nightlifeNOW – September 7 to 13

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 7 to Wednesday, September 13

The Borderless Music & Arts Festival, Peterborough/Nogojiwanon's first feminist festival dedicated to community building and expanding worlds, takes place from September 8 to 16 at various venues in downtown Peterborough. For more information about the festival, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/163339580907876. (Poster: Borderless Bound Records)
The Borderless Music & Arts Festival, Peterborough/Nogojiwanon's first feminist festival dedicated to community building and expanding worlds, takes place from September 8 to 16 at various venues in downtown Peterborough. For more information about the festival, visit the Facebook event page. (Poster: Borderless Bound Records)

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 7 to Wednesday, September 13.

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, September 8

10pm - Full Moon Party

Saturday, September 9

10pm - Aria Frosh Week present Technocolour Dreams Paint Party

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, September 9

9pm - Comedy workshop hosted by Paul Bellini (SOLD OUT)

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 16
9pm - Reckless ($10)

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Coming Soon

Friday, September 15
9pm - James Higgins

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, September 7

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

Friday, September 8

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

Saturday, September 9

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Sunday, September 10

3pm - Cheryl Casselman

Monday, September 11

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, September 12

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, September 13

Student bands

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 14
7:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, September 15
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Groove Authority

Saturday, September 16
8:30pm - Northern Soul

Sunday, September 17
3pm - The Bucklebusters

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, September 1

8pm - Dirty Sanchez

Coming Soon

Sunday, September 17
1-5pm - Halfway to St.Patricks Day w/ Madman's Window

Catalina's

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

Saturday, September 9

8pm - Borderless Fest ft Em Glasspool, Luna Li, TriTone, Kitty Pit, Animatist ($10 at door, free with Borderless Fest Pass $30 or $20 for students/underwaged)

Sunday, September 10

1-3pm - Borderless Fest "Gendered Voices" discussion; 3-5pm - Tara Williamson & Niambi Leigh ($5-10 at door, free with Borderless Fest Pass $30 or $20 for students/underwaged)

Coming Soon

Friday, September 15
8pm - Out for Good Peterborough Pride DJ Dance Party

Saturday, September 16
7:30pm - VegFest benefit w/ Bobby Watson and Kate Kelly ($10)

Saturday, September 23
8pm - Mysterious Entity presents Act On It! Pride Party w/ Say Yes to My Dress! hosted by David Bateman, Elvira Kurt, Devians and the Odd Man Out, dance at 11pm ($15 for full show, PWYC for band and dance)

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

Thursday, September 7

11am-8pm - The Ceilie opens for the school year

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 7

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Friday, September 8

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Saturday, September 9

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 21
8pm - Ginger St. James

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 16
2-5pm - Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association Deluxe Blues Jam (by donation)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Thursday, September 7

5-8pm - Mike Rutherford

Fridays

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

Saturday, September 9

8:30pm - Double Barrel; 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

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 16
8:30pm - Little Lake; 11:30pm - DJ Chris

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, September 8

10pm - Tamin Thunder

Saturday, September 9

2-5pm & 10pm - Tamin Thunder

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ host Marty Hepburn

Coming Soon

Friday, September 15
10pm - Rootmen

Saturday, September 16
2-5pm & 10pm - Rootmen

The Garnet

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

Thursday, September 7

5-8pm - Pints & Politics; 9pm - Borderless Music & Arts Festival Kick-Off Party ft Partner, Germ Sperman ($15, $10 with festival pass)

VIDEO: "Play the Field" - Partner

Friday, September 8

8pm - Borderless Fest spoken word w/ Niambi Leigh, Erin McLaughlin, Wes Ryan, Rainbow Maxwell, Kristal Jones; 10pm - Sydanie ($5-10 or free w/ fest pass $30 or $20 for students/underwaged)

Saturday, September 9

8pm - Borderless Fest w/ Olias, Baby Doomers, Kaleidoscope Horse, Stunspore, Boo Radley Project ($10 or free w/ fest pass $30 or $20 for students/underwaged)

