nightlifeNOW – April 11 to 17

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 11 to Wednesday, April 17

Toronto indie dance rockers Goodnight, Sunrise (David Kochberg, Vanessa Vakharia, and Paul Weaver) perform at Simcoe Ptbo in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, April 13th, with special guests Dandy Lyon Wine and Crowfööt. (Photo: Ryan Brough)
Toronto indie dance rockers Goodnight, Sunrise (David Kochberg, Vanessa Vakharia, and Paul Weaver) perform at Simcoe Ptbo in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, April 13th, with special guests Dandy Lyon Wine and Crowfööt. (Photo: Ryan Brough)

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 11 to Wednesday, April 17.

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
5-8pm - International Jazz Day presents "Dine with Jazz" ft Carrie Chesnutt and Mike Graham

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

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)

Coming Soon

Friday, April 19
8pm - Hoot In M'noot open mic w/ guest host Jesse Hannah

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 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

Monday, April 15

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

Tuesday, April 16

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

Wednesday, April 17

8pm - Open mic hosted by Bruce Longman

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 18
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, April 19
9pm - Busker Brothers

Saturday, April 20
9pm - Hanson & Savoy

Sunday, April 21
4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Coming Soon

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

Friday, May 31
9pm - Steve Stacey & The Stump Splitters

Black Horse Pub

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

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

Monday, April 15

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, April 16

7pm - HI5

Wednesday, April 17

9-11pm - James Higgins

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 18
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, April 19
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Bailien

Saturday, April 20
5-8pm - Matt Gunn; 8:30pm - Christine Atrill

Sunday, April 21
12-2:45pm - Po'Boy Jeffreys; 3-6pm - Cindy & Scott; 6:30-9:30pm - Joe Bulger

Boathouse Cafe

7100 County Rd.18, Roseneath
(905) 342-5366

Saturday, April 13

6pm - Mike Kelly

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, April 12

7-9pm - Looking for Heather w/ A Victory Marked

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, April 12

7pm - Marty N’ Rob

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)

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, April 20
1:30-5pm - PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam hosted by Jane Archer & Heart of the Blues (donations accepted for Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association)

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 11

8pm - Open mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, April 12

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

Saturday, April 13

8pm - Urban Angel; 11pm - DJ

Wednesday, April 17

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 20
8pm - 5W Drive; 11pm - DJ

Ganarascals Restaurant

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

Saturday, April 13

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
7pm - Kim Doolittle

Saturday, May 11
7pm - Steve Marriner

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Thursday, April 11

7pm - Float ur Funny Comedy Festival fundraiser for Oliver "The Stache" Steins 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

Wednesday, April 17

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 19
8pm - Sheer Heart Attack (Queen tribute)

Saturday, April 20
2pm & 10pm - Marty and the Mojos

The Garnet

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

Thursday, April 11

9pm - Canyun w/ Jackets & more

Friday, April 12

5-7pm - Forselli Fridays w/ Last Men on Earth; 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

Monday, April 15

8pm - Liam Duncan, Kris Ulrich, Johnson Crook

Tuesday, April 16

5-8pm - Show and Tell Poetry Series Does NaPoMo: Art for Introverts & Chapbook Launch (free or PWYC); 8-11pm - Kyle Ivan w/ MJ & The Beetus and Duncan Ivany & The North Coast Band

Wednesday, April 17

8-10pm - The Watched Pots ($5-10 or PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 18
8pm - Mad Dalton

Friday, April 19
5-7pm - Forselli Fridays w/ Ben Rough & Hot Cross Buns

Saturday, April 20
8pm - Album Listening Party for Death by Art School

Sunday, April 21
7-10pm - Quote the Raven, Jessica Pearson, East Wind

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Saturday, April 13

8pm - Rye Street ($5)

Wednesday, April 17

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

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 4
9pm - Lucky Monkey w/ The Classic 45s ($10 at door)

Saturday, May 11
8pm - Limestone ($10 at the door, or $15 for two)

Friday, May 17
Garbageface, Mokomokai

Friday, May 24
9pm - The Kents and Basement Revolver w/ Rhys Climenhage Band ($10)

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Thursday, April 11

8pm - Live music

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, April 12

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

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Friday, April 12

7pm - Karaoke

Local No90

90 Mill St. N., Port Hope
(905) 269-3373

Saturday, April 13

11am-3pm - Parking Lot Party ft. DJ Chris Martell, family-friendly activities, brown bag bingo, kids crafts, and more ($5 adults, $2 youth, free for kids 5 and under)

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Friday, April 12

8pm - Shaun Savoy

Mckecks Tap & Grill

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

Friday, April 12

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

Coming Soon

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 12

9-11pm - Mike & Whit (from Paper Shakers) w/ Lance Isaacs (no cover)

Coming Soon

Friday, April 19
9-11pm - Hunter Sheridan

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 11

7-10pm - Open Mic

Saturday, April 13

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays w/ Jacques Graveline

Pastry Peddler

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

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

Friday, April 19
1-5pm - Linda "Pinky" Brown

Saturday, May 4
8pm - The Seven Man Trio ($15 in advance, $20 at door)

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 12

7-9pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, April 13

7-9pm - House Brand

Coming Soon

Friday, April 19
7-9pm - Mike Graham Duo

Saturday, April 20
7-9pm - Cindy & Scott

Saturday, April 27
7:30-10pm - International Jazz Day presents "Dine Later With Jazz" ft Rob Phillips Trio

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Friday, April 12

9pm - Andy McDonald and friends

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 20
High Waters Band

Red Dog Tavern

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

Saturday, April 13

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

Monday, April 15

8-11pm - Sean and Chris Conway and guests

Tuesday, April 16

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

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)

Saturday, April 27
MJ & The Beetus

Thursday, May 9
9pm - Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace and Saint Asonia acoustic show ($15 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/24136/, $20 at door)

Friday, May 10
Kasadors

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, April 24
8-11pm - Peterborough Poetry Slam NaPoWriMo Edition (sign-up at 7:30pm,$5-10 or PWYC)

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
12-9pm - Helping BJ Rebuild benefit ft David Papple, Cheryl Casselman, Fiddling Jay, Al Kirby, Mark Sepic, Marsala Lukianchuk, Rob Phillips, Saskia Tomkins, Steafan Hannigan, Al Lerman, Jane Archer & many more (free, donations encouraged)

Simcoe Ptbo

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
705-874-3825

Friday, April 12

9pm - Bleu Nuit w/ Trashbags, Stillness and Stars, DJ bodyhorrorgenre ($10)

Saturday, April 13

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

VIDEO: "Catch Up" - Goodnight, Sunrise

Coming Soon

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

Saturday, April 20
9pm - League of Wolves and F.Scott and The Nighthawks w/ Joan Smith & the Jane Does

Friday, April 26
8pm - Onionface, Bowtie Killers, Antixx, Latest V

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

Wednesday, April 17

10pm - Ace and The Kid

Coming Soon

Friday, April 19
9pm - The Beresfords

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, April 11

7pm - Conor Gains

Friday, April 12

8pm - Brian Bracken

Saturday, April 13

8pm - JJ Thompson

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Saturday, April 13

2:45-4:15pm - DJ Spinmart and Luke Force

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, April 11

7-10pm - Back Room Bazaar hosted by Washboard Hank ft George Douglas & Marcus Star

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 25
7-10pm - Washboard Hank's Backroom Bazaar w/ Tami J. Wilde and Jimmy Deck

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

Tuesday, April 16

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

Coming Soon

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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