nightlifeNOW – June 14 to 20

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, June 14 to Wednesday, June 20

As part of his "Better Human" album release tour, Toronto singer-songwriter Ben Kunder will be performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Monday, June 18, with Ennismore's own Melissa Payne opening. Also be sure to check out the 5th Annual Phil Marshall Birthday Bash at Dr. J's BBQ & Brews in downtown Peterborough on the afternoon of Saturday, June 16th, featuring Water Street Slim & Unlikely Heroes, Rick & Gailie, Christine Atrill Band, Broken Harmony, Bridget Foley Band, and House Brand ($10 at the door, with all proceeds going to the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association).
As part of his "Better Human" album release tour, Toronto singer-songwriter Ben Kunder will be performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Monday, June 18, with Ennismore's own Melissa Payne opening. Also be sure to check out the 5th Annual Phil Marshall Birthday Bash at Dr. J's BBQ & Brews in downtown Peterborough on the afternoon of Saturday, June 16th, featuring Water Street Slim & Unlikely Heroes, Rick & Gailie, Christine Atrill Band, Broken Harmony, Bridget Foley Band, and House Brand ($10 at the door, with all proceeds going to the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association).

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, June 14 to Wednesday, June 20.

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, June 15

8pm - Open mic with Jenny Katz

Saturday, June 16

9pm - Howard Ross and The Full Count Blues Band ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 23
9pm - The Salt Cellars ($10)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, June 14

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, June 15

8pm - Bar Haven

Saturday, June 16

8pm - Ugly Horse

Sunday, June 17

4:30-8pm - Celtic Afternoon With Tom And Rick

Tuesday, June 19

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

Wednesday, June 20

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Friday, June 22
8pm - Urban Rednecks

Saturday, June 23
8pm - Shawn Nelson

Sunday, June 24
4:30-8pm - Celtic Afternoon With Madman's Window

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Saturday, June 16

9pm - Curtis' Charity Drag Party ft Simma Downe, Penelope Strange, Lizzy Strange, Mona Pleazure ($25

Beard Free Brewing

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

Saturday, June 16

2-5pm - Elk the Moose

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 23
2-4pm - Acoustic Jam session hosted by Matthew Murdock Band

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, June 14

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

Friday, June 15

5-8pm - Joe Bulger; 8:30pm - Game of Tones

Saturday, June 16

5-8pm - Latchford & Greig; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, June 17

3pm - Odd Man Rush

Monday, June 18

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

Tuesday, June 19

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, June 20

7pm - Hillary & Brandon

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 21
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, June 22
5-8pm - Tonya Bosch; 8:30pm - Flashback

Saturday, June 23
5-8pm - 3/4 House Brand; 8:30pm - Northern Soul

Sunday, June 24
3pm - Christine Atrill & Mike Graham

Boathouse Cafe at Golden Beach Resort

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

Wednesday, June 20

6-9pm - Jim Powell

Coming Soon

Wednesday, June 27
6-9pm - Stan Lampa

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, June 15

6-9pm - Open mic hosted by Gerald Van Halteren

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, June 15

8pm - Shaun Savoy

Coming Soon

Friday, June 22
8pm - Cindy & Scott

The Cat & The Fiddle Lindsay

49 William St. N., Lindsay
(705) 878-4312

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 23
6pm - Summer Bash fundraiser for Haliburton & Kawartha Lakes Victim Services ft Harry Peterson Band ($10)

Champs Sports Bar

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

Thursdays

7pm - Open mic

Chemong Lodge

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

Thursday, June 14

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

Friday, June 15

6-10pm - Tami J. Wilde (patio)

Saturday, June 16

7-11pm - Youth performers (patio)

Sunday, June 17

2-6pm - Juan Ernesto and friends (patio)

Wednesday, June 20

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

Coming Soon

Friday, June 22
7-11pm - Paul Hickey and special guests (patio)

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

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

Thursday, June 14

8pm - Open mic

Friday, June 15

5pm - Gary & Les; 8pm - Hungerford Station

Saturday, June 16

8pm - Hillary Dumoulin

Monday, June 18

Trivial Pursuit

Tuesday, June 19

OpinioNation w/ Bill Davenport

Wednesday, June 20

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 21
8pm - Tuborg

Friday, June 22
5pm - Ben Wright; 8pm - Hillbilly Bling

Saturday, June 23
8pm - Dave Mowat

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

The Cow & Sow Eatery

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

Saturday, June 16

9pm - Karaoke Night

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 30
Lounge Fly

Dobro Restaurant & Bar

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

Thursday, June 14

10pm - Jeremy James (no cover)

Friday, June 15

10pm - Live music (TBA)

Saturday, June 16

10pm - Live music (TBA)

Wednesday, June 20

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Saturday, June 16

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

Wednesday, June 20

7:30pm - Poets in the Pub

Coming Soon

Sunday, June 24
12-4pm - Sunday Afternoon Family Live with Gospel Gordie and Sinner Shawn

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, June 16

12-6pm - 5th Annual Phil Marshall B-day Bash w/ Water St Slim & Unlikely Heroes, Rick & Gailie, Christine Atrill Band, Broken Harmony, Bridget Foley Band, House Brand ($10 at door, proceeds to PMBA)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, June 15

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

Saturday, June 16

8pm - Little Lake; 11:30pm - DJ Mc Pimpin'

Wednesday, June 20

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 23
8pm - Raggedy Andys; 11:30pm - DJ Mc Pimpin'

