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Performing Arts in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

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From travelling productions to home-grown talent; musical acts to historical dramas: the performing arts are alive and well in Peterborough & the Kawarthas.

Enjoy live music with good friends, belly-laugh with an evening of comedy, or unwind with dinner and a show: the options are endless.

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Upcoming Shows & Events

The Morning Wood Comedy Tour
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The Morning Wood Comedy Tour

July 27 at 8:30 pm—$15

Aidan Long, Jay Rainville, Sam Tetsos and Alex Dewitt are quickly making a name for themsevles as they bring stand up comedy to places no one else has before. After…

379 George St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 3R2
Music at Lock 31
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Music at Lock 31

July 2 at 4:30 pm—Free

Food starts around 4:30pm, music 6pm – 8pm July 2 – Odd Combo July 9 – Jasmine Murray Music July 16 – Peterborough Dixiland Band July 23 – Joslynn Burford…

1961 Lakehurst Road
Buckhorn, ON
Kawartha Rotary Ribfest 2024
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Kawartha Rotary Ribfest 2024

July 14 at 12:00 pm—Free

Enjoy the best barbecue in Peterborough at the 18th Annual Kawartha Rotary Ribfest. Come on down and treat yourself to some yummy BBQ in Peterborough at the 18th annual Kawartha…

130 King St
Peterborough, AZ K9J 0A5
Kawartha Rotary Ribfest 2024
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Kawartha Rotary Ribfest 2024

July 13 at 12:00 pm—Free

Enjoy the best barbecue in Peterborough at the 18th Annual Kawartha Rotary Ribfest. Come on down and treat yourself to some yummy BBQ in Peterborough at the 18th annual Kawartha…

130 King St
Peterborough, AZ K9J 0A5
Kawartha Rotary Ribfest 2024
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Kawartha Rotary Ribfest 2024

July 12 at 12:00 pm—Free

Enjoy the best barbecue in Peterborough at the 18th Annual Kawartha Rotary Ribfest. Come on down and treat yourself to some yummy BBQ in Peterborough at the 18th annual Kawartha…

130 King St
Peterborough, AZ K9J 0A5
(The Last) Show And Tell Poetry Series
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(The Last) Show And Tell Poetry Series

July 5 at 7:00 pm—$10

Show and Tell Poetry Series is excited to host Toronto-based poet Spencer Gordon for the Peterborough launch of his latest poetry collection ‘A Horse At The Window’ from House of…

171 King St
Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8
The Michael Jackson HIStory Show
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The Michael Jackson HIStory Show

August 15 at 8:00 pm—$76.95

Showtime Australia presents this spectacular music tribute and full-scale stage production honouring the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Celebrate Jackson’s creative genius and unsurpassed talent with riveting…

290 George St N
Peterborough, ON, K9J 3H2
Wild Rivers Presented by Peterborough Folk Festival
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Wild Rivers Presented by Peterborough Folk Festival

August 15 at 7:00 pm—$69

Peterborough Folk Festival kick off concert celebrating 35 years in 2024. Platinum-selling indie trio Wild Rivers, Khalid Yassein [guitar, vocals, keys], Devan Glover [vocals], and Andrew Oliver [lead guitar, synths],…

140 Charlotte St Third Floor
Peterborough, K9J 2T8
Potted Potter
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Potted Potter

July 26 at 7:30 pm—$70.71

Playing to sold out houses all over the world, the Olivier Award nominated Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff takes on the…

290 George St N
Peterborough, ON, K9J 3H2
Ron Josol in “Ron the World” Canadian Tour
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Ron Josol in “Ron the World” Canadian Tour

June 27 at 8:00 pm—$33.90

Get ready for a night of side-splitting laughter as the illustrious Ron Josol brings his unique brand of humour to the Market Hall Performing Arts Centre. This Filipino-Canadian powerhouse of…

