Live music is back, and so is enjoying your favorite bars and restaurants. Here are a few best bets for a beer, dinner and a show this weekend around the Poconos.

The Hard Way will play a free show Friday, May 21, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Original Pocono Pub, 1760 N 9th Street, Bartonsville; visit

Doctor Pappa and the renegade rambler will play a free show Friday, May 21, at 6 p.m. outside on the patio at the Cinder Inn, 91 Mill Creek Road, East Stroudsburg; visit

Mere Mortals will play a free show at the Original Pocono Pub on Saturday, May 22, from 8 to 11 p.m.; visit

Kyle Baker will provide live music Wednesday, May 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bike Night at Maggie’s Tavern, East Terrace Drive, Saylorsburg; visit

— Pocono Record via Associated Press