SoCal Blues & Roots
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* ABILENE ROSE PIT BBQ, 10830 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, (714) 963-1700

* ALEXANDER'S, 1050 Schooner Dr., Ventura (805) 456-6106

* ALLIGATOR LOUNGE 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, (310)449-1844

* ALTA COFFEE, 506 31st St. Newport Beach (949)675-0233

*AMAZONS BAR & GRILL, 307 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica (310) 394-2348

*BB KING'S BLUES CLUB, 1000 Universal City Walk, Center Dr.,Universal City , (818) 622-5464

*BABE & RICKY'S INN, 4339 Leimert Bl., L.A. (213) 295-9112

*THE BAGELRY, 6429 Spring St., Long Beach, (562) 429-1195

*BAKED POTATO, 3787 Cahuenga Blvd. West, N. Hollywood., (818) 980-1615.

*BAKED POTATO, 26 E. Colorado Blvd., So. Pasadena, (818) 564-1122

*THE BARN RESTAURANT & SALOON, 14982 Redhill Ave., Tustin (714) 259-0115

*BARNABEY'S, 3501 Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, (310) 545-8466

*BELMONT STATION, 5300 E. 2nd St., Long Beach (562) 438- 2026

*BESTIE'S SPORTS BAR & BBC, 1334 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, (310) 318-3818

*THE BLUE BEET, 107 21st St., Newport Beach, (949) 675-2338

*BLUE CAFE, 210 The Promenade, Long Beach, (562) 983-7111. Happy hour starts at 4 p.m., with live music kicking in at 5:30 and headliners usually on at 9. 21+. Cover varies

*BLUE SALOON, 4657 Lankershim Blvd., N. Hollywood, (818)766-4644

*BONES & BLUES, 10950 South Central Ave., L.A., (213) 563-5639

*BOOMER'S SPORTS BAR, 5456 E. Del Amo, Long Beach (562) 421- 9847

* BOOSTERS, 28621 Marguerite Pkwy., Mission Viejo, (714) 347-0111.

*BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC, 330 S La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood

*BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC, 2110 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, (562) 799-0486

*BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC, Mission Viejo, (714) 367-0005

*BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC, 4419 Torrance Bl, Torrance (310) 540- 7000

*BRITISH BULLDOG, 1667 N. Mountain Ave., Upland (909) 946-6614

*BUFFALO JOES, 600 W. 5th Ave., San Diego (619)236-1616

*CAFE BOOGALOO, 1238 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach (310) 318-2324

*CAFE VOLTAIRE, 34 N. Palm, Ventura (805) 641-1743

*CAL STATE FULLERTON, The Pub, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, (714) 278-4216

*CALYPSO BAR & GRILL, 514 State St., Santa Barbara, (805) 966-1388

*THE CANYON INN, 6821 Fairlynn Blvd., Yorba Linda, (714) 779-0880. Shows: 9 p.m. Free. 21+.

*CARLOS O'BRIEN's, 3667 Riverside Plaza, Riverside, (909) 686-5860

*CATALINA CANTINA, 1701 Catalina at Avenue 1, Redondo Beach (310)791-5440.

*CASEY'S BACK ALLEY BAR & GRILL, 1325 N. Tustin Ave., Orange, (714) 538-9683 21+

*THE CATCH STEAKHOUSE, 1939 S. State College Blvd., Anaheim, (714) 978-3700 Brand-spankin'-new blues joint envisions itself as an "eatertainment"-type restaurant and club in the style of the House of Blues. Wish them well. Shows: 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

*CHASER'S, 5926 E Del Amo Blvd., Lakewood, (562) 421-2468

*CINEGRILL (Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel), 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, (213) 466-7000

*CIRVELLO'S, 4115 Viking Way (near Bellflower & Carson), Long Beach, (562) 420-2113

*CITY LIMITS, 750 Terrado Plaza, Suite 10, Covina, (818) 967- 2765

*CLAREMONT INN BAR & GRILL, 555 With. Foothill , Claremont, ((909) 626-2411

*CLARK AVE. BAR & GRILL, 5233 Clark Ave., Lakewood, (562) 634-9127

*THE CLASSROOM, 8333 Tampa Ave., Northridge,(818)885-0250

*CLUB MESA, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, (714) 642-6634 Shows: 9 p.m. Generally $2-$5. 21+

