nightlifeNOW – April 13 to 19

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 13 to Wednesday, April 19

Rick Fines and JP Hovercraft performing at the January 2016 Deluxe Blues Jam at The Pig's Ear Tavern. Since 2014, the jam has raised more than $10,000 for the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association, which helps local musicians in need. The final Deluxe Blues Jam at The Pig's Ear Tavern (before it closes its doors for good) takes place on Saturday, April 15th from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The jam will be hosted by Rezonator, whose bass player JP Hovercraft will also be celebrating his 65th birthday. (Photo: SLAB Productions)
Rick Fines and JP Hovercraft performing at the January 2016 Deluxe Blues Jam at The Pig's Ear Tavern. Since 2014, the jam has raised more than $10,000 for the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association, which helps local musicians in need. The final Deluxe Blues Jam at The Pig's Ear Tavern (before it closes its doors for good) takes place on Saturday, April 15th from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The jam will be hosted by Rezonator, whose bass player JP Hovercraft will also be celebrating his 65th birthday. (Photo: SLAB Productions)

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, April 13 to Wednesday, April 19.

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.

ARIA

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

Friday, April 14

10pm - Project Friday Easter Bash

Saturday, April 15

10pm - Big Club Night

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 22
9pm - Boing Boing Hip Hop & Reggae Dance Party (no cover)

Saturday, April 29
9pm - Reverend Ken i($10)

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Tuesdays

7:30pm - Trivia Tuesdays

Coming Soon

Friday, April 21
9pm - Pat Maloney

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, April 13

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

Friday, April 14

5pm - Rick & Gailie w/ John Steele; 8:30pm - Dean James

Saturday, April 15

5pm - The Templets; 8:30pm - Classic Collectives

Sunday, April 16

3pm - Sonny and Cloudy (Richard Simpkins and Wylie Harold)

Monday, April 17

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie and John Steele

Tuesday, April 18

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, April 19

8pm - Student night

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 20
7:30pm - Jazz & Blues Night w/ Marsala Lukianchuk & Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, April 21
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, April 22
8:30pm - Northern Soul

Sunday, April 23
3pm - Odd Man Rush

Canoe & Paddle

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

Thursday, April 13

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

Saturday, April 15

8-11pm - Rick & Gailie Band

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Coming Soon

Tuesday, April 25
7-9pm - Coboug Poetry Workshop Open House

Friday, April 28
8pm - Nighthawk

Catalina's

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

Coming Soon

Wednesday, April 19
7:30-9pm - Evangeline Gentle w/ Melissa Payne ($10 or PWYC)

Thursday, April 20
6-8pm - "an other being" book launch and signing with poet Tony Brathwaite and artist David McConkey

Saturday, April 22
9pm - Andrew McPherson "Bardo" album release party ($10 at door)

Friday, April 28
9pm - Kayla Howran "Spare Parts" album release party w/ Dylan Ireland

Saturday, April 29
9pm - Film - International Jazz Day presents "Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser" ($10 at door)

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

Thursday, April 13

8pm - The Ceilie closes for the school year

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, April 13

6:30pm - Euchre; 9pm - Les Slimmon and Gary w/ Ray on The Radio

Friday, April 14

9pm - Broken Harmony

Saturday, April 15

12-6pm - 2nd Annual Monopoly Tournament; 9pm - Antixx

Mondays

Trivia Monday

Tuesdays

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesdays

Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

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

Thursday, April 13

9pm - Kevin Carley Band (no cover)

Friday, April 14

9pm - Kevin Carley Band (no cover)

Saturday, April 15

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Wednesday, April 19

7:30pm - Poets in the Pub

Coming Soon

Friday, May 5
8pm - Gene Hardy and Sparkjiver ($25)

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, April 15

2-5pm - Lorinda Frudd & Elijah Holt

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 22
2-5pm - Tammy J. Wilde and the Binders

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, April 15

8:30pm - 5 Day Hangover; 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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 22
8:30pm - Tony "Wild T" Springer & Winging It; 11:30pm - DJ Ryan

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, April 14

10pm - Rezonator

Saturday, April 15

2-5pm & 10pm - Jonny Max Band

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, April 21
10pm - Clayton Yates and the Boys

Saturday, April 22
2-5pm & 10pm - Clayton Yates and the Boys

The Garnet

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

Friday, April 14

5-7pm - Chester Babcock; 10pm - Steelburner, Ersatz

Saturday, April 15

10pm - Smokes, Look Vibrant, Peace Sand Rest, Mary-Kate Edwards

Sunday, April 16

8pm - Jon McKiel, Cousins

Monday, April 17

7-10pm - Quivers, Olenka, Ben Rough

Tuesday, April 18

8pm - Kelly McMichael and Dave Tough (PWYC)

