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.
LAETITIA WINERY: 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande, 481-1772. Live Music Saturdays 1-4pm. 5/24: Three Martini Lunch; 5/31: Frank Lucio.
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. 5/2: Triple Down Theory at 8pm; 5/4: Bobby Santa Cruz at 1pm; 5/9: Soul Sauce at 8pm; 5/10: Indian Valley Band at 8pm; 5/16: 51 Aces from 4-8pm; 5/17: 51 Aces at 8pm; 5/18: Deuce 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. 5/4: 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.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com. 5/18: AGHS Jazz Band from 1-4pm.
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.; 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. 5/2: IrieFuse with J*Ras and SouLifted at 8pm; 5/8: Corduroy Jim at 8pm; 5/9: Dread Daze at 9pm; 5/10: Mrs. Henry at 9pm; 5/11: Mrs. Henry at 8pm; 5/18: Matt Woods at 8pm; 5/23: SYNRGY at 10pm.
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. 5/1: Smooth Hound Smith at 7pm; 5/3: Gena Perala at 8pm; 5/4: Big Variety Night at 6pm; 5/6: Cuesta Jazz at 7pm; 5/8: SLO Fed Jazz Jam at 7pm; 5/9: Cuesta Vocal Jazz Workshop with Inga Swearingen at 8pm; 5/13: Martin Gerschwitz at 7pm; 5/14: Donovan Raitt at 7pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10pm-midnight. 5/1: Green to White from 10pm-midnight; 5/2: Gypsy Jazz Trio from 10-midnight; 5/3: Loren Radis from 10pm-midnight; 5/8: Blue Latitude at 10pm-midnight; 5/9: Rich McCulley and Anna Mar 10-midnight; 5/10: Boys + Girls; 5/15: Emily Wryn; 5/16: Tipsy Gypsies 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. 5/1: Dizzy Wright at 8pm; 5/2: Louder Space with Eliquate and the Fire Department; 5/4: Fortunate Youth with The Wheeland Brothers; 5/7: Will Hoge at 7:30pm; 5/9: Two Gallants at 7:30pm; 5/10: Jason Boland & The Straggers with The Bob Lawrence Band at 7pm; 5/11: Welcome to Dillaville at 8pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 5/3: Café Musique at 2pm and 7:30 pm; 5/10: Tom Mears from 3-6pm; 5/17: ShoeString Trio at 8pm; 5/18: Josh Collins with Inga Swearingen at 7:30pm.
Z CLUB: 2010 Parker St., 544-2582.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St., Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 5/3: Steve Tracy; 5/10: J Street Slim; 5/16: Wine Country Troubadours 5/17: Eric Brittain and Matt Clark; 5/24: Glory Salinas; 5/31: Mark Sellers.
AVION & CLAW: 6155 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 461-9463 or avionandclaw.com. Live music Thurs.-Sat. from 7-10pm.
BROKEN EARTH WINERY: 5625 Highway 46E, Paso Robles, 239-2562. Live music Saturdays from 1-4pm. 5/3: Martin Paris Duo; 5/10: Traxxx; 5/17: Scott Liddi from 1-4pm and The Young Dubliners with King Washington at 7pm; 5/24: Ballistic Cats; 5/31: Cuesta Ridge.
BRU COFFEEHOUSE: 576 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 464-5007. Live music every Friday from 5:30-7:30pm. 5/2: Randy Rigby.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 5/2: Back Bay Betty B from 7:30-10:00pm; 5/3: Jim Conroy and The Mystery Brothers from 7:30-10pm; 5/9: Wendy Liepman from 7-9:30pm: 5/10: Patti Smith Trio from 7:30-10pm; 5/16: Unfinished Business from 7:30-10pm; 5/17: Louie & the Lovers 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. 5/2: Kotorino; 5/4: Quarter Moon: 5/14: Bluegrass Jam Night; 5/15: Aria and the Gathering Sound; 5/19: G Burns Jug Band; 5/23: Trevor McSpadden; 5/24: Electra; 5/27: Mamas Wranglers; 5/28: Bluegrass Jam Night.
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. 5/3: Travis Howard Band; 5/10: The Jammies Band; 5/17: 101 North Band; 5/18: Meghan Linsey; 5/31: Mark Sillars and Wild Horse.
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.
VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE: 3800 Mill Rd., Paso Robles, 286-3680. 5/30: War and Cheech & Chong at 8pm.
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. Entertainment every night in the Fireside Lounge.
FUEL DOCK SALOON: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. 5/3: Tres Gatos from 3-6pm and Intrinsic at 9pm; 5/9: Cuesta Ridge at 9pm; 5/10: Random from 3-6pm and Paisanos at 9pm; 5/16: Captain Nasty at 9pm; 5/17: Cliff Notes from 3-6pm and Probes at 9pm; 5/23: Resination at 9pm; 5/24: Shameless from 3-6pm and 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. 5/2: The Hot Rods Band from 8pm-midnight; 5/3: The Hot Rods Band from 8pm-midnight; 5/4: Billy and Charlie Foppiano from 7-10pm; 5/5: Bobby Santa Cruz Band; 5/9: The Boorleggers from 8pm-midnight; 5/10: The Croondogs from 8pm-midnight.
ROCK ESPRESSO BAR: 275 Morro Bay Blvd., 772-3411. Live music 3-6pm on Sat; 5/2: The Hot Rods Band from 8pm-midnight.
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. Live music from 6-9pm. 5/2: Julian Temple; 5/5: Richard Green; 5/9: David Orr; 5/12: Dulcie Taylor; 5/19: David Orr; 5/23: Richard Green; 5/26: David Pope.
WISE OWL: 2164 Center St., Cambria, 927-8888. 5/4: The Mary White Band at 3pm; 5/6: Danny Weis at 7pm; 5/7: David Plumb at 6pm; 5/8: Danny Weis at 7pm; 5/9: Bobby Santa Cruz and Danny Weis at 7pm; 5/10: Time Jackson at 7pm.