nightlifeNOW – May 18 to 24

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, May 18 to Wednesday, May 24

Marley's Bar & Grill in Buckhorn opens for the season this weekend with performances by Washboard Hank on Friday and Saturday night. Marley's will have live music on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer.
Marley's Bar & Grill in Buckhorn opens for the season this weekend with performances by Washboard Hank on Friday and Saturday night. Marley's will have live music on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer.

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, May 18 to Wednesday, May 24.

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, May 19

10pm - Project Friday ft DJs Manzone & Strong

Saturday, May 20

10pm - Big Club Night

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, May 19

8pm - Open mic

Saturday, May 20

9pm - Supernatural Buffalo ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 27
9pm - Bobby Dove ($10)

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Tuesdays

7:30pm - Trivia Tuesdays

Coming Soon

Friday, June 2
9pm - Kelly Burrows

Friday, June 16
9pm - Dean James

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, May 18

7:30pm - Jazz and Blues Night ft Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, May 19

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - The Rob Phillips Band

Saturday, May 20

5pm - Tammy J Wilde; 8:30pm - Al Black and the Steady Band

Sunday, May 21

3pm - Rick & Gailie

Monday, May 22

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, May 23

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, May 24

7:30pm - Live music (TBA)

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 25
7:30pm - Jazz and Blues Night ft Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, May 26
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Saturday, May 27
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Northern Soul

Sunday, May 28
3pm - The Bucklebusters

Canoe & Paddle

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

Thursdays

7:30-10:30pm - Live music

Saturdas

8-11pm - Live music

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, May 19

9pm - Tyler Cochrane

Tuesday, May 23

7-9pm - Cobourg Poetry Workshop

Catalina's

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

Sunday, May 21

9pm - Transfiguration Day w/ Kurtis Eugene and Blue Lobella

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 3
7:30pm - Deborah Kimmett presents "The Year of the Suddenly" ($25)

Friday, June 9
7-8:30pm - Rainbow Service Organization Annual General Meeting and Social ft burlesque w/ The Kitten Academy

Chemong Lodge

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

Friday, May 19

7-11pm - Waters Edge

Saturday, May 20

7-11pm - Donny Wood Band

Coming Soon

Friday, May 26
7-11pm - Tami J. Wilde

Saturday, May 27
7-11pm - Wiley Harold

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

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

Thursday, May 18

9pm - Tubourg w/ Ray on The Radio

Friday, May 19

9pm - Cindy McCredie & Scott Maybee

Saturday, May 20

9pm - Jonny and Jane

Mondays

Trivia Monday

Tuesdays

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesdays

8pm - 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

The Cow & Sow Eatery

38 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-5111

Friday, May 19

9pm - Karaoke

Saturday, May 20

10pm - Daniel Greer Band

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 10
8:30pm - Comedy Night ft Michael Moses and Eric Johnston ($20)

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Thursday, May 18

9pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Friday, May 19

9pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Saturday, May 20

9pm - Kevin Carley Band ft Don Fernley, Shea Bailey and Graham Earl

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Saturday, May 20

8pm - Summer 2017 Kickoff Party w/ Movin' On ($5)

Wednesday, May 24

7:30pm - Poets in the Pub

Coming Soon

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

Thursday, July 13
8:30pm - Valdy ($30)

Saturday, July 22
8pm - Ian Reid ($6)

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, May 20

2-5pm - Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association Deluxe Blues Jam

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 27
10pm - Jesse Slack

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, May 20

8:30pm - Head Case; 11:30pm - DJ

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, May 27
8:30pm - White Steve

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, May 19

10pm - Tamin Thunder

Saturday, May 20

2-5pm & 10pm - Tamin Thunder

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, May 26
10pm - Jimmy Bowskill, Clayton Yates, and Brave & Crazy

Saturday, May 27
2-5pm & 10pm - Jimmy Bowskill, Clayton Yates, and Brave & Crazy

The Garnet

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

Thursday, May 18

10pm - Captain Cowboy and The Money Maker

Friday, May 19

10pm - DUNES, The Lonely Parade, Prime Junk ($8 or PWYC)

Saturday, May 20

10pm - Hurtin' For Certain, Kimberly MacGregor, Elliot Thomas

Sunday, May 21

10pm - Bonnie Doon, Television Rd., Shadow High ($8 or PWYC)