Sunday, September 10

8pm - Borderless Fest Vegan BQ After Party w/ People You Meet Outside Bars, Kyha Craig, Charlie Earle, Jane Archer ($10 or free w/ fest pass $30 or $20 for students/underwaged)

Monday, September 11

8pm - Johnny 2 Fingers, No Pussyfooting, Basement Dweller ($5)

Tuesday, September 12

Jay Arner, Tough Age, Nick Ferrio

Wednesday, September 13

Jon Cohen Experience

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 14
Wine Lips, Beef Boys

Friday, September 15
7-8pm - Downtown Culture Crawl; 10pm - Outer Rooms, Hurricane Charlie, Martian Broadcloak, Sonorous ($8 or PWYC)

Saturday, September 16
Max Marshall, Ali McCormick

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Friday, September 8

8-11pm - Oldies Dance w/ DJ ($10)

Wednesdays

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

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Friday, September 15
8pm - Ivory Hours w/ Heartless Romantics and Paper Shakers ($10 in advance, $15 at door)

Saturday, September 30
9pm - Jesse Slack Album Pre-Release Party w/ Emma Leeson ($10)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, September 7

8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, September 8

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

Saturday, September 9

10pm - DJ Brody Jenner

Marley's Bar & Grill

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

Friday, September 8

6-9pm - Blue Hazel

Saturday, September 2

6-9pm - Jay Swinnerton & Laura Merrimen

Coming Soon

Friday, September 15
6-9pm - Chris Culgin

Saturday, September 16
6-9pm - Jerry Leger

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 31

7pm - Rob Vance

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 28
7pm - Garage Dog EP Release Party

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Thursday, September 7

8pm - Open mic

Saturday, September 9

8pm - Dance Party

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, September 7

7-10pm - Open Mic

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, September 8

10pm - BA Johnson, Crossdog, Beef Boys ($4 before 10pm, $7 after, $4 w/ hand stamp from Lonely Parade show at The Spill)

Saturday, September 9

Muddy Hack CD Release

Monday, September 11

9pm - Guttermouth ($10, available in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/19022/)

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Coming Soon

Friday, September 15
Television Road

Saturday, September 16
Borderless Fest Rainbow Romp Dance Part ft live music by Meowlinda, Holy Christopher followed by DJ ($5 or free w/ fest pass $30 or $20 for students/underwaged)

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

Sapphire Room

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, September 16
Borderless Music & Arts Festival Pride Queer Social & Dance Night w/ DJ Molly Millions

Thursday, September 27
7pm - 20th Anniversary Celebration ft food, DJs, and special guests

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

Friday, September 8

9pm - Prime Junk, Nick Ferrio, Lonely Parade, Stacey Green Jumps ($10 or PWYC)

Saturday, September 9

3pm - Borderless Fest ft Little Fire, Steelburner, Isaiah Farahbakhsh, Ev Gentle, Joyful Joyful, River Groves, JONCRO, Stacey Green Jumps, Zoe Slayer, Pins & Needles, Deathsticks ($10 or free w/ pass)

Tuesday, September 12

8pm - Walrus, Beef Boys, Blather, Dan Edmonds

Coming Soon

Friday, September 15
7pm - PRIDE without Borders open mic; 8pm - Witch Prophet, Television Rd, Perkolator, I.M.Brown, Above Top Secret

Saturday, September 16
8pm - Wayne Kennedy, The Rough Go!, Liam Parker, The Depression Suite, Old Scratch, Backyard Riot ($5)

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, September 29
7-11pm - Rebel Tour ft Anthony Tullo and Nicole Ray ($10)

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)

Friday, November 17
7pm - USS w/ Ascot Royals ($25-30+ fees, available at www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1479651)

White House Hotel

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

Friday, September 8

6:30-9pm - Washboard Hank & The Wringers (Diamond Dave, Sean Conway, Sweet Muriel)

Saturday, September 9

6:30-9pm - Washboard Hank & The Wringers (Diamond Dave, Sean Conway, Sweet Muriel)

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