nightlifeNOW – February 7 to 13

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 7 to Wednesday, February 13

Local musicians will pay tribute to the late iconic singer-songwriter and Peterborough resident Willie P. Bennett during the 11th annual "Blue Valentine" on Sunday, February 10 at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough. Performers will include Washboard Hank, Benj Rowland, Charlie Earle, Sean Conway, David Berger, Pat Temple, Sweet Muriel, Washboard Hank, Rob Foreman, Tom Eastland, Brian Landry, Kim Doolittle, and Dennis O'Toole. (Photo: Willie P. Legacy project)
Local musicians will pay tribute to the late iconic singer-songwriter and Peterborough resident Willie P. Bennett during the 11th annual "Blue Valentine" on Sunday, February 10 at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough. Performers will include Washboard Hank, Benj Rowland, Charlie Earle, Sean Conway, David Berger, Pat Temple, Sweet Muriel, Washboard Hank, Rob Foreman, Tom Eastland, Brian Landry, Kim Doolittle, and Dennis O'Toole. (Photo: Willie P. Legacy project)

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, February 7 to Wednesday, February 13.

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, February 7

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

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, February 7

8pm - Karaoke night

Friday, February 8

9:30pm - Two For The Show

Saturday, February 9

9:30pm - DC Guitarman

Sunday, February 10

3:30-7pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Bill Craig

Monday, February 11

7-9pm - Rob Phillips

Tuesday, February 12

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

Wednesday, February 13

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Sunday, February 17
3:30-7pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Madman's Window

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, February 7

7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk and special guest the legendary Ada Lee

Friday, February 8

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - High Waters Band

Saturday, February 9

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

Sunday, February 10

3-6pm - Catfish Willie & The Buckle Busters; 6:30-9:30pm - Morgan Rider

Monday, February 11

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, February 12

7pm - Randy Hill Band w/ Brian Black

Wednesday, February 13

9-11pm - Ace & The Kid

Coming Soon

Thursday, February 14
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, February 15
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, February 16
5-8pm - JV'S Boogaloo Squad; 8:30pm - Fabulous Tonemasters

Sunday, February 17
3-6pm - Bobby Watson & Kate Kelly; 6:30-9:30pm - Oscar Donald Trio

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, February 8

7-9pm - Rob Barg

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
6-9pm - Open mic hosted by Gerald Van Halteren

Friday, February 22
7-9pm - Adam Crossman & Kyle Pullan

Canoe & Paddle

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

Saturday, February 9

8pm - Northern Soul

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, February 8

7pm - Shaun Savoy

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, February 8

8pm - David Papple

Wednesday, February 13

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

Saturday, February 9

8pm - Kevin Foster

Coming Soon

Saturday, February 16
10pm - Side Street

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 11
Doc Yates w/ Greg Williams & Kansas Stone

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, February 7

8pm - Jacques Graveline

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
9pm - Olias, People You Meet Outside of Bars, Light Organ, Of Doom ($10-12 or PWYC)

Friday, February 22
8pm - Yesnoyes (no cover)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, February 8

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

Saturday, February 9

8pm - The Spirits; 11:30pm - DJ

Wednesday, February 13

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, February 23
8pm - Breezeway Band w/ Griffin McGill

Ganarascals Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Friday, February 22
7pm - Mark Sepic

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, February 8

8pm - Ontario Street Theatre presents Fridays at The Ganny: "An Ode to Tom Petty 2" Northern Hearts, Joyce and Perry, Emily Ambrose, Stacy Doherty, Lauren Miller & more ($20)

Saturday, February 9

2pm & 10pm - Tamin' Thunder

Wednesday, February 13

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

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
8pm - Ontario Street Theatre presents Fridays at The Ganny: "An Ode to Dolly" ft Washboard Hank & Sweet Muriel, Shaun Savoy, Kate Suhr, & more w/ special guest Molly Parden ($20)

Saturday, February 16
2pm & 10pm - Marty and the Mojos

The Garnet

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

Thursday, February 7

9pm - The Watched Pots ($5-10 or PWYC)

