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BILL’S PLACE: 112 E. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, 489-9989. Fri.-Tues.: Karaoke.

CLIFFS RESORT: 2757 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, 773-5000 or Live music on Sat. from 1-5pm and Sun. Jazz from 11am-3pm. Mon. and Tues.: Louie Ortega

DOLPHIN BAY/LIDO: 2727 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, 773-4300 or Mon. and Wed.: Louie Ortega. 12/31: Pat Cormick starting at 9pm.

FIN’S SEAFOOD: at the Grand Avenue entrance to Grover Beach, 473-3467. Mon.: Spanky and the Gang. Tues.: Nataly Lola and karaoke. Wed.: Tim Jackson. Fri.: Manny English. Sat.: Spanky and the Gang.

F. MCLINTOCKS SALOON & DINING HOUSE: 750 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, 773-1892 or Fri.-Sat.: Gordon McKinley, 6-9pm. Live music every night. Tennessee Jimmy Harrell plays occasionally.

HARRY’S NIGHT CLUB AND BEACH BAR: Cypress and Pomeroy, Pismo Beach, 773-1010. Thurs.: Front Row Karaoke. Sunday Football starts at 10am. Live music daily. 12/19-12/20: Mean Gene and Portable Jons, 9pm. 12/20: Double Shot at 3pm. 12/21: 2 Kool, 9pm. 12/22-12/23: Gary Orr. 12/24: Open from 10-6pm.

JAVA SHACK: 783, Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-9410. Live music on Sat. at noon.

MONGO’S SALOON: 359 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, 489-3639. Tues.: Karaoke with band. Wed.: Hump Day Blues with band. Sun.: live music and BBQ. 12/18: MGB. 12/19: Dub Seeds. 12/20: Midnight Surfers

MR. RICK’S: 404 Front St., Avila Beach, 595-7425. Fri.-Sat.: Live music, 9pm. Sun.: Live music, 3pm. 

O’REILLY’S BAR & GRILL: 295 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, 489-0469. Live blues music Fri., 9pm. 

PETE’S PIERSIDE CAFÉ: Harford Pier at Port San Luis in Avila, 595-7627. Live music outdoors. 

RALPH & DUANE’S: 108 W. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, 481-2871. Thurs.-Sun.: Karaoke, 9pm. BBQ and music on Sun., 2pm. $9 BBQ. 

SEAVENTURE: 100 Ocean View, Pismo Beach, 773-4994. Sun,: live music, 2pm-6pm.

SHORE CLIFF/PELICAN POINT RESTAURANT: 2555 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-0000. Fri.-Sat.: Live music. 12/19-12/20: Mike Lopez Duo

SLO DOWN PUB: 1200 E. Grand Ave. (at Brisco Road), Arroyo Grande, 473-0102. Nightly entertainment: contemporary, folk, bluegrass, and jazz.  Mon.: Open mic, 6:30pm. 

STEAMERS OF PISMO: 1601 Price St., 773-4711 or Live music Fri. and Sat.: David Manion, 6pm. 

SYCAMORE SPRINGS RESORT Gardens of Avila: 1215 Avila Beach Road, 595-7365. Tues.: Happy hour. Wed.: Classic movie night in the bar, 6pm. Fri.-Sat.: Live music at 5:30pm. 

San Luis Obispo

BACKSTAGE CABARET: 2880 Broad. St. (in the Grange Hall), 438-3057. Sat.: Live music, 6pm; Stand-up comedy on first Sat. of month.

BOO BOO RECORDS: 978 Monterey St., 541-0657. 

CISCO’S: 778 Higuera, 543-5555. 

THE CLUBHOUSE AT THIS OLD HOUSE: 740 W. Foothill Blvd., 548-8500. Tues.: Songwriter showcase, 6:30pm. Wed.: Open Mic at 6:30pm. Thurs.: Anthony and The Engine. Sun.: Steve Tracy, 11-2pm. 12/19: Gypsy Cab Co, 7pm, no cover, folk indie from So-Cal. 12/20: Dorian Michael, 7pm, no cover, blues guitar. 12/21: Genevieve, 6:30pm, no cover, piano diva with a big voice. 12/22: Susan Marie Reeves, 6:30, acoustic.

