nightlifeNOW – April 26 to May 2

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 26 to Wednesday, May 2

Originally from Montana and now living in Toronto, singer-songwriter Rachael Cardiello brings her indie soul-folk music (and her viola) to The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, May 2. Rachael is touring with her brother Jon Cardiello (Wrinkles), performing as Bombshell Nightlight, who will be opening. (Photo: Michael Cardiello)
Originally from Montana and now living in Toronto, singer-songwriter Rachael Cardiello brings her indie soul-folk music (and her viola) to The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, May 2. Rachael is touring with her brother Jon Cardiello (Wrinkles), performing as Bombshell Nightlight, who will be opening. (Photo: Michael Cardiello)

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, April 26 to Wednesday, May 2.

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, April 27

7:30pm - Movie Night ft Super Troopers

Saturday, April 28

9pm - Blue Hazel ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 5
9pm - Lonesome Ace Stringband ($10)

Saturday, May 12
9pm - Emily Burgess ($10)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, April 26

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, April 27

8pm - Shawn Nelson

Saturday, April 28

8pm - Shawn Nelson

Sunday, April 29

4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Clan Hannigan

Monday, April 30

6pm - Rob Phillips

Tuesday, May 1

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

Wednesday, May 2

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Friday, May 11
8pm - Two For The Show (music and comedy by Rob Tyler and Allan Mackay)

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Thursday, April 26

8pm - Jam Session w/ Wino Blues Band and Open Mic Night (bring your own instruments)

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, April 26

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

Friday, April 27

5-8pm - Rick and Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, April 28

8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Sunday, April 29

3-6pm - The Bucklebusters

Monday, April 30

7-11pm - Crash and Burn w/ Rick & Gailie

Tuesday, May 1

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, May 2

7pm - Nicholas Campbell

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 3
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, May 4
5-8pm - Cheryl Casselman; 8:30pm - Al Black and The Steady Band

Saturday, May 5
5-8pm - Rick and Gailie; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, May 6
3-6pm - Bluegrass Menagerie

Boathouse Cafe at Golden Beach Resort

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

Saturday, April 28

6-9pm - Tyler wilson

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, April 27

7pm - Rob Barg

Coming Soon

Friday, May 18
6-8pm - Open Mic Night fundraiser for Machik Tibetan school

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, April 27

7pm - Shaun Savoy

Coming Soon

Friday, May 4
8pm - Madman's Window

Champs Sports Bar

203 Simcoe St., Peterborough
(705) 742-3431

Thursdays

7pm - Open mic

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, April 26

8pm - Open mic

Friday, April 27

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Saturday, April 28

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Monday, April 30

Trivial Pursuit

Tuesday, May 1

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesday, May 2

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 5
Churchkey Spring Revival

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

Friday, April 27

9pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Saturday, April 28

9pm - Live music TBA (no cover)

Wednesday, May 2

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

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)

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 16
8pm - Canadian Blues Legends: Jesse O'Brien and Chris Caddell ($20, in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/o/dominion-hotel-7925441443)

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Friday, April 27

8pm - Special Olympics Peterborough fundraiser ft Standard Electric w/ Lagan & Derelict (donation at door)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, April 27

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

Saturday, April 28

7pm - The Spirits; 11:30pm - DJ Brown Sugar

Wednesday, May 2

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 5
7pm - Madman's Window; 11:30pm - DJ McPimpin

Saturday, May 12
8pm - The Breezeway Band; 11:30pm - DJ McPimpin

Saturday, May 19
8pm - Nurse Joy; 11:30pm - DJ C. Martell

Saturday, May 26
8pm - The Quickshifters; 11:30pm - DJ Mocha

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, April 27

10pm - DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, April 28

2pm & 10pm - Marty and the Mojos

Sunday, April 29

2-5pm - Red Stove Jam w/ Zacahary Shields, Mike Watson, Glen Furguson, Bob Johnson, Mark Inwards, Denis Nelson, Rick Dickerson, Angie Austin, Hope Horsfield

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 3
6:30pm - Elvis Presley Show ft Elvis impersonator Al Ross

Friday, May 4
10pm - DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, May 5
2pm & 10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

The Garnet

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

Thursday, April 26

9pm - The Real Shade and guests

Friday, April 27

9pm - The Steady Swagger, Niall, The Effens ($10)

Saturday, April 28

9pm - Punk Show ft T-Rex Marathon, Strange, The Beat Abbatoir ($5)

Sunday, April 29

8pm - Keyboards

Wednesday, May 2

8pm - Rachael Cardiello w/ Bombshell Nightlight (Jon Cardiello)

