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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. 12/20: CK’s Solution 9pm-2am; 12/21: Tommy Lee and The Portigees Band from 3-8pm, CK’s Solutions from 9pm-2am; 12/22-23: J.B. Rocks 9pm-2am; 12/27: The Little George Band from 9pm-2am; 12/28: The Mean Gene Band from 3-8pm; 12/29-30: Double Shot from 9pm-2am; 12/31: New Year’s Eve party with Stinger 9pm-2am.
LAETITIA WINERY: 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande, 481-1772. Live Music Saturdays 1-4pm. 12/21: Songwriters at Play with Frankie Fuchs, Stephen Styles, and The Wicked Saints; 12/28: Paisanos.
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. Karaoke Wed. at 9pm. 12/20: Indian Valley Band at 8:30pm; 12/21: DJ Relay at 8pm; 12/22: J and B Rocks a 1pm; 12/27: The Mojo Combo at 8pm; 12/28: Soul Sauce at 8pm; 12/29: Living Large at 1pm; 12/31: DJ Relay at 8:30pm.
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. 12/22: Cheyenne McDonald; 12/28: M. Kuster; 1/1: Dylan Johnson Quartet.
SHELL CAFÉ: 1351 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-8300. Craig Louis Dingman hosts the Blues Master Jam Wed. from 6:30-9:30pm. 12/19: Songwriters at Play; 12/20: Christmas Party; 12/21: 2nd Annual Whippet Christmas Party; 12/29: Black Market Trio Jazz Jam from 4-7pm; 12/31: RF8 New Year’s Eve Party.
TALLEY VINEYARDS: 3031 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, 489-0446, talleyvineyards.com.
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.; Tim Jackson and Dave Miller play 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.
EYE CANDY: 1060 Osos St., 782-9110. Live DJ Thursday-Saturday, 10pm-2am.
FROG & PEACH PUB: 728 Higuera St., 595-3764. 12/20: Street Urchinz at 9pm; 12/24: Jane Rose and the Deadend Boys at 10pm; 12/26: Reverend Red – Duane Mark at 8pm; 12/31: California Celts at 9pm; 1/5: equalsequals 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. 12/19: Old Timey Jam from 7-9pm (beginners session from 6:30-7pm); 12/21: Natalie Haskins; 12/22: Annie Corbett.
LUNA RED: 1023 Chorro St., 540-5243. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10pm-midnight. 12/19: Jody Mulgrew; 12/20: Girls + Boys; 12/21: Jessamyn Lynn; 12/26: Mason Blackwell; 12/27: Gypsy Jazz Trio; 12/28: The Julian Temple Band; 12/31: New Year’s Eve with The Tipsy Gypsies.
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. 12/19: Metalachi at 8pm; 12/20: Public Enemy at 7:30pm; 12/22; Diego’s Umbrella with The Pathetics at 7:30pm; 12/28: Vegas U2-The Ultimate U2 Tribute at 7:30pm.
STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St., 547-0278. 12/21: Songs and stories for the holidays at 7pm
Z CLUB: 2010 Parker St., 544-2582.
BROKEN EARTH WINERY: 5625 Highway 46E, Paso Robles, CA, 239-2562. 12/21: Holiday music sung by local choirs, 1-4pm; 12/28: Wine Country Troubadours from 1-4pm.
CAMOZZI’S: 5855 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-1880. 11/9: Sanity Capsoul at 9pm.
D’ANBINO VINEYARDS AND CELLARS: 710 Pine St., Paso Robles, 227-6800 or danbino.com. 12/20: Swing with Cammie and Chris from 6:30-10pm; 12/21: Sax Appeal from 8-10:30pm; Swing with Cammie and Chris from 8-10:30pm; 12/28: ZZAH from 8-10:30pm.
THE HAVEN WINE BISTRO: 6155 El Camino Real, Atascadero, havenwinebar.net or 468-4880. Live music Wed.-Sat., blue jam Sun. 5-8pm.
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. 12/28: Alzheimer’s Benefit Dinner Concert.
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. Sun., Tues., and Fri.: Karaoke. Sat: Live music. 12/20: The Jammies Band; 12/21: PVT PTY; 12/30: Rushed Stone Band 12/31: Mark Sellars 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. 12/22: Phil Lee from 1-4pm.
VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE: 3800 Mill Rd., Paso Robles, 286-3680.
10TH STREET GRILL: 2011 10th St., Los Osos, 528-2011 or 10thstreetgrill.com. Jeff Bright, classical guitarist, plays every first Thurs. at 6pm.
CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or cambriapineslodge.com. Entertainment every night in the Fireside Lounge. 12/24: Louie Ortega; 12/25: Jill Knight; 12/31: Louie Ortega; 1/1: Jill Knight.
FUEL DOCK SALOON: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. 12/20: Triple Threat at 9pm; 12/21: Rough House from 3-6pm, Lenny Blue Band at 9pm; 12/27: Boombala at 9pm; 12/28: Tres Gatos 3-6pm, Shameless 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. 12/20: The Karen Black Band at 9pm.
OTTER ROCK CAFE: 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-1420. Wed: Karaoke, 8pm. Thurs.: Live jam, 8pm. Fri.-Sun.: live music. 12/20: The Bobby Santa Cruz Band at 8pm; 12/21: Alli Bataglia and the Brewing Co. at 8pm; 12/27: The Paissanos at 8pm; 12/28: The Mooks at 8pm; 12/29: Bobby Santa Cruz from 6-9pm; 12/31: New Year’s Eve Bash with the Croondogs at 8pm.
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. 12/23: David Pope; 12/27: Jill Knight; 12/30: Dorian Michael; 12/31: Julian Temple from 5-7pm and Acoustify from 8pm-1am.
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