*COACH HOUSE, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, (714) 496-8930

*COFFEE TOK, 28051 Greenfield Dr., Laguna Niguel, (714) 643-5646

*COHIBA, 144 Pine Ave., Long Beach, (310) 437-7700

*COLD SPRING TAVERN, 5995 Stagecoach Rd., Santa Barbara, (805) 967-0066

*COURT STREET BAR & GRILL, 440 W. Court St., San Bernardino (909) 888-3737

*COYOTE BAR & GRILL, 300 Carlsbad Village Bl., Carlsbad, (726) 729- 4695

*COZY'S BAR & GRILL, 14058 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, (818) 986- 6000

*CREST, THE, 1625 Cabrillo Ave., Torrance, (310) 320-9347

*CROCE'S TOP HAT, 805 Fifth Ave., San Diego, (616) 232-4338

*THE DERBY, 4500 Los Feliz Bl., L.A. (213) 663-8979

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Costa Mesa, 474 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, (714) 646-0323

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Crown Valley, 27680 Margarite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, (714) 347-0225

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Crystal Court, 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa, (714) 751-2233

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Irvine, Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center, 31 Fortune Dr., Irvine, (714) 450-4959. Open Mon.-Thurs., 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri., 6 a.m.-midnight; Sat., 7 a.m.-midnight; Sun., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Laguna Beach, 180 N Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, (714) 497-7660

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Lake Forest, 22621 Lake Forest Dr., Lake Forest, (714) 837-4555

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Mission Viejo, 26137 La Paz, Mission Viejo, (714) 699-0566

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Trabuco, 27775 Santa Margarita Pkwy., Mission Viejo, (714) 472-3733

*DIEDRICH COFFEE - Tustin, 13681 Newport Ave., Tustin, (714) 832-7030. Open Sun.-Thurs., 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 6 a.m.-midnight. Shows: 8 p.m.

*DIEDRICH CROSSROADS COFFEEHOUSE, 3972 Barranca, Irvine, (714) 559-9125

*DIEDRICH'S ESPRESSO CAFE, Crystal Court, 3333 S. Bear St., Costa Mesa, (714) 751-2233

*DPíS NITE CLUB (formerly Tiki Bar), 1700 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, (714) 548-3533. Call for times and covers.

*FAHRENHEIT 451, 540 S. Coast Hwy., Ste. 100, Laguna Beach, (714)376-F451. Open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Shows: 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

*FAIS DO DO, 5257 W. Adams, L.A. (213) 954-8080

*FIRST CABIN, 46 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia (818) 446-2575

*FITZGERALD'S SPORTS PUB, 19171 Magnolia Ave., Huntington Beach, (714) 968-4523

*FOOTHILL, 1922 Cherry Ave., Signal Hill, (562) 984-8349 or (562) 494-5196 Shows: 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 18+

*FREIGHT HOUSE SALOON, 26704 Verdugo St., San Juan Capistrano, (949) 487-3297

*GALAXY THEATRE, Santa Ana, (714) 957-1133

*THE GIG, 11637 W. Pico Bl., L.A. (310) 444-9870

*GOLDEN SAILS HOTEL, PCH Club Room, 6285 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, (562) 596-1631

*GROUND ZERO, 7248 Painter Ave., Whittier, (562) 693-6693. Open Mon.-Fri., 6:30-11 a.m. & 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat.-Sun., 9 a.m.-noon & 2p.m.-midnight. Shows: 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

*HARD ROCK CAFE, 451 Newport Ctr Dr., Newport Beach, (949) 640-8844

*HARPOON HENRY's, 34555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, (949) 493-2933

*HARVELLE'S, 1432 4th St., Santa Monica (310) 395-1576

*HENNESSEY'S TAVERN, 34111 La Plaza, Dana Point, (714) 488-0121

*HERMOSA SALOON, 211 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, (310) 374-9060

*HI-BROW, 547 E. Foothill, Pomona, (909) 626-9340

*HOGUE BARMICHAEL'S, 3950 Campus Dr., Newport Beach, (714) 261-6270 Shows: 7 p.m. $3 after 8 p.m.

