nightlifeNOW – October 19 to 25

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 19 to Wednesday, October 25

Alt-country band Elliott Brood (Stephen Pitkin, Mark Sasso, and Casey Laforet), who released their latest record "Ghost Gardens" this fall, performs at The Historic Red Dog Tavern in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, October 21. (Publicity photo)
Alt-country band Elliott Brood (Stephen Pitkin, Mark Sasso, and Casey Laforet), who released their latest record "Ghost Gardens" this fall, performs at The Historic Red Dog Tavern in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, October 21. (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, October 19 to Wednesday, October 25.

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, October 20

10pm - Aria presents Rihanna's DJ Brian Dawe ($5 general admission, $10 Fast Track)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 28
9pm - Weber Brothers Halloween Party ($10)

Arthur's Pub

930 Burnham St., Cobourg
(905) 372-2105

Wednesdays

Open Mic

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, October 19

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

Friday, October 20

8:30pm - Rob Phillips Band

Saturday, October 21

5pm - Mark Edwards; 8:30pm - Northern soul

Sunday, October 22

3pm - Washboard Hank

Monday, October 23

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Gailie & Friends

Tuesday, October 24

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, October 25

7pm - Battle of the Student Bands

Coming Soon

Thursday, October 26
7:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, October 27
5pm - Cheryl Casselman; 8:30pm - Cheryl Casselman

Saturday, October 28
5pm - Cale Crowe; 8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Sunday, October 29
3pm - Odd Man Rush

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, October 20

8-11pm - Chris Culgin

Tuesday, October 24

7-9pm - Cobourg Poetry Workshop

The Cat & The Fiddle Lindsay

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 28
8pm - Halloween Party ft The Harry Peterson Band

Catalina's

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 28
7:30-9pm - Comedy with Hannah Hogan and Dusty Slay

Wednesday, November 1
7-9pm - Queer Movie Night ft "Can't Stop The Music!" (free, donations welcomed)

Thursday, November 2
8pm - Book launch ft T.E. Wilson & Sally Barnes

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

Coming Soon

Monday, October 30
7-11pm - Champlain College Halloween Pub Night (open to all colleges, prizes for best costume)

Coach & Horses Pub

16 York St. S., Lindsay
(705) 328-0006

Thursdays

10pm - Open Mic w/ Gerald Vanhalteren

Friday, October 20

9:30pm - Karaoke Night w/ DJ. Ross

Saturday, October 21

3pm - Pig Roast Party ft live music by Crysis

Wednesdays

7-11pm - Live music

The Cow & Sow Eatery

38 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-5111

Coming Soon

Friday, October 27
9pm - Halloween Bash ft Live on the Line

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Thursday, October 19

10pm - Robin Hawkins Band (no cover)

Friday, October 20

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Saturday, October 21

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Wednesdays

Open stage

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, October 21

2-5pm - Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association Deluxe Blues Jam ft HBH (Chris Hiney, Al Black & JP Hovercraft) (by donation)

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, October 21

8:30pm - D.O.M.O; 11:30pm - DJ Double J

Sundays

7-10pm - Underground Sundays ft three bands

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 28
8:30pm - Late Night Sanity; 10:30pm - DJ Zee

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, October 20

10pm - Dave Mowatt Blues Band

Saturday, October 21

2pm & 10pm - Blueprint

Wednesdays

8pm - Open mic w/ Rob Foreman and Clayton Yates

Coming Soon

Friday, October 27
10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

Saturday, October 28
2pm & 10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

The Garnet

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

Thursday, October 19

5-7pm - Pints N' Politics; 9pm - Geoff Berner, Rae Spoon ($12 in advance, $15 a door)

Friday, October 20

St. Homer/Scott Somerville

Saturday, October 21

5-7pm - Little Fire (PWYC); 9pm - Curse

Wednesday, October 25

9pm - Oxford Blue (Pat Lefler), Sean Conway & PoMoCoBo

Coming Soon

Thursday, October 26
5-7pm - Pints N' Politics; 9pm - Hush Pup

Friday, October 27
10pm - Holodais w/ Mary-Kate Edwards, Starlight, and The Treetops ($10 or PWYC)

