nightlifeNOW – March 15 to 21

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 15 to Wednesday, March 21

St. Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday this year, so there's lots of live music on March 17th to help you celebrate being Irish for a day. Local Celtic band Hunt the Hare (Jonathan Berlingeri, Frank Callaghan, Kane Miller, and Brendan Quigley) is performing at three venues on Saturday: McThirsty's Pint at 12 p.m. and The Social at 3 p.m. in downtown Peterborough and at The Canoe & Paddle in Lakefield at 8 p.m. (Photo: Hunt the Hare)
St. Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday this year, so there's lots of live music on March 17th to help you celebrate being Irish for a day. Local Celtic band Hunt the Hare (Jonathan Berlingeri, Frank Callaghan, Kane Miller, and Brendan Quigley) is performing at three venues on Saturday: McThirsty's Pint at 12 p.m. and The Social at 3 p.m. in downtown Peterborough and at The Canoe & Paddle in Lakefield at 8 p.m. (Photo: Hunt the Hare)

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, March 15 to Wednesday, March 21.

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, March 16

10:30pm - St. Practice Day Pong Tournament

Saturday, March 17

10:30pm - St. Patrick's Day Party

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, March 16

8pm - Open mic

Saturday, March 17

9pm - St Patrick's Day w/ Phil Hughes and friends ($5)

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 24
8:30pm - Cabin Fever w/ DJ Sean Cassidy ($5 w/ $2 going to Maynooth & Area Food Bank)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, March 15

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, March 16

8pm - Madman's Window

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day w/ Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer (12-4pm), Greg Dowey (4-8pm) and DC Guitarman (8pm-12am)

Sunday, March 18

4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer

Monday, March 19

6pm - Rob Phillips

Tuesday, March 20

7:30pm - Beatles Tribute w/ Don Owen & Bruce Longman

Wednesday, March 21

8pm - Open mic

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, March 16

9pm - Tri County Kick-off Party w/ BJ the DJ (no cover)

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, March 15

7:30-11pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, March 16

5-8pm - Tyler Koke; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, March 17

1pm - Mike Longergan; 4:30pm - Terry Finn/4 Front; 8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Sunday, March 18

3-6pm - Sean Hulley

Monday, March 19

7-11pm - Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, March 20

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, March 21

7pm - Nicholas Campbell

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 22
7:30-11pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, March 23
5-8pm - Tonya Bosch; 8:30pm - Classic Collective

Saturday, March 24
8:30pm - Northern Soul

Sunday, March 25
3-6pm - Odd Man Rush

Boathouse Cafe at Golden Beach Resort

7100 County Rd.18, Roseneath
(905) 342-5366

Saturday, March 17

6-9pm - St. Patrick's Day w/ Tyler Cochrane

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 24
6-9pm - Blackberry Jam

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

148 Kent St. W., Lindsay
(705) 878-8884

Friday, March 16

7-9pm - Open Mic Night

Coming Soon

Friday, March 23
7-8pm - Songwriters' Circle

Canoe & Paddle

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

Saturday, March 17

8-11pm - St. Patrick's Day w/ Hunt The Hare

VIDEO: "Hunt the Hare"

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Saturday, March 17

8pm - St. Patrick's Day w/ Madman's Window

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 22
7:30-11pm - Dub Trinity (all ages)

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, March 15

8pm - Tuborg

Friday, March 16

5pm - Blindsided Blues (Mick Manning, Ian Davis, Peter Thorn, Chris Lingard, John Beach)

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day ft Lucas Ferrill and Jessica Ferrill (5pm) and Culgin and Bell (9pm)

Monday, March 19

Trivial Pursuit

Tuesday, March 20

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesday, March 21

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 31
4pm - 30 Year Anniversary Celebration ft Harry Peterson Band at 7pm

The Cow & Sow Eatery

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

Saturday, March 17

8pm - Campfire Karaoke

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Friday, March 16

10pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Saturday, March 17

11am - Live music all day

Wednesday, March 21

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 27
8pm - Lance Anderson and Roly Platt ($20, available at www.eventbrite.ca/e/canadian-blues-legends-anderson-platt-in-concert-tickets-42823752998)

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day Bash ft Hal Draper (12-3pm), Kate Kelly & Bobby Watson (3-6pm), Present Tense (6-9pm), and Northern Soul (9pm-12am)

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 24
1:30-5pm - PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam hosted by Kim Doolittle, Kirsten Addis, and Emily Burgess (by donation, PMBA t-shirts available for $25)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, March 16

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

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day w/ Little Lake (8pm) and DJ McPimpin (11:30pm)

Wednesday, March 21

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 24
8pm - Joker; 11:30pm - DJ

