nightlifeNOW – November 29 to December 5

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 29 to Wednesday, December 5

New York City's award-winning jazz pianist, accordionist, and composer Ben Rosenblum is performing at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, December 5th, with Jonny Chapman on bass, Ben Zweig on drums, and Montreal's Sam Kirmayer on guitar. (Photo: CK Photography)
New York City's award-winning jazz pianist, accordionist, and composer Ben Rosenblum is performing at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, December 5th, with Jonny Chapman on bass, Ben Zweig on drums, and Montreal's Sam Kirmayer on guitar. (Photo: CK Photography)

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 29 to Wednesday, December 5.

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 30

10pm - 12 Barz of Christmas

Saturday, December 1

10pm - House Party

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, November 30

8pm - Karaoke

Saturday, December 1

9pm - Kings ($10) - Cancelled due to weather

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 8
9pm - Tich Maredza Band

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, November 29

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, November 30

8-11pm - Cale Crowe

Saturday, December 1

8-11pm - Live music TBA

Sunday, December 2

4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday With Madman's Window

Monday, December 3

7-9pm - Rob Phillips

Tuesday, December 4

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

Wednesday, December 5

8pm - Open Mic

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, November 30

9pm - Knuckel Hed ($5)

Beard Free Brewing

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, December 23
2-5 pm - Acoustic Jam Session

Black Horse Pub

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

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 - Benjamin Dakota Rogers; 8:30pm - Christine Atrill

Saturday, December 1

5pm - Matt Gunn; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, December 2

3pm - Bluegrass Menagerie

Monday, December 3

7-11pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, December 4

7pm - The Randy Hill Band w/ Jacques Graveline

Wednesday, December 5

7pm - Ben Rosenblum Trio "River City" CD release tour w/ special guest guitarist Sam Kirmayer

VIDEO: "Seeds of Sin" by Ben Rosenblum with Ben Zweig (drums) and Kanoa Mendenhal (bass)

VIDEO: "Round Midnight" by Thelonious Monk performed by Ben Rosenblum

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 6
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, December 7
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, December 8
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Alan Black & The Steady Band

Sunday, December 9
3pm - Catfish Willie & The Buckle Busters

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, November 30

7-9pm - Darren Bailey

Coming Soon

Friday, December 14
7-9pm - Sam Loaker

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, November 30

7pm - Marty (Marty and the MoJos), Rob Page (PHLO), and Troy Howard (PHLO)

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 29

9pm - Open Mic

Friday, November 30

9pm - The Do Good Badlies

Wednesday, December 5

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

The Cow & Sow Eatery

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

Coming Soon

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

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Friday, December 7
7:30-10:30pm - Jeff Moulton

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 29

8pm - Open Mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Friday, November 30

9pm - Shane Eyers

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, November 30

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

Saturday, December 1

10pm - Ugly Xmas Sweater Party ft DJ Chocolate Delight

Wednesday, December 5

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 8
8pm - Urban Angel; 11:30pm - DJ

Saturday, December 15
8pm - Little Lake; 11:30pm - DJ

Ganaraska Hotel

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

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

Wednesday, December 5

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 8
2pm & 10pm - Quickshifters

The Garnet

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

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

Coming Soon

Friday, December 7
Wax Mannequin, Music For Goats

Saturday, December 8
Tequila Jay, Beef Boys

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, November 29

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

Wednesday, December 5

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 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 at door)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, November 29

8pm - The Quickshifters

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, November 30

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

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, November 29

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, November 30

8pm - Cellar Door

Coming Soon

Friday, December 7
8pm - Cale Crowe

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 29

7pm - Down Beat (no cover)

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 6
7pm - Pop Up Choir - Christmas Edition

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 29

7-10pm - Open Mic hosted by Casey Bax

Saturday, December 1

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays with Jacques Graveline

Partista Café

23 Bridge St., Bancroft
613-630-0063

Friday, November 30

7-11pm - Open Mic hosted by John Foreman

Pastry Peddler

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

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 30

8-10pm - Joe Bulger

Saturday, December 1

8-10pm - Mike Graham Duo

Coming Soon

Friday, December 7
8-10pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, December 8
8-10pm - Steve Stacey

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Friday, November 30

7:30-11pm - Boats and Horses

Tuesdays

8pm - Open mic hosted by Bobby Watson

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, November 30

10pm - Misfits In Action (no cover)

Saturday, December 1

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

Sunday, December 2

9pm - Larry Bullock Sorry For Partying album release w/ Zack Weston, Maceo Moreno, Jordan Valters, & more ($10, $5 with canned food donation to o Kawartha Food Share / One Roof Community Centre)

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 15
10pm - The Silver Hearts

Saturday, December 22
9pm - Chastity w/ Heartless Romantics, Peace and Rest, Fade Awaays ($10)

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

Friday, November 30

9pm - Cameron Von

Saturday, December 1

9pm - Lindsay Barr Band ($5)

Coming Soon

Friday, December 7
8pm - Present Tense

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

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

Saturday, December 1

7-9pm - Open Mic ft elementary school performers

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

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)

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