nightlifeNOW – December 7 to 13

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

Hardcore grunge-rock-punk band Julie & The Wrong Guys (Juno award-winning songwriter Julie Doiron, singer-songwriter Eamon McGrath, and Mike Peters and Jaye Schwarzer of Toronto punk band Cancer) perform at the Red Dog in Peterborough on Wednesday, December 13. (Photo: Dustin Rabin)
Hardcore grunge-rock-punk band Julie & The Wrong Guys (Juno award-winning songwriter Julie Doiron, singer-songwriter Eamon McGrath, and Mike Peters and Jaye Schwarzer of Toronto punk band Cancer) perform at the Red Dog in Peterborough on Wednesday, December 13. (Photo: Dustin Rabin)

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, December 7 to Wednesday, December 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

Coming Soon

Saturday, January 20
10pm - Two Friends (Matt Halper and Eli Sones)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, December 9

9pm - Tich Maredza Band ($10)

Coming Soon

Friday, December 15
8:30pm - Open mic

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, 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

Monday, December 11

7pm - Crash and Burn w/ Gailie & Friends

Tuesday, December 12

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, December 13

7pm - Nicholas Campbell

Coming Soon

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

Friday, December 15
5pm - Brian McDonald; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, December 16
4:30-7:30pm - Marsala Lukianchuck, Steafan Hannigan, Saskia Tomkins; 8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Sunday, December 17
3pm - Odd Man Rush

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Saturday, December 9

8pm - Dirty Sanchez Band

Catalina's

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

Thursday, December 7

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

Friday, December 8

8pm - Rainbow Service Organization Friday Night Queer Social & Trent Queer Collective Beers 4 Queers

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

Coming Soon

Friday, December 15
8pm - Rainbow Service Organization Karaoke Christmas

Saturday, December 16
7:30pm - Heartless Romantics w/ Rhys Climenhage, Television Rd, Mary-Kate Edwards, Niall Jensen ($5 or PWYC at door)

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, December 7

Euchre w/ Ray on the Radio

Friday, December 8

5pm - Andrew Queen & Son; 6-9pm - Christmas Party and Secret Santa gift exchange;9pm - Cindy & Scott

Saturday, December 9

9pm - Al Lerman

Monday, December 11

Trivial Pursuit

Tuesday, December 12

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesday, December 13

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, December 7

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Friday, December 8

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Saturday, December 9

9pm - Dean James Band w/ Missy Knott (no cover)

Wednesday, December 13

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Sunday, December 10

4-7pm - A Country Christmas w/ Gord Kidd & friends

Coming Soon

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

Friday, December 22
4-7pm - Customer Appreciation Event ft music by Jeff Moulton

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, December 9

2-5pm - Kate Kelly & Bobby Watson

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 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

Fridays

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

Saturday, December 9

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

Sundays

7-10pm - Underground Sundays ft 3 bands

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

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

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, December 8

10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

Saturday, December 9

2pm & 10pm - Baz Little Rock Ban

Wednesday, December 13

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

Coming Soon

Friday, December 15
10pm - Live music (TBA)

Saturday, December 16
2pm & 10pm - Blueprint

The Garnet

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

Thursday, December 7

5-7pm - Pints 'N' Politics

Friday, December 8

5-7pm - Lotus Wight

Saturday, December 9

9pm - Open mic, Lance Issacs, St. Homer, Peace Sand Rest

Wednesday, December 13

8pm - Story & Song ft Greyson Gritt and Caroline Box ($10 or PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 14
5-7pm - Pints 'N' Politics

Friday, December 15
8pm - Nailheads, Beta 58s, Corporate Life, Deviants and The Odd Man Out, Basement Dweller ($5 or PWYC)

Saturday, December 16
9pm - Nick Ferrio, Tough Age, Belly Flop ($10 or PWYC)

Sunday, December 17
Construction and Deconstruction

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursdays

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

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

Friday, December 8

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

Coming Soon

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, December 31
New Year's Eve ft DJ Bill Porter ($10 in advance at www.junctionptbo.com/nye)

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 14
7pm - Down Beat

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Thursday, December 7

7:30pm - Open mic

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

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, December 9

9pm - Chris Culgin

Red Dog Tavern

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

Sunday, December 10

3 pm - Jordan Brydges benefit ft Tyler Watson, Emily Burgess, Chris Culgin, Dylan Ireland, Pretty Handsome, Jill Staveley, Al Black, Washboard Hank, Knifehammer, Jordan Brydges & more ($15)

Wednesday, December 13

10pm - Julie & The Wrong Guys ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/id=19653 or $13 at door)

VIDEO: "Farther From You" - Julie & The Wrong Guys

Coming Soon

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

Friday, December 8

Melissa Payne

Saturday, December 9

Broken Harmony

Wednesday, December 13

MJ & The Beetus

Coming Soon

Friday, December 15
Kris Barclay

Saturday, December 16
Hippe Crippler

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);

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Saturday, December 9

10pm - DownBeat

Coming Soon

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

The Venue

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

Sunday, December 10

5-7:30pm - Wrestling With Stigma present Smash! Stigma! ft Petey Williams ($15 general admission, fundraiser for PARN)

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
4-8pm - Washboard Hank

Saturday, December 16
4-8pm - Washboard Hank

Friday, December 22
4-8pm - Tonemasters

Saturday, December 23
4-8pm - Tonemasters

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