nightlifeNOW – September 22 to 28

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 22 to Wednesday, September 28

Peterborough's Chris Culgin performs on Friday, September 23 at Marley's Bar & Grill in Buckhorn and on Saturday, September 24 at The Arlington in Maynooth (publicity photo)
Peterborough's Chris Culgin performs on Friday, September 23 at Marley's Bar & Grill in Buckhorn and on Saturday, September 24 at The Arlington in Maynooth (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 22 to Wednesday, September 28.

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 22

10pm - DJ Playa Video Dance Party Part 2, celebrating birthday of DJ Crash

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 23

10pm - 1daful

Saturday, September 24

10pm - Saturday Big Club Night

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
10pm - Giddy Up Country Party hosted by Alyssa Morrissey ft James Barker Band & DJ Jeff ($10+)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, September 24

9pm - Chris Culgin

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 1
9pm - Jennis

Saturday, October 8
9pm - Reckless

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, September 23

9pm - Dave Byrski and Riley Towns

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 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

Monday, September 26

7pm - Hard Time Mondays w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, September 27

7:30pm - Open Mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, September 28

7:30pm - Mike Lornegan

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
7:30pm - Jazz & Blues w/ Rob Philips & Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, September 30
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Water Street Slim & The Unlikely Heroes

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

Fridays

9pm - Live music

The Cat & The Fiddle Lindsay

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

Coming Soon

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

Saturday, November 12
8pm - 9th Anniversary Party ft The Bomb Retro '80s

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 22

9pm - Tom Eastland, Myke Mazzei, and Susanne Kozo; Ray on the Radio

Friday, September 23

9pm - Cale Crowe

Saturday, September 24

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Mondays

Trivia Monday

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, September 22

10pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Friday, September 23

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Saturday, September 24

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Thursday, September 22

8pm - San McCann ($25)

Friday, September 23

7:30pm - Adventure Canada presents Ian Tamblyn ($10)

Saturday, September 24

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
7:30-9:30pm - Trivia w/ Sue and Justin

Saturday, October 1
2pm - Kitchen Party Music Jam (free, musicians and fans welcome); 7-10:30pm - Country Barn Dance w/ Gord Kidd & Friends ($10)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Thursdays

5-8pm - Live music

Saturday, September 24

8:30pm - Sawdust; 11:30pm - DJ

Sundays

4-8pm - Kids Karaoke

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 29
8pm - Halloween Party ft The Inside Outs; 11pm - DJ Chrome

The Garnet

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

Thursday, September 22

little me, little you; Motherhood

Friday, September 23

9pm - Severed Feathers, Television Rd., Jesse Fostex ($5 or PWYC)

Saturday, September 24

8pm - Mysterious Entity: Act On It! w/ Em Glasspool, Charlie, Cathy Petch, Jennifer Holub, motley collective, amy cummings, Monica Lewhiskey, and Michaela Washburn ($10 at door)

Sunday, September 25

9pm - Keyboards! A Live-Writing Monthly (and WTF)

Monday, September 26

Odanah

Tuesday, September 27

8pm - Jazzmaniacs; 10pm - Keith Hallet, Emily Burgess Band

Wednesday, September 28

Friendly Rich and The Lollipop People, J. Swinnerton

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
Weekend At Bernie Martin's

Friday, September 30
Alun Pigguns

Saturday, October 1
6pm - Wax Mannequin, Makkela, Sean Conway, Steelburner

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Friday, September 23

9pm - The Citiots Improv Back to Fool ft Danny Bronson, Luck Foster, Ray Henderson, Mike Judson, Paul Nabuurs, Andrew Root, Daniel Smith ($12 adults, $10 students)

Coming Soon

Friday, September 30
7pm - Hollerado w/ The Kents ($15, tickets at www.thegordonbest.ca or in person at The Only Cafe)

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
7pm - Peterborough Folk Fest presents Donovan Woods w/ Joey Landreth ($15, tickets at www.peterboroughfolkfest.com)

Saturday, November 5
7pm - The Wooden Sky ($20, tickets at www.thegordonbest.ca)

Saturday November 12
7pm - Kevin Kane of Grapes Of Wrath & Bryan Potvin of The Northern Pikes ($20, tickets at www.thegordonbest.ca)

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

Tuesday, November 29
7pm - Plants And Animals ($15)

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

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, September 23

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

Saturday, September 24

10pm - Pure Saturdays 14th Birthday Celebration (no cover)

Marley's Bar & Grill

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

Friday, September 23

6-9pm - Chris Culgin

Saturday, September 24

6-8:30pm - Sean Conway

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 22

7pm - Andy Earle

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
7pm - Detour

Oasis Bar & Grill

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

Thursday, September 22

6:30pm - Mike Francis

Sundays

5:30pm - PHLO

Wednesdays

6:30pm - Live music

Pastry Peddler

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

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 24

9pm - BA Johnston, Spruce Invaders, Beef Boys ($3)

Mondays

Pool Night

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

Humpday Karaoinke

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

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

9pm - Dub Trinity

Tuesday, September 27

10pm - Electric Six w/ In The Whale

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
The Canadians

Saturday, October 1
9pm - Elvyn w/ The Alpacas ($10)

Saturday, October 15
10pm - Justin Rutledge

Thursday, October 20
Emily Burgess

Friday, October 21
Burlesque

Saturday, October 22
Bastard Son

Thursday, October 27
TUNS w/ Young Rivals

Friday, October 28
8pm - Bobby Watson CD Release w/ Greg Wells (no cover)

Saturday, October 29
Express and Co.

Thursday, November 3
Lauren Mann

Saturday, November 5
8pm - The Sadies w/ Union City ($15 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/16294/, $20 at door)

Thursday, November 17
10pm - Bif Naked ($25 at www.ticketscene.ca/events/16296/)

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

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 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

Monday, September 26

Ukelele Night

Tuesday, September 27

Fun 'N' Games w/ Matt Jarvis

Wednesday, September 28

9pm - Carpe Noctem

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
Rain Over St. Ambrose

Friday, September 30
Kayko (formerly Juice)

Saturday, October 1
9pm - Crazy Bomber, WLMRT, Deathsticks ($5 or PWYC)

Tank House

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

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

Coming Soon

Friday, September 30
5:30pm - Randy Hill; 9:30pm - Retro Rewind

The Trend

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

Wednesday, September 28

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 29
7-9pm - Trent University Music Society Open Mic

The Venue

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

Saturday, September 24

8pm - Honeymoon Suite (sold out)

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 1
7pm - Quest Muay Thai Kickboxing, MMA Fights ($35, call 705-749-9056 for tickets)

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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