nightlifeNOW – March 5 to 11

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 5 to Wednesday, March 11

Peterborough reggae and ska band Dub Trinity are performing their annual tribute to Bob Marley this weekend at the Historic Red Dog in downtown Peterborough, with an evening show on Friday, March 6th followed by an all-ages matinee show at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7th when kids get in free. Pictured are kids dancing at the 2018 all-ages matinee show. (Photo: Selrahc Yrogerg via dubtrinity.com)
Peterborough reggae and ska band Dub Trinity are performing their annual tribute to Bob Marley this weekend at the Historic Red Dog in downtown Peterborough, with an evening show on Friday, March 6th followed by an all-ages matinee show at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7th when kids get in free. Pictured are kids dancing at the 2018 all-ages matinee show. (Photo: Selrahc Yrogerg via dubtrinity.com)

Every Thursday, we publish live music events at pubs, clubs, and restaurants 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 5 to Wednesday, March 11.

If you’re a pub, club, or restaurant owner and want to be included in our weekly listings, please email our nightlifeNOW editor at nightlife@kawarthanow.com. For concerts and live music events at other venues, check out our Concerts & Live Music page.

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Amandala's

375 Water St., Peterborough
(705) 749-9090

Thursday, March 5

6:30pm - Jazz Night ft. Mike Graham Band (reservations recommended)

Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, March 5

8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, March 6

9pm - Andy Earle

Saturday, March 7

9pm - James Higgins

Sunday, March 8

4:30-8pm - Celtic music w/ Chris Devlin

Monday, March 9

7pm - Local Talent Night ft. Fiona Milner

Tuesday, March 10

7:30pm - '60s, '70s, and '80s music ft Don & Bruce

Wednesday, March 11

8pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 12
8pm - Karaoke w/ The Travelling Wilburs

Friday, March 13
9pm - Busker Brothers

Saturday, March 14
9pm - Michael Schatte

Sunday, March 15
4:30-8pm - Celtic music w/ Brian Ruddy

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, March 5

7:30-11:30pm - The Rob Phillips Trio w/ Carling Stephen

Friday, March 6

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 9pm - Hitcher

Saturday, March 7

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 9pm - House Brand

Sunday, March 8

3-6pm - Catfish Willie & The Buckle Busters; 6:30-9:30pm - Mark McGuire

Monday, March 9

7-11pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, March 10

7-11pm - Open Mic w/ Cameron Fraser

Wednesday, March 11

7-9pm - Nicholas Campbell & Friends

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 12
7:30-11:30pm - The Rob Phillips Trio w/ Marsala Lukianchuk

Friday, March 13
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 9pm - Double Bill: Out by Lucy & Oakridge Ave.

Saturday, March 14
5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 9pm - BackBeat

Sunday, March 15
3-6pm - Cellar Door; 6:30-9:30pm - Cheryl Casselman

Boiling Over's Coffee Vault

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

Friday, March 6

7-9pm - Gerald Van Halteren

Coming Soon

Friday, March 13
7-9pm - Looking for Heather

Friday, March 20
6-9pm - Open mic

BrickHouse Craft Burger Grill

123 Simcoe St., Peterborough
705-874-7474

Coming Soon

Tuesday, March 17
St. Paddy's Day event - live music ft. John "Goody" Goodchild from 4-7pm. Drink and drink specials all day as well as swag prizes from Guinness, Moosehead, and Pabst. Call to reserve 705-874-7474

Saturday, March 21
9pm - Homecoming Comedy Show ft. headliner Michelle Shaughnessy w/ John Vu and host and MC Casey Corbin ($42.99 dinner and show, $23.99 show only, tickets at http://bit.ly/32d6X6H or at door)

Canoe & Paddle

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

Sunday, March 8

Closed for renovations

Monday, March 9

Closed for renovations

Tuesday, March 10

Closed for renovations

Wednesday, March 11

Closed for renovations

Coming Soon

Tuesday, March 17
8-11pm - Saint Patrick's Day Party ft. Hunt The Hare

Castle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
9pm - Odd Man Rush

Chemong Lodge

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

Thursdays

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

Wednesdays

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

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Coach & Horses Pub

16 York St. S., Lindsay
(705) 328-0006

Thursday, March 5

10pm - Open Mic

Friday, March 6

10pm - Karaoke Night

Wednesday, March 11

10pm - Morgan Rider hosted by Caleb Van Halteren

Coming Soon

Wednesday, March 18
10pm - Derrick Seed hosted by Caleb Van Halteren

The Cow & Sow Eatery

38 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 887-5111

Saturday, March 7

8pm - Karaoke

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
8pm - Darren Bailey

Dominion Hotel

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

Friday, March 6

8pm - Open mic

Saturday, March 7

7-10pm - Chad Ingram and Friends

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
7-10pm - Jeff Moulton

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

282 Aylmer St., Peterborough
(705) 874-5717

Coming Soon

Tuesday, March 17
12-7pm - Saint Patrick's Day Celebration ft. Kate Kelly & Bobby Watson (12-3pm) and Live on Fire (3-7pm)

Saturday, March 21
1-5pm - PMBA presents Internatival Women's Month Deluxe Blues Jam featuring Jane Archer and frinds including Emily Burgess, Kim Doolittle, Christine Atrill, Hillary Dumoulin, Tami J Wilde, Bridget Foley and Peggy Voight (donations welcome, all proceeds to musicians in need)

Fenelon Falls Brewing Co.