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, March 16

10pm - DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, March 17

3-6pm & 9pm - St. Patrick's Day w/ Washboard Hank & the Shananigans

Wednesday, March 21

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 23
10pm - DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, March 24
2pm & 10pm - Blueprint

The Garnet

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

Thursday, March 15

5pm - Pints N Politics; 9pm - Pat Maloney. Mary-Kate Edwards, Patrick Dorie ($10)

Friday, March 16

5pm - Forselli Fridays; 9pm - Deux Trois, Maximum Chill, People You Meet Outside Bars

Saturday, March 17

5-7pm - Chester Babcock

Monday, March 19

9pm - Noah Derksen w/ Mary-Kate Edwards ($7-$10)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 22
5pm - Pints N Politics

Friday, March 23
5pm - Forselli Fridays w/ Ben Rough; 9pm - Huttch w/ Paper Shakers

Saturday, March 24
10pm - Famines, Pseudo, Belly Flop ($8)

Sunday, March 25
8pm - Nick Ferrio, Shadowhand

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, March 15

7-9pm - Pop Country Line Dancing Lessons w/ Tina O'Rourke (beginner plus to intermediate, $7)

Saturday, March 17

8pm - St. Patrick's Day Party ft House Brand ($20 for dinner at 7pm and music)

Wednesday, March 21

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 14
7pm - Odd Man Rush ($20 for dinner and show)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 24
7-9:30pm - The Wakami Wailers w/ Glen Caradus & Michael Ketemer ($25, proceeds to Camp Kawartha)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, March 15

8pm - Quickshifterst (PWYC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Saturday, March 17

9pm - St. Patrick's Day w/ DJ Bill Porter

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, March 15

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, March 16

8pm - Live music (TBA)

Saturday, March 17

9pm - St. Paddy's Day Party w/ The Hard to Handle Band

Wednesday, March 21

7-10:30pm - Open mic w/ Phoxy Music

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music with Tony Silvestri

Fridays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Saturday, March 17

12-2pm - Hunt the Hare

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, March 15

7pm - Madman's Window

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day w/ The Spirits (2pm) and Bruce Longman (4pm)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 22
7pm - Greg Hannah Band

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 30
8pm - Jesse Slack

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, March 15

7-10pm - Open Mic

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 24
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Blues Dinner Night w/ live music by Lotus Wight and Saskia ($50 per person)

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day w/ Fiddler Jay (3-6pm) and Al Matthews (6:30-9:30pm)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, March 16

8-10pm - Cale Crowe

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day w/ live music by Rob Phillips (3-6pm) and Tony Silvestri (8-11pm)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 23
8-10pm - Danny Bronson

Saturday, March 24
8-10pm - Rob Phillips

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, March 17

9:30pm - St. Patrick's Day w/ High Waters Band

Red Dog Tavern

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

Thursday, March 15

9pm - The Discarded w/ with The Trespassers

Friday, March 16

Connor Clarken

Saturday, March 17

7pm - Colt Harley

Tuesday, March 20

9pm - Open mic w/ Matt Diamond (sign up at 8pm)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 23
10pm - Peterborough Folk Festival presents BA Johnston ($4 before 8pm, $8 after)

Saturday, March 24
Modest Apollo

Friday, March 30
Emily Burgess

Saturday, March 31
Rainbow Romp

Thursday, April 5
Diamond Dave

Saturday, April 7
Hill Dum

Saturday, April 21
Silverhearts

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

Friday, March 16

9pm - Borderless Bound Records presents Luna Li, Shirazi, DJ Molly ($10)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 23
8-10pm - Spoken word featuring Sam Speaks, Niambi Tree, Kristal Jones, Fraser Rishi, Mc Rainbow Maxwell w/ Mary-Kate Edwards opening

The Social

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

Friday, March 16

10pm - Nashville Night ft Greg Williams

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day ft Hunt The Hare (3pm), DJ Morgan (5pm), Paper Shakers (8pm), Oh Geronimo (9pm), Austin Carson Band (10:30pm), DJ Morgan (12am) (free cover all day, $5 after 10pm)

VIDEO: "Hunt the Hare"

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 22
8-11pm - Trent University Music Society Open Mic

Turtle John's Bar & Grill

4620 County Road 45, Cobourg
(905) 377-9113

Friday, March 16

10pm - Joker

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 24
10pm - Cindy & Scott

The Venue

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

Saturday, March 17

10pm - Trent International Students' Association Cultural Outreach St. Patrick's Day After Party ft Blinkyindcut, Kizzy Damuth, Kyng Shine & DJ Vin ($10)

Coming Soon

Wednesday, April 11
7pm - I Mother Earth & Finger Eleven ($42.50, available at www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1646010)

White House Hotel

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

Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day ft Fabulous Tonemasters (4-8pm) and DJ Frost (10pm)

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