Listen to the Music; A Guide to Martin County’s Best Live Music Venues

May 8, 2023 | Read Time: 5 minutes

Local Music Venues Martin County

While Martin County is renowned for pristine beaches and natural wonders, it’s the live music scene that really gets the good vibes rolling. From the smooth grooves of jazz to the electric energy of rock, a diverse array of venues and ample talented musicians cater to every musical taste. No matter what day of the week, Martin County residents are never too far away from a fantastic performance. Tune up your ears and let the music guide you to some of the most exciting live music venues in the area.

Terra Fermata

Located just off Colorado Avenue in Downtown Stuart, Terra Fermata boasts a lineup of talented local musicians every night of the week, ensuring that no two nights are the same. The lively outdoor venue features a charming stage surrounded by lush tropical landscaping and ample seating areas, surrounded by the warm glow of twinkling lights. Visitors can sip on a craft beer or wine from the rotating list of local favorites or join in on a game of cornhole or giant Jenga while enjoying the band of the night.

The Lyric Theatre

Since the 1920s, The Lyric Theatre has been a beloved landmark in Downtown Stuart, enchanting audiences with its vintage charm and captivating performances. This 500-seat theatre showcases a diverse range of live performances that cater to every taste. Whether you’re in the mood for classical theatre, musicals, jazz concerts, big-name stars, or even a classic movie screening, The Lyric Theatre provides it all and more.

Live Music Venues - The Lyric Theatre Performance

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Martin County Restaurants Bring Music to Life

For those looking to indulge in live music and delicious food, there’s no shortage of local restaurants that offer a range of options for every occasion. In Port Salerno, Twisted Tuna is a great spot to enjoy fresh seafood and live music daily, with an outdoor patio that creates the perfect atmosphere for a night out with friends. Another popular choice is Harry and the Natives in Hobe Sound, which serves up classic American cuisine with a southern twist and hosts live music on their outdoor patio. For those craving Cajun and Creole cuisines, Crawdaddy’s in Jensen Beach offers a regular lineup of live music from local artists. For a more laid-back and tropical vibe, head to Sneaki Tiki in Stuart, where island-inspired cuisines and refreshing drinks are accompanied by live music on their outdoor deck. These are just a few of the restaurants in the area with live music performances.

Live Music at the Mansion

What’s not to love about listening to live music under the stars? On the first Sunday of every month, Martin County residents are invited to do just that at Music at the Mansion. Located at Indian Riverside Park from 5 pm to 8 pm, enjoy the waterfront and open-air atmosphere while jamming out to the month’s featured artist. The event features fun activities for the kids, and food and drink are available for purchase.

Rock’n Riverwalk

Every Sunday afternoon, let the iconic blue sailfish sails and the sound of music guide you to Stuart’s breathtaking waterfront stage. Rock’n Riverwalk is a signature concert series that runs year-round, offering live performances every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm. The event showcases the best local musicians across a range of genres, including rock, jazz, and country. Sit back and relax on a Sunday afternoon on a picnic blanket, lawn chair, or the boardwalk’s mini amphitheater seating while enjoying the music and spectacular views of the St. Lucie River.

Live Music Venues - Rock'n Riverwalk  Performance

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Jammin’ Jensen

Whether you’re looking for a fun night out with friends or a family-friendly adventure, Jammin’ Jensen brings out the best of this quaint seaside town. Every Thursday night in the heart of Downtown Jensen Beach, Jammin’ Jensen takes over the streets with a lively mini-festival celebrating the area’s creative minds. As you stroll through the charming streetscape, you’ll find local artists and vendors showcasing their unique crafts and goods, live music playing, and a wide range of restaurants to enjoy.

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 Jammin’ Jensen

Inspiring Future Musicians

The Martin County School District also provides students with plentiful opportunities to showcase their talents. Not only does each school feature robust art and chorus groups, but they also come together for an annual “Music in Our Schools” concert. Typically held every March, the districtwide program honors the National Association for Music Education. Students from each elementary, middle, and high school will take the stage for performances surrounding that year’s theme.

More Live Music Venues on Tap for Martin County’s Future

Music lovers in Martin County just can’t get enough, and a future venue may soon join the roster of fan favorites. What’s the Storie? Although the full vision has yet to be unveiled, the visionary designers of Storie, Florida are placing a high priority on clean water and open spaces that all Martin County residents could enjoy. An open-air amphitheater, vibrant village center, new parks and fields, educational opportunities, and plentiful outdoor activities are just the beginning of ways this eco-minded neighborhood would bring together the community. To receive a copy of the Storie Time magazine with more details on the vision for this community, or to be among the first to see the vision video upon its release, register your interest at

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