band at 9pm.
ENOTECA RESTAURANT AND BAR: 206 Alexa Ct., Paso Robles, 238-2834, labellasera.com. Jazz every Thurs. night featuring Adam Levine and Judy Philbin from 7-9pm.
LAST STAGE WEST: Halfway Station on Highway 41 (15050 Morro Road at Toro Creek), 461-1393 or laststagewest.net. 12/29: The BanjerDan Show; 1/5: The BanjerDan Show.
PASO ROBLES INN CATTLEMAN’S LOUNGE: 1103 Spring St., 238-2660. Live entertainment Friday and Saturday from 9:30-11:30pm. 12/30: Rumble; 12/31: The Belmores.
PINE STREET SALOON: 1234 Pine St., Paso Robles, 238-1114. 12/29: Bad Obsessions; 12/31: Soundhouse.
PONY CLUB WINE BAR AT HOTEL CHEVAL: 1021 Pine St., Paso Robles, 226-9995. 12/30: The Smith Duo from 5-8pm; 12/31: Rob & Emily from 6-9pm; 1/6: Martin Paris from 5-8pm; 1/7: Lance Robison from 5-8pm.
SCULPTERRA WINERY: 5015 Linne Rd., Paso Robles, 226-8881. Steve Key presents “Songwriters at Play” Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4pm.
VINA ROBLES VINEYARDS AND WINERY: 3700 Mill Rd. Highway 46 E., Paso Robles, 227-4812, vinarobles.com. Live music every Sat. from 1-4pm. 12/31: Michael Annotti; 1/7: Josh Tarica.
CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or cambriapineslodge.com. 12/29: Billy Manzik at 8:30pm; 12/30: LBS Trio at 9pm; 12/31: Shameless at 9pm; 1/1: LBS Duo at 8:30pm; 1/2: Seabastian at 8:30pm; 1/3: Louie Ortega at 8:30pm; 1/4: Andy Scott at 8:30pm; 1/5: Marcus DeMaggio at 9pm; 1/6: The Mighty Croon Dogs at 9pm; 1/7: Rumble at 9pm; 1/8: Les Beck at 8:30pm; 1/9: Wally Duo at 8:30pm.
LAS CAMBRITAS: 2336 Main St., Cambria, 927-0175. Jon Stephens every Thurs. from 5-8pm.
OLD CAYUCOS TAVERN & CARDROOM: 130 N. Ocean Ave., Cayucos, 995-3209, oldcayucostavern.com. Live music every Fri and Sat.
OTTER ROCK CAFE: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-1420. Wed: Karaoke, 8pm. Thurs.: Live jam, 8pm. Fri.-Sun.: live music. 12/29: Three Fro All (unplugged) from 7-10pm; 12/30: Jill Knight, Jennings, and Eric Williams from 8-11:30pm; 12/31: NYE Bash with The Cliffnotes from 8:30pm-12:30am; 1/1: Frankie & Joe the Mud Duo from 6-9pm; 1/2: Spike from 6-9pm; 1/4: Karaoke with Bobby Santa Cruz; 1/5: Eddie Frawley & Stephen Rodman from 7-10pm; 1/6: Jimi Jumpin, Ed Frawley, and Tracy Morgan from 8pm-midnight; 1/7: Code Blues from 8:30pm-midnight; 1/8: Bobby Santa Cruz & Daniel Formica; 1/9: Billy Foppiano from 6-9pm.
STAX WINE BAR: 1099 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-5055, staxwine.com. Live music Thurs. and Sun. from 6-8pm.
WINDOWS ON THE WATER: 699 Embarcadero, Suite 7, Morro Bay, 772-0677. 12/30: Ted Wise; 1/2: David Pope.