nightlifeNOW – November 22 to 28

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 22 to Wednesday, November 28

Warm up your weekend with Toronto's modern roots reggae band The Human Rights, who perform at the Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on Friday, November 23rd. (Publicity photo)
Warm up your weekend with Toronto's modern roots reggae band The Human Rights, who perform at the Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on Friday, November 23rd. (Publicity photo)

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, November 22 to Wednesday, November 28.

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, November 23

10pm - ARIA 6 Year Anniversary w/ special guest DJ Joe Ghost ($5 in advance at http://clubaria.ca)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, November 23

8pm - Karaoke

Saturday, November 24

9pm - Vertigo dance party ($10)

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 1
9pm - Kings ($10)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, November 22

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, November 23

8-11pm - Brian Bracken

Saturday, November 24

8-11pm - Dan Clancy

Sunday, November 25

4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Tyson Galloway

Monday, November 26

7-9pm - Rob Phillips

Tuesday, November 27

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

Wednesday, November 28

8pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
8-11pm - Cale Crowe

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
9pm - Knuckel Hed ($5)

Beard Free Brewing

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

Sunday, November 25

2-5 pm - Acoustic Jam Session

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, November 22

7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues - Mike Graham w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, November 23

5pm - Tom Eastland w/ Susanne Kozo; 8:30pm - Randy Hill Band

Saturday, November 24

5pm - Ryan Gazzola; 8:30pm - Emily Burgess

Sunday, November 25

3pm - Tonya Bosch Band

Monday, November 26

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

Tuesday, November 27

7pm - The Randy Hill Band w/ Ty Wilson

Wednesday, November 28

7pm - Nicholas Campbell & Friends

Coming Soon

Thursday, November 29
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk & special guest Steven Taetz

Friday, November 30
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Christine Atrill

Saturday, December 1
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, December 2
3pm - Bluegrass Menagerie

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, November 23

7-9pm - Nathan Truax

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
7-9pm - Darren Bailey

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)

Wednesdays

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

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

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

Thursday, November 22

9pm - Open Mic

Friday, November 23

5pm - Gary Cassibo; 7pm - Ron Nicholas

Saturday, November 24

9pm - Josh Gordon

Wednesday, November 28

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coming Soon

Thursday, November 29
9pm - Open Mic

Friday, November 30
9pm - The Do Good Badlies

CJ's Tap & Grill

1 Strathy Rd., Cobourg
(905) 372-9784

Friday, November 23

8pm - Small Town Justice

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

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
8:30pm - New Year's Eve with The Rootmen

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 8
6-10pm - Mike Biggar (dinner and show for suggested minimum $20 donation to Minden Food Bank, ticekts at www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-dominion-christmas-with-mike-biggar-tickets-52534604416)

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, November 22

8pm - Open Mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Thursday, November 22

5:30-8:30 pm - Morgan Rider

Friday, November 23

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

Saturday, November 24

8pm - The Stagecoach Riders; 11:30pm - DJ

Wednesday, November 28

8-11pm - Open Mic

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Saturday, November 24

2pm & 10pm - Marty and the Mojos

Wednesday, November 28

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, November 29
8pm - Jimmy Bowskill and The Hometown Beauts ($15)

Friday, November 30
8pm - Jimmy Bowskill and The Hometown Beauts (sold out)

Saturday, December 1
2pm & 10pm - Blueprint

The Garnet

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

Thursday, November 22

5-8pm - Forselli Friday ft Thermos Thomas; 9pm - The Koopa Troop, Octorock

Friday, November 23

9pm - Huttch w/ Paper Shakers ($10)

Saturday, November 24

9pm - BA Johnston w/ Remi Royale ($10)

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
5-8pm - Forselli Friday ft Marcus Starr; 8pm - Caitlin Currie "Mean Old Woman" album release show w/ Kevin Lemieux and Olivia & The Creepy Crawlies (PWYC)

Saturday, December 1
6-8pm - Little Fire w/ Peachykine ($10 or PWYC); 9pm - Limestone

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, November 22

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

Wednesday, November 28

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

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Friday, November 23

8pm - Tim Munro in Sexual Burlap Live Comedy Album Recording hosted by Tommy Fitz ft Fabio Ricci, Jeffrey Davis, Naomi Duvall, Dan Smith, Saray McNeilly & more ($12 in advance, $15 at door)

Saturday, November 24

8pm - Tim Munro in Sexual Burlap Live Comedy Album Recording hosted by Tommy Fitz ft Fabio Ricci, Jeffrey Davis, Naomi Duvall, Dan Smith, Saray McNeilly & more ($12 in advance, $15 at door)

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
10pm - Haus of Accounting and You're Welcome present "The 90's Called, They Want Their Grunge Back" LGBTQ+ Dance Party and Drag Queen Show ($5 or PWYC in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-90s-called-they-want-their-grunge-back-tickets-52575754497, $5 at door)