4 May St., Fenelon Falls
(705) 215-9898

Coming Soon

Friday, March 20
7-10pm - Open Mic Night hosted by Andrew Bain (first come basis, sign-up starts at 6pm, each musician has up to 3 songs and 15 minutes in total, all skill levels welcome)

Fiddler's Green Pub & Grub

34 Lindsay St. St., Lindsay
(705) 878-8440

Saturday, March 7

10pm - Pinky & the Vanhalteren Trio

Sunday, March 8

1-5pm - Caleb Van Halteren & Lauren Julia

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
10pm - Nathan Bottomley

Sunday, March 15
1-5pm - Darren Bailey

Tuesday, March 17
1pm - St Paddy’s Day w/ John Turner

Ganarascals Restaurant

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

Thursday, March 5

7-10pm - Hulagoons ($20)

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Saturday, March 7

2pm & 10pm - Braze & Crazy

Wednesday, March 11

7pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Friday, March 13
8pm - The Greatest of Ease ($10 at door)

Saturday, March 14
2pm & 10pm - Blue Print

The Garnet

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

Thursday, March 5

9pm - Kelly McMichael w/ Claire Whitehead ($5-10)

Friday, March 6

8-11pm - International Women's Day Variety Benefit Rock Camp For Girls ft. Star Davey, Little Fire, Saskia Tomkins, Sara Shahsavari, and Kerry McMaster ($5-10)

Saturday, March 7

9:30pm - Wine Lips w/ Belly Flop and Palmer Joss ($10)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 13
9pm - Basset, The Pairs, and Rebekah Hawker ($10 in advance, $15 at door)

Saturday, March 14
8pm - St. Paddy's Primer Party ft. Lagan & Derelict ($5 at door)

Sunday, March 15
8pm - Alex "Bad Baby" Lukashevsky w/ Bennett Bedoukian & Erika Nininger

Tuesday, March 17
8pm - Rae Spoon, Kim Barlow, and Mohammad Sahraei (PWYC)

Friday, March 20
9pm - John Ellis w/ Chris Landry ($5 at door)

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Golden Wheel Restaurant

6725 Highway 7, Peterborough
(705) 749-6838

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
8pm - St. Patrick's Day dinner and dance ft Rye Street ($25, includes dinner buffet at 7pm)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Saturday, March 7

8pm - David James Allen, Nick Prosychyn & The Bad Milk, Little Rapids ($10 or PWYC)

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
8pm - St. Patrick's Party w/ Chris Molyneaux Jazz Trio ($10 in advance at www.bestptbo.com/upcomingevents/cmjt, $15 at door)

Saturday, March 21
7-10pm - Texas King w/ The Jailbirds, The New Blue, Fiasco ($15 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/texas-king-the-jailbirds-the-new-blue-fiasco-tickets-86408011689)

Saturday, March 28
8pm - Cancer Bats and the Anti-Queens w/ D Boy, Cross Dog, Marion Cinder (SOLD OUT)

The Grand Experience

177 Kent St. W., Lindsay
(705) 324-9444

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
7pm - St. Paddy's Jam ft Sean Jamieson and Ryan Burton, Joe Dehaan, Vanessa Houthuys, The Dad Bods (Ryan Mcintyre, Glenn Danger, Riley Paxton, Adam Airhart), and Steve and Adam Airhart

Hot Belly Mama's

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

Sunday, March 8

1-4pm - Monthly Jazz Jam

Keene Centre for the Arts

12 1st St., Keene
(519) 993-0079

Thursday, March 5

1-4pm - Open stage hosted by Sharon Marie Doughty ($5); 7pm - The Kitchen Party Open Stage Jam

Friday, March 6

7pm - Douglas MacKenzie

Saturday, March 7

8pm - Road Waves 2020 Foresight Tour ($15 in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/road-waves-the-keene-centre-for-the-arts-tickets-83974186051)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 12
1-4pm - Open stage hosted by Sharon Marie Doughty ($5); 7pm - The Kitchen Party Open Stage Jam

Friday, March 13
7pm - Cellar Door ($10 in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/cellar-door-tickets-94081380943)

Friday, March 14
7pm - The Breezeway Band ($20 in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/the-breezeway-band-tickets-87067056911?)