*HOP CITY BLUES & BREW, 1939 S. State College Blvd., Anaheim, (714) 978-3700 Brand-spankin'-new blues joint envisions itself as an "eatertainment"-type restaurant and club in the style of the House of Blues. Wish them well. Shows: 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

*HOUSE OF BLUES, 8430 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, (213) 650-1451

*HUNTINGTON BEACH BEER COMPANY, 201 Main St., Ste. E, Huntington Beach, (714) 960-5343.

*HYATT REGENCY - IRVINE, Knuckles Bar, 17900 Jamboree Rd., Irvine, (714) 975-1234

*HYATT REGENCY - NEWPORT, 1107 Jamboree Rd., Newport Beach, (714) 729-1234

*IMAGES, 10555 Mills Ave., Montclair, (909) 399-9930

*JACK'S SUGAR SHACK, 1707 Vine St., Hollywood, (213) 466-7005 21+

*JASPER'S, 3672 S. Bristol Ave., Santa Ana, (714) 751-4604

*JAX, 339 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, (818) 500-1604.

*JILLIANíS, 110 S. Pine St., Long Beach, (562) 628-8872.

*JOHN BULL ENGLISH PUB, 958 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena, (818) 441-4353

*THE JUKE JOINT, 3325 Anaheim St., Long Beach, (562) 597-0014. Call for times and covers. 21+.

*KB CLUB, 710 Willow St., Long Beach, (562) 427-0078

*KILLIAN'S BLUES PUB & GRILL, 3944 Sepulveda Blvd., Torrance,

*KING'S FISH HOUSE, 24001 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills, (714)586-1515

*LAGUNA RENAISSANCE CAFE, 234 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach, (714) 497-JAVA

* LAKE ALICE TRADING CO., 3616 University Ave, Riverside (909) 686- 7343

*LA VIDA RESTAURANT & NITE CLUB, 6105 Carbon Canyon Rd., Brea, (714) 996-0720 Music, dancing, billiards and food in a quiet, rural, hilly region that just can't be in OC, but is. 21+, with some exceptions. Cover varies.

*LESTAT'S COFFEEHOUSE, 3343 Adams Avenue, San Diego (619) 282-0437

*LIGHTHOUSE CAFE , 30 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach (310) 376- 3893

*LINDA'S DOLL HUT, 107 S. Adams St., Anaheim, (714) 533-1286 Shows: 9 p.m. $5 unless otherwise noted. 21+

* LOOKERS, 24921 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point (714) 488- 3106

* M BAR & GRILL, 213A Pine Ave, Long Beach (562) 435-2525

*MARINE ROOM, 214 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach, (949) 494-3027.

*McCABE'S, 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 828-4403

*MEMPHIS, 2920 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, (714) 432-7685

*MIDNIGHT EXPRESSO, 201 Main, Huntington Beach, (714) 969-7336

*MONSOON CAFE, 1212 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, (310) 576-9996.

*MULDOONíS IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT, 202 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, (949) 640-4110.

*MUSIC CITY, 18774 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, (714) 964-1422 All ages.

*OFF CAMPUS PUB, 2736 E. Nutwood Ave., Fullerton, (714) 879-8094

*OLD TOWNE BREWING COMPANY, 186 N. Atchison St., Orange, (714) 744-4181 Free

*OLDE TOWN CAFE, 30 El Paso, Santa Barbara, (805) 962-3574

*OYSTER HOUSE, THE, 12446 Moorpark, Studio City, (818) 761-8686

*PANAMA'S, 221 Richmond, El Segundo, (310) 322-5829

*PATRICKS II, 428 F St., San Diego (619) 233-3077

*PEPPER'S, 9740 19th St., Alta Loma, (909) 989-9601

*PERQ'S, 117 Main St., Huntington Beach, (714) 960-9996 21+ Cover varies

*PHIL TRANI'S RESTAURANT, 3490 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, (562) 426-3668 Free.

*PORTS-O-CALL RESTAURANT, Berth 76, San Pedro, (310) 833-3553

*RJ's PIT BARBEQUE, 10830 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, (714) 963-1700

*RADISSON, THE, 601 S. Palos Verdes, San Pedro, (310) 519-8200

*RED CHARIOT, 14431 Burbank, Van Nuys, (818) 785-5200

*RENAISSANCE DANA POINT, 24701 Del Prado, Dana Point, (714) 661-6003 Shows: 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free.

