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    Who knows if they'll bring the treadmills. But OK Go will bring their high-energy music to the Webster tonight.

    FILLED WITH GOO:  From hits like Iris, Long Way Down and Name the Goo Goo Dolls exploded onto the music scene back in the '90s.  But the boys from Buffalo were around long before then, and they've been going strong ever since, and recently came out with their latest studio effort, "Something for the Rest of Us."  Tonight, the band that's sold more than nine million albums in the U.S. is coming to Connecticut.  They're taking the stage at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.  Tickets are $22.

    GET GOING, OK?:  You probably know them from their quirky, viral music videos.  But if you head to the Webster tonight in Hartford, OK Go will prove that they've got the musical chops to hang with any band out there.  Their high-energy songs and off-beat style lead themselves perfectly to a live show.  You can check them out for yourself tonight at 7 p.m.  And while you're there, enjoy the musical stylings of opening act Those Darlins.  Tickets are $16. 

    YOU GO GIRLS: For two decades, the Indigo Girls have been entertaining fans through a plethora albums and relentless touring.  Tonight, the Grammy-Award winning duo is pausing for a moment in New Haven for a show at Toad's Place.  With their effortless harmonies, honest lyrics and infectious melodies the Indigo Girls have built a devoted following, sure to be on display tonight.  Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show are $40.  Mount Moriah will open.

    LEGENDARY:  He started as a studio session musician.  Now, he's playing the biggest venues with some of the biggest names.  And we're not just talking about big names in music.  We're talking the President of the United States.  Tonight, you can see six-time Grammy winner John Legend in a solo concert at the John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts at SCSU in New Haven.  In the past few years, Legend has become one of the most respected singer/songwriters in music as well as an out-spoken advocate for a number issues.  Tickets for tonight's 8 p.m. show are $35.