nightlifeNOW – May 30 to June 5

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, May 30 to Wednesday, June 5

Toronto blues musician and singer-songwriter Mike Nagoda, who self-identifies as LGBT and disabled, performs at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, June 5th. Born with cerebral palsy, Mike struggled to play guitar in the conventional manner until the late legendary Toronto bluesman Brian Cober taught Mike how to play "double slide" guitar. (Photo: Mike Nagoda / Facebook)
Toronto blues musician and singer-songwriter Mike Nagoda, who self-identifies as LGBT and disabled, performs at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough on Wednesday, June 5th. Born with cerebral palsy, Mike struggled to play guitar in the conventional manner until the late legendary Toronto bluesman Brian Cober taught Mike how to play "double slide" guitar. (Photo: Mike Nagoda / Facebook)

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, May 30 to Wednesday, June 5.

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.

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ARIA

331 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 743-0333

Note

ARIA is now permanently closed.

Arlington Pub

32990 Highway 62, Maynooth
(613) 338-2080

Saturday, June 1

9pm - Darryl Marks ($5 at door, proceeds to Home Again Animal Rescue)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, May 30

8pm - Karaoke w/ Carolyn Wilbur

Friday, May 31

9pm - Brian Bracken

Saturday, June 1

9pm - Downbeat

Sunday, June 2

4:30-8pm - Celtic music w/ Busker Brothers

Monday, June 3

7pm - Jazz & Blues w/ Rob Phillips

Tuesday, June 4

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

Wednesday, June 5

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 6
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, June 7
9pm - Jacob Daniel

Saturday, June 8
9pm - Bruce Longman & Penny Skolski

Sunday, June 9
4:30-8pm - Celtic music w/ Tom & Ric

Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub

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

Friday, May 31

9pm - Steve Stacey & The Stump Splitters

Coming Soon

Friday, July 19
9pm - Sara and Filthy Rich

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, May 30

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

Friday, May 31

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Broken Harmony

Saturday, June 1

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

Sunday, June 2

3-6pm - Bluegrass Menagerie; 6:30-9:30pm - Joe Bulger

Monday, June 3

7pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, June 4

7pm - Randy Hill Band w/ guest Marc Roy

Wednesday, June 5

7-10pm - Mike Nagoda

VIDEO: "Parliament Got Bombed Live" - Mike Nagoda

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Coming Soon

Thursday, June 6
7:30-10:30pm - Devin Patten Trio

Friday, June 7
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - Courtney Bowles Band

Saturday, June 8
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 8:30pm - The Cadillacs

Sunday, June 9
3-6pm - Catfish Willie & The Buckle Busters; 6:30-9:30pm - Joe Bulger

Boathouse Cafe

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

Saturday, June 1

6pm - Tyler Cochrane

Wednesday, June 5

6pm - Derrick Zumber

Coming Soon

Wednesday, June 12
6pm - Joe & Josh

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, May 31

7-9pm - Amanda & John

Coming Soon

Friday, June 7
7-9pm - Gerald Van Halteren

Friday, June 14
7-9pm - Looking for Heather

Canoe & Paddle

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, July 11
8-11pm - Kane Miller with Lauryn Macfarlane

Castle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Friday, August 2
9pm - Two for the Show

The Cat & The Fiddle Cobourg

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

Friday, May 31

8pm - Dan Farrell

Champs Sports Bar

203 Simcoe St., Peterborough
(705) 742-3431

Thursdays

7pm - Open mic

Chemong Lodge

764 Hunter St., Bridgenorth
(705) 292-8435

Thursday, May 30

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

Friday, May 31

6-10pm - Tami J. Wilde with Jimmy Deck (patio)

Saturday, June 1

5-9pm - Peterborough Youth Performers (patio)

Wednesday, June 5

5-9pm - Pianist Barry McMullen (dining room)

Coming Soon

Friday, June 7
6-10pm - Donny Woods Band (patio)

