nightlifeNOW – December 28 to January 3

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, December 28 to Wednesday, January 3

Many local pubs and clubs are ringing in the New Year with celebrations and live music. On Sunday, December 31, The Weber Brothers will be celebrating New Year's Eve and the release of their new CD "Patches" at The Red Dog in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Rheal Doucette / Facebook)
Many local pubs and clubs are ringing in the New Year with celebrations and live music. On Sunday, December 31, The Weber Brothers will be celebrating New Year's Eve and the release of their new CD "Patches" at The Red Dog in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Rheal Doucette / 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, December 28 to Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

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, December 29

10pm - Little Black Dress Night

Sunday, December 31

10pm - Playboy Mansion NYE 2018 ft DJ Muddler and DJ RitheM ($10 early bird, $15 general admission, $20 all access)

Coming Soon

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

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Sunday, December 31

7pm - A Kind of Gentle New Year's ft potluck, games, karaoke & open mic, DJ Sean Cassidy, & more ($5 with $2 going to Maynooth Food Bank)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursdays

Karaoke Night

Sunday, December 31

9pm - New Year's Eve Party with Madman's Window ($15)

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, December 28

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

Friday, December 29

5pm - Tonya Bosch; 8:30pm - Randy Hill Band

Saturday, December 30

5pm - Tyler Koke; 8:30pm - Christine Atrill Band w/ Carrie Chestnutt

Sunday, December 31

8:30pm - New Year's Eve w/ Northern Soul (no cover)

Monday, January 1

CLOSED

Tuesday, January 2

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Coming Soon

Thursday, January 4
7:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Canoe & Paddle

18 Bridge St., Lakefield
(705) 651-1111

Sunday, December 31

7:30pm - New Year's Eve Party with live music by Gunslingers at 9 p.m. ($85, includes 3-course meal, one drink and champagne at midnight)

Monday, January 1

CLOSED

Tuesday, January 2

CLOSED

Coming Soon

Tuesday, March 6
7pm - Shred Kelly

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, December 29

8pm - Bruce Longman

Sunday, December 31

New Year's Eve Party with live music by Dan Farrell (Gentlemen Husbands) & Steve OConnor (Jim Cuddy Band)

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

NOTE

Closed until January 8

Chemong Lodge

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

NOTE

Closed for renovations January 1 - 25

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

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

Thursday, December 28

7pm - Euchre and Ray on the Radio

Friday, December 29

9pm - Shawn Dore

Saturday, December 30

9pm - The Do Good Badlies

Sunday, December 31

8pm - New Year's Eve w/ New Years Eve with Everybody Love Everybody, Garbageface, Muddy Hack and more

Tuesday, January 2

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesday, January 3

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

Sunday, December 31

9pm - New Year's Eve party w/ UJimmy

Wednesdays

7-11pm - Live music

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Friday, December 29

9pm - Steve Marriner & Triple Crown ($10)

Saturday, December 30

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Wednesday, January 3

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Sunday, December 31

9pm - New Year's Eve Party with music by Movin' On ($10)

Monday, January 1

CLOSED

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, December 30

2-5pm - Brennon Wasson

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Fridays

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

Saturday, December 30

10pm - DJ Sabir

Sunday, December 31

9:30pm - New Year's Eve Party with The Spirits & DJ Double J at 12:30am ($20)

Wednesdays

8-11pm - Open Mic

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, December 29

10pm - The Spirits

Saturday, December 30

2pm & 10pm - The Spirits

Wednesday, January 3

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

The Garnet

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

Thursday, December 28

5-7pm - Pints 'N' Politics

Saturday, December 30

9pm - Dub Trinity

Sunday, December 31

New Year's Eve Party

Monday, January 1

3pm - New Year's Day Levee w/ Washboard Hank

Coming Soon

Thursday, January 4
5pm - Pints N Politics; 9pm - Bruce Enloe, Mary-Kate Edwards

Friday, January 5
5pm - Forselli Fridays ft Benj Rowland

Saturday, January 6
9pm - Sue Newberry, James Burrows

Sunday, January 7
5pm - Tara Williamson; 8pm - NPNP, hutchie, Please

Hastings House Restaurant & Bar

27 Front St. W., Hastings
(705) 696-3301

Friday, December 29

8pm - Live Band and Open Mic

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursdays

8pm - The Quickshifters (PWYC)

Coming Soon

Sunday, January 14
1-4pm - Open jazz jam hosted by Standard Time Trio (Pete Woolidge, John Climenhage, Craig Paterson)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, December 29

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

Sunday, December 31

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

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

13 Bridge St.. N., Hastings
(705) 696-3600

Friday, December 29

9pm - Cale Crowe

Sunday, December 31

9pm - New Year's Celebration with live music by The Sanchez Band ($10 in advance, $15 at the door)

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music with Tony Silvestri

Fridays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Saturdays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Sundays

8pm - Open stage hosted by Ryan Van Loon

Mondays

9:30pm - Trivia Night hosted by Cam Green

Tuesdays

9pm - Topper Tuesdays w/ DJ Jake Topper

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music with Kevin Foster

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

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

Thursday, December 28

7pm - Detour

Coming Soon

Thursday, January 11
7pm - Ragwax

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, January 18
7:30-10pm - 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

Thursdays

7-10pm - Open Mic

Publican House Brewery

300 Charlotte St., Peterborough
(705) 874-5743

Friday, December 29

8pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, December 30

8pm - Rob Phillips

Sunday, December 31

8pm - New Year's Eve w/ Shai Peer

Coming Soon

Friday, January 5
8pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, January 6
8pm - Rob Phillips

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Sunday, December 31

9pm - New Year's Eve with live music by Phoxy Music

Red Dog Tavern

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

Sunday, December 31

10pm - New Year's Eve Bash w/ The Weber Brothers and Patches CD Release ($20 per person, $30 per couple, available in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/19935/)

VIDEO: "When Christmas Falls on Peterborough" - The Weber Brothers

Tuesday, January 2

10pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, January 13
8pm - Carter Lewis the Mysterious, Hilarious, and Harmless Family Fun Hypnotist ($5, call to reserve)

Sapphire Room

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, January 20
8pm - Hot Damn It's A Queer Slam Peterborough featuring Carolina Brown

Shots

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

NOTE

Shots is closed as of January 1st for renovations.

The Social

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

Friday, December 29

Dean James

Saturday, December 30

Austin Carson Band

Sunday, December 31

Nashville New Year's 2018 hosted by Missy Knott with live music by Dean James and champagne at midnight ($10)

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

Sunday, December 31

10pm - Dance w/ DJ Dave w/ champagne and party favours at midnight

The Venue

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

Sunday, December 31

6pm - 2018 NYE Dinner and Dance (at 9pm) with live music by 4 Front (19+, $30 for dance only, $65 for dance and dinner)

Coming Soon

Thursday, January 18
7pm - Big Wreck w/ Attica Riots ($35-47 at http://www1.ticketmaster.ca/event/1000535FB5AB36FA)

Saturday, February 24
6pm - Peterborough Humane Society Cat N Canine Cabaret 5th Annual Fur Ball Gala ($100 until December 31, $150 after)

White House Hotel

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

Friday, December 29

5-9pm - High Waters Band

Saturday, December 30

5-9pm - High Waters Band

Sunday, December 31

New Year's Eve party ($10)

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Coming Soon

Saturday, January 6
3-5pm - Lotus Wight

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