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.
HARRY’S NIGHT CLUB AND BEACH BAR: Cypress and Pomeroy, downtown Pismo Beach, 773-1010. Thurs.: Front Row Karaoke. 12/8: JAWZ Karaoke; 12/9: Stinger 9pm; 12/10: The Probes from 3-7:30pm and Stinger at 9pm; 12/11: Tommy Lee and the Portigees at 9pm; 12/12: Tommy Lee and the Portigees; 12/13: Juan Marquez & Double Shot from 7:30-11:30; 12/14: Juan Marquez & Double Shot at 7:30pm; 12/15: Jawz Karaoke at 9pm; 12/16: Steppin’ Out from 9-1:30am; 12/17: LBS at 3pm and Three 4 All at 9pm; 12/18: The Shantastics from 9-1:30am.
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. Masters blues jam every Wed.: DJ Drumz every Fri.; Karaoke with DJ Sam every Sun. 12: Terry Lawless at 9pm; 12/17: Hat Trick.
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. 12/8: Open mic jam at 7pm; 12/10: Different Strings at 7pm; 12/13: Side Effects at 6:30pm; 12/15: Burning, Bad, & Cool at 6:30pm; 12/16: Erisy Watt Trio at 7pm.
SEAVENTURE: 100 Ocean View, Pismo Beach, 773-4994. Live music every Wed. from 6-9pm, Fri. from 6-9pm; and Sun. (April through Oct.) from 2-6pm.
SHELL CAFÉ: 1351 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-8300. Songwriter’s at Play are featured Thurs. at 6:30pm.
San Luis Obispo
BARRELHOUSE BREWING CO. SPEAKEASY: 1033 Chorro St., 296-1128, barrelhousebrewing.com. 12/14: 3 for the Road.
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. 12/8: Kenny Taylor Band; 12/9: Lizano; 12/10: Eric Tyler Band; 12/11: Erica Von Trapp; 12/12: Toan’s Open Jam 12/15: Dylan Schmidt & the Rhythm Souls; 12/16: Synrgy.
THE GRADUATE: 990 Industrial Way, 541-096, slograd.com. 12/8: Country Night from 8pm-2am; 12/9: Noche Caliente from 10pm-2am; 12/10: Country Night from 8pm-2am; 12/14: College Hump Night from 10pm-2am; 12/15: Country Night from 8pm-2am; 12/16: Noche Caliente from 10pm-2am; 12/17: Country Night rom 8pm-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. 12/9: Peter Shustack’s Annual Christmas Sing-a-long at 7pm; 12/10: Doug Macrae at 7pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. 12/9: St. James Infirmary; 12/10: The Belmores from 10pm-midnight; 12/16: Girls + Boys from 10pm-midnight; 12/17: Bear Market Riot from 10pm-midnight.
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. 12/9: Beleza Nights (2 djs) from 10pm-1am; 12/17: Beleza Nights (2 djs) from 10pm-1am.
SLO BREW: 736 Higuera St., 543-1843. 12/9: Hirie and Ital Vibes at 9pm; 12/12: Mike Dillon with Earl Harvin at 9:30pm; 12/14: The Aggrolites at 9pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 12/10: A Tribute to Joni Mitchell from 7-10pm.
TAP IT BREWING COMPANY: Clarion Ct., 545-7702, tapitbrewing.com. 12/9: Back Bay Betty from 5:30-8pm; 12/16: Hot Tina from 5:30-8pm.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St. Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 12/9: Dan aniel; 12/10: Eric Brittain; 12/16: Chad Olivier; 12/17: Martin Paris.
BARRELHOUSE BREWING CO. BREWERY AND BEER GARDENS: 3055 Limestone Way, Paso Robles, 296-1128, barrelhousebrewing.com. 12/9: Ricky Montijo & the Mojitos at 5:30pm; 12/10: The Vista Point at 5:30pm; 12/16: Bear Market Riot at 5:30pm; 12/17: Naked Walrus at 5:30pm.
