nightlifeNOW – August 9 to 15

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 9 to Wednesday, August 15

Florida-born bluesman Sean Chambers, named one of the top 50 blues guitarists of the last century by Guitarist magazine in the UK, is performing at the Dominion Hotel in Minden on Monday, August 13.
Florida-born bluesman Sean Chambers, named one of the top 50 blues guitarists of the last century by Guitarist magazine in the UK, is performing at the Dominion Hotel in Minden on Monday, August 13.

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, August 9 to Wednesday, August 15.

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.

Amandala's

375 Water St., Peterborough
(705) 749-9090

Thursday, August 9

6:30pm - Thursday Night Jazz with the Mike Graham Band and Carrie Chesnutt (reservations recommended)

ARIA

331 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 743-0333

Saturday, August 11

10pm - Ovo Tribute

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 20
9pm - Frosh Jam 18 (featuring Hydee, Itek, Lukav, Disco Godfathers, Kurrent, Tropical Dust, $lim $ahdlyn, Yody, Chandler F)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, August 11

9pm - SP2 - Steve Payne & Paul Hobday, ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 18
10pm - FreeDubStar ($10)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, August 9

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, August 10

8-11pm - DC Guitarman

Saturday, August 11

8-11pm - Madman's WIndow

Sunday, August 12

4:30-8pm - Celtic Afternoon with Dan Clancy

Tuesday, August 14

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

Wednesday, August 15

8pm - Open mic

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, August 10

9pm - Steve Argent Band

Saturday, August 11

9pm - Karoake

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
9pm - Dani Strong

Friday, August 31
9pm - Tragically Hits Parking Lot Party

Beard Free Brewing

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

Saturday, August 11

2-5pm - Mr. Jr.

Sunday, August 12

2-4pm - Mr. Jr.

Coming Soon

Sunday, August 19
2-4pm - Jake Dudas

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, August 9

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

Friday, August 10

5pm - Wylie Harold; 8:30pm - Hillary Dumoulin

Saturday, August 11

5pm - Sawyer Dundas; 8:30pm - Christine Atrill

Sunday, August 12

3pm - Odd Man Rush

Monday, August 13

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

Tuesday, August 14

7pm - Open mic w/ Randy Hill

Wednesday, August 15

7pm - Nicholas Campbell & Friends

Coming Soon

Thursday, August 16
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and the Rob Phillips Trio

Friday, August 17
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, August 18
5pm - Bobby Watson & Kate Kelly; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, August 19
3pm - Tom Eastland Triage

Boathouse Cafe at Golden Beach Resort

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

Wednesday, August 15

7pm - Stan Lampa

Coming Soon

Wednesday, August 22
7pm - Shawn Nelson

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, August 10

7-9pm - Rob Barg

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
7-9pm - Open mic night hosted by Gerald Van Halteren

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, August 10

7pm - Mike Kelly

Champs Sports Bar

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

Thursdays

7pm - Open mic

Chemong Lodge

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

Thursday, August 9

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

Friday, August 10

7-11pm - Ken DesChamp & Earl Wilfong

Saturday, August 11

7-11pm - Youth performers (patio)

Sunday, August 12

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

Wednesday, August 15

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

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
7-11pm - Tami J. Wilde

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

Thursday, August 9

10pm - Jeremy James (no cover)

Friday, August 10

10pm - High Waters Band (no cover)

Saturday, August 11

10pm - Kevin Carley Band (no cover)

Wednesday, August 15

Open stage

Dominion Hotel

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

Saturday, August 11

1-4:30pm - Chris Smith; 8pm - Mike Glean

Sunday, August 12

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

Monday, August 13

8:30pm - Sean Chambers CD Release Concert ($10, available in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/sean-chambers-cd-release-concert-tickets-45939309712)

VIDEO: "Trouble & Whiskey" - Sean Chambers

Wednesday, August 15

7:30pm - Poets in the Pub

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 18
1-4:30pm - Chris Smith; 8pm - Al Lerman

Sunday, August 19
12-4pm - Sunday Afternoon Family Live with Blaine Burnie and Bluegrass Gospel Statesmen

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 25
1:30-5pm - PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam hosted by Alan Black & The Steady Band (donations appreciated)

Dreams of Beans

138 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 742-2406

Thursday, August 9

CANCELLED - 8pm - Open Mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Wednesday, August 15

8pm - Jazz Night with Marsala Lukianchuk & The Imports

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, August 10

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

Saturday, August 11

8pm - Mainstreet; 11:30pm - DJ

Wednesday, August 15

8-11pm - Open Mic

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, August 10

10pm - Karaoke w/ DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, August 11

2pm & 10pm - Tamin' Thunder

Wednesday, August 15

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

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
10pm - Karaoke w/ DJ Loco Joe

Saturday, August 18
2pm & 10pm - Gator James BAnd

The Garnet

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

Thursday, August 9

5pm - Pints N Politics; 7pm - Trent NDP Pub Night

Friday, August 10

9pm - Faiyaz and The Wasted Chances, Basement Dweller

Saturday, August 11

8pm - Hot Knives w/ The Meringues, 37 Over ($10)

Sunday, August 12

Road Waves

Wednesday, August 15

7:30pm - Desperate Times w/ Sun Ra Ra, G.O.D., Killgood, Gashes

Coming Soon

Thursday, August 16
5pm - Pints N Politics; 8:30pm - Nathan Truax & His Troubles ($10)

