nightlifeNOW – March 14 to 20

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 14 to Wednesday, March 20

There's no shortage of live music to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Sunday, March 17th, including Peterborough's own modern Celtic quartet Hunt The Hare (Kane Miller, Jonathan Berlingeri, Frank Callaghan, and Brendan Quigley), who are performing a free show at the Canoe & Paddle in Lakefield on Sunday night. (Publicity photo)
There's no shortage of live music to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Sunday, March 17th, including Peterborough's own modern Celtic quartet Hunt The Hare (Kane Miller, Jonathan Berlingeri, Frank Callaghan, and Brendan Quigley), who are performing a free show at the Canoe & Paddle in Lakefield on Sunday night. (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 14 to Wednesday, March 20.

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

Saturday, March 16

10pm - St. Pratice Day ft DJ Scuffs ($5, tickets at http://clubaria.ca/)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, March 15

8:30pm - Open mic hosted by Carrie Cooper and Albert Saxby

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 23
9pm - Mayhemingways

Saturday, April 13
8pm - Russell deCarle ($25 in advance in Maynooth at the Maynooth General Store and at Sunrun Café and in Bancroft at Harvest Moon Whole Foods and Guitar Nuts Music Shop, $20 at door)

Arthur's Pub

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

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

Monday, March 18

7-9pm - Local talent

Tuesday, March 19

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

Wednesday, March 20

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 21
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, March 22
9pm - Two For The Show

Saturday, March 23
9pm - Bruce Longman

Sunday, March 24
4:30-8pm - Celtic Music ft Busker Brothers

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, March 15

9pm - Riley Towns and David Byrski

Black Horse Pub

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

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

Monday, March 18

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, March 19

7pm - Randy Hill Band w/ Nathan Miller

Wednesday, March 20

7-9pm - Nicholas Campbell & Friends; 9-11pm - Ace & The Kid

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 21
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, March 22
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - MJ & The Beetus

Saturday, March 23
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - 4 Lanes Wide

Sunday, March 24
3-6pm - Washboard O'Hank & The Shenanigans; 6:30pm-9:30pm - Joe Bulger

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, March 15

7-9pm - Open mic hosted by Gerald Van Halteren

Coming Soon

Friday, March 22
7-9pm - Jitensha

Friday, March 29
7-9pm - Keith Kirkpatrick

Canoe & Paddle

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

Sunday, March 17

7-10pm - Hunt The Hare (no cover)

VIDEO: Hunt The Hare

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, March 15

7-11pm - St.. Practice Day with Bruce Longman

Sunday, March 17

3-6pm - Matt Marcuz; 7pm- 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

Thursday, March 14

8pm - Open mic

Saturday, March 16

9pm - Josh and Amanda Gordon

Wednesday, March 20

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

CJ's Tap & Grill

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

Sunday, March 17

Shaun Savoy

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, 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)

Saturday, May 11
8pm - Canadian Blues Legend Series ft Chris Antonik Band ($30, in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/chris-antonik-band-canadian-blues-legend-series-tickets-57945124427)

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

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

12-3pm - High and Lonesome; 6-8pm - Present Tense

Coming Soon

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

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, March 14

8pm - Open mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Friday, March 15

9:30pm - Rap Club 8 ft garbageface, Mickey O'Brien, The Mighty Rhino, Ultra Magnus ($8)

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 15

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

Saturday, March 16

8pm - Dayz Gone Bad; 11:30pm - DJ

Wednesday, March 20

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 23
8pm - High Waters Band; 11:30pm - DJ

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, March 15

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

Saturday, March 16

2pm & 10pm - Blueprint

Wednesday, March 20

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 22
8pm - Ontario Street Theatre presents Let's Rock N Roll! ft. Dimestore Playboys w/ Marsala Luckianchuk & Clayton Yates ($20)

Saturday, March 23
2pm & 10pm - TBA

The Garnet

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

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 - Nick Procyshyn & The Bad Milk w/ Oberge

Saturday, March 16

9:30pm - The Discarded w/ Bow Tie Killers

Sunday, March 17

CANCELLED - 8pm - Digawolf ($10 at door)

Monday, March 18

8pm - Wax Mannequin w/ Kim Barlow ($10)

