The Monday night blues series continues Aug. 8 with the Bryan Lee Band playing from 7 to 10 p.m. in the upstairs music room of Time Out Pub, 275 Main St. Admission is $10.

Bryan Lee, a New Orleans blues institution, is making his first Midcoast visit since appearing in the 2010 North Atlantic Blues Festival. The guitarist, vocalist and Blues Music Award nominee has said he may not have eyesight, but he has been given the gift of music.

On Saturday, Aug. 27, blues guitarist extraordinaire Ana Popovic will play during a sunset cruise (6 to 9 p.m.) aboard the M/V Monhegan, berthed on Rockland Harbor. Tickets are $30; call 596-6055.

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