Friday, August 17
9pm - Two Suns, Beef Boys ($5)

Saturday, August 18
Ben Rough

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 25
8pm - Benefit Dance for Dale & Cindy Price ft Blue Mood and Relativity ($15 for 2 in advance, $10 per person at door)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, September 8
8-11pm - FIn de Fiesta presents "Salvaje" ($25 in avance at The Only or www.eventbrite.ca/e/fin-de-fiesta-flamenco-presents-salvaje-at-gordon-best-theatre-in-peterborough-tickets-46725918480, $25 at door)

Saturday, September 15
9pm - Snak The Ripper w/ special guests D-Rec & Known ($25, in advance at www.showpass.com/snakpeterborough/)

Hastings House Restaurant & Bar

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

Friday, August 10

8:30-11:30pm - Sue and Mike

Saturday, August 11

9-11:30pm - Sheldon and Graeme

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
8:30-11:30pm - Tim Bastmeyer

Saturday, August 18
9-11:30pm - Ty Wilson

Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront

150 George St, Peterborough
(705) 743-1144

Friday, August 10

6-10pm - Friday Night Blues Series featuring David Gogo ($10)

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
6-10pm - Friday Night Blues Series featuring Bill Durst ($10)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, August 9

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

Tuesday, August 14

1-4pm - Monthly jazz jam

Marley's Bar & Grill

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

Friday, August 10

7-10pm - Blue Hazel

Saturday, August 11

7-10pm - Hillary Dumoulin & Brandon Humphrey

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, August 9

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, August 10

8pm - Cellar Door

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
8pm - Sanchez Band

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music with JJ Thompson

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 - Vintage Tuesdays ft Brendan Lawless

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, August 16
7pm - Down Beat

Moody's Bar & Grill

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 25
2-5pm - Michael C. Duguay (no cover, donations appreciated)

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Tuesday, August 14

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

Thursday, August 9

7-10pm - Open Mic

Saturday, August 11

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

Partista Café

23 Bridge St., Bancroft
613-630-0063

Friday, August 10

7pm - Abe Drennan ($5)

Coming Soon

Friday, August 17
4-6pm - Retrovision

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, August 10

6-9pm - JJ and Alyssa

Saturday, August 11

7-10pm - Whitney Paget

Sunday, August 12

3-6pm - Tonya Bosch

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Friday, August 10

8pm - Open mic hosted by Andy McDonald

Saturday, August 11

9:30pm - High Waters Band

Tuesday, August 14

8pm - Open mic hosted by Bobby Watson

Red Dog Tavern

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

Thursday, August 9

Red Dog Laughs

Saturday, August 11

8pm - Bend Sinister w/ Kristian Montano & Bowtie Killers ($10)

Tuesday, August 14

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 18
11pm - Peterborough Folk Festival After-Party ft. Kalle Mattson, Tequila Jay & Los Diablos

Sunday, August 19
8pm - Peterborough Folk Festival After-Party & Volunteer Party ft. BA Johnston, Heartless Romantics, and more (by donation)

Thursday August 23
Connect the Dot

Friday, August 24
Paper Shakers

Saturday, August 25
Noise Grinder and Mudlifter

Saturday, September 1
Heartless Romantics, Say Ritual, Paper Shakers

Friday, September 7
Anvil ($20, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21759/)

Saturday, September 8
BA Johnson

Saturday, September 15
Pride Romp

Saturday, September 29
Union City

Saturday, October 13
Classified ($30 or $89 VIP, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21742/)

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, August 10

Friday, August 10
9-11pm - Sam Speakz presents "A Word: Gratitude" ft music by Kerry McMaster and poets Niambi, Frasher Rish, Jon Hedderwick

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Saturday, August 11

5-9pm - Jeanette & Jordan Mackintosh

The Social

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

Friday, August 10

4-7pm - Live music on the patio; 8:30pm - Live music (TBA)

Saturday, August 11

9pm - Hootenanny on Hunter Street After-Party ft Blue Saint Groove

Sunday, August 12

2-5pm - Live music on the patio

Southside Pizzeria

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

Fridays

9am-12pm - Open mic hosted by Jim Russel

Tuesdays

9am-12pm - Open mic hosted by Art Lajambe

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 25
9:30pm - Comedy Show hosted by Melo and ft JJ Lieberman, Dave Macinnis, Airel Kagan, Nathan Texeira, Kelly Zemnickis, Kevin Ze, Mike Mitchell (no cover)

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, August 9

7-10pm - Backroom Bazaar hosted by Washboard Hank with special guest Bill Bourne

Saturday, August 11

12am - Hootenanny on Hunter Street After Party Dance ft Jay Ferguson from Sloan & Jonny Trash

Coming Soon

Saturday, August 18
10pm - Peterborough Folk Festival After Party ft The Spades

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Tuesday, October 16
8pm - Merkules w/ Caspian, Evil Ebenezer, Lil Windex ($35 or $100 VIP, in advance at www.ephin.com/products/merkules-peterborough-on-oct-16th-19?variant=12409371918416)

Saturday, November 17
8:30pm - Sebastian Bach ($40, available at www.ticketscene.ca/events/21740/)

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Tuesday, August 14

7-9pm - Live on the Boardwalk ft High and Lonesome (no cover)

Coming Soon

Tuesday, August 21
7-9pm - Live on the Boardwalk ft Blues in the Bottle (no cover)

Comments