nightlifeNOW – January 19 to 25

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

DreamTeam Concerts, in partnership with Kawartha Food Share and the United Way Peterborough & District with support from Peterborough police deputy chief Tim Farquharson, is presenting "A Hand Up" fundraising concert at The Junction in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, January 22 from 1 to 8 p.m. with performances by Bowie Lives Unplugged, High Waters Band, Baz Littlerock & Tyson Briden, Jessie Slack, SJ Riley, and Ty Wilson. The free-admission concert features a silent auction and $1 from every drink sold will be donated to Kawartha Food Share and the United Way. (Photo: DreamTeam Concerts)
DreamTeam Concerts, in partnership with Kawartha Food Share and the United Way Peterborough & District with support from Peterborough police deputy chief Tim Farquharson, is presenting "A Hand Up" fundraising concert at The Junction in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, January 22 from 1 to 8 p.m. with performances by Bowie Lives Unplugged, High Waters Band, Baz Littlerock & Tyson Briden, Jessie Slack, SJ Riley, and Ty Wilson. The free-admission concert features a silent auction and $1 from every drink sold will be donated to Kawartha Food Share and the United Way. (Photo: DreamTeam Concerts)

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, January 19 to Wednesday, January 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.

With the exception of karaoke, we only list events with performing musicians. Venues may also host other events during the week (e.g., dancing, DJs, comedy shows).

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Arthur's Pub

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

Thursday, January 19

8-10pm - Open mic w/ Bruce Longman

Friday, January 20

8-10pm - Davey Boy

Saturday, January 21

8-10pm - Ferris & Pritchard

Black Horse Pub

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

Thursday, January 19

7-10pm - Jazz Night w/ Rob Phillips and Carling Stephen

Friday, January 20

5-8pm - Space Cadets; 9pm - Pop Machine

Saturday, January 21

5-8pm - Rick & Gailie; 9pm - The Bravery Shakes (full band)

Sunday, January 22

4-7pm - Metsaema

Monday, January 23

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

Tuesday, January 24

7-10pm - Open stage

Wednesday, January 25

6-8:30pm - Robbie Burns Day ft music by Reverend Ken and piping in of the haggis by John Mullin

Coming Soon

Friday, January 27
5-8pm - Irish Millie; 9pm - Jake Norris & The Side Street Band

Saturday, January 28
5-8pm - Brisk Recharge; 9pm - Gunslingers

Sunday, January 29
4-7pm - Cheryl Casselman Trio

Wednesday, February 1
6-8pm - Eli Martin

Burleigh Falls Inn

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, February 4
6pm - Mike Graham

Friday, February 10
6pm - Hilary Dumoulin

Crook & Coffer

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

Thursday, January 19

7-9pm - Mike MacCurdy

Saturday, January 21

7:30-10:30pm - Chris Collins

Tuesday, January 24

7-9pm - All Request Tuesdays w/ Rod MacDonald

Dominion Hotel

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

Coming Soon

Saturday, February 4
4:30-7:30pm - Jeff Moulton

Dr. J's BBQ & Brews

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

Saturday, January 21

1-4pm - Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association (PMBA) presents The Rezonator Trio (Chris Iney, JP Hovercraft, Frank Watt) w/ special guest Tony Silvestri (PWYC, with proceeds to PMBA)

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Erben Eatery & Bar

189 Hunter St W,, Peterborough
705-304-1995

Thursday, January 19

8pm - Cheryl Casselman (no cover)

Friday, January 20

9pm - Lauryn MacFarlane and Boo Radley Project with Irish Millie, Mars Rivera, and Focused ($10 at door)

Saturday, January 21

9pm - Live Shiny Tunes ($10 at door)

Wednesday, January 25

8-11pm - Open mic hosted by Samara Johnson

Ganaraska Hotel

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

Saturday, January 21

2-6pm - Twisters

Coming Soon

Friday, February 17
8pm - Brooks & Bowskill w/ The Hometown Beauts ($20, tickets available at The Ganny and Zap Records in Cobourg)

Saturday, February 18
8pm - Brooks & Bowskill w/ The Hometown Beauts ($20, tickets available at The Ganny and Zap Records in Cobourg)

Sunday, February 19
2pm - Brooks & Bowskill w/ The Hometown Beauts ($20, tickets available at The Ganny and Zap Records in Cobourg)

Friday, February 24
8pm - Walk The Line - A Tribute to Johnny Cash fundraiser for Greenwood Coalition ($20 in advance at https://walktheline.eventbrite.ca)

Gordon Best Theatre

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

Coming Soon

Friday, January 27
8pm - Rock of Slayges ft drag performances by Lily Padz and Banshii Waylon and live music by No Small Affair ($10 at door)