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT: 1605 Calle Joaquin, 786-4200. Wed. 6pm: Guitarist Randy Rigby.

DOWNTOWN BREWING COMPANY: 1119 Garden St., 543-1843. Thurs.-Sat.: Live music, 9pm; DJ Holla, 11:30pm. 12/18: Adam Pasion, Lakes, Ryan Delmore, 7pm. 12/19: Cash’d Out, 8pm. 12/20: DTB Holiday Showcase. 12/21: Black Fag and Sexy Time Explosion starting at 8pm. 

FROG & PEACH PUB: 728 Higuera, 595-3764. 

THE GRADUATE: 990 Industrial Way, 541-0969. Wed.: College Hump Night, with Sly 96 (DJ). Thurs.: Country Stampede (DJ). first and third Sat.: Big Chill Night (DJ). Sat.: Throw Back (DJ). Info: 

LINNAEA’S CAFE: 1110 Garden St., 541-5888. 2nd and 4th Thurs.: Jazz Jam. Tues.: Cuesta Jazz. 12/19: This. 12/20: Loren Radis.

MADONNA INN: 100 Madonna Road, 543-3000. Sun.: DJ Nancy Lara. Mon.: SLO Rug Cutters. Thurs.: Hank and Frank. Fri: Hank and Frank every Fri. except 2nd Fri. of month, which is Rose Garden. Sat: Hank and Frank are 1st and 2nd Sat., Rose Garden is 3rd sat of each month, Swing Band is 4th sat. (and 5th if there are 5 weeks).

MARTI’S: 673 Higuera St., 544-3668. Tues.: Country DJ and Dancing.

MOTHER’S TAVERN: 725 Higuera, 541-8733. Sun.: Live music, 3pm. Sun.-Mon.: Karaoke. Tues.: ’80s Night. Wed.-Sat. DJ’s. Sun.: Big Band music, 3pm.

NATIVE LOUNGE: 1023 Chorro, 547-5544. Sun.: Live DJ, 2-6pm.

OASIS: 675 Higuera St., 543-1155. Fri.-Sat.: SLO Beledi.

STEYNBERG GALLERY: 1531 Monterey St. in SLO. Info: Jim Gentry Jazz Combo and guests every Sunday at the Steynberg Gallery from 3-5pm. Free. 

UTOPIA BAKERY CAFÉ: 2900 Broad St., 544-8867. Sun.: Live music, 2 p.m. third Sun. of the Month: Bread and Jam, 6pm.

North County

THE CARLTON HOTEL: 6005 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 461-5100. In the bar, 7-10pm. 12/19: Bob Santa Cruz and Matthias Clark. 12/20: Doc Stoltey.

DOWNTOWN BREWING COMPANY: 1108 Pine St., Paso Robles. 237-8444. DJ on weekends. 

ELKHORN BAR: 1263 Mission St., San Miguel, 467-3909. Fri and Sat. Live music, no cover. 

HOOVERS LIVE: 6900 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 466-6900. Wed. and Thurs.: Karaoke. 

LAST STAGE WEST: Halfway Station on Highway 41 (15050 Morro Road at Toro Creek), 461-1393. Sun.: Open mic. Thurs. 

LEVEL 4 SPEAKEASY: 1216 Park St., Paso Robles, 237-2111 or 

LOMBARDI’S PASTA FAMILIA: 836 11th St., Paso Robles, 237-7786. Live Italian accordion music nightly. Thurs. night live music with Louie Ortega

MONTELEONE’S ROCK: 1331-A Vendels Circle, Paso Robles, 238-0109 or 

PAPA TOMMY’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT: 1467 Creston Road, Paso Robles, 227-6363. Sat.: Live music, 6-9pm.

