nightlifeNOW – March 9 to 15

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 9 to Wednesday, March 15

Warm up the final days of winter with some old-time music from Toronto's The Lonesome Ace Stringband (Chris Coole, John Showman, and Max Heineman), who are performing at the Gordon Best Theatre in downtown Peterborough on Friday, March 10 (publicity photo)
Warm up the final days of winter with some old-time music from Toronto's The Lonesome Ace Stringband (Chris Coole, John Showman, and Max Heineman), who are performing at the Gordon Best Theatre in downtown Peterborough on Friday, March 10 (publicity photo)

Every Thursday, we publish live music and performance events at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas based on information that venues provide to us directly or post on their website or social media channels. Here are the listings for the week of Thursday, March 9 to Wednesday, March 15.

If you’re a pub or club owner and want to be included in our weekly listings, please email our Nightlife Editor at nightlife@kawarthanow.com.

7oh5

295 George St. N, Peterborough
(705) 743-2717

Thursdays

10pm - Thirsty Thursdays

ARIA

331 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 743-0333

Friday, March 10

10pm - Project Friday Full Moon Party

Saturday, March 11

10pm - Big Club Night

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
10pm - St. Patrick's Day Party Trent University vs. Fleming College ($5)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, March 11

9pm - Cabin Fever Dance w/ DJ Sean C. ($5, with $1 going to Maynooth Food Bank)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
9pm - Dead Peasants ($10)

Saturday, March 18
8pm - Movie Night ft. "King of Hearts"

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

4 Bridge St., Bancroft
(613) 332-3450

Tuesdays

7:30pm - Trivia Tuesdays

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
9pm - Dave Byrski

Black Horse Pub

452 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 742-0633

Thursday, March 9

7:30pm - Jazz & Blues Night w/ Marsala Lukianchuk & Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, March 10

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Dean James Band

Saturday, March 11

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Terry Guiel 50th Birthday Bash

Sunday, March 12

3pm - Christine Artrill Band

Monday, March 13

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, March 14

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, March 15

8pm - Trent student night

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 16
7:30pm - Jazz & Blues Night w/ Marsala Lukianchuk & Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, March 17
4pm - 4 Front/Terry Finne; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, March 18
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Live music (TBA)

Sunday, March 19
3pm - Brian Haddellsey

Canoe & Paddle

18 Bridge St., Lakefield
(705) 651-1111

Thursday, March 9

7:30-10:30pm - Melissa Payne & Guests

Saturday, March 11

8-11pm - Northern Soul

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

38 Covert St., Cobourg
(905) 377-9029

Friday, March 10

9pm - Jade Eagleson w/ Clayton Yates and Jimmy Bowskill

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
9pm - St. Patrick's Day Party ft Madman's Window

Catalina's

131 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 874-5972

Thursday, March 9

8pm - Film Night: ft "Wag The Dog"

Saturday, March 11

8pm - Bon Voyage Catalina Get Down Dancy Party

Coming Soon

Friday, March 31
7:30pm - Lynne Hanson & The Good Intentions album release

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

1600 West Bank Dr., Peterborough
(705) 748-1011

Thursday, March 9

7pm - Trent University Geography Society presents Reach for the Peak Trivia Night

Friday, March 10

7-10pm - Trent Writers Society & Trent Visual Arts Network Artist Social ft open mic (free)

Chemong Lodge

764 Hunter St., Bridgenorth
(705) 292-8435

Thursdays

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

Fridays

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
(705) 653-0001

Thursday, March 9

9pm - Gary and Les w/ Ray on the Radio

Friday, March 10

9pm - Cindy McCredie & Scott Maybee

Saturday, March 11

9pm - Cellar Door

Mondays

Trivia Monday

Wednesdays

Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 8 - Saturday, April 22
2nd Annual Monopoly Tournament

Coach & Horses Pub

16 York St. S., Lindsay
(705) 328-0006

Thursdays

10pm - Open Jam w/ Gerald Vanhalteren

Wednesdays

7-11pm - Live music

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 18
9pm - U jimmy

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

287-289 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 775-9645

Friday, March 10

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Saturday, March 11

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Sunday, March 12

3pm - St. Patrick's Day Parade After Party ft Mike MacCurdy

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

113 Main St., Minden
(705) 286-6954

Saturday, March 11

7pm - Jimmy Pearson (no cover)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
8pm - St. Patrick's Day Blues w/ Chuck Jackson and Tyler Yarema ($25)

