INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― Live music is back at Pareidolia Brewing Co. in Sebastian.

Bring a chair or use one of theirs, sip a cold one, and listen, dance or relax outside under the oak tree with plenty of space and fresh air.

On Sat., May 23, Tony Velarde (Ollie and the Poohs) performs a solo acoustic set of covers and originals outside at Pareidolia from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

On Wed., May 27, and every Wednesday until June 24, Robert Johnson leads an open mic jam from 7-10 p.m. All styles and instruments are welcome and expected including mandolin, kazoo, blues, and bluegrass. Musicians are requested to bring your own microphone, if possible.

Pareidolia Brewing Co. is located at 712 Cleveland St., Sebastian. For more information call (772) 571-5693.

Also in Sebastian, Capt. Hirams presents live music outside every day at about 4 p.m. Bands planned for this week are May 22, East Harbor; May 23, Jeff Marquis; May 24, Rusty Wilmot Duo; May 25, Vinnie Hines; May 26, Brad Brock; May 27, Chase Stites; and May 28, Iris.

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

Down the road in Vero Beach, Jon Prestage returns to Kilted Mermaid on May 23. Matt Rosman is at the Mermaid on May 29, and Souljam on May 30. All shows are 8-11 p.m.

Looking a few weeks ahead, Drago drag queen bingo returns to Kilted Mermaid on Sun., June 7, 7-10 p.m.

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

Live music is also returning to Walking Tree Brewery, but the schedule was not available at press time. Visit their Facebook page for up-to-date listings, or call (772) 217-3502.

Walking Tree Brewery is located at 3209 Dodger Road, Vero Beach.

All shows listed are tentative based on COVID-19 developments, so please call ahead to confirm.

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