The best places in Peterborough for live music, DJs and more

There's classic 70s punk from Tim V's Sham 69 at The Met and top funk tunes on the decs from Jo G and a special guest at Charters to look forward to this weekend.

Thursday, 12th July 2018, 4:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:46 pm
Jo Gardiner


Live Music

Puzzles?, Bridge Street: Open mic with The Interim Room.

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The Solstice: Loco with resident DJs Luke & Jake ‘Roscoe’ Baines from 9pm with various Guest DJs throughout the evening from 9pm until 4am • Entry is free before 11pm.

The Met Lounge: EMBRACE - a place for the people by the people of the LGBTQIA+ community. 9pm until 2am.


The Ruddy Duck, Peakirk: 8.30pm, £1

Charters, Town Bridge: 8pm, free, £20 bar tab prize for winning team,

Friday 13th

Live Music

The Met Lounge: Tim V’s official SHAM 69 play the Met Lounge for the first time.. bringing you all the best of sham with original members from the first single, first album. You’ll recognise all their hits for a great singalong evening. Plus two great support bands Jack the Lad playing all the best classics from 79-84 and some of their own chucked in and local boys, Tokyo Rankers with more tunes to open a great nights entertainment

Doors 7.45p[m and advance tickets £10 from

Charters: The Broadcasters at 10:30pm. Free entry.

Peterborough Conservative Club: Mikki Jons from 8.30pm. Free entry.

The Crown, Lincoln Road: THE SIDEKICKS from 9pm - St Ives’ No1 pop and rock covers band.

Blue Bell, Werrington: Live music every Friday.

Queen’s Head, Queen Street: Live music every Friday, from 7.30pm.


The Solstice: Mischief- 3 rooms of music from 9pm with house & dance anthems in SolGarden + Club Classics and Essential R&B in The Solstice plus party anthems in Harry’s Bar Café. Resident DJs on the night include: Alessandro Vacca, Jake Baines & Robbie H. Entry is free before 10.30pm £5/7 after.

The Lightbox, bridge Street: Electronic with Anthony Thornhill.

Sawtry Club: Rock and roll night, 8pm to 11.30pm


The Falcon, Whittlesey: No Silence Sounds disco, 8pm

Saturday 14th

Live Music

The Crown, Lincoln Road: THE OUTLAW EAGLES from 9pm - Eagles and related solo artists tribute band.

The Letter B, Whittlesey: Stealer, from 9pm.

Peterborough Conservative Club: Nite Owls from 8.30pm. Free entry.

Parkway Club, Maskew Ave: PARK ROYLE from 8-15 - late. Guests welcome.

The Yard of Ale: Frankly My dear from 9.30pm.


The Lightbox, Bridge Street: Eclectic Ballroom with the best of soul, disco and funk from 9pm to 1am.

Charters: What the Funk with DJ Jo G (pictured) and special guest Lady J 9pm – free entry.

Brewery Tap: Saturday Night Groove with Resident DJ Rick Allen bringing you a great selection of hits from across the decades, accompanied by videos on the large screen – 9pm – late, free entry.

The Solstice: Saturday Sessions - with four rooms of entertainment. There is Commerical Chart & Dance in the Solstice, House & Dance Anthems in the SolGarden, Pure Urban Flavas in the Lit Room & Party Anthems in Harry’s Bar Café. Entry is free before 10.30pm more after.

Mama Liz’s, Stamford: EHS – Funk / Hip Hop / Reggae / Groove – 9pm – Free


Carpenters Arms, Stanground: 4pm

Geneva Bar, Geneva Street: Kushty Karaoke, 9pm to 2am, free

Voodoo Lounge, Stamford: DR Gumbo’s Soul Funk Stew – Funk N Soul N Cheese N Roll – 9pm – Free

Sunday 15th

Live Music

Charters: Summer Sundays presents the Expletives from 3pm – free entry, family friendly.

Parkway Club, Maskew Ave: MARK SPAFFORD, ballroom and sequence dancing from 7.30pm. Guests welcome.

Peterborough Conservative Club: The Gary Woods Swing Band from 12.15pm. Free entry.


The Solstice: LIVE! HD! Sports throughout the day on the big screens followed by karsoke with a chance to win £250. Entry is free.

Carpenters Arms, Coates: 8pm


Blue Bell, Werrington: Free pub quiz starts 8pm prompt.

The Crown, Lincoln Road: Quiz Night, Maximum teams of four, Pub Quiz 8pm, Cash Bingo 9:30p

Monday 16th


The Solstice: Monday Club - with live HD sports shown on the big screen.


The Beehive: Poker Night from 8pm. £5 buy in.

Solstice, Northminster: Poker, Texas Hold’em, every Monday, 7pm, all welcome

Ex-servicemen’s Club, Fletton: Quiz, £2 per team of four and the winner wins a gallon of beer

Black Swan, Farcet: Every Monday, £1, max team of five, 8pm

Nag’s Head, Eastrea: 8.30pm

Letter B, Whittlesey: 3.30pm

Tuesday 17th

Live Music

Pizza Parlour and Music Cafe: Open mic session hosted by Anna Radford from 7pm to 10pm.


The Solstice: TuesGay - Cambridgeshire’s biggest gay friendly midweek club night from 9pm until late.


Hungry Horse, Halcyon, Westwood: Quiz night and play your cards right,


The Rose and Crown, Thorney: Texas Hold ‘em Poker, membership and entry free, beginners welcome, 01733 270546

The Ostrich Inn, North Street: Texas Hold’em, from 7.30pm.

Wednesday 18th


Frothblowers, Werrington: Free silent pub quiz, from 7pm to 8pm. Teams of 4 max. 3 prizes.

The Draper’s Arms, Cowgate: Cash prize quiz - starts 8pm. Maximum team of six, £1 per team member.

The Solstice: Starts with Rock’N’Roll Bingo and then it’s eyes down for the big cash prize, entry is £1 per person from 9pm.