The Granite

45 Bridge St. W., Bancroft
613-332-1500

Saturday, January 21

5-8pm - Melodi Ryan

Graz Restobar

38 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon
705-738-6343

Sunday, January 22

3-5pm - Jake Dudas

Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront

150 George St. N., Peterborough
705-743-1144

Saturday, January 21

8-11pm - Andy & The Boys

Jethro's Bar + Stage

137 Hunter St. W., Peterborough
705-931-0617

Thursday, January 19

6-8pm - Boogie Time Ramblers; 9pm - The Union

Friday, January 20

6-8pm - Carpe Noctem (jazz); 9pm - The Venisons w/ Billard Blossom

Saturday, January 21

6-8pm - Big Tobacco, The Pickers; 9pm - Nicholas Campbell & The Two Metre Cheaters w/ Cody Allen James, Good Company

Sunday, January 22

3-6pm - Open Blues Jam

Monday, January 23

8pm - Karaoke w/ Cheyenne Buck

Tuesday, January 24

6-8pm - Bolfolk's Euro Folk Jam

Wednesday, January 25

9pm - Open Stage w/ Matt Holtby

Coming Soon

Thursday, January 26
6-8pm - Burton Glasspool Overdrive; 9pm - The Union

Friday, January 27
5-7pm - Chester Babcock; 8-10pm - Jake Dudas; 10pm - TBA

Saturday, January 28
6-8pm - Charlie Horse; 8pm - JE Lopez, The Grips

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The Junction

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

Sunday, January 22

1-8pm - DreamTeam Concerts presents "A Hand Up" benefit concert for Kawartha Food Share and the United Way featuring Bowie Lives Unplugged, High Waters Band, Baz Littlerock & Tyson Briden, Jessie Slack, SJ Riley, Ty Wilson (free admission, silent auction, $1 per drink sold donated to United Way and Kawartha Food Share)

Kelly's Homelike Inn

205 3rd Street, Cobourg
905-372-3234

Saturday, January 21

4-8pm - Harley and the Howlers ft Randy Weales.

The Locker at The Falls

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

Thursday, January 19

8pm - Karaoke w/ Ross Burgoyne

Mainstreet Bar & Grill

1939 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn
(705) 657-9094

Saturday, January 21

7pm - Open jam hosted by Tami J Wilde & Joslynn Burford

Coming Soon

Saturday January 28
7pm - Tami J Wilde

McThirsty's Pint

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

Friday, January 20

9pm - Live music TBA

Saturday, January 21

9pm - Live music TBA

Sunday, January 22

7pm - Open mic

Tuesday, January 24

8pm - Emily Burgess

Wednesday, January 25

9pm - Greg Dowey

Murphy's Lockside Pub & Patio

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

Thursday, January 19

7pm - Sean Jamieson w/ Jason Lynnon fiddle

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Oasis Bar & Grill

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

Sunday, January 22

6-9pm - PHLO

Pastry Peddler

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

Coming Soon

Friday, January 27
5:30pm & 7:45pm - Music Dinner Night ft Wild Cards ($65 per person, reservations required)

Pie Eyed Monk Brewery

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

Coming Soon

Friday, March 17
8pm - St. Patrick's Day ft John Turner ($15 at )

The Publican House

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

Thursday, January 19

7-9pm - SJ Riley

Friday, January 20

7-9pm - Shai Peer

Puck' N Pint Sports Pub

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

Friday, January 20

7pm - Andy & The Boys

Red Dog Tavern

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

Saturday, January 21

9pm - Big Motor Gasoline w/ Nightime Drive and Adam Tario ($10 at door)

Coming Soon

Saturday, January 28
8pm - Price To Die, Bayside Dropouts, Gravearth ($15 at door)

Friday, February 10
9pm - The Mickies w/ Down Goes Jasper ($10, all proceeds to benefit One City Peterborough)

Thursday, March 16
8pm - Field Guide w/ special guests ($15 in advance at https://www.ticketweb.ca/event/field-guide-with-special-guests-the-red-dog-tickets/12773895)

Southside Pizzeria

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

Friday, January 20

10am-2pm - Open mic

Spanky's

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

Friday, January 20

9pm - The Mickies w/ Big Slop ($10, all proceeds to benefit One City Peterborough)

Sticks Sports Pub

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

Friday, January 20

5-9pm - High Waters Acoustic

The Thirsty Goose

63 Walton St., Port Hope

Friday, January 20

8pm-12am - Live music TBA

Saturday, January 21

8pm-12am - Live music TBA

Turtle John's Pub & Restaurant

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

Thursday, January 19

6:30-9:30pm - Live music TBA

The Venue

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

Coming Soon

Friday, February 10
8pm - Tony Yayo of G-Unit w/ Peter Jackson ($35 in advance at www.showpass.com/tony-yayo-of-g-unit-w-special-guest-peter-jackson-peterborough/)

Friday, February 17
8pm - Tebey With Special Guests Five Roses ($25 in advance at https://modo-live.com/custom-tickets/tebey/)