nightlifeNOW – April 18 to 24

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 18 to Wednesday, April 24

Oshawa indie pop band Dizzy (brothers Charlie, Alex, and Mackenzie Spencer and Katie Munshaw), who won the 2019 Juno for Alternative Album of The Year for their debut "Baby Teeth", are opening for fellow nominee Newmarket indie garage-pop band Tokyo Police Club at The Historic Red Dog Tavern in downtown Peterborough on Friday, April 19th. (Publicity photo)
Oshawa indie pop band Dizzy (brothers Charlie, Alex, and Mackenzie Spencer and Katie Munshaw), who won the 2019 Juno for Alternative Album of The Year for their debut "Baby Teeth", are opening for fellow nominee Newmarket indie garage-pop band Tokyo Police Club at The Historic Red Dog Tavern in downtown Peterborough on Friday, April 19th. (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 18 to Wednesday, April 24.

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

Friday, April 19

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

Saturday, April 20

9pm - Hungerford Station ($10)

Coming Soon

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 18

8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, April 19

9pm - Busker Brothers

Saturday, April 20

9pm - Shaun Savoy & Mark Hanson

Sunday, April 21

4:30-8pm - Brian Ruddy

Monday, April 22

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

Tuesday, April 23

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

Wednesday, April 24

8pm - Open mic hosted by Bruce Longman

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 25
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, April 26
9pm - Shawn Nelson

Saturday, April 27
9pm - Shawn Nelson

Sunday, April 28
4:30-8pm - Celtic Sunday ft Madman's Window

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 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

Monday, April 22

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, April 23

7pm - Randy Hill Band w/ guest Lauryn Macfarlane

Wednesday, April 24

7-9pm - Nicholas Campbell & Friends ; 9-11pm - Soul Honey

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 25
7:30-11:30pm - Jazz and Blues ft Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, April 26
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, April 27
5-8pm - Oscar Donald Trio; 8:30pm - Jake Norris & The Side Street Band

Sunday, April 21
3-6pm - Washboard Hank & The Wringers; 6:30-9:30pm - Cellar Door

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, April 19

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
6-9pm - Open mic hosted by Gerald Van Halteren

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, April 19

7pm - Bruce Longman

The Cat & The Fiddle Lindsay

49 William St. N., Lindsay
(705) 878-4312

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 25
6pm - Cancer Awareness Fundraiser ft dinner, The Harry Peterson Band (8pm), silent auction, door prizes ($10, reservations required)

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, April 18

8pm - Tubourg

Saturday, April 20

8pm - Tom Eastland Triage

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 20

9pm - Live On The LIne

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
9pm - The Harry Peterson Band

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, April 20

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

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 18

8pm - Open mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Saturday, April 20

9pm - F.O. Theatrics Launch Party & Cabaret ft. Conner Clarkin, Caitlin Currie, Liam Parker, Ryan Myles, Kevin Lemieux, & Justin Hiscox on piano ($10 at door)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, April 19

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

Saturday, April 20

8pm - 5W Drive; 11pm - DJ

Wednesday, April 24

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
8pm - The Breezeway Band w/ Griffin McGill; 11pm - DJ

Ganarascals Restaurant

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

Monday, April 22

6pm - Earth Day Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
7pm - Kim Doolittle

Saturday, May 11
7pm - Steve Marriner

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Friday, April 19

8pm - Sheer Heart Attack Queen tribute ($20)

Saturday, April 20

2pm & 10pm - Marty and the Mojos

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
8pm - Union Duke

Saturday, April 27
2pm & 10pm - Tamin Thunder

The Garnet

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

Thursday, April 18

7-9pm - The Mad Dalton w/ Kip Gordon ($5 at door or PWYC)

Friday, April 19

5-7pm - Forselli Fridays w/ Ben Rough & Hot Cross Buns; 8pm - Wight & Williams

Saturday, April 20

8pm - Album Listening Party for Death by Art School

Sunday, April 21

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

Monday, April 22

8pm - The Classic 45s

Wednesday, April 24

8pm - Charlie Earle & Rob Phillips ($10 or PWYC)

Coming Soon

Thursday, April 25
8-10pm - BanjoGoBoom! (Bob Birnie, Kate Murphy, John Glover, Dave Harvey, Neil Affleck) w/ Robert Atyeo

Friday, April 26
5-7pm - Forselli Fridays w/ McDonnel Street Gospel Quartet; 8pm - Nathan Truax ($5 at door or PWYC)

Saturday, April 27
9pm - The Party Favours

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Wednesday, April 24

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)

Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, April 19

10pm - Country Night w/ DJ Bill Porter ($5 cover)

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Friday, April 19

8pm - High Waters Band

Mckecks Tap & Grill

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
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

Saturday, April 20

2-5pm - Max Mouse & The Gorillas

Next Door

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

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 18

7-10pm - Open Mic

Saturday, April 20

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

Friday, April 19

1-5pm - Linda "Pinky" Brown w/ The Ring Fingers

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 2
7-11pm - Two For The Show (no cover, reservations recommended)

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

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, April 19

7-9pm - Mike Graham Duo

Saturday, April 20

7-9pm - Cindy & Scott

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
7-9pm - Shai Peer

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

Saturday, April 20

High Waters Band

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, April 19

10pm - Tokyo Police Club w/ Dizzy ($25, in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/22684/)

VIDEO: "Bleachers" - Dizzy

VIDEO: "Ready To Win" - Tokyo Police Club

Monday, April 22

8-11pm - Sean and Chris Conway w/ guest Hillary Dumoulin

Tuesday, April 23

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

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

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 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

Coming Soon

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

Friday, April 19

9pm - The Beresfords

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
9pm - The Spirits

Southside Pizzeria

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

Coming Soon

Friday, April 26
8pm - Punks On Pizza presents It's A Little Metal But A Whole Lotta Punk ft Hurricane Charlie, Puppet, Outer Rooms, Strange, Copper Crown ($5)

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, April 18

7pm - Kevin Foster

Friday, April 19

8pm - Cale Crowe

Saturday, April 20

8pm - Steve O'Donaghue

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 27
10pm - Jackson Fox Band

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, April 18

7:30pm - Express and Co. (no cover)

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

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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