nightlifeNOW – May 24 to 30

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, May 24 to Wednesday, May 30

Peterborough indie folk-rock band Paper Shakers, led by Michael and Whitney Hall with Jackson Sole, Luke Benjamin, and David St. Pierre, are one of more than 90 acts performing during the Peterborough LIVE Music Festival from May 24 to 27 in downtown Peterborough. The band performs at the "Indie-go" show on Saturday, May 26 at The Garnet. (Photo: Paper Shakers)
Peterborough indie folk-rock band Paper Shakers, led by Michael and Whitney Hall with Jackson Sole, Luke Benjamin, and David St. Pierre, are one of more than 90 acts performing during the Peterborough LIVE Music Festival from May 24 to 27 in downtown Peterborough. The band performs at the "Indie-go" show on Saturday, May 26 at The Garnet. (Photo: Paper Shakers)

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, May 24 to Wednesday, May 30.

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

Saturday, May 26

10pm - ARIA Megahits w/ The Muddler & Morgan Chamberlain

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, May 25

8pm - Movie Night - "Purple Rain"

Saturday, May 26

9pm - Sherry Ryan ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 2
9pm - Derek Harrison ($10)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, May 24

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, May 25

8pm - Madman's Window

Saturday, May 26

8pm - The Devlin Brothers

Sunday, May 27

4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Ugly Horse

Monday, May 28

6pm - Rob Phillips

Tuesday, May 29

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

Wednesday, May 30

8pm - Open mic

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Thursday, May 24

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

Friday, May 25

9pm - Live music TBA

Beard Free Brewing

649 Unit 4 The Parkway, Peterborough
(705) 775-2337

Saturday, May 26

2-5pm - Mathieu Murdoch Band

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 2
2-5pm - Gordy Craig

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, May 24

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

Friday, May 25

5-8pm - Tonya Bosch; 8:30pm - Game of Tones

Saturday, May 26

5-8pm - 3/4 House Brand; 8:30pm - Four Lanes Wide

Sunday, May 27

3-6pm - Odd Man Rush

Monday, May 28

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

Tuesday, May 29

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, May 30

7pm - Nicholas Campbell

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 31
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, June 1
5-8pm - Cheryl Casselman; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, June 2
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Sunday, June 3
3-6pm - Bluegrass Menagerie

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, May 25

7-9pm - Nathan Truax & His Troubles

Coming Soon

Friday, June 1
7-9pm - Gerald Van Halteren

Canoe & Paddle

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

Coming Soon

Tuesday, June 12
8pm - Hunt the Hare ($10)

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, May 25

8pm - Shaun Savoy

Champs Sports Bar

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

Thursdays

7pm - Open mic

Chemong Lodge

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

Friday, May 25

7-11pm - Live music TBA

Saturday, May 26

7-11pm - Live music TBA

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

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

Thursday, May 24

8pm - Open mic

Friday, May 25

5pm - Blues in a Bottle; 9pm - David Papple

Saturday, May 26

7pm - Tom Eastland Triage

Monday, May 28

Trivial Pursuit

Tuesday, May 29

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesday, May 30

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

Friday, May 25

9pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Blues Breaker ft Al Black & The Steady Band, Nicholas Campbell, Luxury Mammals Jazz Collective ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21026/)

Saturday, May 26

9pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Boot Knockers ft Kayla Howran, Jason O'Brien, Michaela Hetherington, Patrick Rees ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21339/)

Wednesday, May 30

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Friday, June 8
8:30pm - Open Mic

Saturday, June 9
8pm - Blues with Mike Biggar ($10, in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/blues-with-mike-biggar-tickets-45578139442)

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

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, May 25

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

Saturday, May 26

8pm - The Quickshifters; 11:30pm - DJ Mocha Latte

Wednesday, May 30

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 2
5pm - 6 Year Anniversary Celebration w/ guest of honour MP Kim Rudd and music by Aaron & Deanna (5pm) and Head Case (8pm) w/ DJ McPimpin at 11:30pm

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, May 25

10pm - DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, May 26

2pm & 10pm - Blueprint

The Garnet

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

Thursday, May 24

Keith Hallet

Friday, May 25

9pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Holy Folk! ft Lance Isaacs, Blue Hazel, St. Homer, Nathan Miller ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21028/)

Saturday, May 26

9pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Indie-go ft Shirazi, Paper Shakers, Nathan Bottomley Band, Niall Cormac ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21056/)

VIDEO: "Lennon Shoes" - Paper Shakers

Sunday, May 27

8pm - Show and Tell Poetry Series presents Keyboards!

