INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― Those with the courage to resume nightlife have several options for live music this week. While some venues remain closed and many performers are delaying their return to live gigs, others are taking the plunge.

All listed shows are tentative, and you are advised to call ahead to confirm. As always, exercise caution and use common sense. Those venturing out to see live entertainment are advised to bring masks and hand sanitizer and maintain social distancing of six feet or more.

Kilted Mermaid is open and adhering to state guidelines, with 25% of normal seating capacity inside, tables six feet apart on the patio. All staff will be wearing masks.

Upcoming shows at Kilted Mermaid include Abby Owens, May 15, 8-11 p.m.; Leftovers Duo, May 16, 8-11 p.m.; Jon Prestage, May 23, 8-11 p.m.; Matt Rosman, May 29, 8-11 p.m.; and Souljam, May 30, 8-11 p.m.

Capt. Hiram’s presents the Eric Lee Webb Duo, May 15, 4 p.m.; Vinnie Hines, May 16, 4 p.m.; and Kevin Nayme, May 17, 4 p.m.

Earl’s Hideaway is partially open but the live music schedule was not available at press time. Call for info.

Riverside Theatre plans on resuming its Live in the Loop free concert series on May 29 with Radio Days and Second Wind on May 30. Those same nights Comedy Zone returns with Kent Radar and Casey Peruski.

Kilted Mermaid is located at 1937 Old Dixie Highway, Vero Beach. For more information call (772) 569-5533 or visit

Capt. Hiram’s is located at 1580 US Highway 1, Sebastian. For more information, call (772) 388-8588 or visit

Earl’s Hideaway is located at 1405 Indian River Dr., Sebastian. For more information, call (772) 589-5700 or visit

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