Joe’s Great American Bar & Grill  4311 West Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505

Parking is free along the street, but there can be a cover charge and 2 drink minimum. This joint is more for the dancers or older set, not a crazy dive bar. Serving food and drinks throughout the night with a large wood dance floor, table seating and pool tables.


Don the Beachcomber 16278 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649



Easy to find with the tiki motif, free parking and valet as well. Cover starts at $10, a number of shows begin in the afternoon and end early, so always check the flyer for info. Tiki drinks, Polynesian/American appetizers & food along with a full bar. Dress tends to be more classy for this venue. Good size stage and multiple rooms with bars. Usually several bands play in different rooms on one night.

 Malone’s 604 E Dyer Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92705

Restaurant/Bar during the day and Entertainment at night. Small parking lot but also parking available on the street and in surrounding business lots. There are two stages one raised off the ground with a drum riser and an outdoor patio.

The Slidebar Rock n’ Roll Kitchen  122 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton


Boondocks Pub 100 E Harrison St, Corona, CA 92879


This place is easy to find in Corona, right off the freeway with ample parking. A bar and restaurant that holds all ages shows, so good for taking the family out for an afternoon. Bookings tend to lean toward country style rockabilly and roots music. Tiny space to dance in front of the band, but family style tables are prevalent in the venue with places to sit.


Mission Tobacco Lounge 3630 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92501

Small bar/grill serving food, with sporadic live music gigs booked here. There is also a separate smoking room. Books bands in the scene ever so often.


Til-Two Club 4746 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

Beginning in 1948, the Til-Two is back in SD. Front area of a bar with extremely tiny limited tables and a back standing room only room with a raised stage for bands. Parking on the street can be hard to find. Books rockabilly, psychobilly & surf rock bands on occasion. Always a cover for bands.