VIDEO: "Myth" - Rachael Cardiello

"Your Eyes" - Bombshell Nightlight

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 3
8:30pm - The Kents w/ special guests ($10 at door)

Friday, May 4
8pm - Nick Procyshyn and the Bad Milk, Wired To The Sky, Peachykine ($10 or PWYC)

Saturday, May 5
5-7pm - Little Fire with Softie ($10 or PWYC); 9pm - The Boo Radley Project w/ Niall ($10 at door)

Sunday, May 6
9pm - Rap Club VI: Ceschi, Garbageface, Lee Reed ($8)

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, April 26

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

Wednesday, May 2

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 26
2-5pm - Spring Social/Dance hosted by Marlene Maskell and Tina O'Rourke (no cover)

Saturday, June 2
Jade Eagleson fundraiser for Centreville Presbyterian Church Youth Mission Trip ($15)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 26
9pm - Peterborough LIVE Music Festival - Punk and Morty ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21058/)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, April 26

8pm - Quickshifters (PWYC)

Coming Soon

Sunday, May 13
1-4pm - Monthly Jazz Jam

Junction Nightclub

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

Thursday, April 26

10pm - DJ Young Legend w/ DJ Kendee ($5 at door)

Friday, April 27

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

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, April 26

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, April 27

8pm - Cindy & Scott

Saturday, April 28

12-5pm - Cale Crow

Wednesday, May 2

7-10:30pm - Open mic

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music with Tony Silvestri / Greg Cave

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, April 26

7pm - Brian Bracken

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 3
7pm - Ragwax

Moody's Bar & Grill

3 Tupper St., Millbrook
(705) 932-6663

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 13
2-5pm - Charlie Glasspool, Wyatt Burton,and Trevor Davis of the Silverhearts

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

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Saturday, April 28

8pm - B&B Blues Band (no cover)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, April 27

8-10pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, April 28

8-10pm - Rob Phillips

Coming Soon

Friday, May 4
8-10pm - Joe Bulger

Saturday, May 5
8-10pm - Rob Phillips

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 5
10pm - Brookdale Mafia (Black Sabbath tribute)

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, April 27

8pm - Texas King ($10 at door)

Saturday, April 28

9pm - Rainbow Romp dance for LGBT+ and supporters ($5 with proceeds to RSO)

Tuesday, May 1

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 3
9pm - The Lazys ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/20955/)

Friday, May 4
Pindles

Saturday, May 5
9:30pm - New Swears ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/20591/)

Thursday, May 10
Modern Space

Friday, May 11
Borderless presents SHIRAZI, Peachykine, people you meet outside of bars

Saturday, May 12
10pm - Frigs ($10 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/20896/)

Thursday, May 17
9pm - Sloan ($25 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/20814/, $30 at door)

Friday, May 18
Mokomakai

Thursday, May 24
8pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Rockafellas w/ Broken Harmony, The Heartless Romantics, M.J. & The Beetus, Goombas, Rhys Climenhage ($15 for all-access festival pass or $10 per show, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21027/)

Friday, May 25
10pm - The Box ($15 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/20641/)

Saturday, May 26
8pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Mayhem w/ The Divided Line, Odd Ones, Jagged, My Affected Reality, Outshined, Present Tense ($15 for all-access festival pass or $10 per show, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21057/)

Thursday, May 31
10pm - Bif Naked ($25 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/20815/)

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

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

161 Old Hastings Rd., Warkworth
(705) 924-3333

Coming Soon

Friday, May 4
6:30pm - Dinner and Elvis Impersonator Al Ross

The Social

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

Friday, April 27

10pm - Nashville Night

Saturday, April 28

6:30-9:30pm - International Jazz Day Peterborough presents Carrie Chesnutt Quartet (no cover); 10pm - Saturday Night Live ft High Waters Band

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 2
10pm - Ivory Hours w/ Paper Shakers

Southside Pizzeria

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

Fridays

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

Turtle John's Bar & Grill

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, May 13
12pm - Grand Opening ft dance performances by #M Dance works, DJ Chris, face painting and jumping castle (fundraiser for The Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation)

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Friday, April 27

10pm - Rocky's Birthday Bash ft Head Case

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Friday, June 1
7pm - RiseUp TV Tour Spring 2008 hosted by Roger Boucher and ft Ian Kurz, Taylor Merrick, Missy Knott, and more ($10)

Saturday, June 23
8pm - Matt Mays w/ Modern Space ($22.50 - $30, on sale April 27 at 10 a.m. at www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1678499)

White House Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Friday, May 4
5-9pm - Jesse Stone Trio

Saturday, May 5
5-9pm - Jesse Stone Trio

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