CHATEAU LETTAU: 840 13th St. Paso Robles, 238-6800. 12/10: Andrew Rubin at 6pm; 12/16: Rewined at 6pm.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 12/10: CC Riders from 8-10:30pm; 12/11: Dave Becker and the Central Coast All-Stars from 2-4:30pm.
EBERLE WINERY: 3810 HWY 46 East, Paso Robles, 238-9607, eberlewinery.com.: 12/9: Meghan Linsey at 5:30pm.
LA BELLASERA HOTEL AND SUITES: 206 Alexa Ct., Paso Robles, 238-2834, labellasera.com. Jazz every Thurs. night.
LAST STAGE WEST: Halfway Station on Highway 41 (15050 Morro Road at Toro Creek), 461-1393 or laststagewest.net. 12/8: David Foster Evans; 12/14: Bluegrass Jam Night; 12/15: The BanjerDan Show with Pj Robertson.
PASO ROBLES INN CATTLEMAN’S LOUNGE: 1103 Spring St., 238-2660. Live entertainment Friday and Saturday from 9:30-11:30pm. 12/9: Soundhouse; 12/10: Soundhouse; 12/16: Julie & the Bad Dogs; 12/17: Julie & the Bad Dogs.
PINE STREET SALOON: 1234 Pine St., Paso Robles, 238-1114. 12/8: Swing Shift; 12/10: Wild West Show; 12/14: Sissy Brown; 12/15: Christopher Hewley Rollers.
PONY CLUB WINE BAR AT HOTEL CHEVAL: 1021 Pine St., Paso Robles, 226-9995. 12/9: Nataly Lola from 5-8pm; 12/10: Michael Keeney from 5-8pm; 12/16: Andy Scott from 5-8pm; 12/17: Rob Larkin from 5-8pm.
SCULPTERRA WINERY: 5015 Linne Rd., Paso Robles, 226-8881. Steve Key presents “Songwriters at Play” Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4pm. 12/11: Dennis Russell, Midyne, Sonya Heller; 12/18: Cat Terrones.
TOOTH & NAIL WINERY: 3090 Anderson Rd., Paso Robles, 369-6100. 12/15: Sam Outlaw at 6:30pm; 12/16: Charlie Hunter Quartet at 6:30pm.
VINA ROBLES VINEYARDS AND WINERY: 3700 Mill Rd. Highway 46 E., Paso Robles, 227-4812, vinarobles.com. Live music every Sat. from 1-4pm: 12/10: David Harris; 12/17: Kenny Taylor.
CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or cambriapineslodge.com. 12/8: LBS Duo at 8:30pm; 12/9: The Belmores at 9pm; 12/10: John Wessel Band at 9pm; 12/11: Les Beck at 9pm; 12/12: Lenny Blue at 8:30pm; 12/13: Louie Ortega at 9pm; 12/14: Andy Scott at 7:30pm; 12/15: JB Rocks at 7:30pm; 12/16: LBS Trio at 7:30pm; 12/17: Mud on the Tire at 7:30pm; 12/18: Billy Foppiano at 7:30pm.
LAS CAMBRITAS: 2336 Main St., Cambria, 927-0175. Jon Stephens every Thurs. from 5-8pm. 12/12: Bobby Santa Cruz from 1-4pm; 12/18: Rough House Band from 1-4pm.
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. 12/8: Doug Macrae from 7-10pm; 12/9: The Locals from 8-11:30pm; 12/10: The Jammies from 8:30pm-12:30am; 12/11: Rough House from 6:30-9:30pm; 12/12: Spike from 6-9pm; 12/14: Karaoke with Bobby Santa Cruz; 12/15: Cloud Ship from 6:30-9:30pm; 12/16: Baywood Jones from 8pm-midnight; 12/17: Spike & Alex; 12/18: Jon Emery from 7-10pm.
STAX WINE BAR: 1099 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-5055, staxwine.com. Live music Thurs. and Sun. from 6-8pm.
SWEET SPRINGS SALOON: 990 Los Osos Valley Road, Los Osos, 528-3764, sweetspringssaloon.com. 12/9: Shane Stoneman; 12/16: Tripped Up.