nightlifeNOW – April 27 to May 3

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 27 to Wednesday, May 3

Singer-songwriter Kayla Howran, who recently moved back to Peterborough from Toronto, is releasing her new record "Spare Parts" (recorded by Blue Rodeo's Colin Cripps at The Tragically Hip's Bathhouse Studio) at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Friday, April 28. (Photo: Kalya Howran)
Singer-songwriter Kayla Howran, who recently moved back to Peterborough from Toronto, is releasing her new record "Spare Parts" (recorded by Blue Rodeo's Colin Cripps at The Tragically Hip's Bathhouse Studio) at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Friday, April 28. (Photo: Kalya Howran)

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 27 to Wednesday, May 3.

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 28

10pm - Project Friday Video Dance Party

Saturday, April 29

10pm - Big Club Night

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, April 29

9pm - Ted Staunton & Reverend Ken Ramsden ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 6
9pm - Kayla Luky ($10)

Saturday, May 13
9pm - The Weber Brothers ($10)

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Tuesdays

7:30pm - Trivia Tuesdays

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, April 27

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

Friday, April 28

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Dean James

Saturday, April 29

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, April 30

3pm - Wylie Harold/Radio Flyer

Monday, May 1

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, May 2

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, May 3

8pm - Student night

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 4
7:30pm - Jazz & Blues Night w/ Marsala Lukianchuk & Rob Phillips Trio

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, May 8
8-10pm - Talk by and Screening of Kevin Callan's "Spey River" ($10 at door, proceeds to New Canadians Centre)

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, April 28

8pm - Nighthawk

Catalina's

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

Thursday, April 27

5-7pm - Peterborough Poetry Slam Workshop w/ Andrew Prefrontaine

Friday, April 28

9pm - Peterborough Folk Festival Present Kayla Howran "Spare Parts" album release party w/ Dylan Ireland; 11pm - DJ Elliott Burton

VIDEO: "Spare Parts" - Kayla Howran with Dylan Ireland

Saturday, April 29

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

Coming Soon

Monday, May 15
8pm - Ian Foster

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 27

9pm - Lotus Wight and Luke Mercier w/ Ray on The Radio

Friday, April 28

9pm - Exposure Exposure

Saturday, April 29

9pm - David Papple

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

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Thursday, April 27

9pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Friday, April 28

9pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Saturday, April 29

9pm - Kevin Carley Band w/ Graham Earl, Don Fernley, Shea Bailey (no cover)

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 29

8pm - Phoxy Band

Coming Soon

Sunday, May 7
12-9:30pm - Melanie Pelz-Clancy Fundraiser ft Rye Street, DJ Crash, Dean James and the Heartbreak Hillbillies, Live on Fire

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 29

8:30pm - Little Lake; 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, May 6
8-11pm - Shelter Valley Folk Festival Fundraiser w/ Svff Jam Band and guests

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, April 28

10pm - The Spirits

Saturday, April 29

2-5pm & 10pm - The Spirits

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, May 5
10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

Saturday, May 6
2-5pm & 10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

The Garnet

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

Thursday, April 27

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

Friday, April 28

5-7pm - Chester Babcock; 10pm - Jamie Gia, Sean Conway ($10 or PWYC)

Saturday, April 29

10pm - Goodwood Atoms, Melted Fro

Sunday, April 30

8pm - Keyboards

Tuesday, May 2

10pm - Kayla Luky

Wednesday, May 3

10pm - The Fallers

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 4
10pm - Caribou Run, Ken Voita

Friday, May 5
10pm - Steelburner, Vampire Folk Band ($7 or PWYC)

Saturday, May 6
10pm - Twin Peaks

Sunday, May 7
10pm - Mary-Kate Edwards

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 29

8-10pm - Open mic

Wednesdays

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 4
8-10pm - Open mic

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

Gordon Best Theatre

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

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 27

8pm - The Quickshifters ft Jimmy Bowskill, Clayton Yates, Jim Cruickshank, Mike Budusk (PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 4
8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Thursday, April 27

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

Friday, April 28

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

Friday, April 28

7-9pm - Nicole Coward ($10 or PWYC)

The Lounge by Lignum

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

Saturday, April 29

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

Wednesday, May 3

8-11pm - Michael Bell

Coming Soon

Wednesday, May 10
8-11pm - Michael Bell

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 27

7pm - Andy Earle

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

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)

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Fridays

Live music

Saturday, April 29

9pm - Northern Soul

Tuesdays

Live music

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, April 28

Crytic Wisdom

Saturday, April 29

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

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Coming Soon

Friday, May 5
Burlesque!

Saturday, May 6
7:30pm - East Coast Music Celebration ft North Atlantic Drift, Clan Hannigan, McCallum's Reach ($20, advance tickets available at Black Honey)

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/)

Tuesday, May 16
10pm - The Real McKenzies ($15, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/17962/ or at door)

Thursday, May 18
Ivory Hours

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 27

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

Friday, April 28

The Kitten Academy ; 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)

Tuesday, May 2

9pm - New Canadians Centre benefit ft Joel Parkes and Civil Wray

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 4
9pm - Bodhi Jar, Cleopatric, Output, Sonorous ($5)

Saturday, May 6
9pm - Tripsonix

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

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)

Coming Soon

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

White House Hotel

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

Friday, April 28

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

Saturday, April 29

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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