140 Charlotte St Third Floor
Peterborough, K9J 2T8
Rick Fines’ Farewell For Now
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Rick Fines’ Farewell For Now

June 21 at 8:00 pm—$30

Rick Fines’ going away to Europe with his family! This concert will feature his original songs, an all-star cast and Rick’s special guest Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, making his first…

140 Charlotte St Third Floor
Peterborough, K9J 2T8
Peterborough Musicfest Presents: David Wilcox
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Peterborough Musicfest Presents: David Wilcox

August 17 at 8:00 pm—Free

2 George Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1 Canada
Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Elton Rohn
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Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Elton Rohn

August 3 at 8:00 pm—Free

2 George Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1 Canada
Peterborough Musicfest Presents: RÊVE
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Peterborough Musicfest Presents: RÊVE

July 24 at 8:00 pm—Free

2 George Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1 Canada
40th Anniversary of Sawyer Brown with Shenandoah and George Fox
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40th Anniversary of Sawyer Brown with Shenandoah and George Fox

October 30 at 8:00 pm—$59 – $245

Country legends Sawyer Brown announce a stop at the PMC on their national tour, joined by Shenandoah and special guest George Fox. The Tour will stop at the Peterborough Memorial…

151 Lansdowne St, Peterborough
Peterborough, Canada
Country Concert at Farmhill Weddings
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Country Concert at Farmhill Weddings

July 18 at 6:00 pm—$28.25

Join us for a night of twangin’ tunes and good ol’ country vibes as Shooter takes the stage at the picturesque rolling hills of Keene! Known as Durham’s premier country…

2709 Dillon Rd
Keene, K9J6X8
Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival
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Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival

June 21—$12

3 days of original contemporary Indigenous performance with shows for all ages. Theatre, Music, Film and More! The Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival (NIFF) is the world’s first and only Indigenous…

1 Gzowski Way
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
Danny Michel & Steve Poltz
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Danny Michel & Steve Poltz

November 14 at 8:00 pm—$45

Danny Michel The only good thing about not shopping in record stores anymore is you won’t have to figure out what genre to look for Danny under. If that were…

140 Charlotte St Third Floor
Peterborough, K9J 2T8
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
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Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
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Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
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Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
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Event

Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
wine on a shelf
Event

Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
wine on a shelf
Event

Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
wine on a shelf
Event

Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
wine on a shelf
Event

Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
wine on a shelf
Event

Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza
wine on a shelf
Event

Live Music & Wood-Fired Pizza

June 2 at 1:00 pm

Join us for live music on our outdoor stage this summer! A new local musician or band will be playing every Sunday from 1-4pm. Listen to some great tunes while…

2452 County Road 36
Buckhorn, ON K0L 1J0
Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Tenille Townes
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Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Tenille Townes

June 29 at 8:00 pm—Free

Five- time reigning Female Artist of the Year at the CCMA’s Country music star Tenille Townes will kick off the 37th annual Peterborough Musicfest with a free concert at Del…

2 George Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1 Canada
Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Down With Webster
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Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Down With Webster

July 31 at 8:00 pm—Free

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to welcome the high-energy Toronto-based rap/rock band Down With Webster to the Del Crary Park stage on Wednesday, July 31. Down With Webster’s electrifying performances have won…

2 George Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1 Canada
Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Metric
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Peterborough Musicfest Presents: Metric

July 17 at 8:00 pm—Free

Peterborough Musicfest is excited to welcome Metric to Del Crary Park on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. This is one of many acts that will be featured during Musicfest’s 37th year at the park…

2 George Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1 Canada
Billy Talent with Special Guests Crown Lands & NOBRO
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Billy Talent with Special Guests Crown Lands & NOBRO

August 6 at 7:00 pm—$60.99 – $90.99

Peterborough Memorial Centre is extremely excited to announce that Billy Talent will be bringing its iconic and identifiable brand of rock music for a live performance on Tuesday, August 6.…

151 Lansdowne St, Peterborough
Peterborough, Canada