Hunter Street Tavern

211 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 775-2033

Thursdays

6pm - DC Guitarman and Bobby Slack

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, November 23

10pm - Mega Party mix of Top 40, Y2K, 90s, and Country w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Friday, November 23

7pm - Karaoke Night

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, November 22

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, November 23

8pm - Jef Leeson & Tyler MacDonald

Sunday, November 25

3:30pm & 7:30pm - Live Improv ft The Yakety Yaks (Adam Martignetti, Lindsay Unterlander, Dan Smith, Andrew Root) and 2-course dinner ($40)

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
8pm - Cellar Door

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

Thursday, November 22

7pm - King Street Brass

Coming Soon

Thursday, November 29
7pm - Down Beat

Moody's Bar & Grill

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

Saturday, November 24

2-5pm - Joe Hall and the Continental Drift (Tony Quarrington, J.P. Hovercraft, and George Dobo) - no cover

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Saturday, November 24

8pm - Santa Day Open Mic hosted by David Evans

Oasis Bar & Grill

31 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-6634

Sundays

5:30pm - PHLO

Pappas Billiards

407 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 742-9010

Thursday, November 22

7-10pm - Open Mic hosted by Casey Bax

Saturday, November 24

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays with Jacques Graveline

Partista Café

23 Bridge St., Bancroft
613-630-0063

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
7-11pm - Open Mic hosted by John Foreman

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Marsala and the Imports ($45 per person)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, November 23

8-10pm - Andy Du Rego

Saturday, November 24

8-10pm - House Brand

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
8-10pm - Joe Bulger

Saturday, December 1
8-10pm - Mike Graham Duo

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Fridays

8pm - Open mic hosted by Andy McDonald

Tuesdays

8pm - Open mic hosted by Bobby Watson

Red Dog Tavern

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

Thursday, November 22

9pm - Red Dog Laughs hosted by Sean Quinlan ft Ian Fergus, Joey Harlem and headliner Jeremy Dobsk ($10 at door, partial proceeds to Downie Wenjack Fund)

Friday, November 23

10pm - The Human Rights ($10 at door)

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Saturday, November 24

9pm - Stitch w/ Dre Specz and 3LLLS ($10)

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
MIA

Saturday, December 1
10pm - Jennifer Castle ($15, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22291/)

Monday, December 31
10pm - Mokomokai Album Release and New Year's Eve Bash with Living Dead Girl ($15, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22515/)

Wednesday, March 6
10pm - Five Alarm Funk and Too Many Zooz ($25, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22560/)

Retro e-Sports Bar

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
(705) 775-3232

Thursdays

9pm - Rockband Karaoke Night

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

The Social

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

Wednesday, November 28

10pm - Cale Crowe (no cover)

Coming Soon

Friday, November 30
9pm - Cameron Von

Saturday, December 1
9pm - Lindsay Barr Band ($5)

Saturday, December 8
9pm - Molly's Chamber

Southside Pizzeria

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

Fridays

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

Saturday, November 24

7:30pm - Titan Arum, Depleted Uranium, After Sin ($10 at door)

Tuesdays

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 8
6:30pm - An Evening of Punk and Metal ft The Albino Structure w/ Bsement Dweller & A Day on Mercury ($10 at door)

Sweet Bottoms Cafe

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 1
7-9pm - Open Mic ft elementary school performers

The Trend

110 London St., Peterborough
(705) 750-1265

Wednesday, November 28

7-10pm - Trent Music Society presents Open Mic Night

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 1
10pm - Daniel Greer

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 15
8pm - Johnny Pandora from Tokyo Japan w/ special guests The Dreamboats ($10, tickets available at Twisted Wheel, Providence, and Bluestreak Records)

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Tuesday, December 11
7:30pm - Gord Bamford ($47.50, available at www.cabinmedia.ca/gordbamford)

Saturday, December 15
7pm - The Headstones w/ Matchstick Skeletons ($42.50, available at www.ticketmaster.com)

Saturday, December 22
7pm - Monster Truck w/ Crown Lands ($32, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22350)

Monday, December 31
8:30pm - 19 New Year's Eve Brazilian Carnival ft DJ Rodrigo Flores and samba drumming group A Fantástica Bateria Escola De Samba De Toronto and Batucatronica ($40, in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/2019-new-years-eve-brazilian-carnival-tickets-52230940148)

Friday, February 8
7:30pm - Aaron Pritchett w/ Kira Isabella ($29.50 - $65, tickets on sale Fri Nov 2 at https://cabinmedia.ca/buy-tickets/tickets/191)

Tuesday, March 5
7pm - Mother Mother ($45.50 to $111.99, available at www.ticketmaster.com)

White House Hotel

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

Friday, November 23

5-9pm - High Waters Band

Saturday, November 24

5-9pm - High Waters Band

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