nightlifeNOW – December 20 to 26

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, December 20 to Wednesday, December 26

The Weber Brothers (Ryan Browne, Sam Weber, Ryan Weber, Marcus Browne, and Emily Burgess) are performing a Christmas show at The Red Dog in Peterborough on Friday, December 21st, with a portion of proceeds going to Warming Room Community Ministries. (Publicity photo)
The Weber Brothers (Ryan Browne, Sam Weber, Ryan Weber, Marcus Browne, and Emily Burgess) are performing a Christmas show at The Red Dog in Peterborough on Friday, December 21st, with a portion of proceeds going to Warming Room Community Ministries. (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, December 20 to Wednesday, December 26.

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

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
10pm - NYE 2019 Masquerade Ball ($10-$20, in advance at http://clubaria.ca)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, December 22

9pm - Solstice Dance Party (PWYC, all proceeds to Maynooth Food Bank)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, December 20

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, December 21

8-11pm - Jeff Biggar

Saturday, December 22

8-11pm - Two for the Show

Sunday, December 23

4:30-8pm - Celtic Afternoon with Tyson Gallowa

Coming Soon

Friday, December 28
8-11pm - Northern Hearts

Saturday, December 29
8-11pm - DownBeat

Sunday, December 30
4:30-8pm - Celtic Afternoon with Busker Brothers

Monday, December 31
10:30pm - New Year's Eve East Coast Kitchen Party w/ Madman's Window

Beard Free Brewing

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

Sunday, December 23

2-5 pm - Acoustic Jam Session

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, December 20

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

Friday, December 21

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Josh Gordon Band

Saturday, December 22

5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Hillary Dumoulin

Sunday, December 23

3pm - Chic'n Pot Pi; 6:30m - Sonny & Cloudy

Monday, December 24

5pm - Terry Finn & 4 Front

Tuesday, December 25

Closed

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 27
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, December 28
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - 4 Lanes Wide

Saturday, December 29
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Back Beat

Sunday, December 30
3pm - Bridgenorth Boys; 6:30pm - Oscar Donald Trio

Monday, December 31
5pm - Rick & Gailie; 9pm - New Year's Eve w/ Express & Harmony (3-course package dinner, champagne at midnight)

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, December 21

6-9pm - Open mic

Canoe & Paddle

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

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
7pm - New Year's Eve w/ dinner, drink, Ace & The Kid at 9pm, and champagne at midnight ($90)

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, December 21

7pm - Quckshifters

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

Friday, December 21

6pm - Booth Street Records and Churchkey Pub and Grindhouse Christmas w/ Ken Tizzard, Jane Archer and the Reactionaries, Music For Goats

Wednesday, December 26

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

Coming Soon

Friday, December 28
5-7pm - Jonny And Jane

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

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, December 20

8pm - Open Mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, December 21

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

Saturday, December 22

7-10pm - 7th Annual SickKids Fundraiser ft live music w/ Mark Hanson, Doug Bates, Daivd Lingard, Christine Atrill & many more, silent auction, door prizes (donations at door); 11:30pm - DJ

Wednesday, December 26

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 27
5:30-8:30pm - Morgan Rider

Monday, December 31
8pm - New Year's Eve ft Johnny Sweet & The Project ($15); 11:30pm - DJ

Ganarascals Restaurant

53 Walton St., Port Hope
905-885-1888

Saturday, December 22

SOLD OUT - 7pm - Delaware String Band ($15 in advance at http://averybluegrasschristmas.eventbrite.ca)

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, December 21

7pm - The Barrel Boys ($15 in advance at http://averybluegrasschristmas.eventbrite.ca)

Saturday, December 22

2pm & 10pm - Baz Little Rock Band

Sunday, December 23

3pm - Ganaraska Skillet Lickers w/ mystery guests, bluegress ceilidh, banjo pick off ($15 in advance at http://averybluegrasschristmas.eventbrite.ca)

Wednesday, December 26

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 29
2pm & 10pm - Ever the Bridesmaids

The Garnet

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

Thursday, December 20

9pm - Nathan Miller w/ Dylan Curran , Lance Isaacs, and Hillary Dumoulin ($10 or PWYC)

Friday, December 21

8-9:30pm - Dixie Hicks Christmas (Kate Suhr, Kate Brioux, Melissa Payne) & special guests ($10 at door)

