nightlifeNOW – August 17 to 23

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 17 to Wednesday, August 23

Roots-rock singer-songwriter Erika Werry and The Alphabet performs at The Garnet in Peterborough on Friday, August 18 and at The Arlington in Maynooth on Saturday, August 19. (Publicity photo)
Roots-rock singer-songwriter Erika Werry and The Alphabet performs at The Garnet in Peterborough on Friday, August 18 and at The Arlington in Maynooth on Saturday, August 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, August 17 to Wednesday, August 23.

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, August 18

10pm - Candyland

Saturday, August 19

10pm - DJ 4Korners

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Thursday, August 17

10pm - Shred Kelly ($10)

Friday, August 18

9pm - Swamperella ($15)

Saturday, August 19

9pm - Erika Werry and The Alphabet w/ Noah Zachirin ($10)

VIDEO: "Promises" - Erika Werry and The Alphabet

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 26
9pm - Jane Bunnett ($20 advance, $25 at door)

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, August 17

7:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, August 18

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Classic Collective

Saturday, August 19

5pm - Michelle Prinz; 8:30pm - Northern Soul

Sunday, August 20

3pm - Sonny & Cloudy

Monday, August 21

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, August 22

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, August 23

7-9pm - Spirits & Splatters Paint Night

Coming Soon

Thursday, August 24
7:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, August 25
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Randy Hill Band

Saturday, August 26
5pm - Michelle Prinz; 8:30pm - The Cadillacs

Sunday, August 27
3pm - Wolfgang Brothers

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, August 18

8pm - Cheryl Casselman Trio

Catalina's

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 26
8pm - Fin de Feista Flamenco presents Liándola

Chemong Lodge

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

Fridays

6-10pm - Live music

Saturday, August 19

6-10pm - Donny Woods Band

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 26
10pm - Kevin Foster

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Thursday, August 17

10pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Friday, August 18

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Saturday, August 19

10pm - Howard Ross and Full Count Bound (no cover)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Saturday, August 19

8pm - Live on the Line

Sunday, August 20

5-8pm - Rhythm and Grace

Tuesday, August 22

5-9pm - Jeff Moulton

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 26
8pm - Movin' On

Sunday, August 27
5-8pm - Ron Beer

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, August 19

1:30-5pm - PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 26
2-5pm - Bobby Watson and Kate Kelly; 8pm - Austin Carson Band

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Fridays

9pm-12am - Karaoke Night Girls Night Out; 12am - DJ Chrome

Saturday, August 19

8pm - Joker; 11:30pm - DJ Zee

Sundays

4-8pm - Kid's Karaoke hosted by Nelson Denis

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, August 18

10pm - Big Rude Jake

Saturday, August 19

2-5pm & 10pm - Big Rude Jake

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, August 25
10pm - Harmony Road

Saturday, August 26
2-5pm & 10pm - Harmony Road

The Garnet

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

Thursday, August 17

9:30pm - Stacey Green Jumps, Common Holly, Nick Ferrio ($10 or PWYC)

Friday, August 18

10pm - Erika Werry and The Alphabet, Sean Conway

VIDEO: "Fishing For Fish" - Erika Werry and The Alphabet

Saturday, August 19

10pm - Folk Festival Afterparty: Steelburner, Diamond Dave and The Smoke Eaters

Monday, August 21

10pm - Look Vibrant

Tuesday, August 22

10pm - Chaos, Disorder, Panic

Wednesday, August 23

10pm - Koopa Troop: Video Game Music

Coming Soon

Thursday, August 24
10pm - Common Holly

Friday, August 25
10pm - Sarah Burton

Saturday, August 26
9pm - Christie Ulicny and Ryan Carr

Sunday, August 27
10pm - Keyboards by Justin Million

George & Orange Taproom & Kitchen

67 Orange St., Cobourg
(289) 252-0227

Thursdays

8-11pm - Open mic

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Wednesdays

7-9pm - Country Heat Dance Lessons w/ Amaralis Garcia ($7/person)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, August 17

8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

McThirsty's Pint

166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
(705) 743-2220

Thursdays

10pm - Jan Schoute

Fridays

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, August 17

7pm - Jazz Tonic

Coming Soon

Thursday, August 24
7pm - Andy Earle

Muddy's Pit BBQ

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

Sunday, August 20

3-6pm - The Do Good Badlies

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

3 May St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-1100

Tuesdays

7-9pm - North Country Express

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, August 17

7-10pm - Open Mic

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Friday, August 18

9pm - Live on the Line

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 25
8pm - Fiddling Jay

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, August 18

Dubstep Night ft Bass in the Borough

Saturday, August 19

11pm - Peterborough Folk Festival After Party ft My Son The Hurricane, Broken Harmony (no cover)

Sunday, August 20

9pm - Peterborough Folk Festival After Party and Volunteer Party ft Port Cities & special guests (admission by donation, free for PFF volunteers!

Tuesdays

9pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Friday, August 25
10pm - Sean Conway & Postmodern Cowboys w/ Jennifer Castle, Steven Stanley ($10, advance tickets at www.ticketscene.ca/events/18838/)

Saturday, August 26
Ian K CD Release w/ Lans ManiX

Sunday, August 27
Roughhands

Riley's

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

Riverside Grill & Gazebo - Holiday Inn

150 George St, Peterborough
(705) 743-1144

Friday, August 18

6-10pm - Bill Durst and Tres Hombres ($10)

Sunday, August 20

2-5pm - Carrie Chesnutt Trio

Coming Soon

Friday, August 25
6-10pm - Paul Reddick ($10)

Sunday, August 27
2-5pm - Lauchy

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, August 17

8pm - Tom Eastland, Myke Mazzei, Susanne Kozo, Mike PIckett ($5)

Friday, August 18

9pm - Hairy Holler, Pindles ($5)

Saturday, August 19

9pm - Positive Charge, The Tenenbaums, Muddy Hack, Peace Sand Rest ($5)

Monday, August 21

9pm - Cellarghost, Stunspore, Aminal ($5-10)

Coming Soon

Friday, August 25
8pm - Crown Lands, Cleopatrick, Sonorous ($5-8)

Saturday, August 26
9pm - Basement Revolver, Stacey Green Jumps ($5)

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Saturday, August 19

10pm - Karaoke

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 23
7pm - Benefit for Hospice Peterborough ft Black Sabbath tribute band Brookdale Mafia ($20, tickets available at The Venue, Hospice Peterborough, Eastbank Variety, and Moondance)

Friday, November 10
8pm - Produce for Veterans presents Ambush, Dean James, Austin Carson Band, Sticks N' Tones ($25 til August 31, $30 advance, $35 at door)

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Tuesday, August 22

7:30pm - Tuned Up Tuesdays ft Pine Box String Band (no cover)

Coming Soon

Tuesday, August 29
7:30pm - Tuned Up Tuesdays ft Carling Stephens(no cover)

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