nightlifeNOW – April 20 to 26

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 20 to Wednesday, April 26

After 152 years, The Pig's Ear Tavern in downtown Peterborough will serve its last pint on Saturday, April 22. Western Swing band The Double Cuts, regular performers at The Cameron House in Toronto, will play the last show ever at The Piggy. (Photo: Esther Vincent, evmustang.ca)
After 152 years, The Pig's Ear Tavern in downtown Peterborough will serve its last pint on Saturday, April 22. Western Swing band The Double Cuts, regular performers at The Cameron House in Toronto, will play the last show ever at The Piggy. (Photo: Esther Vincent, evmustang.ca)

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 20 to Wednesday, April 26.

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 21

10pm - Project Friday Circus Party ft. Lukas Stark

Saturday, April 22

10pm - Big Club Night

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, April 22

9pm - Boing Boing Hip Hop & Reggae Dance Party (no cover)

Coming Soon

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

Saturday, May 6
9pm - Kayla Luky ($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 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

Monday, April 24

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

Tuesday, April 25

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, April 26

8pm - Student night

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 27
7:30pm - Jazz & Blues Night w/ Marsala Lukianchuk & Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, April 28
5pm - Rick & Gailie

Saturday, April 29
5pm - Rick & Gailie

Sunday, April 30
3pm - Live music (TBA)

Canoe & Paddle

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

Thursday, April 13

7:30-10:30pm - Live music

Saturday, April 15

8-11pm - Live music

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Tuesday, April 25

7-9pm - Coboug Poetry Workshop Open House

Coming Soon

Friday, April 28
8pm - Nighthawk

Catalina's

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

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)

Coming Soon

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)

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 20

9pm - Tubourg and Gary w/ Ray on The Radio

Friday, April 21

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Saturday, April 22

5pm - 2nd Annual Monopoly Tournament Finals; 9pm - Live music (TBA)

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 20

9pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Friday, April 21

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Saturday, April 22

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

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 22

2-5pm - Tammy J. Wilde and the Binders

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 29
8pm - Phoxy Band

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 22

8:30pm - Tony "Wild T" Springer & Winging It; 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, April 29
8:30pm - Little Lake; 11:30pm - DJ Shreddy Beats

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, April 21

10pm - Pearly Jenkins and Lucky Strike

Saturday, April 22

2-5pm & 10pm - Pearly Jenkins and Lucky Strike

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, April 28
10pm - The Spirits

Saturday, April 29
2-5pm & 10pm - The Spirits

The Garnet

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

Thursday, April 20

10pm - Pat Maloney

Friday, April 21

10pm - The Rifle & The Writer, Dean James, Cameron von Criegern ($5)

Saturday, April 22

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

Sunday, April 23

10pm - Michael Dennis

Tuesday, April 25

8-11pm - Jazzmania

Wednesday, April 26

10pm - Denis The Night and The Panic

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 27
8pm - Raleigh, Olias ($10 or PWYC)

Friday, April 28
5-7pm - Chester Babcock; 10pm - Jamie Gia, Sean Conway

Saturday, April 29
10pm - Goodwood Atoms, Melted Fro

Sunday, April 30
8pm - Keyboards

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, April 22

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

Wednesdays

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 29
8-10pm - Open mic

Friday, May 5
9:30pm - Jade Eagleson Band ($7)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Friday, April 21

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 27
8pm - "A Couple Walks Into A Bar... A Night of Stand Up Comedy"

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

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, April 20

8pm - J.P. Hovercraft , Chris Hiney, and Al Black (PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 27
8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Thursday, April 20

10pm - Weekend Warmup (downstairs pool room) w/ live DJ

Friday, April 21

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

Saturday, April 22

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

Saturday, April 22

7pm - Karaoke w/ host Kelly Burrows

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 21

7pm - Pete Woolidge and Federico Pontani

Saturday, April 22

2-6pm - Book launch: "A Perfect Machine" by Brett Savory and "Little Heaven" by Nick Cutter and Craig Davidson. Special appearance by Ian Rogers.

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 20

7pm - Brian MacNamara

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 27
7pm - Live music (TBA)

Muddy's Pit BBQ

3247 County Rd. 2, Keene
(705) 295-1255

Coming Soon

Sunday, May 21
3pm - Wylie Harold

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 28
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Bernardo Padro & Mike Sepic ($45 per person)

Saturday, April 29
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Bernardo Padro & Mike Sepic ($45 per person)

Pig's Ear Tavern

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

Thursdays

9pm - Open stage

Friday, April 21

Final Pingo

Saturday, April 22

8pm - The Pig's Ear Last Night ft The Double Cuts & guests ($5)

VIDEO: "Who Walks In When I Walk Out" - The Double Cuts

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Fridays

Live music

Tuesdays

Live music

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 29
9pm - Northern Soul

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, April 21

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

Saturday, April 22

Antixx, Luceo, Cardboard Crowns

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Coming Soon

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)

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 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)

Monday, April 24

9pm - Severed Feathers, Foreign Resort, Cyphier ($5-10 sliding cover)

Tuesday, April 25

Fun & Games w/ Matt Jarvis

Wednesday, April 26

Kachinga

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 27
3-6pm - Rock Camp For Girls Rock Block Social Jam; 8pm - Peterborough Poetry Slam

Friday, April 28
No Pussyfooting, Goodnight, Sunrise

Saturday April 29
8pm - Noise Hz v13 ft Goth Girl, Lumi Krysztal, Bloody Boy Blue, Comforts, The Idle Crowe, ptbo noise kitchen ($8 or PWYC)

Sticks Sports Pub

500 George St. S., Peterborough
(705) 775-7845

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 20
2-5pm - Cameron von Criegern

The Venue

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

Tuesday, April 25

6-9pm - 2017 Bears' Lair Grand Finale (free, register at www.eventbrite.ca/e/bears-lair-grand-finale-tickets-33598797909)

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)

White House Hotel

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

Friday, April 21

5-9pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Saturday, April 22

5-9pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Coming Soon

Tuesday, June 6
7:30pm - Tuned Up Tuesdays ft Mayhemingways (no cover)

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