nightlifeNOW – May 19 to 25

Featuring live music listings at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region

Toronto-based blues and R&B band Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes (lead vocalist and bass player Raha Javanfar, lead guitarist Fraser Melvin, saxophonist Andrew Moljgun, and drummer Jonathan Hyde) perform at Jethro's Bar + Stage in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, May 21. (Publicity photo)
Toronto-based blues and R&B band Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes (lead vocalist and bass player Raha Javanfar, lead guitarist Fraser Melvin, saxophonist Andrew Moljgun, and drummer Jonathan Hyde) perform at Jethro's Bar + Stage in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, May 21. (Publicity photo)

Every Thursday, we publish live music events at pubs and restaurants in Peterborough and the greater Kawarthas region 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 19 to Wednesday, May 25.

If you’re a pub 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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Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, May 19

8-10pm - Open mic w/ Bruce Longman

Friday, May 20

8-10pm - Chris Devlin

Saturday, May 21

8-10pm - Jakeb Daniel

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 26
8-10pm - Open mic w/ Bruce Longman

Friday, May 27
8-10pm - Rick Bauer

Saturday, May 28
8-10pm - Bruce Longman

Beamish House Pub

27 John St., Port Hope
905-885-8702

Sunday, May 22

4pm - Deborah Lynn

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, May 19

7-10pm - Jazz Night w/ Rob Phillips

Friday, May 20

7-10pm - Marsala Lukianchuk & Mike Graham

Saturday, May 21

5-8pm - Bridgenorth Boys; 9pm - High Waters Band

Sunday, May 22

4-7pm - Matt Burkhart

Monday, May 23

6-9pm - Rick & Gailie's Crash & Burn

Tuesday, May 24

7-10pm - Open stage

Wednesday, May 25

6-9pm - Marc Roy

Coming Soon

Friday, May 27
6-8pm - Anna Smyrk; 8:30pm - Between The Static

Saturday, May 28
5-8pm - Dan O'Farrell; 9pm - Odd Man Rush

Sunday, May 29
4-7pm - Hillary Dumoulin

Wednesday, June 1
6-9pm - Irish Millie

Burleigh Falls Inn

4791 Highway 28, Burleigh Falls
(705) 654-3441

Thursday, May 19

6-9pm - Karaoke

Coach & Horses Pub

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

Friday, May 20

10pm - Karaoke

The Cow & Sow Eatery

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

Friday, May 20

8-11pm - Hitcher

Coming Soon

Friday, May 27
6-9pm - Jessy Byers

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Crook & Coffer

231 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
705-876-0505

Thursday, May 19

8pm - Christopher Joris

Saturday, May 21

7pm - Johann Burkhardt & Friends

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 26
7pm - A Night of Female Musicians

Saturday, May 21
7pm - House Brand

Dominion Hotel

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

Saturday, May 21

7:30pm - Summer Kickoff Dance with Gord Kidd and Friends

Coming Soon

Friday, June 3
7:30pm - Valdy ($28 to $37 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/313662201087)

Saturday, June 4
7:30pm - Jim Love "Last Man Standing" CD release w/ Slinky and The Boys

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, May 21

2-4pm - PMBA presents Wylie Harold and Out On Bail ($100 for table of 4, $150 for table of 6, $25 bar seat by e-transfer to . All proceeds help musicians in need)

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Saturday, May 21

2-6pm - TBA

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Friday, May 20

8pm - Rapallo, Raveen, James Clayton ($20 at door or $13 in advance at www.bestptbo.com/upcomingevents/rapallo-raveen)

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 26
7:30pm - The Hicks ft. Kate Brioux, Kate Suhr, Melissa Payne ($25 in advance at www.bestptbo.com/upcomingevents/the-hicks-live-at-the-gordon-best)

Wednesday, June 8
8pm - Sunday Crisp, River Jensen, and more ($20 at door or $13 in advance or in advance at www.bestptbo.com/upcomingevents/sunday-crisp-bateau-ride-stadium-tour-2022)

Graz Restobar

38 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon
705-738-6343

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 28
7:30 p.m. - Acoustically Hip

