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. 9/13: Two For the Road; 9/21: Soul Sauce.
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. 9/12: The JD Project from 4-8pm; 9/13: Legends at 8pm; 9/14: The Crisptones at 1pm; 9/19: Resignation from 4-8pm; 9/26: Matt Cross the One Night Band from 4-8pm; 9/27: Dave Aguallo at 8 pm.
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. 9/13: Ted Waterhouse at 11am; 9/14: Joelyn Lutz at 11am; 9/19: David Rosales at 6:30pm; 9/20: Gillie Wheesels at 7pm; 9/26: Swing Shift at 7pm; 9/27: Geoff Baker at 11am and Maxheadroom at 7pm.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com.
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. 9/26: A’ La Lune at 8pm; 9/28: Matt Woods at 8pm.
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. 9/11: SLO Fed Jazz Jam at 7pm; 9/12: Steven Paul Ploog at 8pm; 9/13: David Loeppke at 8pm; 9/16: Cuesta Jazz at 7pm; 9/18: Old Timey Jam from 7-9pm (beginners session 6:30-7pm); 9/24: Cleopatra Degher at 7pm; 9/25: SLO Fed Jazz Jam; 9/26: Stringtown Ambassadors at 8pm.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10pm-midnight, and Sunday from 3-5pm. 9/11: Panga; 9/12: Green to White; 9/13: Chris Beland; 9/14: Loren Radis; 9/18: Josh Cody; 9/19: Gypsy Jazz Trio;
9/20: Bear Market Riot; 9/21: Jill Knight; 9/25: Robin Bacior; 9/26: Girls and Boys; 9/27: Bonaventure.
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. 9/12: Gardens & Villa at 7:30pm; 9/13: Captain Nasty & Julian Temple Band at 7:30 pm; 9/14: Chuck Ragan at 8pm; 9/18: The Real McKenzies at 8pm; 9/19: Mt. Eden with Wolff; 9/20: Slim Jim Phantom at 7pm; 9/21: 7 Seconds at 8pm; 9/22: Mitis with Cry Wolff & Bear Grillz at 7:30 pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. 547-0278. 9/19: Loren Radis at 7:30pm; 9/20: Jody Belsher and T.M.H. at 7pm.
ASUNCION RIDGE: 725 12th St. Paso Robles, 237-1425. Live music Saturdays from 5-8pm. 9/12: J Street Slim; 9/13: BanjerDan; 9/19: Wine Country Troubadours; 9/20: Steve Tracy; 9/27: Daniel Elijah Palmer.
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; 9/13: AJM Band; 9/20: Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray; 9/27: Hilary & Kate.
BRU COFFEEHOUSE: 576 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 464-5007. Live music every Friday from 5:30-7:30pm. 9/12: Josh Cody; 9/19: BlackBird Blues; 9/26: 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. 9/12: Diane Arkenstone and Guy Budd from 7-9:30pm; 9/13: Human Nation from 7:30pm-10pm; 9/14: Charlie Shoemake Jazz Series from 4-8:30pm; 9/19: Kaye Bohler Band from 7:30-10pm; 9/20: Unfinished Business from 7:30-10pm; 9/26: Tripple Down Theory 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. 9/18: Bear Stevens; 9/24: Bluegrass Jam Night; 9/29: Charles Ellsworth.
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. 9/13: Road House Band; 9/17: Ricky Montijo; 9/18: The Booty Shakers; 9/20: 101 North Band; 9/24: Jules Nation; 9/25: Hats Off Band; 9/27: Wild West Show.
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. 9/14: Sue Fink & Jane Godfrey; 9/21: Karen Tyler; 9/28: Cynthia Lin.
VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE: 3800 Mill Rd., Paso Robles, 286-3680. 9/12: Weezer at 8pm; 9/13: Jennifer Nettles at 8pm; 9/14: Chicago at 8pm; 9/17: Rob Zombie at 8pm; 9/21: Jeff Dunham at 8pm; 9/24: Modest Mouse at 7:30pm; 9/30: Crosby, Stills & Nash 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. 9/11: J&B Rocks at 9pm; 9/12: Rumble; 9/13: Lenny Blue Band; 9/14: David Talmage at 9pm; 9/15: Lenny Blue Solo at 9pm; 9/16: Louie Ortega at 9pm; 9/17: Jill Knight at 9 pm; 9/18: LBS at 9pm; 9/19: Shameless; 9/20: The Mighty Croon Dogs; 9/21: Richard Green at 9pm.
FUEL DOCK SALOON: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. 9/12: Brady Harris Band at 9pm; 9/13: Brady Harris Band from 3-6pm and RF8 at 9pm; 9/19: Mighty Croon Dogs at 9pm; 9/20: Rough House from 3-6pm and Shameless at 9pm; 9/26: Miller Brothers at 9pm; 9/27: Jukebox Heroes from 3-6pm and Booty Shakers at 9pm; 9/28: Ras Danny from 7-10pm.
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. 9/13: Soul Explozion from 8:30-12:30am; 9/14: Brent Brown from 7-10pm; 9/19: Bobby Santacruz Band from 8-12am; 9/20: Natural Remedy from 8-midnight; 9/21: Xspanse from 7-10pm; 9/22: Billy Foppiano from 6:30-9:30pm; 9/26: Lu Lu & the Cowtippers from 8:30pm to 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. 9/12: Julian Temple; 9/15: David Pope; 9/19: Josh Collins; 9/22: Dulcie Taylor; 9/26: Keegan Harshman and Josh Collins.
WISE OWL: 2164 Center St., Cambria, 927-8888. 9/11: Jill Knight at 7pm; 9/12: Jill Knight, Danny Weis, and Eric Williams; 9/13: The Belmores at 7pm; 9/14: Gillie Wheesels at 3pm; 9/17: David Plumb at 7pm; 9/18: Jill Knight at 7pm; 9/19: Jill Knight, Danny Weis, and Eric Williams at 7pm; 9/20: Debra Windsong with Lus Oliart at 7pm; 9/21: Jill Knight Band at 3pm; 9/23: Songwriters at Play at 7pm; 9/24: David Plumb at 7pm; 9/25: Jill Knight at 7pm; 9/26: Jill Knight, Danny Weis, and Eric Williams at 7pm; 9/27: Rumble featuring Katrina Resewehr at 7pm; 9/30: Spencer Vantress at 7pm.