I went there as much as I could while living in CA. Not sure if the LoveRangers are still there, but if they are HEY GUYS!!!! Richie and band are WONDERFUL. They are the reason I went there. It is a very small space, but so much fun. Even if you can't dance, it is still fun to people watch. Ages 21-90 show up and no one feels out of place!!!!! I miss it so much since I have moved back to Kansas. Everyone should check out The Alley!!!!!
This downtown Carlsbad staple serves up cheap libations, friendly conversation and a rotating list of entertainment.. In Short Floor-to-ceiling windows along Grand Avenue publically showcase the scene, inviting passersby to stop by for a quick drink, or a night of mingling and dancing. Although a classic neighborhood dive by day, with old regulars perched atop bar stools, the crowd switches to young, beachy singles in search of a rowdy atmosphere and live music at night -- and the Alley delivers, offering up karaoke, hip-hop and live, Top 40 dance music.