*REVERE HOUSE, 900 W. 1st St., Tustin, (714) 543-9319

*RHINO ROOM, 7979 Center Dr., Huntington Beach, (714) 892-3316 21+

*RIVER BOTTOM, 4201 W. Olive, Burbank, (818) 846-2342

*ROBUSTO, 5660 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, (616) 459-1972

*ROCKFIELD TAVERN, 23600 Rockfield Blvd., Lake Forest, (949) 768-1224. Call for times and covers.

*ROCK 'N' JAVA, 211 Main St., Huntington Beach, (714) 960-JAVA

*ROSE CAFE, THE, 220 Rose Ave., Venice, (310) 399-0711

*RUDE DOG, 114 N. Citrus Ave., Covina, (818) 332-8922

*RUSTY PELICAN, 6550 Marina Dr, Long Beach (562) 594-6551 21+

*RUSTY'S SURF RANCH, 256 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, (310) 393- PIER 21+

*SACRED GROUNDS, 399 W. 6th St., San Pedro, (310) 514-2012

*SAFARI CLUB, 2319 W. 54th St., L.A., (213) 295-4751

*SCHOONERS, 1280 Washington, Colton, (909) 422-0199

*SHORE HOUSE, 263 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, (714) 650-2432

*SIDEWALK CAFE, 1401 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, (310) 399-5647

*SID'S, 445 N. Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, (714) 650-7437

*SMOKIN JOHNNIE'S, 11720 Ventura Bl., Studio City (818) 760-6631

*SOGNI D'ORO, Blue Lantern at PCH, Dana Point, (714) 661-0202

*60-60 CLUB, 6060 Magnolia, Riverside, (909) 682-9226

*SPAGHETTINI, 3005 Old Ranch Pkwy., Seal Beach, (562) 596-2199 All ages. Free unless otherwise noted.

*SPORTS STATION, 13027 E. Rosecrans, Norwalk, (562) 921-1604

*ST. MARK'S, 23 Windward Ave., Venice, (310) 452-2222

*STARBOARD ATTITUDE, 202 The Pier, Redondo Beach (310) 379- 5144

*STEAMERS CAJUN SEAFOOD, 1205 Imperial Hwy, Placentia, (714) 528-4000 All ages. Full Bar, Great food. Free.

*STEAMERS CAFE, 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, (714) 871-8800 All ages. Free, with some exceptions.

*STUDIO CAFE - Newport Beach, 100 S. Main St, Balboa (714) 675-7760

*STUDIO CAFE - Huntington Beach, Main St. & PCH, Huntington Beach (714) 536-8775

*STUDIO SUITE, 4821 Whitsett, Studio City, (818) 753-8297

*SUNSET PUB & GRILL, 16655 PCH, Sunset Beach (562) 592- 4872

*THE SWALLOW'S INN, 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, (714) 493-3188 21+. Free.

*T.J'S LOCKER ROOM, 66 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, (818) 577-6583

*TAP HOUSE, 8082 Adams, Huntington Beach (714) 374-0811

*TUMBLEWEED'S, 21094 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, (714) 960-2776 21+ Free.

*TRIANGLE SQUARE, intersection of Newport Beach Blvd., 19th St. & Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, (714) 722-1600.

*TRILOGY RESTAURANT (949) 955-0757 18201 Von Karman, Irvine 92715.

*TUSTIN RENAISSANCE COFFEE, 2959 El Camino Real, Tustin, (714) 832-2233

*TWIN PALMS, 630 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, (714) 721-8288 Shows: 6 p.m. Cover varies

*UPPER DECK, 210 Whaler's Walk, Berth 31, San Pedro, (310) 831-4814

*VENTURA THEATER, 26 S. Chestnut, Ventura, (805) 653-0721

*WOLVES DEN, 916 N. Sepulveda, Manhattan Beach, (310) 372-6010

*YOLIE'S BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE, 300 Oceangate (inside ARCO Bldg.), Long Beach; Sat., (562) 491-0221.