nightlifeNOW – March 7 to 13

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

Hip-hop and funk brass band My Son the Hurricane returns to Peterborough for a show at the Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, March 9th, as part of the Peterborough Folk Festival's Winter Folk Fest. (Publicity photo)
Hip-hop and funk brass band My Son the Hurricane returns to Peterborough for a show at the Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, March 9th, as part of the Peterborough Folk Festival's Winter Folk Fest. (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, March 7 to Wednesday, March 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, March 7

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

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 23
9pm - Mayhemingways

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, March 7

8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, March 8

9pm - Downbeat

Saturday, March 9

9pm - Dan Clancy Trio

Monday, March 11

7-9pm - Local talent

Tuesday, March 12

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

Wednesday, March 13

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 14
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, March 15
9pm - The Fiddleheads

Saturday, March 16
11am - Tom & Ric; 8:30pm - Madman's Window

Sunday, March 17
11am - Don Clancy; 4:30-8pm - Old Man Flanagan's Ghost

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, March 7

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

Friday, March 8

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Lohrwoods

Saturday, March 9

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Gunslingers

Sunday, March 10

3-6pm - Catfish Willie & The Buckle Busters; 6:30-9:30pm - Jordan King

Monday, March 11

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, March 12

7pm - Randy Hill Band w/ James Higgins

Wednesday, March 13

9pm - Drew Phillips

Coming Soon

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

Friday, March 15
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Blue Hazel

Saturday, March 16
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - BackBeat

Sunday, March 17
12-4pm - Washboard O'Hank & The Shenanigans; 4:30-7:30pm - Terry Finn & 4 Front; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 15
7-9pm - Open mic hosted by Gerald Van Halteren

Friday, March 22
7-9pm - Jitensha

Friday, March 29
7-9pm - Keith Kirkpatrick

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, March 8

7-11pm - Cindy and Scott

Coming Soon

Sunday, March 17
11am - Madman’s Window

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

1600 West Bank Dr., Peterborough
(705) 748-1011

Coming Soon

Friday, March 22
8-10pm - Extremely Amateur Comedy Open Mic

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

Saturday, March 9

9pm - Jonny and Jane

Wednesday, March 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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
9pm - U Jimmy

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Friday, May 3
8pm - Valdy w/ Doris Mason ($30, in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/valdy-in-concert-with-doris-mason-tickets-56596015205)

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
1:30-5pm - PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam hosted by Washboard Hank & The Wringers (donations accepted for Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association)

Sunday, March 17
6-8pm - Present Tense

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

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, March 7

8pm - Open mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Coming Soon

Friday, March 29
9:30-11pm - Graham Show (no cover)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, March 8

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

Saturday, March 9

8pm - March Metal Mayhem ft Titan Arum, After Sin, Anthropophagy

Wednesday, March 13

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
8pm - Dayz Gone Bad; 11:30pm - DJ

Ganarascals Restaurant

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

Thursday, March 7

7pm - Heaven Lee Hytes Drag Show ($22)

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, March 8

8pm - Ontario Street Theatre presents Fridays at The Ganny: Tinder Tales ft eight comedians ($20)

Saturday, March 9

2pm & 10pm - Straight Shooter

Wednesday, March 13

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 15
8pm - Ontario Street Theatre presents Fridays at The Ganny: Celtic Kitchen Party ($20)

Saturday, March 16
2pm & 10pm - Blueprint

The Garnet

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

Friday, March 8

5-7pm - Forselli Friday w/ Doug Kennedy; 8pm - International Women's Day Concert ft. Little Fire, Charlie Earle, Jessica Lindeman, & more (PWYC)

Saturday, March 9

9pm - Zoom Daddys w/ Washboard Hank & The Wringers ($10 or PWYC)

Sunday, March 10

7pm & 9:30pm - Jimmy Bowskill w/ Dan Fewings (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, March 13

9pm - J Blissette, WLMRT, Kommissars, Belly Flop ($10)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 14
Soda Pop Gladstone & The Boogie Man; The Honky Tonk Zeroes w/ Dirty Pat Walsh

Friday, March 15
5-7pm - Forselli Friday w/ Pat Walsh; 9pm - Oberge, Nick Procyshyn & The Bad Milk

Saturday, March 16
9pm - The Discarded w/ Bow Tie Killers

Sunday, March 17
8pm - Digawolf ($10 at door)

Monday, March 18
8pm - Wax Mannequin and Kim Barlow

Tuesday, March 19
8pm - The Three Martinis ft Rob Phillips, Dan Fewings, and Josh Fewings (%10 at door)