Huck's Bar and Lakeside Restaurant

17 Fire Route 82B, Buckhorn
705- 931-4455

Friday, May 20

5-8pm - Blue Hazel

Saturday, May 21

5-8pm - The Wild Cards

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Jethro's Bar + Stage

137 Hunter St. W., Peterborough

Thursday, May 19

5-7pm - Chris Collins; 9pm - The Union & special guests

Friday, May 20

5-7pm -The Actual Goners; 9pm - An Evening with Matt Holtby, Darren Roy Clarke, and Poor Belly (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, May 21

5-7pm - Angie Hilts; 9pm - Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes

VIDEO: "I Don't Know About You" - Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes

Tuesday, May 24

8-10pm - TBA

Kelly's Homelike Inn

205 3rd Street, Cobourg
905-372-3234

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 4
4-8pm - Wicklow

Lock 27 Tap and Grill

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

Friday, May 20

4-7pm - Tami J. Wilde

The Locker at The Falls

9 Lindsay St., Fenelon Falls
705-887-6211

Sunday, May 22

2-5pm - Acoustic Sunday

Mainstreet Landing Restaurant

1939 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn
(705) 657-9094

Thursday, May 19

7-10pm - Ty WIlson

Friday, May 20

8-11pm - Owen Wright

Sunday, May 22

8pm - Karaoke

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 26
7-10pm - Ty WIlson

Oasis Bar & Grill

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

Friday, May 20

6-9pm - Ferris & Pritchard

Sunday, May 22

6-9pm - Bruce Longman

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Pattie House Smokin' Barbecue

6675 Highway 35, Coboconk
(705) 454-8100

Saturday, May 21

8pm - B&B Blues Band ($5)

Pie Eyed Monk Brewery

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

Coming Soon

Friday, May 27
7-11:30pm - Music At the Monk 2 ft Looking For Heather, Phil Heaslip, Cassie Noble, Nathan Truax, SJ Riley ($10 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/273028785447)

The Publican House

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

Thursday, May 19

7-9pm - Shai Peer

Friday, May 20

7-9pm - Ryan Carr & Felipe Guezzo

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Saturday, May 21

7-11pm - The Acoustically Hip

Red Dog Tavern

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

Friday, May 20

9pm - Vortexans

Saturday, May 21

8:30pm - Cole LeBlanc, Skinwalkers Collective, 55Kings, Kippers ($5 at door)

Wednesday, May 25

9pm - Open mic hosted by Samara Johnson

Coming Soon

Thursday, May 26
8pm - Shad ($15 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/38891/)

Friday, May 27
9pm - Prada West w/ 420 Klick & more ($30)

Saturday, May 28
9pm - Doses w/ First Born Son & Sophie Gentle ($15 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/40747/)

Saturday, June 18
8pm - Austin Carson Band w/ Nicholas Campbell & The Two Meter Cheaters ($10 in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/329237296617)

Wednesday, August 3
8pm - Five Alarm Funk, rescheduled from March 18 ($20 in advance at www.ticketscene.ca/events/36526/)

Sammy's Roadhouse n Grill

2714 Brown Line, Peterborough
(705) 876-9994

Friday, May 20

7-10pm - Open Mic Night w/ Brian Tisdale and Vintage

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 28
7pm - Colton Sisters

Saturday, June 11
7pm - The Radials Band

Spanky's

201 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
(705) 874-5078

Wednesday, May 25

9pm - Live & Local Table Top Tunes ft SJ Riley w/ Hobo Corner

Sticks Sports Pub

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, May 28
7:30pm - Maxwell Mcwilliams

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Friday, May 20

8pm-12am - TBA

Saturday, May 21

8pm-12am - TBA

The Venue

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

Thursday, May 19

8pm - Saint Asonia w/ The Standstills ($27.50 in advance at https://admitone.com/events/saint-asonia-peterborough-8011395)

Coming Soon

Tuesday, May 31 (rescheduled from March 29)
8pm - PUP w/ The Casper Skulls ($30 in advance at www.ticketweb.ca/event/pup-casper-skulls-the-venue-tickets/11575895)

Friday, September 16 (rescheduled from May 12)
7pm - Bif Naked ($35 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/310846118107)