Saturday, December 22

10pm - Sean Conway w/ with Diamond Dave and Smoke Eaters

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
10pm - New Year's Eve w/ Evangeline Gentle, Nathan Truax, and Nick Ferrio ($15, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22796/)

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Thursday, December 20

7-9pm - Jade Eagleson (filming of "bar scene" for new music video)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
8:45pm - New Year's Evewith Idlewild South Blues Band ($20 in advance at 705-858-2598, $25 at door)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Sunday, December 23

1-4pm - Luxury Mammals Jazz Collective (LMJC)

Junction Nightclub

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

Saturday, December 22

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

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
New Year's Eve Party ft DJ Bill Porter ($10 in advance at www.junctionptbo.com/nye)

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, January 5
7-10pm - Mayhemingways

Saturday, January 19
7pm - Disco Fever ($10, portion of proceeds to Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes)

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, December 20

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, December 21

8pm - Cindy & Scott

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
9pm - New Year's Masquerade Party ft Sanches Band ($10 in advance at 705-696-3600, $15 at door)

McThirsty's Pint

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

Thursdays

9pm - Live music hosted by Tony Silvestri and Greg Caven

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

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music hosted by Kevin Foster

The Mill Restaurant and Pub

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

Thursday, December 20

7pm - Tyler Cochrane

Coming Soon

Thursday, December 27
7pm - Mulligan Thyme

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, December 20

7-10pm - Open Mic hosted by Casey Bax

Partista Café

23 Bridge St., Bancroft
613-630-0063

Coming Soon

Friday, December 28
7-11pm - Open Mic hosted by John Foreman

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, December 21

8-10pm - Lauryn McFarlane

Saturday, December 22

8-10pm - Mike Graham Duo

Coming Soon

Friday, December 28
8-10pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, December 29
8-10pm - Mike Graham Duo

Monday, December 31
9pm - New Year's Eve w/ Rob Phillips Trio

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Friday, December 21

8pm - Live music (TBA)

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, December 21

9pm - Weber Brothers Christmas show ($20, portion of proceeds to Warming Room)

VIDEO: "When Christmas Falls on Peterborough" - The Weber Brothers

Saturday, December 22

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

Sunday, December 23

9pm - Swervey, Robbie Jones, Zack Weston w/ DJ Tictactic ($10)

Wednesday, December 26

10pm - Tarantüela w/ Michael C. Duguay and more (no cover)

Coming Soon

Friday, December 28
MIA

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/)

Friday, January 4
9pm - MJ & The Beetus w/ Bloodroot & Peace Sand Rest ($5 before 10pm, $10 after)

Thursday, January 10
8pm - Paper Shakers w/ Basic White, Huttch, Niall ($5 before 9pm, $10 after)

Saturday, January 12
9pm - Rainbow Romp w/ DJ Mike Lee ($5 at door with proceeds to Rainbow Service Organization)

Friday, January 18
Express and Co.

Saturday, January 19
Kerry Jayne

Saturday, January 26
Hillary Dumoulin

Friday, February
Humphrey

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

Friday, April 19
10pm - Tokyo Police Club w/ special guests TBA ($25, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22684/)

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

Coming Soon

Friday, January 11
8pm - Homecoming Kings Stand Up Comedy Tour ft Dylan Gott and Peter White ($10)

The Social

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

Wednesday, December 26

10pm - James Higgins

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 29
9pm - MJ & the Beetus

Monday, December 31
5-8pm - 6th annual New Year's Eve FamJam ft Cellar Door and countown at 7pm (suggested donation of $10 per person, $25 per family)

Southside Pizzeria

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

Fridays

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

Tuesdays

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

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, December 20

7-10pm - Kevin Foster

Friday, December 21

8pm - Mark Sepic

Saturday, December 22

8pm - Griffin McGill

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, December 29
10pm - Joker

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, December 20

7-10pm - Xmas Party ft Washboard Hank & The Wringers and Melissa Payne w/ McDonnel Street Gospel Quartet (no cover)

Coming Soon

Sunday, December 30
8pm - Bloodshot Bill (no cover)

Monday, December 31
9pm - New Year's Eve Decades Dance

The Venue

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

Saturday, December 22

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

Coming Soon

Monday, December 31
8:30pm - 2019 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)

Wednesday, March 6
7pm - The Reklaws w/ Jade Eagleson & East Adelaide ($25, available at www.ticketmaster.com)

Tuesday, April 16
7pm - The Tea Party ($45, available at www.ticketmaster.com)

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