Wednesday, April 19

10pm - Diamond Dave, Jimmy Tri-Tone Band

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 20
10pm - Pat Maloney

Saturday, April 22
8pm - Ron Hawkins of The Lowest Of The Low ($15 at door, $12 in advance)

Sunday, April 23
10pm - Michael Dennis

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

Thursday, April 13

8pm - Singles Oldies Dance w/ DJ ($10 at door)

Saturday, April 15

8pm - Open mic

Wednesdays

7-9pm - Line Dancing Lessons w/ Marlene ($7 per person, all levels welcome)

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 22
8pm - Checkmate Band ($15 in advance, $20 at door includes all-you-can-eat dinner at 7pm)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 21
8pm - The Citiots Improv ($12 adults, $10 students/seniors)

Saturday, April 29
8pm - Kirk Losell CD Release Party ($5)

Hot Belly Mama's

378 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 745-3544

Thursday. April 13

8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 20
8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Thursday, April 13

10pm - Country Night w/ DJ Bill Porter ($5 cover)

Saturday, April 15

10pm - Pure Saturdays

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 6
10pm - Shaun Frank "No Future" Tour ($10, tickets at www.junctionptbo.com/tix)

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 28
7-9pm - Nicole Coward ($10 or PWYC)

The Lounge by Lignum

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

Friday, April 14

7pm - Sonny and Cloudy (Richard Simpkins and Wylie Harold)

Saturday, April 15

7pm - DJ Verger

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 29
6-8pm - International Jazz Day "Dine with Jazz" ft Steve Holt (piano) and Dave Young (bass)

Marley's Bar & Grill

17 Fire Route 82 Catalina Bay, Buckhorn
(705) 868-2545

Coming Soon

Friday, May 19
6-9pm - Washboard Hank

Saturday, May 20
6-9pm - Washboard Hank

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, April 13

7pm - Steve Fisher

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 20
7pm - Ragwax

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Thursday, April 13

8pm - Jesse Slack

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

Saturday, April 15

1:30-5:30pm - Final PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam at The Piggy hosted by Rezonator (by donation) ; 9pm - Mokomokai, Little Foot Long Foot, Hellbros, Garbageface ($3)

VIDEO: The penultimate Deluxe Blues Jam at The Pig's Ear on March 18, 2017

Rob Foreman and Clayton Yates of The Quickshifters with special guests Alan Black and Jonny Wong. Video by Sean Daniels / Do More Stuff.

Mondays

Pool Night

Tuesday, April 18

8pm - Mayhemingways ($5 or $3 for underemployed)

Wednesdays

Humpday Karaoinke

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 22
8pm - The Pig's Ear Last Night ft The Double Cuts ($5)

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Fridays

Live music

Saturday, April 15

9:30pm - High Waters Band

Tuesdays

Live music

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, April 14

10pm - Silverhearts ($10)

Saturday, April 15

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

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Coming Soon

Friday, April 21
9pm - Television Road w/ Kitty Pit, Bolete, FeeFawFum ($8)

Saturday, April 2
Antixx, Luceo, Cardboard Crowns

Friday, April 28
Crytic Wisdom

Saturday, April 29
10pm - One Bad Son ($10, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17874/)

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/)

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

Thursday, May 23
10pm - Chastity ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17507/)

Saturday, June 3
9pm - The Weber Brothers ($10)

Sapphire Room

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

Saturday, April 15

10pm - Dance party w/ DJs Ricky Scatman, Teebs, RHIJ and special guests

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, April 13

9pm - BJ Williams and Shaune Walt acoustic show ($5 or PWYC)

Tuesday, April 18

Motherhood, Nick Ferrio, Iliad

Wednesday, April 19

Heart Attack Kids, Cleopatrick.

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 20
8pm - Twin Rivals, Sinner, Marion Cinder, The Albino Structure ($5)

Friday, April 21
9pm - Mary-Kate Edwards, Paper Shakers, Vistas ($5)

Saturday April 22
3-6pm - Repair Cafe; 8pm - Lonely Parade, Stacey Green Jumps, WHOOP-szo, Divide and Dissolve ($5 before 9pm, $8 after)

Sunday, April 23
8pm - Zoobombs, Surinam, SunRaRaRa ($10)

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

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)

Wednesday, May 10
8pm - The Northern Pikes ($45)

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