PASO ROBLES INN AND STEAKHOUSE: 1103 Spring St., 238-2660. Mon.: Football. Wed.: Karaoke, 9pm. Fri.-Sat.: Live music, 9-11pm. 12/19-12/20: Alone in Public.

PINE STREET SALOON: 1234 Pine St., Paso Robles, 238-1114. Thurs. and Fri.: Karaoke. Sat.: Live music.

THE PIT STOP: 2805 Black Oak Drive, Paso Robles, 239-1261. Wed.: Live music, 7pm. Fri.: Karaoke, 7pm.

THE PORCH: 22322 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita, 438-3376. Sun.: Open mic, 2pm except first Sun. of month: bluegrass jam. Fri.: Live music, 7:30pm. Sat.: Movies, 7pm. 12/19: Pat Cormick Group

THE SPORTSMEN PUB: 622 12th St., Paso Robles, 227-4463. Fri.: Live music, 9pm.

VILLA VALDEMOSA INN: 2750 Old Grove Lane in Paso Robles, 237-0170. 12/20: Pat Cormick at 4:45pm and 7pm. RSVP required.

North Coast

CAMBRIA PINES LODGE: 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-4200 or Thurs.: Karaoke. Sun.: Live music. First and third Mon: “Guitar Wizard” Billy Foppiano. 12/19: Shameless. 12/20: Tempted. 12/21: Dave Talmadge. 12/22: Steve Mazzetta, Bobby Santa Cruz. 12/23: Louie Ortega

CIAO BELLA TRATTORIA: 725 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 464-0258. Sat., 6-9pm: Brett Mitchell, piano and vocals.

COALESCE BOOK STORE CHAPEL: 845 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-2880. Occasional live music.

THE EMBARCADERO GRILL: 801 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, 772-0716. Zany’s Comedy Outlet on Sat. nights.

FUEL DOCK: 900 Main St., Morro Bay, 772-8478. Live music weekends.

THE HAMLET: at Moonstone Gardens, Highway 1, Cambria, 927-3535 (restaurant), 927-0567 (show reservations). Fri. and Sat.: Bill Murray.

HERITAGE FOLK MUSIC GATHERING: O’Neil’s Coffee House, 75 S. Ocean Ave. in Cayucos. 7:30pm. Free. 543-7867. Second Wed. of month.

INN AT MORRO BAY: 60 State Park Road, Morro Bay, 772-5651. Wed.: Jody Mulgrew, 6-9pm. Thurs.: Jill Knight, 6-9pm. Fri. and Sat.: Mike Raynor Group, 7pm. 

LIONS PEAK: 4404 Burton Drive, Cambria, 927-1450. Live music every Fri., with performances by local musicians. Light snacks, and wines by the glass.

MOZZI’S SALOON: 2262 Main St., 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. Tues.-Wed: Karaoke, 8pm. Thurs.: Open jam, 7:30pm. 12/19: Billy Foppiano and Frankie Paredes at 6:30pm. 12/20: Rough House at 7pm. 12/21: Mahala and The Ritual at 3pm. 

ROCK ESPRESSO BAR: 275 Morro Bay Blvd., 772-3411. Live music 3-6pm on Sat.

ROSE’S LANDING: 725 Embarcadero in Morro Bay, 772-4441. Karaoke Thurs. 8-11pm.

SAN SIMEON BEACH BAR & GRILL: 9520 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, 927-4604. Fri. and Sat.: Karaoke.

SEA PINES GOLF RESORT 1945 Solano St. Los Osos, 528-2333.

SKIPPERS: 113 N. Ocean St. in Cayucos, 995-1122.  Sun.: Live music, 1-4pm.

SWEET SPRINGS SALOON: 990 Los Osos Valley Road, Los Osos, 528-3764. Live music weekends. 

WINDOWS ON THE WATER: 699 Embarcadero, Suite 7, Morro Bay, 772-0677. Mon.: Jody Mulgrew, 7pm.

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