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. 8/10: CV Wells; 8/30: Two for the Road.
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.
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. Songwriters at play Thurs. at 6:30 pm. 8/8: The Cliffnotes at 7pm; 8/9: Renown Music at noon and Gillie Wheesels at 7pm; 8/10: Karen Sweeny at 5pm and Louie Ortega & Michael Dorian at 6pm; 8/15: Scotty O’Graci’s Soul Explozion at 7pm; 8/16: Kaylee Smith at noon; 8/17: Jon Stephen at 11am; 8/22: Tres Mojitos at 7pm; 8/23: Louie Ortega at 11am.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com. 8/17: Crisptones from 1-4pm; 8/31: Soul Sauce 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. 8/7: The Highway Poets at 9pm; 8/9: Chris Schlarb at 5pm; 8/16: Pacific Coast High and Spartacus at 8pm; 8/19: Sam Pace at 8pm; 8/20: The Long Black Veils at 10pm; 8/22: Babylon Rockers and Big Will Keyz at 10pm; 8/25: Katie Garibaldi at 5:30pm; 8/29: Street Urchinz at 8pm; 8/31: Grub Dog Mitchell and more at 2pm.
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. Live music at 8pm Thurs.-Sat. and 7pm Sun. 8/7: Johanna Warren & Peter Ryan; 8/8: James Spaite; 8/9: The Simple Parade; 8/10: Big Variety Night; 8/13: Feeding Frenzy; 8/14: The Black Resonators; 8/16: Jimbo Scott; 8/21: Old Timey Jam; 8/22: Joomanji; 8/23: Katie Garibaldi; 8/26: Joe Teichman.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights 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. 8/7: Texas Lights at 7:30pm; 8/8: Zappa plays Zappa at 7:30pm; 8/9: Joe Koenig with Josh Grosheart at 8pm; 8/10: Slaves Against the Machine (Rage tribute band) at 8pm; 8/11: Suburban Legends at 8pm; 8/12: Wade Bowen at 7:30pm; 8/14: Natural Vibrations at 8pm; 8/15: Aaron Watson at 7:30pm; 8/16: The Police Experience with Strangelove; 8/17: Against Me! at 7:30 pm; Built to Spill at 8pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 8/16: JoE-LeSs ShOe and Jason Harnell at 8pm; 8/23: Tribute to Jackson Browne at 7:30pm; 8/31: Jessamyn Lynn from 2-4pm.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St. Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 8/9: Dulcie Taylor; 8/16: Eddie Lee; 8/23: J Street Slim; 8/30: Steve Tracy.
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.
BRU COFFEEHOUSE: 576 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 464-5007. Live music every Friday from 5:30-7:30pm. 8/8: Tylor Bundy.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 8/8: Kelly McFarling and Martin Paris from 7pm-9:30pm; 8/9: Big Daddy’s Blues Band from 8-10:30pm; 8/10: Karl Welz from 4-8:30 pm; 8/14: Salty Suites from 7:30-10pm; 8/15: Julia Mitchell from 8-10:30pm.
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. 8/7: Mark Stuart; 8/15: RT Pappas Timeless Country; 8/22: Thanks Light.
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. 8/9: Tres Mojitos; 8/16: Pvt Pty; 8/23: Ms and Wild Horse; 8/30: The Stellar Band.
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. 8/9: Tedeschi Trucks Band with Jackie Green at 8pm; 8/10: Dirty Heads, Pepper with Aer at 6pm; 8/13: Under the Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler, and Uncle Kracker at 7pm; 8/24: Dwight Yokam 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 at 9pm. 8/7: LBS; 8/8: The Grey Ghost; 8/9: Lenny Blue Band; 8/10: Richard Green; 8/11: Livin’ Large; 8/12: Louie Ortega; 8/13: Jill Knight; 8/14: Jody Mulgrew; 8/15: Jody Mulgrew; 8/16: Triple Threat; 8/17: Stuck in Stereo; 8/18: Louie and the Lovers; 8/19: Shameless; 8/20: David Talmage; 8/21: Mud on the Tire; 8/22: Louie Ortega.
FUEL DOCK SALOON: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. 8/8: Intrinsic at 9pm; 8/9: Booty Shakers from 3-6pm and Stellar at 9pm; 8/15: RF8 at 9pm; 8/16: Tres Gatos from 3-6pm and Momma Sez at 9pm; 8/22: A.D.D. at 9pm; 8/23: Lu Lu & the Cowtippers from 3-6pm and Shameless at 9pm; 8/29: Triple Threat at 9pm; 8/30: Jukebox Heroes from 3-6pm and Vu Doo 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. 8/7: Tim Snider from8-10pm; 8/8: Catalina Eddie & the Blue Keys from 8:30pm-12:30am; 8/9: Jive in the Jungle with Patrick Contreas from 8-midnight; 8/10: Betty & the Boy from 7-10pm; 8/11: Spanky from 7-10pm; 8/15: Local Vocals from 8:30-12:30am; 8/16: Mezcal from 8pm-midnight; 8/17: Redleg Husky from 7-10pm; 8/18: Smooth Hound Smith from 7-8pm: 8/24: St. Anne’s Place from 7-10pm; 8/30: Tres Mojitos form 8:30pm-12:30am.
ROCK ESPRESSO BAR: 275 Morro Bay Blvd., 772-3411. Live music 3-6pm on Sat.
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. 8/11: Keegan Harshman; 8/15: Julian Temple; 8/18: Les Beck; 8/22: Christine Rogers; 8/29: David Pope.
WISE OWL: 2164 Center St., Cambria, 927-8888. 8/7: Jill Knight at 7pm; 8/8: Jill Knight, Danny Weis, and Eric Williams at 7pm; 8/9: Catalina Eddy and the Blue Keys at 7pm; 8/10: The Belmores at 3pm; 8/12: Jill Knight at 7pm; 8/14: Jill Knight at 6pm; 8/15: Jill Knight, Danny Weis, and Eric Williams at 7pm; 8/16: Dance Party with DJ Gypsy Baritone at 7pm; 8/17: Jill Knight Band at 3pm; 8/19: Jill Knight at 7pm; 8/20: David Plumb at 7pm; 8/21: Jill Knight at 6pm.