WALKING IN FAIRFIELD: He's the man behind some of "those," you know, the songs you can never get out of your head, no matter how hard you try. Marc Cohn, the Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter who wrote and sang hits like "Walking in Memphis" and "True Companion" is making a stop in Connecticut tonight. Cohn will take the stage at the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University of Fairfield. Cohn's got a new album out, but we're betting that the old favorites will be on the set list. Tickets are $30-$40. 8 p.m.
MUSICIANS IN MOTION: Seattle, LA, New York. Those are places we think of as music hot-beds. Not so much with Minnesota. But Music City Soundtrack is out to prove us wrong. The pop/punk/rock/etc. band is making a stop at the Webster Theatre in Hartford tonight. The quintet enlisted Ric Okasek of the Cars, Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne and Eli Janney of Girls Against Boys to help make 2008's pop-driven album "Even If It Kills Me" an indie favorite. The band's latest album, "My Dinosaur Life," has them jumping deeper into the mainstream. They were even featured on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night. Tickets are $20. 5:30 p.m.
SEEING RED: Looking to have a great evening, all while helping out an often under-appreciated cause? Head to the Hartford Club (it's in Hartford) tonight. The Greater Hartford Arts Council is hosting their Big Red for the Arts Benefit. The evening features signature dishes from local chefs and sample fine wines, beers and cocktails from all over the world. There's even a live auction and a chance to win great prizes. Tickets are $100. All the proceeds from the evening benefit the Art Council's United Arts Campaign, which supports more than 150 local arts and heritage organizations. Show is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.