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The following venues offer either regularly scheduled live entertainment or DJ-hosted dance music. Most performances start after 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
IN THE AREA
CLUB 805, AKA STINKY'S BAR & GRILL: 2430 South Broadway, 614-9316. DJ Davey D Saturday nights.
THE COACHMAN: 1531 S Broadway, 922-5556. Thursday through Saturday: DJ from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday: Live entertainment from 5 to 9 p.m. No cover.
COTTONWOOD CANYON WINERY: 3940 Dominion Rd. 937-9063 Live music every first Friday of the month.
DJ'S SALOON: 724 E. Ocean Ave., Lompoc. Music Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. 736-5109.
D'VINE WINE BAR AND BISTRO: 107 W. Ocean Ave., Lompoc, 735-8771.
DW'S AMERICAN BISTRO: 2646 Santa Maria Way, Suite #106, Santa Maria. 346-2800 or dwsbistro.com. Ed Hite, solo jazz guitar every other Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
ELMERS: 115 E. Clark. Features live music.
GARIBALDI'S RESTAURANT: 859 Guadalupe St. (Highway 1), Guadalupe. Mariachi band Friday nights. Karaoke Saturday nights. DJ Saturday nights. Info: 343-7430.
HISTORIC SANTA MARIA INN: 801 S. Broadway. Karaoke Friday and Saturday, from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. 928-7777.
HUNTER'S LANDING: 2216 S. Bradley Road, 347-9258. Live music Friday and Saturday nights.
JASPERS: 114 S. "H" St., Lompoc. Karaoke Thursday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. 735-1509.
LENNIES: 321 W Ocean Ave., Lompoc. 735-8227.
LOADING DOCK: 315 S. Broadway, Old Orcutt, 934-3471. Fridays live music from 6:30 to 10 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. Kitchen open during shows.
LOUIE B'S: 213 E. Main St., 925-1193. Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays: Karaoke. Wednesdays: DJ.
MARETTI'S: 221 N. Broadway, 925-3622. Live entertainment Fridays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. DJ Sundays from 3 to 8 p.m., and Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to midnight.
MARISCO'S ENSENADA: 1127 W. Main St. 922-9095. Live mariachi music on weekends.
MAVERICK SALOON & GRILL: 510 S. Broadway, 922-9002. Live music on weekends. Karaoke Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
MAVERICK SALOON: 3687 Sagunto, Santa Ynez, 686-4785. Fridays and Saturdays live entertainment from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Concert on the deck at 3 p.m. Saturdays. 5/30: J.D. Bernal Band, 8:30 p.m. DJ Totum Dance Party, 11:30 p.m. 5/24: Just Dave, 2 p.m. J.D. Bernal Band, 8:30 p.m. DJ Totum Dance party, 11:30 p.m.
MOODYBREWS: 2125 S. Broadway No. 102, 922-9022. Check-in for live music on weekends.
MOTIONZ: Santa Maria Town Center, upper level. Cover is $6.
OCEAN LANES: 1420 E. Ocean Ave., 736-4541. Karaoke in the bar Fridays and Saturdays at 9 p.m.
OFFICE SALOON: 2712 Santa Maria Way, 922-2200. DJ on Fridays and Saturdays.
ROADHOUSE GRILL: 1423 S. Bradley. Info: 928-3668. A bike night is every first Thursday of the month from 6 to 9 p.m.
RADISSON HOTEL: 3455 Skyway Dr., 928-8000. Live jazz every Friday and Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. featuring Charlie B. and Fred Atwood. Swinging Forties with Jane Russell is the first and third Friday of the month from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Radisson. 4/25: Mike Lopez, 7-11 p.m.
RANCHO NIPOMO DELI & BBQ: 108 Cuyama Lane, Nipomo. 925-3500.
RED FOX: 143 North H St., Lompoc, 736-9132.
SHAW'S RESTAURANT: 714 S. Broadway, 925-9226. Live music every Saturday. DJ Thursday and Friday.
SUGAR MAGNOLIA'S: 724 North H St., Lompoc, 736-2229. Open mike night every Friday from 7 to 10 p.m.
THE STEELHORSE LARIAT: 406 Bell St., Los Alamos, 344-4609. The Krazy Betty Band or Double Shot perform Saturdays or Sundays.
NORTHBOUND - Five Cities Area
BILL'S PLACE: 112 E. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, 489-9989. Karaoke Friday through Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Sundays 7 to 10 p.m. Country Karaoke on Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Live entertainment with Butch and Gina Tuesdays from 7 to 10 p.m.
BRANCH STREET DELI: 203 E. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, 489-9099. Live music Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
CLIFFS RESORT: 2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, 773-3555. Friday through Saturday from 9 p.m. to midnight: DJ dance music.
DOWNTOWN BREWING CO.: 1119 Garden St., San Luis Obispo. Regular live music. Cover charge varies.
ELMO'S NIPOMO SALOON: 131 S. Thompson, Nipomo, 929-5362. Karaoke Wednesdays from 8 p.m. until midnight.
F. MCLINTOCKS SALOON & DINING HOUSE: 750 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, 773-1892. Thursday through Saturday during summer and spring break: live guitarist.
FIVE CITIES DANCE PAVILION: 1200 E. Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, 474-0772 or dancepavilion.com. Dancing is every night Tuesday through Saturday. $5 cover charge.
HARRY'S NIGHT CLUB AND BEACH BAR: Cypress and Pomeroy, Pismo Beach, 773-1010. Thursdays: Front Row Karaoke. Bands and dancing nightly at 9 p.m. 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. on weekends. 6/5: Front Row Karaoke. 6/6: Mean Gene and the Portable Jon's. 6/7: Mean Gene and the Portable Jon's, Tommy Lee and the Portigees. 6/8: Jaxx, Klass X. 6/9: Klass X. 6/10-11: 6250.
LINNAEA'S CAF: 1110 Garden St., San Luis Obispo, 541-5888 or linnaeas.com. Shows are at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. 6/6: Attila and Dave Project. 6/7: Knockturn Alley. 6/10: Cuesta Jazz Band.
MR. RICK'S: 404 Front St., Avila Beach, 595-7425. Fridays: Farmers Market. Friday through Sunday: live music.
OLD VIENNA: 1527 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, 773-4521. Trio Internationale plays the third Friday of the month through Aug. 15.
SALISBURY VINEYARDS: San Luis Obispo. "Schoolhouse Rock 2007" features lives music Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.
SHORE CLIFF: 2555 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-4671. Live music on weekends.
SLO DOWN PUB: 1200 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande. 481-4015. The Bluegrass Music Society of the Central Coast meets for an evening jam every third Sunday of the month from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
A.J. SPURS: 1970 El Camino Real, Grover Beach, 489-7770. Features live music Fridays and Saturdays.
THE SEAVENTURE RESTAURANT: Pismo Beach, 773-4994.
SUNSET DUNES BAR & GRILL: 359 W. Grand Ave., Grover Beach, 474-8851. Tuesdays and Saturdays: Karaoke. Wednesdays: DJ.
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