nightlifeNOW – March 16 to 22

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 16 to Wednesday, March 22

There are lots of local celebrations of St. Patrick's Day on March 17, including a last jig at The Pig's Ear in downtown Peterborough (which closes its doors on April 22) featuring Washboard Hank and The Killarney Honkers (photo: Washboard Hank)
There are lots of local celebrations of St. Patrick's Day on March 17, including a last jig at The Pig's Ear in downtown Peterborough (which closes its doors on April 22) featuring Washboard Hank and The Killarney Honkers (photo: Washboard Hank)

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 16 to Wednesday, March 22.

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 17

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

Saturday, March 18

10pm - Big Club Night

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, March 17

9pm - Dead Peasants ($10)

Saturday, March 18

8pm - Movie Night ft. "King of Hearts"

Coming Soon

Friday, March 24
8pm - Open mic

Saturday, April 1
9pm - Salty Dog ($10)

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, March 17

9pm - Dave Byrski

Tuesdays

7:30pm - Trivia Tuesdays

Coming Soon

Friday, March 31
9pm - Phil Hughes

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, March 16

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

Friday, March 17

4pm - 4 Front/Terry Finn; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, March 18

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Live music (TBA)

Sunday, March 19

3pm - Brian Haddellsey

Monday, March 20

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, March 21

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, March 22

8pm - Trent student night

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 23
7:30pm - Jazz & Blues Night w/ Marsala Lukianchuk & Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, March 24
4pm - 4 Front/Terry Finne; 8:30pm - Parkside Drive

Saturday, March 25
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Parkside Drive

Canoe & Paddle

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

Thursday, March 16

7:30-10:30pm - Art LaJambe

Friday, March 17

9-11pm - The Dummer Side of Douro

Saturday, March 18

8-11pm - Rick & Gailie

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, March 17

9pm - St. Patrick's Day Party ft Madman's Window

Catalina's

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

Friday, March 17

6-10pm - Trent Queer Collective presents Beers 4 Queers (all ages)

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 16

7pm - Trent University Forensic Science Society presents Murder Among The Mateys ($10)

Friday, March 17

3-7pm - St. Patrick's Day Open Mic hosted by Robert Reid

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 16

9pm - Tubourg w/ Ray on the Radio

Friday, March 17

4:30-8pm - Lucas Ferrill; 9pm - St. Paddy's Day ft Flaws, Antixx, The Muddy Hack, Garbageface

Saturday, March 18

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Mondays

Trivia Monday

Wednesdays

Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 23
6:30pm-9:30pm - Euchre

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

Saturday, March 18

9pm - U jimmy

Wednesdays

7-11pm - Live music

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Friday, March 17

1pm - St. Patrick's Day ft live music (TBA)

Saturday, March 18

10pm - Live music (TBA)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Friday, March 17

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

Coming Soon

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

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

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 18

8:30pm - Michael Kelly & The Unknown Legends; 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 25
8:30pm - Union Band; 11:30pm - DJ Shreddy Beats

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, March 17

10pm - Clayton Yates, Brandon Humphrey & The Leprechauns

Saturday, March 18

2-5pm & 10pm - The Reasons

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, March 24
10pm - Full Count Blues Band

Saturday, March 25
2-5pm & 10pm - Jade Eagleson Band

The Garnet

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

Thursday, March 16

Petunia

Friday, March 17

5-7pm - Chester Babcock; 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)

Tuesday, March 21

Severed Feathers

Wednesday, March 22

Raveen, Paper Shakers

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 23
9pm - The Rifle and The Writer w/ Cameron von Criegern

Friday, March 24
Gratia's Birthday

Saturday, March 25
9pm - Manitoba Hal, Pineapple Brown

Sunday, March 26
Keyboards! By Justin Million

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

Golden Wheel Resaturant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Friday, March 17

7pm - St. Patrick's Day party ft live music w/ Freda Burke & Brian Tisdale at 8pm and Jade Eagleson Band at 9:30pm

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 25
8pm - Open mic

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 24
8pm - The Citiots Improv w/ special guests Adam Martignetti and Mike Moring ($12/adult, $10/student)

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 17

9pm - St. Patrick's Day Mega Party w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Saturday, March 18

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 17

7-8pm - Tanah Haney; 9-10pm - John Hoffman & Michael Ketemer

Saturday, March 18

7pm - Mike Graham

Coming Soon

Friday, March 24
7pm - Whitney Paget & Terry Finn

Saturday, March 25
7pm - Frederico Pontani & Pete Woolidge

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 16

7pm - Jeff Biggar

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 23
7pm - Detour

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Friday, March 17

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

Tuesday, March 21

7:30-10:30pm - Marc Ekins

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

Pastry Peddler

17 King St., Millbrook
(705) 932-7333

Sunday, March 19

1-4pm - Matthew MacLeod

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Friday, March 17

7pm - Al Mathews

Saturday, March 18

7pm - Fiddler Jay & Co.

Pig's Ear Tavern

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

Thursdays

9pm - Open stage

Friday, March 17

9pm - St. Paddy's Day Last Jig ft Washboard Hank and The Killarney Honkers

VIDEO: "Love song of the dump" by Washboard Hank with Benj Rowland

Saturday, March 18

2-5pm - PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam; 10pm - The Quickshifters ($3)

Mondays

Pool Night

Tuesdays

Music night w/ DJ Johnny Punter

Wednesdays

Humpday Karaoinke

Coming Soon

Friday, March 24
7-10pm - Trent Valley Archives presents Pub Crawl - The Pig's Ear Finale

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

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)

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Wednesday, March 22

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 23
Connor Clarkin

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

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

Wednesday, March 29
9pm - Neon Dreams

Friday, March 31
9pm - Rainbow Romp w/ DJ Mike Lee ($5 before 10pm, $10 after 10pm)

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/)

Frday, May 19
10pm - Joey Landreth w/ Dylan Ireland ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17742/)

Sapphire Room

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

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

Thursday, March 16

8pm - Cheryl Casselman w/ Howard Baer and Jay Edmunds

Friday, March 17

7pm - Big Muff Fest Day 1 ft Monoblock & Sunn, Ruine, Reign Boi, Paulabulus, Cucuteni-Trypillia, ROCK MP3, Deathsticks, Purple Ocean Of Hate, Stunspore, Velvet Bison ($8)

Saturday, March 18

4pm - Big Muff Fest Day 2 ft Full Metal Booty Open Community Jam, Monoblock & Daughter, Olias, Junior Ranger, Friendly Shadows, Hayley Raygun, Victuals, Sun Model-T w/ Tyler Martin, garbageface ($8)

Tuesday, March 21

Rhyme Jaws

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 23
3-6pm - RC4G Rock Block; 7:30pm - Peterborough Poetry Slam ft estefania

Friday, March 24
9pm - Hidden Hierarchies, Joyful Joyful, Conflict Avoider ($8 or PWYC)

Saturday, March 25
3pm - Habitat For Humanity Benefit; 9pm - Horseman, Pass By & guests, ELMS ($10, all proceeds to Medecins Sans Frontier)

The Venue

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

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)

Coming Soon

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

Saturday, April 1
5-10pm - Kawartha Combat & Muay Thai Ontario present Spring in the Ring ($25 in advance, $35 at door)

White House Hotel

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

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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