Friday, April 7
8pm - Jim Love CD Release Party (no cover)

Saturday, May 20
Summer 2017 Kickoff Party w/ Movin' On ($5)

Friday, June 8
7:30pm - Farmer the Band (by donation)

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

282 Aylmer St., Peterborough
(705) 874-5717

Sunday, March 12

12pm - St. Patrick's Day Parade After Party ft Roy Boys, Ugly Horse

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
12pm - St. Paddy's Day Party ft: Jessie Morrisey, Adam Grills, Jayde Taylor; Kate Kelly & Bobby Watson; Northern Soul; Rockin Robin Hawkins

Saturday, March 25
8pm - Northern Soul

Frank's Pasta and Grill

426 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-2727

Thursdays

5-8pm - Live music

Fridays

9pm-12am - Karaoke Night Girls Night Out; 12am - DJ Chrome

Saturday, March 11

8:30pm - Urban Angel; 11:30pm - DJ Ryan

Sundays

4-8pm - Kid's Karaoke hosted by Nelson Denis

Tuesdays

7pm & 8pm - Salsa Classes beginners & intermediate ($10/lesson)

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday. March 18
8:30pm - Shaun Savoy & Friends; 11:30pm - DJ Ryan

Ganaraska Hotel

30 Ontario St., Port Hope
(905) 885-9254

Friday, March 10

10pm - Marty and the Mojos

Saturday, March 11

2-5pm & 10pm - Marty and the Mojos

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
10pm - Brandon and Clayton Yates Band

Saturday, March 18
2-5pm & 10pm - The Reasons

The Garnet

231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 874-0107

Thursday, March 9

8pm - Monique Barry w/ Brennon Wasson ($10)

Friday, March 10

9pm - Sputnik w/ Chris Culgin Band

Saturday, March 11

9pm - Richard Laviolette album release w/ Steve Lambke and Nick Ferrio ($10)

Sunday, March 12

STPS: Kerry Jayne, Stephen Stamp

Tuesday, March 14

Darling Cora

Wednesday, March 15

Ben + Anita

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 16
Petunia

Friday, March 17
10pm - Aye Teeth, Beef Boys

Saturday, March 18
10pm - Peace Sand Rest

Sunday, March 19
9pm - Mobina Galore w/ Muddy Hack, The Corporate Life ($10 or PWYC)

Monday, March 20
10pm - Tragedy Ann, Lotus Wight ($10 or PWYC)

Friday, March 31
9pm - Jennifer Castle ($12 in advance, $15 at door)

George & Orange Taproom & Kitchen

67 Orange St., Cobourg
(289) 252-0227

Thursdays

8-11pm - Open mic

Gordon Best Theatre

216 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 876-8884

Friday, March 10

9pm - Lonesome Ace Stringband ($15 at door)

VIDEO: "Hills Of Mexico" - The Lonesome Ace Stringband

Coming Soon

Friday, April 7
9pm - LMT Connection

Saturday, April 8
8pm - Steve & Hillary Dumoulin with Broken Harmony & Special Guests ($10, advance tickets at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17572/)

Junction Nightclub

253 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 743-0550

Friday, March 10

10pm - Nothing But the 90s w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Saturday, March 11

10pm - Pure Saturdays

Kawartha Coffee Co.

49 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon
(705) 738-1500

Coming Soon

Friday, March 24
8-9pm - Nichole Coward ($10 or PWYC)

The Lounge by Lignum

442 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 775-9463

Friday, March 10

7pm - Mike Graham

Saturday, March 11

7pm - Whitney Paget & Terry Finn

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 18
7pm - Mike Graham

McThirsty's Pint

166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
(705) 743-2220

Thursdays

10pm - Jan Schoute

Fridays

10pm - Brian Haddlesey

Saturdays

10pm - Brian Haddlesey

Mondays

10pm - Trivia Night

Tuesdays

9pm - Topper Tuesdays w/ DJ Jake Topper

Wednesdays

9pm - Cody Watkins

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

990 Ontario St., Cobourg
(905) 377-8177

Thursday, March 9

7pm - The Invisible Sideman

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 16
7pm - Jeff Biggar

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

3 May St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-1100

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
6pm - Irish Whiskey Tasting; 7pm - Irish Storytelling w/ Jonathan Lynn; 9pm - Live music ft Joe Kelly & Jason Lynn