Tuesday, March 19

8pm - The Three Martinis ft Rob Phillips, Dan Fewings, and Josh Fewings ($10 at door)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 21
7-9pm - Chiaroscuro Reading Series presents Kate Heartfield, Derek Junksken, Matt Moore (donation accepted); 9pm - Harea Band w/ Maple Grove ($10)

Sunday, March 24
2pm - Corin Raymond

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Wednesday, March 20

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

Saturday, March 16

8pm - The Red Finks "A Young Person's Guide To Science" album release (PWYC)

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 23
7:30pm - Borderless Spring ft. Pantayo, SHIRAZI, The Watched Pots ($10); 11pm - Dj Federico & HOLA after party

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, March 14

8pm - The Quickshifters w/ w/ Kyler Tapscott and Burke Carroll (no cover)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, March 15

10pm - Y2K Flashback w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Sunday, March 17

9pm - St. Patrick’s Day Mega Party w/ DJ Bill Porter (no cover)

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Sunday, March 17

7pm - St. Patrick's Day karaoke w/ Kelly Burrows

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Friday, March 15

8pm - Zambo Rock

Sunday, March 17

8pm - Gunslingers

Mckecks Tap & Grill

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 29
6pm - Sheri Hawkins and The Rockin Eighty Eights (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, March 14

7pm - Greg Hannah Band

Sunday, March 17

3-5pm and 7-9pm - St. Patrick’s Day Party ft. The Spirits (no cover)

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

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 14

7-10pm - Open Mic

Friday, March 15

9pm - Jacques Graveline

Saturday, March 16

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays w/ Jacques Graveline

Pastry Peddler

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

Friday, March 15

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

Coming Soon

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

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Saturday, March 16

6:30pm - Fiddler Jay

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, March 15

8-10pm - Ace and the Kid

Saturday, March 16

8-10pm - House Brand

Sunday, March 17

3-6pm - Cale Crowe

Coming Soon

Friday, March 22
8-10pm - Ace and the Kid

Saturday, March 23
8-10pm - Cale Crowe

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, March 16

9pm - High Waters Band

Sunday, March 17

3-6pm - Chris Culgin

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 15

9pm - Sun Valley album release party w/ Hillary Dumoulin and Lance Isaacs ($10 at door)

Saturday, March 16

9pm - Colt Harley

Tuesday, March 19

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

Friday, March 22
8pm - Jeremy Spencley

Saturday, March 23
9pm - Rainbow Romp ft DJ Mike Lee ($5 at door, all proceeds to Rainbow Service Organization)

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

Coming Soon

Wednesday, March 27
8-11pm - Peterborough Poetry Slam presents March Slam ft Mona Mousa ($5-10 or PWYC)

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Saturday, March 16

5-9pm - Lauryn Macfarlane (reservations recommended)

Simcoe Ptbo

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
705-874-3825

Saturday, March 16

8:30pm - The Anti-Queens ($10)

Coming Soon

Wednesday, March 27
8pm - Jesse Stewart w/ Johnny No Cash & The Celtic Outlaws, Wayne Kennedy ($10)

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

The Social

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

Friday, March 15

9-11pm - Alessia Cole

Saturday, March 16

9-11pm - Rye Street

Sunday, March 17

3-11pm - St Patrick's Day ft Ace & The Kid (3-5pm), Paper Shakers (7-8:15pm), MJ & The Beetus (8:30-9:30pm), Austin Carson Band (9:45-11pm), no cover

Wednesday, March 20

10pm - Drew Phillips

Coming Soon

Friday, March 22
9-11pm - Punch Douglas

Saturday, March 23
9-11pm - The Spirits

Southside Pizzeria

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

Friday, March 15

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

Coming Soon

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

Coming Soon

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

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, March 14

7pm - Sean Pinchin

Friday, March 15

8pm - Steve O'Donoghue

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 14

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

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Saturday, March 16

9pm - Free Comedy Show hosted by Melo and ft. Al Val w/ Mike Payne, James McVicar, Dave Getachew, Jeremy Lawrence

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 23
10pm - Daniel Greer

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, March 14

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)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 22
10pm - Enchanters (no cover)

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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