Tuesday, May 23

10pm - Ben Rough, James Irwin, Caro Diaro ($10 or PWYC)

Wednesday, May 24

10pm - Taylor Angus Duo

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 25
10pm - Gentlemen Of The Woods w/ David Turpin from Cellar Door

Friday, May 26
5-7pm - Chester Babcock; 10pm - Sean Conway and Postmodern Cowboy

Saturday, May 27
The Corporate Life CD Release and Punk Show

Thursday, June 8
9pm - David Essig

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, May 18

8-10pm - Open mic hosted by Freda Burke & Brian Tisdale

Wednesdays

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

Coming Soon

Friday, May 26
9pm - Jesse Slack ($7)

Friday, June 2
9pm - Jade Eagleson Band ($7)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Friday, May 19

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 8 - Saturday, June 10
8pm - Art for Awarness presents "Ordinary Days"

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, May 18

8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Thursday, May 18

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

Saturday, May 20

10pm - Pure Saturdays

Sunday, May 21

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

The Lounge by Lignum

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

Friday, May 19

7-9pm - DJ Verger

Saturday, May 20

7-9pm - The Classics at The Lounge w/ Wylie Pffa

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Michael Bell

Coming Soon

Friday, May 26
7-9pm - Frederico Pontani and Pete Woolidge

Saturday, May 27
7-9pm - Mike Graham

Marley's Bar & Grill

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

Friday, May 19

6-9pm - Washboard Hank

Saturday, May 20

6-9pm - Washboard Hank

VIDEO: "Love Song of the Dump" - Washboard Hank with Ben Rowland

Coming Soon

Friday, May 26
6-9pm - Patrick Maloney

Saturday, May 27
6-9pm - Andrew Vatcher and ANdam Tario

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, May 18

7pm - Nudie

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 25
7pm - Cindy McCredie & Scott Maybee

Muddy's Pit BBQ

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

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

Pappas Billiards

407 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 742-9010

Thursday, May 18

7-10pm - Open Mic

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, May 26
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Michael Monis & Kirk Lossell ($45 per person)

Saturday, May 27
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Michael Monis & Kirk Lossell ($45 per person)

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Saturday, May 20

8pm - Howard Ross & The Full Count Blues Band

Sunday, May 21

9pm - The Rootmen ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, July 1
9pm - The Tonemasters

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, May 20

9:30pm - High waters Band

Red Dog Tavern

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

Thursday, May 18

Ivory Hours

Friday, May 19

10pm - Joey Landreth w/ Nathan Jackson ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17742/)

Saturday, May 20

10pm - Sean Conway w/ Chris Culgin ($10 or PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 25
10pm - Chastity ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17507/)

Saturday, May 27
10pm - Rainbow Romp ft DJ Mike Lee ($5)

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

Sapphire Room

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

Thursday, May 18

9pm - Bassline

Coming Soon

Friday, June 2
8pm - Max's Cabaret

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);

The Spill

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

Thursday, May 18

9:30pm - Disterror (mx), GOD, Deathsticks, Crazy Bomber ($10 or PWYC)

Friday, May 19

9:30pm - Darkware Events presents Attrition w/ Olias ($8 or PWYC)

Saturday, May 20

Sparkelsaurus, Television Rd.

Tuesday, May 23

Fun 'N' Games with Matt Jarvis

Wednesday, May 24

Cale C. Crowe & friends

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 25
3-6pm: RC4G Rock Block Social Jam; 8pm - Peterborough Poetry Slam

Friday, May 26
9pn - Low Dérive, The Costanzas, Coach Bombay, The Corporate Life, Seyton ($6)

Saturday, May 28
National Drone Day (experimental/ambient music)

Sticks Sports Pub

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

Saturday, May 20

2-5pm - Cameron von Criegern

Sweet Bottoms Cafe

19 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-7506

Saturday, May 20

7-10pm - Open Mic

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

64 John St., Port Hope
(905) 885-7200

Coming Soon

Saturday, July 1
2-5pm - Canada Day ft Garage Dog

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Friday, May 26
A Phantom Returns ft Peter Karre fundraiser for StageCoach Peterborough ($25 or $100 VIP Ticket, available at www.peterkarrieusa.com/peterborough)

White House Hotel

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

Friday, May 19

5-9pm - Northern Soul

Saturday, May 20

5-9pm - Northern Soul

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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