nightlifeNOW – April 4 to 10

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 4 to Wednesday, April 10

The West End Riverboat Band (John Williams on clarinet, Ben Lee on tenor banjo, and Chris Adriaanse on double bass) will be performing old-time New Orleans jazz and folk at The Arlington in Maynooth on Saturday, April 6th and then again at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, April 7th. (Publicity photo)
The West End Riverboat Band (John Williams on clarinet, Ben Lee on tenor banjo, and Chris Adriaanse on double bass) will be performing old-time New Orleans jazz and folk at The Arlington in Maynooth on Saturday, April 6th and then again at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, April 7th. (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, April 4 to Wednesday, April 10.

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, April 4

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

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Friday, April 5

8pm - Hoot In M'noot open mic w/ guest host Stevie Wutnot.

Saturday, April 6

9pm - West End Riverboat Band ($10)

VIDEO: West End Riverboat Band

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 13
9pm - 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)

Saturday, April 20
9pm - Hungerford Station ($10)

Saturday, April 27
8pm - Anything Goes Café ($5, half of proceeds to Home Again animal rescue)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, April 4

8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, April 5

9pm - Brian Bracken

Saturday, April 6

9pm - Dead Nouveau

Sunday, April 7

4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Tom and Ric

Monday, April 8

7-9pm - Jazz and blues w/ Rob Phillips

Tuesday, April 9

7:30pm - British Invasion w/ Don Owen & Bruce Longman

Wednesday, April 10

8pm - Open mic hosted by Bruce Longman

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 11
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, April 12
9pm - High Waters Band

Saturday, April 13
8pm - DownBeat

Sunday, April 14
4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday w/ Steve Lamb and Matti Palonen

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
9pm - David Byrski and Riley Towns

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, April 4

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

Friday, April 5

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Brother Sweet Brother

Saturday, April 6

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - House Brand

Sunday, April 7

3-6pm - The West End Riverboat Band; 6:30pm-9:30pm - Joe Bulger

VIDEO: West End Riverboat Band

Monday, April 8

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, April 9

7pm - Randy Hill Band w/ Azalyne

Wednesday, April 10

6pm - Nicholas Campbell & Friends; 8pm - Peter & The Wolves

Coming Soon

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

Friday, April 12
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - The Emburys

Saturday, April 13
5-8pm - Benjamin Dakota Rogers; 8:30pm - Fabulous Tonemasters

Sunday, April 14
3-6pm - Sean Hully Jazz Group; 6:30pm-9:30pm - Jitensha

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, April 5

7-9pm - Gerald Van Halteren

Coming Soon

Friday, April 12
7-9pm - Looking for Heather

Castle John's Pub & Restaurant

1550 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough
705-740-2111

Saturday, April 6

10pm - High Waters Band

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, April 5

7pm - Madman’s Window

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, April 6

7-11pm - Chic'n Pot Pi

Wednesday, April 10

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, April 6

9pm - Karaoke

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 ($20, available at www.docyates.com)

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, April 4

8pm - Open mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Wednesday, April 10

5-9pm - Sarah Tohnin

Frank's Pasta and Grill

426 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-2720

Friday, April 5

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

Saturday, April 6

7-10pm - Street Latin Social Dance Night w/ DJs Power Surge and OziG

Wednesday, April 10

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 13
8pm - Urban Angel; 11pm - DJ

Ganarascals Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 13
7pm - Float Your Funny Comedy Festival ft 8 stand-up comedians ($10)

Saturday, April 27
7pm - Kim Doolittle

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, April 5

8pm - Ontario Street Theatre presents Ode to Bruce Springsteen ($20)

Saturday, April 6

2pm & 10pm - Cellar Door

Wednesday, April 10

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 11
7pm - Float ur Funny Comedy Festival ft. 12 comics ($25)

Friday, April 12
7pm - Float ur Funny Comedy Festival ft. 10 comics ($10)

Saturday, April 13
2pm & 10pm - Brave and Crazy

The Garnet

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

Thursday, April 4

9:30pm - Haus of Dope, Tripsonix, and more (PWYC)

Friday, April 5

5-7pm - Chester Babcock; 9pm - Nick Ferrio, Le Ren, Eliza Niemi ($10 or PWYC)

Saturday, April 6

9pm - Hot Garbage, Rhys Climenhage, Kelly McMichael, Carew ($10 or PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 11
9pm - Canyun w/ Jackets & more

Friday, April 12
9pm - Michael C. Duguay (solo), Run Coyote, Falcon Jane

Saturday, April 13
8pm - Collette Savard and The Savantes w/ Little Fire

Sunday, April 14
7:30pm - Singer-songwriter Night with Christine Jakel, Caitlin Currie, Maple Grove

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Wednesday, April 10

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 13
8pm - Rye Street ($5)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
7:30pm - International Jazz Day Peterborough Committee presents Jazz Film - Finding Carleton

Saturday, May 11
8pm - Limestone

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, April 4

8pm - Dave Mowat Band.

