nightlifeNOW – September 15 to 21

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 15 to Wednesday, September 21

Australian native Gina Horswood performs her root/alt-country music at the Bancroft Eatery & Brew Pub on Friday, September 16 and at The Garnet in Peterborough on Monday, September 19 (publicity photo)
Australian native Gina Horswood performs her root/alt-country music at the Bancroft Eatery & Brew Pub on Friday, September 16 and at The Garnet in Peterborough on Monday, September 19 (publicity photo)

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, September 15 to Wednesday, September 21.

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

Thursday, September 15

10:30pm - Black Light Graffiti Night

Mondays

Industry Monday Patio Party

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
7-11pm - Hot dog eating contest in support of Kawartha Food Share ($10 or $7 w/ valid student ID)

ARIA

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

Friday, September 13

10pm - ARIA Project Friday presents Drake vs Eminem

Saturday, September 14

10pm - Saturday Big Club Night

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, September 16

8pm - Open mic w/ Noah Zacharin

Saturday, September 17

9pm - Erika Werry & The Alphabet

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 24
9pm - Chris Culgin

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, September 16

9pm - Gina Horswood

Tuesdays

7:30pm - Trivia Tuesdays

Wednesdays

7pm - Jam Night in the York Room

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, September 15

7:30pm - Jazz & Blues w/ Rob Philips & Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, September 16

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

Saturday, September 17

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Another Day

Sunday, September 18

3pm - Brian Haddlesey

Monday, September 19

7pm - Hard Time Mondays w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, September 20

7:30pm - Open Mic w/ Randy Hill

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 22
7:30pm - Jazz & Blues w/ Rob Philips & Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, September 23
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, September 24
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Briannah Cotton Band

Sunday, September 25
3pm - Wylie Harold

Canoe & Paddle

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

Saturdays

8-11pm - Live music

Sundays (2nd/4th of month)

2-5pm - Live music

Tuesdays

7-10pm - Open jam

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Saturday, September 17

St. Paddys Day Practice Party w/ Madman's Window

The Cat & The Fiddle Lindsay

49 William St. N., Lindsay
(705) 878-4312

Saturday, September 17

7pm - St. Practice Day ft The Pint of Blarney

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 29
8pm - Halloween Party ft The Harry Peterson Band

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

Thursday, September 15

6pm - Trent Billiards Club Social; 7-9pm - Open Mic Night hosted by Scott & Josh (free, all ages)

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, September 15

9pm - Tuborg, Ray on the Radio

Friday, September 16

9pm - The Janet Jeffery Band

Saturday, September 17

9pm - Jonny and Jane

Mondays

Trivia Monday

Tuesday, September 20

6-8pm - Mad Hatter's Tea Party hosted by Melanie Flynn

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

Friday, September 16

10pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Saturday, September 17

10pm - Marty and The Mojos (no cover)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Saturday, September 17

2pm - Kitchen Party Music Jam (free, musicians and fans welcome)

Wednesday, September 21

7:30pm - Poets in the Pub

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 22
8pm - San McCann ($25)

Friday, September 23
7:30pm - Adventure Canada presents Ian Tamblyn ($10)

Saturday, September 24
7pm - End of Summer Bash

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 24
3pm - Patio Palooza Pub Crawl at Pig's Ear, Red Dog, Spanky's, Champs, Tankhouse, Dr J's (6 teams w/ 50 crawlers per team, $25 available at venues or text 705-304-0908)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

426 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-2727

Thursdays

5-8pm - Live music

Saturday, September 17

8:30 pm - Little Lake; 11:30pm - DJ Ryan

Sundays

4-8pm - Kids Karaoke

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 24
8:30pm - Sawdust

The Garnet

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

Thursday, September 15

Will Gillespie

Friday, September 16

9pm - Erika Werry and the Alphabet (Peterborough release of "A Vowel" w/ Germ Sperman & Sean Conway and the Postmodern Cowboyse

Saturday, September 17

Designosaur

Sunday, September 18

Joe Fournier

Monday, September 19

Gina Horswood

Wednesday, September 21

Owen Meany's Batting Stance, Sean Conway and Postmodern Cowboys

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 22
little me, little you; Motherhood

Friday, September 23
Severed Feathers, Sun RaRaRa, Destroy Clocks

Saturday, September 24
Mysterious Entity: Act On It!

Sunday, September 25
STPS: Keyboards! (And WTF?!)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Friday, September 23
9pm - The Citiots Improv

Monday, October 17
Kevin Breit

Wednesday, October 19
7pm - Peterborough Folk Fest presents Jadea Kelly, Sweet Alibi (all ages, $15, tickets at www.peterboroughfolkfest.com)

Saturday, October 22
24 Hour Project

Sunday, October 23
Peterborough Folk Fest presents Donovan Woods w/ Joey Landreth

Saturday, November 26
7-11pm - Peterborough Folk Fest presents Andy Shauf w/ Chris Cohen (all ages, $20, tickets at www.peterboroughfolkfest.com)

Friday, December 2
8pm - Tommy Youngsteen ($20 at thegordonbest.ca)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, September 16

10pm - Y2K Flashback w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Marley's Bar & Grill

