Biere Semaine: It’s Beer Week with a French twist at Le Bec Fin tonight. The high-class restaurant will pair some of its best dishes with five delicious Shelton Brothers French Beer selections including Colomba, La Choulette Framboise, PG-24 Blonde, Thieriez Extra and Theillier La Bavaisienne. Philly’s own Joe Sixpack and B.R. Ryola, a specialist on French breweries and representative for Shelton Brothers, will be on hand answering all your beer questions and dropping beer knowledge throughout dinner. Le Bec Fin, 1523 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, $75, 6 p.m.
Cocorosie: French eccentric duo, Cocorosie, are in town tonight at the Troc. They are joined by newcomer Diane Cluck. If you haven’t heard of Cocorosie imagine a cross the Lady Gaga and Bjork -- shock value, unique and experimental. Singer-songwriter Diane Cluck is an impressive guitarist with a subtly haunting and intriguing voice. Both performances can be heard for less than $20. The Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $17-$19, 8 p.m.
Drake Listening Party: Canadian rapper Drake has turned the hip-hop world upside down over the past year with hits like “Best I Ever Had,” “Successful” and “I’m Goin’ In.” Hear a sneak peak of his latest album, Thank Me Later, tonight at Swanky Bubbles. The Old City restaurant will hold a listening party packed with drink specials, reviewers and eager fans like yourself. Be sure to RSVP for free admission. Swanky Bubbles, 10 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, Free, 9:30 p.m.