Rock City Books & Coffee, 328 Main St., kicks off each weekend with live music, DJs, spoken word and more in a coffeehouse atmosphere. On Friday, Dec. 31, Rock City’s Velvet Lounge series will kick off New Year’s Eve with Colored Glasses.

The indie jazz/rock music will run from 5 to 7 p.m. at Rock City Books & Coffee, 328 Main St. There is no cover charge; however, tipping the musicians is highly encouraged. For more information on this and other upcoming events, call 594-4123 or check out the Rock City Coffee Facebook page.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to