The Weeknd: The Canadian R&B singer who released his new album Kiss Land performs with Anna Lunoe and Banks. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Straz Center in Tampa. Tickets start at $48.50. (813) 229-7827.
The Pretty Reckless: Former Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen is the lead vocalist for this alternative rock band that performs at 7 p.m. at the Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $17. (813) 248-9500.
Carlos Mencia: The host of Comedy Central's show Mind of Mencia for four seasons, Mencia is known for his blunt observations about social, political and racial issues. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $28. (813) 864-4000.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch: It's the last weekend to see this smash musical about an East German rock 'n' roll goddess who is also the victim of a botched sex-change operation. Show starts at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center in Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.
Blues Traveler: The New Jersey alternative rock band behind hits like Run Around and Hook plays at 8:30 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa. $35. (813) 627-7625.
SEASON PREMIERE The Big Bang Theory, 8 p.m., CBS Sheldon and Penny get a little cozier than Leonard would like, marking this as the official point in which the show gets too serious for its fan base's liking.
SEASON PREMIERE Parks and Recreation, 8 p.m., NBC Everyone goes to London, but we already know Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe are leaving at midseason, so let the mourning of Ann and Chris begin now.
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