Saturday, October 28
5-7pm - LMJC Jazz; 8pm - Petunia, Minimalist Jug Band

Sunday, October 29
Keyboards by Justin Million

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Friday October 20

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

Saturday, October 21

7-11pm - One Year Celebration ft dinner and House Brand ($15)

Wednesdays

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 28
9pm - Halloween Party w/ Jade Eagleson ($10, 19+, prizes for best costumes)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Saturday, October 21

8-11pm - 24 Hour Project #32 ($15 adults, $10 students)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursdays

8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Kawartha Coffee Co.

49 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon
(705) 738-1500

Thursday, October 19

5-7pm - Impact32 presents Bobcaygeon Small Business Networking

Marley's Bar & Grill

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

Friday, October 20

6-9pm - Sonny & Cloudy

Saturday, October 21

6-9pm - Kayla Howran & Jack Marks

Coming Soon

Friday, October 27
6-9pm - Blue Hazel

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, October 19

7pm - Greg Hannah Band

Coming Soon

Thursday, October 26
7pm - Bridget Foley & Mike Graham

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Thursday, October 19

6:30-10:30pm - Remembering Joni Barnett w/ music by Belinda & Terry, North Country Express (by invitation only)

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

Thursdays

7-10pm - Open Mic

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, October 27
6:30pm - Harvest Beer Pairing Dinner w/ live music by Mike Graham Jazz Band ($60 per person)

Saturday, October 28
6:30pm - Harvest Beer Pairing Dinner w/ live music by Mike Graham Jazz Band ($60 per person)

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Saturday, October 21

9pm - B&B Blues Band

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, October 21

9:30pm - High Waters Band

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, October 20

10pm - The Pack AD ($10, available at www.ticketscene.ca/events/19058/)

Saturday, October 21

10pm - Elliott Brood w/ Odd Years ($20, available at www.ticketscene.ca/events/18330/)

VIDEO: "Dig A Little Hole" - Elliott Brood

Tuesdays

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

Coming Soon

Thursday, October 26
10pm - Kasador

Friday, October 27
10pm - Burlesque w/ The Uptown Women & Heartless Romantics ($10 at door)

Saturday, October 28
10pm - Helldevilles

Friday, November 3
9pm - Emily Burgess Debut CD Release ft Ryan and Sam Weber ($10)

Thursday, November 9
10pm - Deep Dark Woods ($12, available at www.ticketscene.ca/events/19184/)

Friday, November 17
10pm - The Elwins and Fast Romantics ($10, available at www.ticketscene.ca/events/19080/)

Thursday, November 23
10pm - One Bad Son ($10, available at www.ticketscene.ca/events/19034/)

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

Wednesday, October 25

4-7pm - Fleshy Thud & Public Energy Precarious Festival Launch w/ live music by Steelburner

Shots

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

Wednesdays

10pm - Wednesday House Party

The Social

295 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 874-6724

Thursdays

Throwback Thursday

Fridays

Nashville Night

Saturdays

Saturday Night Live w/ live music & DJ

Sundays

Sunday Funday

Monday, October 23

5:30pm - Peterborough Sales & Ad Club Oktoberfest Social (free for members, $75 for guests)

Tuesdays

Social Circuit Games Night

Wednesdays

Student Pub Night w/ live music

Coming Soon

Friday, October 27
10pm - Nashville Night presents The Abrams ($5 general admission, $10 Fast Track)

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

NOTE

The Spill has permanently closed. Read our story.

The Trend

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

Thursday, October 19

7-11pm - Songwriting Workshop and Open Mic Night

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, October 28
7-10pm - Art Gallery of Peterborough It's all about ART! Gala Auction

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)

Sunday, November 19
1-10pm - A Day of Music to Benefit Ricky Young ($25)

White House Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Friday, October 27
8pm - Halloween Haunt for United Way ($5)

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