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; 5/25: Soul Sauce from 1-4pm; 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. 5/16: 51 Aces from 4-8pm and Shameless at 8pm-midnight; 5/17: 51 Aces at 8pm; 5/18: Deuce at 1pm; 5/23: Dave Aguallo Band from 4-8pm and from 8pm-midnight; 5/26: Jim Sweetwater Trio at 1pm; 5/30: Dub Seed from 4-8pm.
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. 5/15: Songwriters at Play from 6:30-9:30pm; 5/16: The Mooks from 7-10pm; 5/17: Cheyenne McDonald from 11am-2pm and Strata-tones from 7-10pm; 5/18: Albert Sanudo from 11am-2pm; 5/21: Blues Master Jam; 5/22: Songwriters at Play from 6:30-9:30pm; 5/23: Midnight Sun from 7-10pm.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com. 5/18: AGHS Jazz Band from 1-4pm.
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. 5/18: Matt Woods and The Dead Volts at 8pm; 5/23: SYNRGY at 10pm; 6/4: Jelly Bread; 6/13: Ancestree.
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. 5/17: Rene Collins at 8pm; 5/19: Littlest Birds at 7pm; 5/20: Billy Shaddox at 7pm; 5/22: SLO Fed Jazz Jam at 7pm; 5/23: Sparrow’s Gate and Jeff Grimes; 5/24: Jed Marum at 8pm; 5/28: Wesley Woo at 7pm; 5/30: The Jazz People at 8pm; 5/31: Curtis Jamison at 8pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10pm-midnight. 5/16: Tipsy Gypsies from 10pm-midnight; 5/17: Mike Annuzzi from 10pm-midnight; 5/22: Jody Mulgrew from 10pm-midnight; 5/23: Hot Club of SLO from 10pm-midnight; 5/24: Natalie Haskins from 10pm-midnight; 5/29: Robert Herrera from 10pm-mindnight.
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. 5/15: Radical Something at 7:30pm; 5/16: The California Honeydrops at 7:30pm; 5/17: The Silent Comedy at 7pm; 5/18: Abbey Road – Beatles tribute at 7pm; 5/20: Spirit, Soul, & Songs at 8pm; 5/22: J Boog with Hot Rain at 8pm; 5/23: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion at 7:30pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 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. 5/16: 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. 5/17: 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. 5/16: Paul Silva; 5/30: Dorian Michael; 6/6: Greg Boswell.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 5/16: Unfinished Business from 7:30-10pm; 5/17: Louie & the Lovers from 7:30-10pm; 5/18: Charlie Shoemake Jazz Series from 4-8:30pm; 5/23: The Mooks from 7:30-10pm; 5/24: Burning James and the Funky Flames from 7:30-10pm; 5/25: The Cuesta College Jazz Orchestra from 11am-1:30pm; 5/29: Salty Suites from 7:30-10pm; 5/30: Royal Garden Swing Orchestra 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. 5/15: 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. 5/17: 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. 5/16: Captain Nasty at 9pm; 5/17: Cliff Notes from 3-6pm and Probes at 9pm; 5/23: Nightly Irie at 9pm; 5/24: Shameless from 3-6pm and 9pm; 5/30: Triple Threat; 5/31: Rough House from 3-6pm and Vu Du Lounge 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. 5/16: Cocktail Shorty from 8pm-midnight; 5/17: Tres Mojitos from 8-9pm; 5/18: Adrian Bellue from 6-9pm; 5/19: Smooth Hound Smith from 7-10pm; 5/23: Lu Lu & the Cowtippers from 8:30pm-12:30am; 5/24: Bobby Reynolds Band from 8:30pm-12:30am.
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. 5/19: David Orr; 5/23: Richard Green; 5/26: David Pope.
WISE OWL: 2164 Center St., Cambria, 927-8888. 5/16: Soul Sauce at 7pm; 5/17: Julian Temple at 7pm; 5/18: Stereo Steve at 3pm; 5/20: Anthony Roselli at 7pm; 5/21: David Plumb at 6pm; 5/22: Jill Knight with Danny Weis at 7pm; 5/23: Jill Knight with Eric and Danny at 7pm; 5/24: Gillie Wheesels at 7pm; 5/25: Jill Knight with Eric and Danny.