Oasis Bar & Grill

31 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-6634

Thursdays

6:30pm - Live music

Sundays

5:30pm - PHLO

Wednesdays

6:30pm - Live music

Pig's Ear Tavern

144 Brock St., Peterborough
(705) 745-7255

Thursdays

9pm - Open stage

Fridays

Pingo

Saturday, March 11

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Mondays

Pool Night

Tuesdays

Music night w/ DJ Johnny Punter

Wednesdays

Humpday Karaoinke

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
St. Paddy's Day w/ Washboard Hank

Saturday, March 18
10pm - The Quickshifters

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

871 Chemong Rd., Peterborough
(705) 741-1078

Fridays

Live music

Tuesdays

Live music

Red Dog Tavern

189 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 741-6400

Friday, March 10

Blue Sky Miners

Saturday, March 11

10pm - The Pick Brothers ($5 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17242/, $7 at door)

Sunday, March 12

3pm - St. Patrick's Day Parade After Party w/ Hasty P's Pipe Band

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 18
9pm - Trent University Battle of the Bands 2017 ft Deathsticks, Prime Junk, Television Rd, Velvet Bison, MJ& The Beetus, Dickie and the Boys (no cover, all ages)

Wednesday, March 22
10pm - A Tribe Called Red ($25 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17241/)

Friday, March 24
10pm - Helldevilles ($10)

Sunday, March 26
10pm - Five Alarm Funk ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17374/)

Saturday, April 1
10pm - Julian Taylor Band and Kasador ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17399/)

Saturday, April 8
10pm - Said the Whale ($15 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17075/)

Saturday, April 15
9pm - ANVIL ($20 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17002/)

Friday, May 12
5:30pm - Peterborough Live Music Festival Acoustic Jam w/ Nathan Bottomley, The Templars (all ages, $5 or $15 for weekend pass, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17190/)

Riverside Grill & Gazebo - Holiday Inn

150 George St, Peterborough
(705) 743-1144

Friday, March 10

8pm - Jack De Keyzer Solo Performance ($15)

Sapphire Room

137 Hunter St., Peterborough
(705) 749-0409

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
10pm - THIRST! presents Emerald City drag, dancing, party games & prices (no cover, 19+, LGBT+)

Shots

379 George Street K9H 3R2, Peterborough
(705) 749-9315

Wednesdays

10pm - Wednesday House Party

Southside Pizzeria

25 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough
(705) 748-6120

Fridays

9am-12pm - Open mic ($2); 8pm - Karaoke

Tuesdays

9am-12pm - Open mic (free); 8pm - Karaoke

The Spill

414 George St., Peterborough
(705) 748-6167

Friday, March 10

8pm - Broken Foot, Beyond The Wall, Cleopatrick, Sonorous (all ages, $5)

Saturday, March 11

3-6pm - Repair Cafe; 8:30pm - Silver the Young, Run Maggie Run, A-Fos & The Rude Youth ($5)

Monday, March 13

8pm - Fiddlehead Soup

Tuesday, March 14

Fun 'N' Games with Matt Jarvis

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 16
8pm - Cheryl Casselman w/ Howard Baer and Jay Edmunds

Friday, March 17
Big Muff Fest - Noise/Doom/Sludge

Saturday, March 18
Big Muff Fest - Noise/Doom/Sludge

The Trend

110 London St., Peterborough
(705) 750-1265

Thursday, March 9

8-11pm - Trent Music Society Open Mic Night

The Venue

286 George Street North, Peterborough
(705) 876-0008

Tuesday, March 14

7pm - "Kiss & Cry" screening ($20)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
9pm - 1st Annual Shamrock Music Festival ft Lost Kings, Elephant, Khaos, Kingzmin ($30 or $35 VIP, tickets at www.eventbrite.ca/e/ptbos-1st-annual-shamrock-music-festival-tickets-31999330860?aff=eac2)

Saturday, March 25
6:30pm - PRHC Foundation Bollywood fundraiser ($125 or $175 VIP)

White House Hotel

173 Charlotte St., Peterborough
(705) 741-2444

Thursday, March 9

11pm - Turn It Up Thursdays w/ DJ Playa (19+)

Friday, March 10

4-8pm - Bobby Taylor Band

Saturday, March 11

4-8pm - Bobby Taylor Band

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
4-8pm - Dirty Sweet Band w/ special guests Howard Ross, Derrick McKendrick, Charlotte Melby, and more

Saturday, March 18
4-8pm - Dirty Sweet Band w/ special guests Howard Ross, Derrick McKendrick, Charlotte Melby, and more

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