Tuesday, March 17
7pm - St. Patrick's Day ft Irish Millie and Mike MacCurdy ($15)

Friday, March 20
8pm - Austin Young (Dean Austin and Kevin Young) ($12.50 in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/austin-young-tickets-94082231487)

Local No90

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

Thursday, March 5

6:30-9:30pm - Morgan Rider (no cover)

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 12
6:30-9:30pm - Darren Bailey (no cover)

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Friday, March 6

8pm - Jesse Slack

Coming Soon

Friday, March 13
8pm - House Brand

Mckecks Tap & Grill

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 27
7pm - Beat the Blues ft. The Smoke Wagon Blues Band

McThirsty's Pint

166 Charlotte St., Peterborough
(705) 743-2220

Thursdays

9pm - Live music

Fridays

9:30pm - Live music

Saturdays

10pm - Live music

Sundays

9pm - Open mic

Tuesdays

9pm - Live music

Wednesdays

9pm - Live music

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The Mill Restaurant and Pub

990 Ontario St., Cobourg
(905) 377-8177

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 12
7pm - Wendy Meadows Trio

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
8pm - The Kelly Brothers & Jason Lynn

Tuesday, March 17
6pm - Rich Christie; 7:30pm - The Irish Canadians

Oasis Bar & Grill

31 King St. E., Cobourg
(905) 372-6634

Sundays

5:30pm - PHLO

Pappas Billiards

407 George St. N., Peterborough
(705) 772-9010

Coming Soon

Friday, March 20
10pm - Joel Parkes

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 27
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Ladies of Jazz Dinner Series ft Karen Oxorn performing music of Peggy Lee ($50 per person)

Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
6pm - Fiddler Jay

Friday, March 20
8pm - B&B Blues Band

Pie Eyed Monk Brewery

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

Sunday, March 8

4-8pm - Live Music Sundays ft Sunday School Blues (Chris Murphy, Brian Mcdonnell, Sandy Murphy, Pat Murphy) hosted by Monk House Band (no cover)

Coming Soon

Sunday, March 15
4-8pm - Live Music Sundays ft Ted Leonard hosted by Monk House Band (no cover)

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, March 7

7:30pm - Bobby Brioux 50th birthday celebration w/ Live On Fire and friends

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, March 6

10:30pm - Celebrate Bob Marley with Dub Trinity w/ guest Kirsten Addis ($10)

VIDEO: "Land of Look Behind" - Dub Trinity

Saturday, March 7

2pm - Celebrate Bob Marley with Dub Trinity (all ages, $5); 9pm - LAWS fundraiser ft Living Dead Girl w/ Maybe May, Bonnavilles, Antixx ($15 in advance at http://bit.ly/2x9tK7L)

Tuesday, March 10

9pm - Open mic

Coming Soon

Thursday, March 12
9pm - The Thick w/ Ace & The Kid ($5 at door)

Saturday, March 14
10pm - Bonds of Mara ($20 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/28147/)

Sunday, March 15
7pm - Courage My Love w/ James Blonde ($10 in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/courage-my-love-james-blonde-peterborough-tickets-89607064141, $15 at door)

Friday, March 20
9pm - Legion of Saints w/ Versatile Rock and Pinky Brown ($5 in advance at www.thebackrow.ca/event-details/rock-n-the-red-dog or at door)

Saturday, March 28
10pm - My Son the Hurricane ($20 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/28051/)

Serendipitous Old Stuff Lounge

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, March 14
6-9pm - Cheryl Casselman and Allan Fehrenbach

The Social

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

Friday, March 6

10pm - Live music (TBA)

Wednesday, March 11

9pm - Live music (TBA)

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 18
9pm - Grace 2 Celebrating the Tragically Hip ($12 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/grace-2-celebrating-the-tragically-hip-peterborough-tickets-85069664657, $15 at door)

Sticks Sports Pub

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

Friday, March 6

6-10pm - Darren Bailey

Saturday, March 7

1pm - Tami J. Wilde & Jimmy Deck

That Little Pub (formerly Church-Key Pub)

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

Tuesday, March 10

8pm - Open mic

Wednesday, March 11

8pm - Whiskey Wednesday w/ Ken Tizzard

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Thursday, March 5

7pm - Cale Crowe

Friday, March 6

8pm - Steve O’Donoghue

Saturday, March 7

8pm - Jeff Biggar

The Twisted Wheel

379 Water St., Peterborough

Thursday, March 5

9pm - Scarlett Grace and Shane Eyers with Teach, Edward (no cover)

Saturday, March 7

8pm - Nebraska w/ Merit and Justin Strode ($10 at door)

Wednesday, March 11

10pm - Twisted Karaoke

The Venue

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

Saturday, March 7

7-11pm - Peterborough Folk Festival presents A Tribe Called Red ($34.50 at www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/peterborough-folk-festival/events/atribecalledredmarch7thpeterborough//)

Coming Soon

Friday, March 13
7-11pm - Peterborough Folk Festival presents Bedouin Soundclash ($23 at www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/peterborough-folk-festival/events/bedouin-soundclash-friday-march-13th-presented-by-peterborough-folk-fest/)

Saturday, March 14
8pm - We Own The Night benefit for first responder mental health initiatives ft Gunslingers ($10 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/we-own-the-night-tickets-86529553223 or at door)

Tuesday, March 24
7-10pm - Matthew Good w/ Ria Mae ($39.50 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/84749388703)

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