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, June 15

10pm - DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, June 16

2pm & 10pm - Jessica Soul Band

Wednesday, June 20

8-11pm - Open Mic w/ Clayton Yates & Rob Foreman

Coming Soon

Friday, June 22
10pm - DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, June 23
2pm & 10pm - Shotgun Nuns

The Garnet

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

Thursday, June 14

7-8pm - Show and Tell Poetry Series Showcase ft Katherine Heigh, Tapanga Koe, Deryck Robertson, Simon Turner (no cover, donations accepted); Belly Flop

Saturday, June 16

Blues In The Bottle

Monday, June 18

9pm - Ben Kunder w/ Melissa Payne ($15)

VIDEO: "Hard Line" - Ben Kunder

VIDEO: "Darker Than Your Dark" album preview - Melissa Payne

Wednesday, June 20

Shae Tull

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 23
9pm - Luka, Meowlinda, Nick Ferrio ($5-10 or PWYC)

Sunday, June 24
Keyboards

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, June 14

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

Wednesday, June 20

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, June 24
12-2:30pm - Everything Country and Open Mic (no cover)

Saturday, July 7
8pm - Odd Man Rush ($20, includes dinner at 7pm)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Thursday, June 14

8pm - For Esmé, Twist ($12)

Hastings House Restaurant & Bar

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

Friday, June 15

9pm - Blindsided

Saturday, June 16

8-11pm - Dylan Ireland

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, June 14

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

Kawartha Coffee Co.

58 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon
(705) 738-1500

Coming Soon

Friday, July 6
6-9pm - Impact 32 presents Bloom Town Bash ft food, karaoke, henna artist, and more. Themed attire encouraged, all proceeds to support Vibrant Village initiatives ($25 til June 25, $30 after, available at www.visitbobcaygeon.com, Kawartha Coffee Co., Impact 32 Welcome Centre at the locks)

Marley's Bar & Grill

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

Friday, June 15

7-10pm - Sonny & Cloudy

Saturday, June 16

7-10pm - Lenny Bull

Coming Soon

Friday, June 22
7-10pm - Midnight Vesta

Saturday, June 23
7-10pm - Kayla Howran

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, June 14

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, June 15

8pm - Gunslingers

Wednesday, June 20

7-10:30pm - Open mic

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music with JJ Thompson

Fridays

10pm - Live music with Brian Haddlesey

SatSaturdays

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 - Vintage Tuesdays ft Brendan Lawless

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

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

Thursday, June 14

7pm - Steve Miller, Darren Johnson, Troy Howard

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 21
7pm - Wendy Meadows Trio

Moody's Bar & Grill

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

Saturday, June 16

2pm - Emily Burgess Band

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Thursday, June 14

8-11pm - Open Mic Night

Tuesday, June 19

7-9pm - 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

Saturday, June 16

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays with Keigan & Whitney and special musical guest Ashton Swinnerton

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, June 29
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Night ft Tanya Wills Jazz Trio ($45 per person)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, June 15

6-9pm - Tony Silvestri

Saturday, June 16

7-10pm - Rob Phillips Trio

Sunday, June 17

3-6pm - Ace and The Kid

Coming Soon

Friday, June 22
6-9pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, June 23
7-10pm - Rob Phillips Trio

Sunday, June 24
3-6pm - Tonya Bosch

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, June 16

9:30pm - High Waters Band

Red Dog Tavern

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

Thursday, June 14

Red Dog Laughs

Friday, June 15

9pm - Joey Stylez w/ Pyoot, Dj Ojibwe and Devils Puppet ft local acts S-Ka-Paid, 3LLLS, Loty Kolter, Billy Marks & more ($15 in advance, $20 at door)

Saturday, June 16

9pm - Fallen Heirs 'Still No Fuxx' Tour w/ No 2morrow & Jagged

Sunday, June 17

Silverhearts

Tuesday, June 19

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

Coming Soon

Friday, June 22nd
Lance

Saturday, June 23
Dave Serele

Monday, June 25
8pm - Jr. Gone Wild & Mayhemingways ($10, advance tickets at www.ticketscene.ca/events/20848/)

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

Friday, June 22
6-10pm - Friday Night Blues Series featuring Jack de Keyzer ($10)

Sapphire Room

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

Coming Soon

Wednesday, June 27
7pm - ChiZine Publications Peterborough Launch

The Social

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

Friday, June 15

4-7pm - Live music on the patio; 8:30pm - Nashville Night ft live music

Saturday, June 16

One Year Anniversary Celebration ft Northern Soul (2-5pm), Orangeman (8pm) and DJ and Dancing (12am)

Sunday, June 17

2-5pm - Live music on the patio

Tuesday, June 19

7:30pm - Peterborough Sales and Ad Club presents Yuk Yuk's International Stand Up Comedy ft Patrick Haye and Jeff McEnery (no cover)

Southside Pizzeria

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

Fridays

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

Sweet Bottoms Cafe

19 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-7506

Saturday, June 16

7-10pm - Open Mic

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, June 14

7pm - Pine Box String Band; 10pm - DJ Jonny Trash

Monday, June 18

Movie Night

Tuesday, June 19

Bring Your Own Vinyl Night w/ Jonny Trash

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, August 7
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, June 15

4-8pm - The Tonemasters with special guest Al Black

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Tuesday, June 19

7-9pm - Live on the Boardwalk ft Jonny and Jane

Coming Soon

Tuesday, June 26
7-9pm - Live on the Boardwalk ft Fred Stillman

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