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

Friday, September 16

6-8:30pm - Sean Conway

Saturday, September 17

6-9pm - Andrew Vatcher

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

Wednesdays

9pm - Cody Watkins

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

990 Ontario St., Cobourg
(905) 377-8177

Thursday, September 15

7pm - Lotus Wight

Oasis Bar & Grill

31 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-6634

Thursday, September 15

6:30pm - Detour

Sundays

5:30pm - PHLO

Wednesdays

6:30pm - Live music

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, September 23
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Rob Phillips & Marsala Luklanchuk ($40 per person)

Saturday, September 24
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Rob Phillips & Marsala Luklanchuk ($40 per person)

Pig's Ear Tavern

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

Fridays

Pingo

Saturday, September 17

2-5pm - Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association Blues Jam w/ Al Black and Pat Temple;10pm - Mayhemingways ($3)

Mondays

Pool Night

Tuesdays

Open stage (second Tuesday of each month: 5-7:30pm - Family Friendly Open Mic)

Wednesdays

Humpday Karaoinke

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 24
3pm - Patio Palooza Pub Crawl at Pig's Ear, Red Dog, Spanky's, Champs, Tankhouse, Dr J's (6 teams w/ 50 crawlers per team, $25 available at venues or text 705-304-0908); 9pm - BA Johnston, Spruce Invaders, Beef Boys ($3)

Porch & Pint

172 Lansdowne St. E., Peterborough
(705) 750-0598

Saturday, September 10

6-9pm - Tyson "Tyko" Sullivan

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Fridays

Live music

Saturdays

9pm - Live music

Tuesdays

Live music

Red Dog Tavern

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

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 22
10pm - Michael Bernard Fitzgerald ($8 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/16091/, $10 at door)

Friday, September 23
9pm - Silver Hearts

Saturday, September 24
3pm - Patio Palooza Pub Crawl at Pig's Ear, Red Dog, Spanky's, Champs, Tankhouse, Dr J's (6 teams w/ 50 crawlers per team, $25 available at venues or text 705-304-0908); 9pm - Dub Trinity

Tuesday, September 27
10pm - Electric Six

Riley's Olde Town Pub

257 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 750-1445

Thursdays

Travis Berlinbach

Fridays

Travis Berlinbach

Saturdays

Josh Gontier

Sundays

Josh Gontier

Mondays

Josh Gontier

Tuesdays

Josh Gontier & Cale Gontier

Wednesdays

Guest performers

Shots

379 George Street K9H 3R2, Peterborough
(705) 749-9315

Wednesdays

10pm - DJ Muddler's 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

Spanky's

201 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 874-5078

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 24
3pm - Patio Palooza Pub Crawl at Pig's Ear, Red Dog, Spanky's, Champs, Tankhouse, Dr J's (6 teams w/ 50 crawlers per team, $25 available at venues or text 705-304-0908)

Friday, September 30
9pm - Hott-Oberfest - Head of The Trent Friday Kickoff w/ Washboard Hank and the Gezundheits and DJs

The Spill

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

Thursday, September 15

9:30pm - Curse, Prime Junk, Monoblock & Sunn ($8 or PWYC)

Friday, September 16

Dickie & The Boys, 5 Acre Dog Park

Saturday, September 17

3pm - Perkolator; 9pm - Super Funk Band Of Awesome

Monday, September 19

6-9pm - Dumpster Mummy, The Offering, THECanadians (PWYC)

Tuesday, September 20

6-9pm - Peterborough Pride Euchre Social; 9:30 pm - Jack Moves, Friendly Shadows, The Depression Suite

Wednesday, September 21

The Neighbours Yard, Sweepstake, Jupiter, Also Robots

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 22
8pm - Peterborough Poetry Slam Presents Peterborough Pride Spoken Word Spectacular ft Bassam and Kathleen Driscoll, hosted by Sasha Patterson ($5-10/PWYC)

Friday, September 23
Goodnight, Sunrise; Callfield.

Saturday, September 24
3pm - Repair Cafe; 9pm - Jennifer Holub, Brian Dunn, Sean Conway

Tank House

295 George St. N, Peterborough
(705) 743-2717

Friday, September 1623

5:30pm - The Roy Boys; 9:30pm - Retro Rewind

Saturday, September 17

3pm - Briannah Cotton

Sunday, September 18

3pm - The Cadillacs

Tuesday, September 20

3pm - Dean James

Coming Soon

Friday, September 23
5:30pm - High Waters Band

Saturday, September 24
1-4pm - Uncle Malt Memorial Euchre Tournament ($5 entry); 3pm - The Cadillacs

Sunday, September 25
3pm - Dean James Band

The Trend

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

Coming Soon

Wednesday, September 28
8-11pm - Trent Film Society Pajama Party & Retro Toon Night (free)

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 24
8pm - Honeymoon Suite (advance tickets only, no tickets available at door). 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Five Counties Children's Centre and The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

White House Hotel

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

Thursdays

7pm - Red Hot Poker Tour (registration opens at 6pm)

Mondays

7pm - Red Hot Poker Tour (registration opens at 6pm)

Wednesdays

7pm - Red Hot Poker Tour (registration opens at 6pm)

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
10pm - Canada's Most Wanted Male Revue Show ($8 in advance, $10 at door)

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 8
3pm - Melissa Payne

Winchester Arms

299 Ridout St., Port Hope
(905) 885-9393

Tuesdays

7pm - Trivia night

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