The Church-key Pub & Grindhouse

26 Bridge St. W., Campbellford
(705) 653-0001

Saturday, June 1

2-4pm - Will Gillespie; 9pm - Cindy & Scott

Wednesday, June 5

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday

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, June 1

9:30pm - Witzend

Dominion Hotel

113 Main St., Minden
(705) 286-6954

Saturday, June 1

7-10pm - BenTTree Bluegrass Band

Coming Soon

Friday, June 7
8:30-10:30pm - Open Mic with John Dawson

Dreams of Beans

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

Thursday, May 30

8pm - Open mic hosted by Jacques Graveline

Wednesday, June 5

5-7pm - Sarah Tohnin

Coming Soon

Friday, June 7
8-11pm - Shane Eyers w/ The Coveralls ($5 at door or PWYC)

Saturday, July 6
9:30pm - Garbageface w/ piloting the animal, Jaysic, Nevada Proving Grounds ($8 at door or PWYC)

Frank's Pasta and Grill

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

Friday, May 31

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

Saturday, June 1

7 year anniversary celebration ft live music 4-8pm, Urban Angel 8:30pm, DJ 11:30pm

Wednesday, June 5

8-11pm - Open Mic

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 8
8:30pm - Dayz Gone Bad; 11:30pm - DJ

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Saturday, June 1

2pm & 10pm - Gator James Band

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 6
8pm - Garrett Mason w/ guest poet J.G. Lutes ($15 at Zap Records, Long & McQuade, Ganarascals, The Ganny)

Friday, June 7
8pm - After The Gold Rush - A Tribute to Neil Young ($20)

Saturday, June 8
2pm & 10pm - Quickshifters

The Garnet

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

Friday, May 31

5-7pm - Forselli Fridays w/ Drea; 9pm - Girlfriend Material w/ Nick Ferrio and Jiants

Saturday, June 1

7-10pm - Pine Saps, X-Pollnators ($10 at door or PWYC)

Monday, June 3

8pm - Joel Parkes "Planet" album release

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 6
9pm - Road Waves w/ St Home and ALLO ($10 at door)

Friday, June 7
5-7pm - Forselli Fridays w/ Mr. Not Much Fun; 9pm - Sweetdreams w/ Paper Shakers, Peaks, and Oberge ($10 at door)

Saturday, June 8
9pm - Gray Area, Badgermilk

Saturday, June 9
7-10pm - Logan McKillop ($10 at door)

Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Wednesday, June 5

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

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Thursday, May 30

8pm - Comedy Tour w/ headliner Jeff Leeson ($25 in advance at /www.eventbrite.ca/e/comedy-tour-in-peterborough-tickets-61890039775?, $30 at door)

Saturday, June 1

8:30pm - Dopewolf XI: Rave ft DJs Chantal Glo, bodyhorrorgenre, MATT, Mark McGilvray, No Guilty Pleasures, Molly Millions (PWYC)

Coming Soon

Friday, June 7
8:30pm - Back to the '80s Retro Party fundraiser for Kristal Jones ft Haus of Accounting Drag Show & Dance and DJ Pete Thibault ($10)

Saturday, June 15
8pm - Carpenter's Gardening presents Road To Lost in a Little Town ft Dube with Heartless, Excuses Excuses, and The New Blue ($10 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/road-to-lost-in-a-little-town-with-dube-tickets-61075746201, $15 at door)

Saturday, July 6
8pm - 24 Hour Theatre Project ($10, proceeds to Mysterious Entity Theatre)

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Junction Nightclub

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

Friday, May 31

10pm - Country Night hosted by DJ Bill Porter ($5 cover)

Kawartha Coffee Co.

