THE CLIFFS RESORT: 2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, 773-5000, cliffsresort.com.
F. MCLINTOCKS SALOON: Two locations: 750 Mattie Rd. 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. 8/19: HindSite at 9pm; 8/20: 6250 at 3pm and HindSite at 9pm; 8/21: Rumble; 8/22: Rumble at 7:30pm; 8/23: Juan Marquez at 7:30pm; 8/24: Juan Marquez at 7:30pm; 8/26: Little George Band at 9pm; 8/27: LG Band at 3pm and Little George Band at 9pm; 8/28: Three 4 All at 9pm.
LAETITIA WINERY: 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande, 481-1772. Live music Saturdays from 1-4pm. 8/20: Tipsy Gypsies; 8/28: Cocktail Shorty.
LIDO RESTAURANT AT DOLPHIN BAY: 2727 Shell Beach Rd., Pismo Beach, 773-4300 or thedolphinbay.com. Join jazz duo Collins and Metcalfe every Mon. from 6-9pm; Matt Cross every Tues. from 5:30-6:30pm; jazz trio Three Martini Lunch every Thurs. from 6-9pm, and flamenco and tropical Brazilian guitarist John Stephen every Fri. from 6-9pm.
MONGO’S SALOON: 359 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, 489-3639. Live DJ Tues.; Masters blues jam every Wed.: DJ Drumz every Fri.; Karaoke with DJ Sam on Sun.
MR. RICK’S: 404 Front St., Avila Beach, 595-7425.
PUFFERS OF PISMO: 781 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-6563, puffersofpismo.com. 8/19: Rob Larkin from 7-10pm; 8/20: Johnny Douglas from 7-10pm; 8/21: Ron Pagan and Friends from 5-8pm; 8/28: Brian Black from 5-8pm.
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. Songwriter’s at Play are featured Thurs. at 6:30pm.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com. 8/21: Soul Sauce from 1-4pm.
San Luis Obispo
BANG THE DRUM BREWERY: 950 Orcutt Rd., 242-8372. 8/20: Indignitaries from 7-9pm.
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. 8/18: The Tara Novellas; 8/19: Ras Danny; 8/20: Well Dressed Mannequins; 8/24: Kate Brown.
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. 8/18: Old Timey Jam from 7-9pm; 8/19: Hannah Jane Kile at 8pm; 8/20: Miss Leo at 8pm; 8/24: Wes Speight and The Apollo Proxy at 7pm; 8/27: Katie Garibaldi at 8pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. 8/19: The Legendary Hotdog Burrito Brothers from 10pm-midnight; 8/20: Kenny Taylor from 10pm-midnight; 8/26: Bear Market Riot from 10pm-midnight; 8/27: Mattew Szlachetka 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.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 8/24: The World’s Finest Apples; 8/25: Michael Fracasso and Bob and Wendy 8-10pm; 8/26: Café Musique 7:30-9:30pm.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St. Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 8/20: Eric Brittain; 8/27: The Taproots.
BROKEN EARTH WINERY: 5625 Highway 46E, Paso Robles, 239-2562. Live music Saturdays from 1-4pm. 8/20: Inner Faces with Nicole Cass; 8/27: Lu Lu & the Cow Tippers.
BRU COFFEEHOUSE: 576 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 464-5007. Live music every Friday from 7-9pm.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880.
CHATEAU LETTAU: 840 13th St. Paso Robles, 238-6800. 8/19: Rewined at 6pm; 8/20: Randy Rigby and David Jones at 6pm; 8/26: Mauro Vizcarra at 6pm; 8/27: Kate Brown at 6pm.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 8/19: Baywood Jones from 8-10:30pm; 8/20: Counterpoint from 8-10:30pm; 8/26: Human Nation from 8-10:30pm; 8/27: Bruce Guynn & Big Rain from 8-10:30pm; 8/28: Dave Becker & the Central Coast All-Stars from 4:30-7pm.
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. 8/19: Johnny Douglas; 8/20: David Foster Evans; 8/24: Bluegrass jam; 8/25: The BanjerDan Show; 8/26: Tanner Scott; 8/28: Bruce Guynn & Big Rain.
OUTLAWS BAR, GRILL, & CASINO: 9850 E. Front Rd., Atascadero, 466-2000. Dj every Fri. at 9pm; karaoke every Sat. at 9pm.
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. 8/20: Stellar Band; 8/24: Ricky Montijo; 8/25: Bad Obsession; 8/27: Midnight Wine.
POMAR JUNCTION VINEYARD & WINERY: 5036 S. El Pomar Rd., Templeton, 238-9940.
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.
ROCK ’N’ ROBLES: 2140 Heritage Loop Rd., Paso Robles, 296-3459, rocknrobles.com.
SCULPTERRA WINERY: 5015 Linne Rd., Paso Robles, 226-8881. Steve Key presents “Songwriters at Play” Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4pm. 8/21: Martay; 8/28: Nell Maynard & the Ampersands.
VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE: 3800 Mill Rd., Paso Robles, 286-3680. 8/20: Boy George and Culture Club at 8pm; 8/23: The Go-Go’s Farewell Tour with Best Coast and Kaya Stewart at 7:30pm; 8/25: Peter Frampton at 7:30pm; 8/26: Jackson Browne at 7:30pm; 8/28: Gov’t Mule with Blackberry Smoke at 7pm.
CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or cambriapineslodge.com. 8/18: Billy Manzick at 8pm; 8/19: Cocktail Shorty at 9pm; 8/20: Mud on the Tire at 9pm; 8/21: Sebastian at 8pm; 8/22: Les Beck at 8pm; 8/23: Louie Ortega at 8pm; 8/24: Andy Scott at 8pm; 8/25: LBS Duo at 8pm; 8/26: Avenue DejaVu at 9pm; 8/27: Belmores at 9pm; 8/28: Billy Duo at 8pm.
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 auditions. Fri.-Sat.: Live music.
OTTER ROCK CAFE: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-1420. Wed: Karaoke, 8pm. Thurs.: Live jam, 8pm. Fri.-Sun.: live music. 8/18: Wood from 7-10pm; 8/19: The Locals from 8pm-midnight; 8/20: Deep Blue from 8:30pm-midnight; 8/21: Jill Knight and Eric Williams from 7-10pm; 8/22: Songwriters at Play; 8/25: Kate Brown from7-10pm; 8/26: Bobby SantaCruz Band from 8:30pm-midnight; 8/27: Rough House from 8:30pm-midnight; 8/28: Dulcie Taylor and Tim Jackson from 7-10pm.
ROCK ESPRESSO BAR: 275 Morro Bay Blvd., 772-3411. Live music 3-6pm on Sat.
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.