Tuesday, May 29

Jazzmania

Wednesday, May 30

Derek Harrison, Bobby Dove

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 31
8pm - Teenage Wedding and guests ($8)

Friday, June 1
8pm - Steelburner, The Quadrupeds of North America ($7)

Sunday, June 3
9pm - Cruel Bloom, The Corporate Life

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, May 24

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

Saturday, May 26

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

Wednesday, May 30

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 2
8:30pm - Jade Eagleson fundraiser for Centreville Presbyterian Church Youth Mission Trip w/ DJ Vince Steeenburg ($15 in advance, $18 at door)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Thursday, May 24

7pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Songbirds ft Hillary Dumoulin, Niall, Raphael Nawaz, Michaela Hetherington, Lance Isaacs, and more ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21348/)

Friday, May 25

7pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Mic Drop ft Forest Gumption, NSY, Dave Cave, Richelle Nantais, Charmaine Magumbe, & more ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21126/)

Saturday, May 26

9pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Punk and Morty! ft E.L.E., Beaver Slap, Antixx, Death Sticks, The Beat Abattoir, Deviants, and more ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21058/)

Sunday, May 27

8pm - Peterborough LIVE Industry Night ft Eleanor Shore, Brandon Humphrey Experience, Puppet, LIVE Open Jam ($10 show or $15 festival pass at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21130/)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, May 24

6-8pm - Keigan & Whitney; 8pm - Quickshifters

Sunday, May 27

12-5pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Jazz Cumbo ft Pete Woolidge & Friends, Ambrose Veno Trio, Devil May Care, Luxury Mammals Jazz Collective (free)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, May 25

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

Marley's Bar & Grill

17 Fire Route 82 Catalina Bay, Buckhorn
(705) 868-2545

Friday, May 25

7-10pm - Sonny and Cloudy

Saturday, May 26

7-10pm - Vatcher & The Kid

Coming Soon

Friday, June 1
7-10pm - Patrick Maloney

Saturday, June 2
7-10pm - Blue Hazel

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, May 24

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, May 25

8pm - Cale Crowe

Saturday, May 26

8pm - Gillies' Live Mic

Wednesday, May 30

7-10:30pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Friday, June 1
8pm - Scott Maybee

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music with JJ Thompson

Fridays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

Saturday, May 26

6pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Celtic Jam ft Kane Miller, Fiddling Jay, & friends (free)

Sundays

8pm - Open stage hosted by Ryan Van Loon

Mondays

9:30pm - Trivia Night hosted by Cam Green

Tuesdays

9pm - Vintage Tuesdays ft Brendan Lawless

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

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

Thursday, May 24

7pm - Down Beats

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 31
7pm - Ryan Lacroix

Moody's Bar & Grill

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 16
2pm - Emily Burgess Band

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

Saturday, May 26

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays presents Keigan & Whitney (1pm) and Jacques Graveline (2pm)

Pastry Peddler

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

Friday, May 25

5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Night ft Bernardo Padron and Mark Sepic ($45 per person)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, May 25

8-10pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, May 26

8-10pm - Rob Phillips

Coming Soon

Friday, June 1
8-10pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, June 2
8-10pm - Cindy and Scott

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, May 26

9:30pm - Live music TBA

Red Dog Tavern

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

Thursday, May 24

8pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Rockafellas w/ Broken Harmony, Heartless Romantics, and more ($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, and more ($15 for all-access festival pass or $10 per show, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21057/)

Tuesday, May 29

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

Coming Soon

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

Thursday, June 7
David Bowie Tribute

Friday, June 8
8pm - Broken Harmony "Time Will Tell" record release party ($10, advance tickets at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21155/)

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

Thursday, May 24

9pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Grindhouse Vol. I ft Oblique, Matte Black, Ricky Scatman (free)

Friday, May 25

9pm - Peterborough LIVE presents Grindhouse Vol. II ft DJ Thibault, Poet, ravioli (free)

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Saturday, May 26

5-9pm - Roy Borden Jr. l

The Social

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

Friday, May 25

10pm - Nashville Night

Saturday, May 26

10pm - Saturday Night Live

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)

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, May 24

7-10pm - Washboard Hank's Weekly Live Music Backroom Bazaar w/ special guest Cris Cuddy.

Tuesday, May 29

Bring Your Own Vinyl Night w/ Jonny Trash

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 ($19.99 or $22.50, available in advance at www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1678499)

White House Hotel

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

Friday, May 25

5-9pm - High Waters Band

Saturday, May 26

5-9pm - High Waters Band.

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Coming Soon

Tuesday, June 5
7-9pm - Live on the Boardwalk ft The Belleregards

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