Friday, February 8

5-7pm - Forselli Friday w/ Pine Box String Band

Saturday, February 9

7-10pm - Little Fire w/ Robyn Cunningham

Sunday, February 10

3-6pm - Blue Valentine (remembering Willie P. Bennett) ft Benj Rowland, Sean Conway, David Berger, Pat Temple, Sweet Muriel, Washboard Hank, Rob Foreman, Kim Doolittle, Dennis O'Toole, & more

VIDEO: “Patience of a Working Man” – Willie P. Bennett (1993)

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
5-7pm - Forselli Friday w/ Pine Box String Band; 9pm - The Venisons

Saturday, February 16
The "Cabaret" Cabaret (PARN fundraiser)

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Saturday, February 9

9pm - Dinner and dance ft Close Enuff ($20 includes dinner)

Wednesday, February 13

6:30-8:30pm - Line Dancing w/ Marlene Maskell ($7)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
8pm - The Red Finks "A Young Person's Guide To Science" album release

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, February 8

10pm - Nothing But the 90s w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
7-11pm - Un-Valentine Karaoke Night

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, February 7

7-11pm - Karaoke w/ Jefrey Danger

Friday, February 8

8pm - Jefrey Danger

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
8pm - House Brand

Mckecks Tap & Grill

207 Highland St., Haliburton
(705) 457-3443

Coming Soon

Thursday. February 14
6pm - Valentine Day's Dinner ft Bethany Houghton

Friday, February 22
6-9pm - Tamica Herod (no cover)

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, February 7

7pm - King Street Brass

Moody's Bar & Grill

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

Thursday, February 7

9pm - Open mic

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Thursday, February 7

7:30pm - Open mic

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, February 7

7-10pm - Open Mic

Saturday, February 9

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Valentine's Dinner Night ft Terry Finn & Norma Curtis ($45 per person)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, February 8

8-10pm - Bobby Watson

Saturday, February 9

8-10pm - House Brand

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
8-10pm - Bobby Watson

Saturday, February 16
8-10pm - Doug Horner

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, February 9

9:30pm - High Waters Band

Tuesday, February 12

9pm - Bobby Watson

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, February 8

8pm - Kerry Jayne "Romance of Many Dimensions" CD Release Party ($10 at door)

Tuesday, February 12

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
9pm - Haus of Accounting & Co. presents "The Love Ball" Drag Queen Show & LGBTQ+ Dance (PWYC in advance, $5 at door)

Thursday, February 28
10pm - Sun K ($5 at door)

Friday, March 1
Tascu

Saturday, March 2
9pm - Emily Burgess & The Emburys w/ The Actual Goners ($15)

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

Friday, March 8
10pm - Peterborough Folk Festival presents BA Johnston w/ Beef Boys & Television Rd

Saturday, March 9
10pm - Peterborough Folk Festival presents My Son the Hurricane ($20, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22940/)

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

Saturday, February 16
7pm - "Hot Damn It's a Queer Slam" poetry slam and open mic Ft SofiaFly ($10 or PWYC)

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, February 14
6pm - Valentine's Day Dinner ft live music w/ Jonah McLean ($75/person by reservation)

The Social

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

Friday, February 8

9-11pm - Greg Williams

Saturday, February 9

9-11pm - Gunslingers

Wednesday, February 13

10pm - Exposure Exposure

Coming Soon

Friday, February 15
9-11pm - Robyn Ottolini

Saturday, February 16
9-11pm - Taxi Band

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 Trend

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

Thursday, February 7

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

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, February 7

7-10pm - Dylan Ireland Live w/ Nathan Miller (no cover)

Friday, February 8

7-10pm - Niall joins w/ The Effen

Coming Soon

Thursday, February 14
7-10pm - The Power of Love w/ Washboard Hank, Sweet Muriel, and Sean Conway

Friday, March 15
7-10pm - Selina Martin Trio w/ Allena Hand ($15 in advance or $20 at door)

The Venue

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

Friday, February 8

7:30pm - Aaron Pritchett w/ Kira Isabella ($35.50 - $65 at https://cabinmedia.ca/buy-tickets/tickets/191)

Coming Soon

Tuesday, March 5
7pm - Mother Mother w/ Said The Whale ($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)

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Saturday, February 9

3-5pm - Lotus Wright (no cover)

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