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Wednesday, March 13

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 13
7pm - Dinner and dance patry ft Rye Street ($20 includes dinner, $5 music only at 8pm)

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 (PWYC)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, March 7

8pm - The Quickshifters w/ Burke Carrol (no cover)

Sunday, March 10

1-4pm - Monthly Jazz Jam

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, March 8

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

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Saturday, March 9

8-11pm - Dance Party with The Kelly Burrows Trio ($10)

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, March 17
8pm - Gunslingers

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, March 7

7pm - Downbeat

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 14
7pm - Greg Hannah Band

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, March 17
4-8pm - Snowbank McGuinty (no cover)

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, March 7

7-10pm - Open Mic

Saturday, March 9

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 15
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Irish Beer Dinner ft celtic music by Cooper & Wight ($50, or $65 with beer pairing)

Saturday, March 30
7pm - Rick Fines w/ Matthew MacCleod ($25)

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Saturday, March 9

8pm - B&B Blues Band (no cover)

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
6:30pm - Fiddler Jay

Pie Eyed Monk Brewery

8 Cambridge St. N., Lindsay
(705) 212-2200

Saturday, March 9

8:30pm - Pat Murphy and A.K.A. Reunion Tour (no cover)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, March 8

8-10pm - Ace and the Kid

Saturday, March 9

8-10pm - Joe Bulger

Sunday, March 10

3pm - Peterborough Winter Folk Fest presents Mundy w/ Kate Suhr ($25, in advance at www.peterboroughfolkfest.com/mundy-tickets/mundy-live-inside-the-publican-brewery-sunday-march-10th-3pm)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 15
8-10pm - Ace and the Kid

Saturday, March 16
8-10pm - House Brand

Sunday, March 17
3-6pm - Cale Crowe

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Friday, March 8

8pm - The Acoustically Hip (Craig McEarchern, Rod MacDonald, Dave Clarke)

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 30
9pm - The Acoustically Hip (Craig McEarchern, Rod MacDonald, Dave Clarke)

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, March 8

10pm - Peterborough Winter Folk Fest 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/)

VIDEO: "Ransom Money" - My Son The Hurricane

Tuesday, March 12

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

Friday, March 15
Sun Valley

Saturday, March 16
Colt Harley

Friday, March 22
Jeremy Spencley

Saturday, March 23
Rainbow Romp

Friday, March 29
10pm - The Sadies ($15, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/23470/)

Saturday, April 6
Amanda Robb

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

Saturday, March 9

5pm - Jazz with Fractal (Rory Cogley, Ambrose Veno, Steffen Davidson); 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

Saturday, March 16
5-9pm - Lauryn Macfarlane (reservations recommended)

Simcoe Ptbo

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
705-874-3825

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
8:30pm - The Anti-Queens ($10)

Friday, April 5
8pm - Heart Attack Kids w/ No Big Deal ($10)

The Social

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

Saturday, March 9

7pm - Irish Millie and the Roy Boys; 10pm - Orangeman

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
8pm - Rye Street

Sunday, March 17
8pm - Paper Shakers

Southside Pizzeria

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 15
8:30pm - Kill No Albatross w/ Titan Arum, Maitreya ($10 at door)

Friday, March 29
9pm - Punks On Pizza: Cowapunka Duuude ft Heir To The Throne, The Watched Pots, Basement Dweller, The Space Wizards, Critical Hit, Dream Sculptor ($5)

Sticks Sports Pub

500 George St. S., Peterborough
(705) 775-7845

Saturday, March 9

1-4pm - The Ilk Band

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 23
7-10pm - Maxwell Williams (no cover)

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, March 7

7-10pm - Kevin Foster

Friday, March 8

8pm - Sean Pitchen

Saturday, March 9

8pm - Sean Dore

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 16
8pm - Travis Eugene

Sunday, March 17
Kevin Foster and Busker Brothers

The Trend

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

Thursday, March 7

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

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, March 7

7-10pm - Peterborough Winter Folk Fest ft Dylan Ireland w/ Melissa Payne, James Mckenty, Karl Lawson (no cover)

Saturday, March 9

7pm - Peterborough Winter Folk Fest presents Ben Rough w/ Rachel Beck (no cover)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 15
7-10pm - Twisted Wheel's Backroom Bazaar hosted by Washboard Hank w/ special guest Magoo

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

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

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

Sunday, May 18
7pm - The Beaches ($25+fees, available Mar 1 at https://www1.ticketmaster.ca/the-beaches-peterborough-ontario-05-18-2019/event/10005659DDEE3F62)

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