nightlifeNOW – March 21 to 27

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 21 to Wednesday, March 27

Cape Breton indie folk band Villages (Matt Ellis, Travis Ellis, Jon Pearo, and Archie Rankin) have just released a new record and will be performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, March 27th with country and western musician Nathan Truax. (Publicity photo)
Cape Breton indie folk band Villages (Matt Ellis, Travis Ellis, Jon Pearo, and Archie Rankin) have just released a new record and will be performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, March 27th with country and western musician Nathan Truax. (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 21 to Wednesday, March 27.

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

Saturday, March 30
10pm - Megahits hosted by 88glam ($15, available at https://clubaria.ca)

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, March 23

9pm - Mayhemingways ($10)

Coming Soon

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 21

8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, March 22

9pm - Two For The Show

Saturday, March 23

9pm - Bruce Longman

Monday, March 25

7-9pm - Local talent

Tuesday, March 26

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

Wednesday, March 27

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 28
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, March 29
9pm - Shawn Wilson

Saturday, March 30
9pm - Shawn Wilson

Sunday, March 31
4:30-8pm - Celtic music

Black Horse Pub

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

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

Monday, March 25

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, March 26

7pm - Randy Hill Band w/ Marc Roy

Wednesday, March 27

9-11pm - Lazy Devils

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 28
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, March 28
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Jake Norris & The Side Street Band

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

Sunday, March 31
3-6pm - Tom Eastland Triage; 6:30pm-9:30pm - Morgan Rider

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, March 22

7-9pm - Jitensha

Coming Soon

Friday, March 29
7-9pm - Keith Kirkpatrick

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, March 22

7pm - Shaun Savoy

The Ceilie (Trent University student pub)

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

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 21

8pm - Tuborg

Wednesday, March 27

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

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 11
8pm - Doc Yates w/ Greg Williams & Kansas Stone (tickets available soon at www.docyates.com)

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, March 21

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 22

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

Saturday, March 23

8pm - High Waters Band; 11:30pm - DJ

Wednesday, March 27

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 30
8pm - Mardi Gras ft. Johnny Sweet & The Project; 11pm - DJ

Ganarascals Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 30
2pm - Payadora Tango Ensemble ($20, email for tickets)

Ganaraska Hotel

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

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 - Recovery Mode

Wednesday, March 27

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 29
8pm - Ontario Street Theatre presents The Mighty Led Zepplin Experience ($20)

Saturday, March 30
2pm & 10pm - Bone Yard

The Garnet

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

Thursday, March 21

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

Friday, March 22

5-7pm - Forselli Friday; 8pm - Stillness and Stars w/ garbageface, Olias, & more

Saturday, March 23

9pm - Billard Blossom ($10 or PWYC)

Sunday, March 24

2pm - Corin Raymond and Mike T. Kerr ($20); 8pm - "The Musical Saw Playlist" ft Charlie Petch ($10 or PWYC)

Wednesday, March 27

8pm - Villages w/ Nathan Truax ($10)

VIDEO: "Maggie of the Cove" - Villages

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 28
9pm - Bring The War Home & garbageface ($8)

Friday, March 29
8pm - Lauryn Macfarlane w/ Kane Miller ($10)

Saturday, March 30
6-8pm - Author talk ft. Devon Code and Ursula Pflug

Sunday, March 31
7-9pm - Show and Tell Poetry Series ft. Esther Vincent, Myanna Hansen, Nic Taylor

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Wednesday, March 27

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 23

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 30
8:30pm - 90s Night Dance Party and Drag Queen Show fundraiser to send photographer Samantha Moss to Zambia ($5 in advance at ww.eventbrite.com/e/90s-night-at-the-best-tickets-58861420092)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, March 21

8pm - The Quickshifters (no cover)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, March 22

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 30
10pm - DJ Cale Granton w/ DJ Justin Anderson

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 30
7-11pm - Mayfield ft. Bill Douglas of Douglas + Son (no cover)

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 21

6:30pm - Wendy Meadows Trio (no cover)

Moody's Bar & Grill

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

Saturday, March 23

2-5pm - Kim Doolittle W/ Emily Burgess

Wednesday, March 27

9pm - Kerry Jayne & Hillary Dumoulin

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 20
2-5pm - Max Mouse & The Gorillas

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 21

7-10pm - Open Mic

Friday, March 22

9pm - Jacques Graveline

Saturday, March 23

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays w/ Jacques Graveline

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

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

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, March 22

7-9pm - Ace and the Kid

Saturday, March 23

7-9pm - Cale Crowe

Coming Soon

Friday, March 29
7-9pm - Reg Corey

Saturday, March 30
7-9pm - Mike Graham Duo

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

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 22

8pm - Officially Canadian Party to celebrate Nicole Spencley's Canadian citizenship ft live music with Noel Savage, Diamond Dave Russell, Sean Daniels, Joe Stats, and Jeremy Spencley

Saturday, March 23

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

Tuesday, March 26

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

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/)

Friday, April 26
8pm - Death by Art School album release w/ St. Homer and Bellyflop ($10 or PWYC)

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

Friday, March 22

9-11pm - Poet Niambi Tree w/ music by Azalyne ($10 or PWYC)

Wednesday, March 27

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

Simcoe Ptbo

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
705-874-3825

Friday, March 22

9pm - Local Open Stage

Saturday, March 23

9pm - Local Open Stage

Wednesday, March 27

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 30
9pm - Gutter Demons w/ Gunt ($10 in advance or at the door)

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

Wednesday, April 10
9pm - West of Hell and Expain w/ Titan Arum & After Sin ($10)

The Social

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

Friday, March 22

9-11pm - Punch Douglas

Saturday, March 23

9-11pm - The Spirits

Wednesday, March 27

10pm - Cale Crowe

Coming Soon

Friday, March 29
9-11pm - Robyn Ottolini

Saturday, March 30
10pm - Man On The Wall

Southside Pizzeria

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

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

Saturday, March 23

7-10pm - Maxwell Williams (no cover)

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, March 21

7pm - Kevin Foster

Friday, March 22

8pm - Bruce Longman

Saturday, March 23

8pm - Brian Bracken

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Saturday, March 23

10pm - Daniel Greer

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Friday, March 22

CANCELLED - 10pm - Enchanters (no cover)

Saturday, March 23

10pm - Lipstick Drag Show ft Miss Divalicious w/ Violet Seductions ($5)

Coming Soon

Wednesday, April 3
8pm - Basement Dweller farewell show w/ St. Homer & Seyton

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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