nightlifeNOW – March 23 to 29

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 23 to Wednesday, March 29

Peterborough Folk Festival presents Peterborough chanteuses Kate Suhr (pictured) and Melissa Payne (with special guests) at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, March 25 (photo: Bryan Reid)
Peterborough Folk Festival presents Peterborough chanteuses Kate Suhr (pictured) and Melissa Payne (with special guests) at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, March 25 (photo: Bryan Reid)

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 23 to Wednesday, March 29.

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 24

10pm - Project Friday Tequila Fest

Saturday, March 25

10pm - Big Club Night

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, March 24

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 31
8pm - Kingdom of Birds w/ Brighid Fry ($5)

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

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, March 24

9pm - Open Mic Jam Night

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 23

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

Friday, March 24

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Parkside Drive

Saturday, March 25

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Parkside Drive

Sunday, March 26

3pm - Odd Man Rush

Monday, March 27

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, March 28

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, March 29

8pm - Trent student night

Coming Soon

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

Friday, March 31
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Saturday, April 1
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, April 2
3pm - Bluegrass Menagerie

Canoe & Paddle

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

Thursday, March 23

7:30-10:30pm - The Bridgenorth Boys

Saturday, March 25

8-11pm - The Gunslingers

Catalina's

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

Thursday, March 23

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

Saturday, March 25

8pm - Peterborough Folk Festival presents Kate Suhr and Melissa Payne w/ special guests ($10 at door)

VIDEO: "Fourteen" - Kate Suhr

VIDEO: "My Dry Eyes" - Melissa Payne with The Odin Quartet

Coming Soon

Friday, March 31
7:30pm - Lynne Hanson & The Good Intentions album release ($15)

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 30
7-11pm - Trent Ski and Board Club Pong Tournament (2-person teams, $2 per person)

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 23

6:30pm - Euchre; 9pm - Tom Eastland w/ Susanne and Myke

Friday, March 24

9pm - Cale Crowe

Saturday, March 25

9pm - Sean Poluk

Mondays

Trivia Monday

Wednesdays

Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coming Soon

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

CJ's Tap & Grill

1 Strathy Rd., Cobourg
(905) 372-9784

Sunday, March 26

5-9pm - Shelby Matthews Memorial Music Foundation 5th Annual Sick Kids Fundraiser ($10, tickets at https://northumberlandwest.snapd.com/#/events/view/1027058)

Coach & Horses Pub

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

Thursdays

10pm - Open Jam w/ Gerald Vanhalteren

Wednesdays

7-11pm - Live music

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Friday, March 24

10pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Saturday, March 25

10pm - Marty and The Mojos (no cover)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

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

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 25

8:30pm - Union Band; 11:30pm - DJ Shreddy Beats

Sundays

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

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, March 24

10pm - Jade Eagleson Band

Saturday, March 25

2-5pm & 10pm - Howard Ross w/ Full Count Blues Band

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, March 31
10pm - Kyler Tapscott Band

Saturday, April 1
2-5pm & 10pm - Blue Print

The Garnet

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

Thursday, March 23

9pm - The Rifle and The Writer w/ Cameron von Criegern

Friday, March 24

Gratia's Birthday

Saturday, March 25

5-7pm - Little Fire; 9pm - Manitoba Hal, Pineapple Brown

Sunday, March 26

10pm - Keyboards! By Justin Million

Monday, March 27

10pm - Peter Willie Youngtree

Wednesday, March 29

8-10pm- Jazzmania; 10pm - Daniel Champagne

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 30
8:30pm - Poetry + Music Series II hosted by Sean Conway ft Pat Walsh, Mary-Kate Edwards ($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

Golden Wheel Resaturant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Saturday, March 25

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 1
8pm - Open mic

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Friday, March 24

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

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

Saturday, March 25

10pm - Glow Night

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Friday, March 24

8-9pm - Nichole Coward ($10 or PWYC)

The Lounge by Lignum

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

Friday, March 24

7pm - Whitney Paget & Terry Finn

Saturday, March 25

7pm - Frederico Pontani & Pete Woolidge

Coming Soon

Friday, March 31
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 23

7pm - Detour

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 30
7pm - Bridget Foley & Mike Graham

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Sunday, March 26

3-5pm - Pub Quiz Sundays

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

Friday, March 24

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

Saturday, March 25

10pm - Live music (TBA)

Mondays

Pool Night

Tuesdays

Music night w/ DJ Johnny Punter

Wednesdays

Humpday Karaoinke

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 1
8pm - Severed Feathers w/ Knifehammer

Saturday, April 8
9pm - The Ireland Brothers w/ Kate LeDeuce

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

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/)

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Wednesday, March 29

9pm - Neon Dreams

Coming Soon

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 24

6-10pm - Trent Writers Society "Constellate" Anthology Launch ($10 in advance, $15 at door - includes copy of book)

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 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

3-6:30pm - Benefit for Habitat For Humanity Youth Program ft Nathan Bottomley, Jesse Slack & more ($5 at the door); 9pm - Horseman, Pass By & guests, ELMS ($10, all proceeds to Medecins Sans Frontier)

Tuesday, March 28

9pm - Fun 'N' Games With Matt Jarvis

Wednesday, March 29

9pm - Return For Refund "Lift You Up" CD release tour w/ Big Motor Gasoline, Callfield ($5)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 30
8pm - The Famines, Sun RaRaRa, garbageface, Deathsticks, Century Palm ($10 or PWYC)

Friday, March 31
8:30pm - Excuses Excuses, Sonorous, Two Year Plan, The Ramblers ($5)

Saturday, April 1
3-6pm - Dance for Kawartha Lakes Animal Wellness Society (KLAWS) ft Max Mouse and the Gorillas (admission by donation); 7pm - Downturns and River Groves w/ Sonorous and Stunspore ($5)

The Trend

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

Thursday, March 23

8-11pm - Trent Music Society Open Mic Night

The Venue

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

Saturday, March 25

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

Coming Soon

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

Saturday, April 29
6pm - Jack's Journey and The Isaac Foundation present Gala for a Cure ft Royal Wood ($100 at www.eventbrite.ca/e/gala-for-a-cure-featuring-royal-wood-tickets-32110957739)

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