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

Coming Soon

Sunday, June 9
1pm - Amanda and John

Saturday, August 24
8pm - Kelly Burrows Trio

Lock 27 Tap and Grill

2824 River Ave., Youngs Point
705-652-6000

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 15
2-6pm - The Roy Boys

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Coming Soon

Friday, June 7
8pm - 3/4 House Brand

Mckecks Tap & Grill

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

Friday, May 31

7-9pm - Emily Burgess & The Emburys (no cover, call for reservations)

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, June 8
2-5pm - Alan Black & The Steady Band (no cover, donations to band accepted)

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Coming Soon

Tuesday, June 18
7-9pm - North Country Express

Next Door

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

Friday, May 31

9pm - The Musician Next Door ft Mike and Whit from the Paper Shakers

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, May 30

7-10pm - Open Mic

Saturday, June 1

1-3pm - Shipwrecked Saturdays w/ Jacques Graveline

Pie Eyed Monk Brewery

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

Wednesday, June 5

6pm - Open mic

Publican House Brewery

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

Friday, May 31

6-9pm - Doug Horner

Saturday, June 1

6-9pm - Joe Bulger

Sunday, June 2

3-6pm - Ace and The Kid

Coming Soon

Friday, June 7
6-9pm - Shai Peer

Saturday, June 8
6-9pm - Mike Graham

Sunday, June 9
3-6pm - The Adjustments

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Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, June 1

8pm - Raggedy Andys

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, May 31

8pm - Borderless presents LAL "Dark Beings" album release w/ Lacey Hill, Shirazi, DJ Federico, and Dixie Q & Janis from Haus of Accounting ($8-12 or PWYC)

Monday, June 3

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

Tuesday, June 4

9pm - Open mic hosted by Davey Mac

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 6
8pm - The Weber Brothers present WE Thursdays Concert Series ft Lance Isaacs ($10 at door)

Saturday, June 8
10pm - White Cowbell Oklahoma ($10 at door)

Thursday June 13
8pm - The Weber Brothers present WE Thursdays Concert Series ft Tony Silvestri ($10 at door)

Saturday, June 15
8pm - Peachykine Album Release Party w/ People You Meet Outside Bars and Shirazi ($9 at door or PWYC)

Thursday June 20
8pm - The Weber Brothers present WE Thursdays Concert Series ft Brock Zeman ($10 at door)

Thursday June 27
8pm - The Weber Brothers present WE Thursdays Concert Series ft Paul Reddick ($10 at door)

Sunday, June 30
9pm - Shotty Horroh ($5 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/24638/, $8 at door)

Wednesday, July 24
8pm - Bonds of Mara & special guests ($20 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/24319/, Red Dog, Zap Records)

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

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Saturday, June 1

4-7pm - Suzi & Doug

Simcoe Ptbo

172 Simcoe St., Peterborough
705-874-3825

Thursday, May 30

Final open stage (Simcoe Ptbo closes fro good after tonight)

The Social

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

Friday, May 31

10pm - Dean James

Saturday, June 1

9pm - The Taxi Band

Wednesday, June 5

8pm - Live music (TBA)

Southside Pizzeria

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

Friday, May 31

10pm - Punks on Pizza presents Heir To The Throne, Dream Sculptor, Titan Arum, The Space Wizards, Chachi On Acid, and more ($5, all ages)

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, May 30

7pm - Kevin Foster

Friday, May 31

8pm - Cale Crow

Saturday, June 1

8pm - The Busker Brothers

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 22
10pm - Baby Drayton

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, May 30

7-10pm - Washboard Hank's Backroom Bazaar ft Russell DeCarle

Sunday, June 2

8:30pm - Sunday Night Movie ft "Road House" (1989)

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 6
7-10pm - Express & Company

Friday, June 7
7-10pm - Women’s Quarterly Music Night ft Hardwood Cat Quartet, Kerry McMaster, Hilary Dumoulin, Little Fire and guests

Friday, June 14
7-10pm - Inverness w/ Dylan Stone and Doug Kennedy

Saturday, June 15
7-10pm - Johnson Crook with Chris Collins

The Venue

286 George Street North, Peterborough
(705) 876-0008

Coming Soon

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/)

Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort

1045 Settlers Line, Keene
(705) 295-4591

Tuesday, June 4

6:30-8:30pm - Tuned Up Tuesdays ft Lotus Wight (no cover)

Coming Soon

Tuesday, June 11
6:30-8:30pm - Tuned Up Tuesdays ft Cellar Door (no cover)

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