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, April 5

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

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Friday, April 5

9pm - Downbeat

Mckecks Tap & Grill

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 12
6:30-8:30pm - Broken Clock Collection (no cover, reservations recommended)

Friday, April 24
7-9pm - The Swingin' Blackjacks (no cover, reservations recommended)

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

Moody's Bar & Grill

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

Coming Soon

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

Next Door

197 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(647) 270-9609

Friday, April 5

9-11pm - Lauryn Macfarlane ft. Dar Kimble (no cover)

Sunday, April 7

2-3:30pm - The Business of Music workshop w/ Danno O'Shea ($15)

Coming Soon

Friday, April 12
9-11pm - Mike & Whit (from Paper Shakers) w/ Lance Isaacs (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, April 4

7-10pm - Open Mic

Friday, April 5

7-9pm - SPARK Photo Festival presents YES Shelter for Youth and Families photo exhibit w/ live music by Bree Taylor

Saturday, April 6

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays w/ Jacques Graveline

Pastry Peddler

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

Sunday, April 7

1-4pm - Mark Sepic

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Jazz Dinner Weekend ft Lenni Stewart, Michael Monis, Howard Baer ($50 per person)

Pie Eyed Monk Brewery

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 25
7-11pm - Two for the Show (no cover, reservations recommended)

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, April 5

7-9pm - Reg Corey

Saturday, April 6

7-9pm - JJ and The Pillars

Coming Soon

Friday, April 12
7-9pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, April 13
7-9pm - House Brand

Red Dog Tavern

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

Saturday, April 6

2pm-12am - Benefit for Alexander Norris ft Rick & Gailie, Dennis & Michael O'Toole, Amanda Robb Band, Roy Asseltine, Tami J Wilde, Niall, James Higgins, Austin Carson Band, Colt Harley ($5)

Monday, April 8

8-11pm - Sean and Chris Conway and guests

Tuesday, April 9

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 13
9pm - Latin Party (salsa, merengue and bachata lessons from 9-11pm)

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

Thursday, April 4

9pm - You're Welcome and Haus of Accounting present Amateur Drag Night

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Friday, April 5

5:30-9pm - Roy Borden

Simcoe Ptbo

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
705-874-3825

Friday, April 5

8pm - Heart Attack Kids w/ No Big Deal ($10)

Saturday, April 6

9pm - The Acoustically Hip w/ Scam, Basement Dweller, Dave Rocket ($10)

Wednesday, April 10

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 12
9pm - Bleu Nuit w/ Trashbags, DJ bodyhorrorgenre ($10)

Saturday, April 13
9pm - Goodnight, Sunrise w/ Dandelion Wine & more ($10 in advance, $15 at door)

Friday, April 19
9pm - Doors & Fours w/ Cudbear, Vinyl Hero, Deviants and The Odd Man Out ($10)

Saturday, April 27
9pm - The Castor Troys and Hot Lips w/ The Crooked and One In The Chamber ($10)

The Social

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

Friday, April 5

10pm - Dean James

Saturday, April 6

9:30pm - Orangeman

Coming Soon

Friday, April 19
9pm - The Beresfords

Sticks Sports Pub

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

Friday, April 5

6-10pm - High Waters Trio

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, April 4

7pm - Kevin Foster

Friday, April 5

8pm - Busker Brothers

Saturday, April 6

8pm - Cale Crowe

Wednesday, April 10

7pm - Float Your Funny Comedy Festival ft 10 comics ($10)

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Saturday, April 6

10pm - Joker

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, April 4

7-10pm - Express & Company (Dylan Ireland and Melissa Payn), no cover

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 11
7-10pm - Back Room Bazaar hosted by Washboard Hank ft George Douglas & Marcus Starr

Friday, April 26
7-10pm - People with AIDS Foundation fundraiser ft Nick Procyshyn and the Bad Milk, Lance Isaacs, Niall, Conner Clarkin ($10)

Saturday, May 11
7-10pm - Future History w/ Say Ritual and Tijuana Jesus

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)

Wednesday, August 7
7-10pm - Buckcherry w/ Joyous Wolf, Ian K. & more ($34.99 - $39.99 on sale Fri Apr 5 at 10am at www.ticketscene.ca/events/23864/)

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