nightlifeNOW – November 30 to December 6

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 30 to Wednesday, December 6

Peterborough's legendary Washboard Hank performs with The Wringers at The Ganny (Ganaraska Hotel) in Port Hope on Saturday, December 2nd with shows at 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. (Photo: Washboard Hank / Facebook)
Peterborough's legendary Washboard Hank performs with The Wringers at The Ganny (Ganaraska Hotel) in Port Hope on Saturday, December 2nd with shows at 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. (Photo: Washboard Hank / Facebook)

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, November 30 to Wednesday, December 6.

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.

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, December 1

8pm - Open mic

Saturday, December 2

9pm - The Cedar Shakes w/ Brad Culver ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 9
9pm - Tich Maredza Band ($10)

Saturday, December 16
9pm - The Weber Brothers Patches CD release ($10)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursdays

Karaoke Night

Sundays

4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Madman's Window

Wednesdays

Open Mic

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, November 30

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

Friday, December 1

8:30pm - Flash Back

Saturday, December 2

8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, December 3

3pm - Bluegrass Menagerie

Monday, December 4

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Gailie & Friends

Tuesday, December 5

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, December 6

7pm - Student jazz band

Coming Soon

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

Friday, December 8
5pm - Tonya Bosch; 8:30pm - Groove Authority

Saturday, December 9
8:30pm - Parkside Drive

Sunday, December 10
3pm - The Buckle Busters

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, December 1

8pm - Madman's Window

Catalina's

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 7
9pm - The Holy Gasp w/ Kitty Pit, Meowlinda ($10 at door)

Saturday, December 9
11am-4pm - Focus Fair; 8:30pm - Bird City, Joyful Joyful, Lucas Huang ($10 or PWYC)

Sunday, December 10
11am-4pm - Focus Fair

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

Thursday, November 30

8-11pm - Trent Womens Rugby Christmas Open Mic ($5)

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
(705) 653-0001

Thursday, November 30

9pm - Gary and Brandon

Friday, December 1

5pm - Andrew Queen & Son; 9pm - David Papple

Monday, December 4

Trivial Pursuit

Tuesday, December 5

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesday, December 6

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coach & Horses Pub

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

Thursdays

10pm - Open Mic w/ Gerald Vanhalteren

Fridays

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

Wednesdays

7-11pm - Live music

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Thursday, November 30

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Friday, December 1

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Saturday, December 2

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Wednesday, December 6

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, December 10
4-7pm - A Country Christmas w/ Gord Kidd & friends

Saturday, December 16
Blues Christmas Dance ft the Full Count Blues Band ($20-25)

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, December 2

2-5pm - Niki English & Keith Robertson

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 9
2-5pm - Kate Kelly & Bobby Watson

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Fridays

9pm-12am - Karaoke; 12am - DJ

Saturday, December 2

8pm - Ugly Sweater Contest; 10:30pm - DJ Mc Pimpin

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 9
8:30pm - Joker; 11:30pm - DJ

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, December 1

10pm - Robin Hawkins Band

Saturday, December 2

2pm & 9pm - Washboard Hank & The Wringers

VIDEO: Washboard Hank performs at the Riverdale Share Concert 2016

Wednesday, December 6

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

Coming Soon

Friday, December 8
10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

Saturday, December 9
2pm & 10pm Baz Little Rock Band

The Garnet

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

Thursday, November 30

5-7pm - Pints N' Politics; 9pm - STPS, Precarious: Rob Winger, Jeannette Platana

Friday, December 1

Ali McCormick, Michelle Moran

Sunday, December 3

3pm - Sheesham and Lotus

Tuesday, December 5

6-9pm - NDP Membership Drive for Sean Conway

Wednesday, December 6

8pm - Isaac Valenti, Camile DeLean, Mary-Kate Edwards ($6 or PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 7
5-7pm - Pints 'N' Politics

Friday, December 8
5-7pm - Lotus Wight

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursdays

7-9pm - Intermediate Line Dancing Lessons w/ Tina O'Rourke ($7 per person,)

Saturday, December 2

7pm - Dinner w/ live music by Rye Street ($15)

Wednesdays

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

Coming Soon

Friday, December 15
7pm - Fundraiser Cavan Millbrook Community Centre with dinner and live music by Peter Graham & Kendal Thompson ($40)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Thursday, November 30

6-9pm - Cubs' Lair Entrepreneurship Competition 2017

Saturday, December 2

2pm & 8pm - Amber Coast Theatrical and Anne Shirley Theatre Company present "Fugitive Songs" ($15 at door)

Sunday, December 3

2pm - Amber Coast Theatrical and Anne Shirley Theatre Company present "Fugitive Songs" ($15 at door)

Coming Soon

Friday, December 15
8pm - Beef Boys "Melted Like A Witch" LP release show w/ Wine Lips, Vypers ($10 at door or PWYC, all ages)

Saturday, December 16
7pm - Tacky Christmas Sweater Party 'N Food Drive

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursdays

8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, December 1

10pm - Y2K Flashback w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music

Fridays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Saturdays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Mondays

10pm - Trivia Night

Tuesdays

9pm - Topper Tuesdays w/ DJ Jake Topper

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

990 Ontario St., Cobourg
(905) 377-8177

Thursday, November 30

7pm - Brian Jones

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

Red Dog Tavern

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

Thursday, November 30

9pm - Red Dog Laughs Comedy Show ($10)

Coming Soon

Sunday, December 10
3pm - The Never Burn (Jordan) Brydges Fundraiser and CD Release Party ft Tyler Watson, Emily Burgess, Chris Culgin, Dylan Ireland, Pretty Handsome, Jill Staveley, Al Black, The Bonus Numbers, Jordan Mack, Washboard Hank, Knifehammer, Diamond Dave and the Smokeeaters, and Jordan Brydges ($15)

Wednesday, December 13
10pm - Julie and the Wrong Guys ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/id=19653 or $13 at door)

Thursday, December 14
Kirkland

Friday, December 15
Silverhearts

Saturday, December 16
9pm - Ireland Brothers w/ Washboard Hank

Thursday, December 21
8pm - Peterborough Folk Fest presents The Kents Holiday Homecoming w/ Lost Cousins, Hutch, Cleopatrick, Mary-Kate Edwards ($10 with non-perishable food item)

Friday, December 22
9pm - Tribute Audio Xmas

Sunday, December 31
10pm - The Weber Brothers Patches CD Release ($20)

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

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

Fridays

Nashville Night

Saturdays

Saturday Night Live

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 21
8pm - Blues Brothers ft Mississauga Delta Blues Band

Southside Pizzeria

25 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough
(705) 748-6120

Fridays

9am-12pm - Open mic ($2);

The Trend

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

Wednesday, December 6

7-10pm - Mysterious Entity Theatre Script Club

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Saturday, December 2

10pm - Joker

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 9
10pm - DownBeat

Saturday, December 16
9pm - Daniel Greer w/ The Social Drinkers

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, December 17
7-10pm - 3rd Annual Warming Room Christmas Party ft Kate Suhr, Melissa Payne, Kate Brioux, Silver Lining, Paper Shakers, Eric Brandon (PWYC)

Thursday, January 19
7pm - Big Wreck ($35 - $130)

White House Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Friday, December 15
Washboard Hank

Saturday, December 16
Washboard Hank

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