nightlifeNOW – May 26 to June 1

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

Australian singer-songwriter Anna Smyrk performs at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough on Friday, May 27 as part of her North American tour. (Publicity photo)
Australian singer-songwriter Anna Smyrk performs at the Black Horse in downtown Peterborough on Friday, May 27 as part of her North American tour. (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 26 to Wednesday, June 1.

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 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 29

4-7pm - Tyler Cochrane

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, May 26

7-10pm - Jazz Night w/ Rob Phillips

Friday, May 27

6-8pm - Anna Smyrk; 8:30pm - Between The Static

VIDEO: "The Excavator" by Anna Smyrk

Saturday, May 28

5-8pm - Dan O'Farrell; 9pm - Odd Man Rush

Sunday, May 29

4-7pm - Hillary Dumoulin

Monday, May 30

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

Tuesday, May 31

7-10pm - Open stage

Wednesday, June 1

6-9pm - Irish Millie

Coming Soon

Friday, June 4
7-10pm - Rick & Gailie

Saturday, June 5
5-8pm - Jessica Sevier; 9pm - Lazy Devils ($10)

Sunday, June 6
4-7pm - The Griddle Pickers

Wednesday, June 8
6-9pm - The Keith Guy Band

Canoe & Paddle

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

Saturday, May 28

8-11pm - Michelle Prins

Coach & Horses Pub

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

Friday, May 27

10pm - Karaoke

The Cow & Sow Eatery

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

Friday, May 27

6-9pm - Jessy Byers

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Crook & Coffer

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

Thursday, May 26

7pm - A Night of Female Musicians

Saturday, May 28

7pm - House Brand

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 2
7pm - Adam Tario

Saturday, June 4
7:30pm - Gary Mark & Friends

Dominion Hotel

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

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

Saturday, June 18
7:30pm - Chad and Company

Saturday, July 9
7:30pm - Ian Reid ($10-$12 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/339400174057)

Monday, July 11
7:30pm - Morgan Davis ($13-$16 in advance at www.eventbrite.ca/e/339296102777)

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Saturday, May 28

2-6pm - Blueprint

Gordon Best Theatre

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

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)

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 4
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

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 27

5-8pm - Live music TBA (if power restored)

Saturday, May 28

5-8pm - Live music TBA (if power restored)

Jethro's Bar + Stage

137 Hunter St. W., Peterborough

Thursday, May 26

5-7pm - Dayna and Miranda; 9pm - The Union

Friday, May 27

5-7pm - Laura Keating (CANCELLED); 9pm - TBA

Saturday, May 28

5-7pm - TBA; 9pm - TBA

Tuesday, May 31

8-10pm - Balfolk’s Euro Folk Jam

Wednesday, June 1

TBA

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Kelly's Homelike Inn

205 3rd Street, Cobourg
905-372-3234

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 4
4-8pm - Wicklow

The Locker at The Falls

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

Thursday, May 26

8pm - Karaoke w/ Ross Burgoyne

Sunday, May 29

2-5pm - Acoustic Sunday ft Graham Snoddon

Mainstreet Landing Restaurant

1939 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn
(705) 657-9094

Thursday, May 26

7-10pm - Ty WIlson

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 2
7-10pm - Ty WIlson

McGillicafey's Pub & Eatery

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

Thursday, May 26

7-10pm - Karaoke

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 2
7:30pm - Open mic

Oasis Bar & Grill

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

Sunday, May 29

6-9pm - Bruce Longman

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Pie Eyed Monk Brewery

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

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 26

7-9pm - Cale Crowe

Friday, May 27

8-11pm - An Evening for Ukraine ft Lagan & Derelict (donations appreciated)

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Friday, May 27

7pm - Andy McDonald, Craig McEachern & Dave Clarke

Red Dog Tavern

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

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/)

Wednesday, June 1

9pm - Open mic hosted by Samara Johnson

Coming Soon

Thursday, June 3
Mickies and Shotdown Twice

Saturday, June 4
9pm - Napoleon w/ Choices Made, Nothing Serious, and The Bayside Dropouts ($15 at door)

Saturday, June 11
Big Motor Gasoline

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

Friday, June 24
Votexans

Saturday, June 25
Social Strife

Friday, July 15
Jail Birds

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

Saturday, May 28

7pm - Colton Sisters

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 11
7pm - The Radials Band

Scenery Drive Restaurant

6193 County Road 45, Baltimore
905-349-2217

Coming Soon

Saturday, June 11
Greg Hannah

Spanky's

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

Wednesday, June 1

9pm - Live & Local Table Top Tunes ft SJ Riley w/ musical guest

Sticks Sports Pub

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

Saturday, May 28

7:30pm - Maxwell Mcwilliams

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Friday, May 27

8pm-12am - TBA

Saturday, May 28

8pm-12am - TBA

The Venue

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

Tuesday, May 31

8pm - PUP w/ The Casper Skulls ($30 in advance at www.ticketweb.ca/event/pup-casper-skulls-the-venue-tickets/11575895)

Coming Soon

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