Main Event

Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson 'Honda Civic Tour Featuring Maroon 5'
The word: Maroon 5's 2012 album "Overexposed" included four singles that have dominated radio airplay for months. The pop rock band will be joined by singer, songwriter and "American Idol" alum Kelly Clarkson.
Details: 7 p.m. Friday Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. Tickets prices vary from $46 to $116.30. Tickets can be purchased at

Hot Ticket

Selena Gomez
The word: 21-year-old pop superstar Selena Gomez makes a tour stop in Fairfax. You might know her from her highly publicized relationship with Justin Bieber or from nothing else.
Details: 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, Va. Tickets prices vary from $41.90 to $79.25. Tickets can be purchased at


Big Premiere

The word: The third in a trilogy, "Riddick" follows Vin Diesel as he fights off a race of alien predators on a sun-scorched planet where he's left for dead. It's pretty much the same thing as the last two movies.
Details: "Riddick" premieres today in theaters nationwide, including Regal Westminster 9. For show time information, call 410-857-1422.


Janelle Monae 'The Electric Lady'
The word: "The Electric Lady" is a followup on Janelle Monae's acclaimed 2010 debut LP. The R&B/soul singer has lit up the charts with hits, including a stunning cameo in fun.'s 2012 song "We Are Young."
Details: Album drops Tuesday. It retails for $9.99 on Amazon and $8.99 on iTunes.

Couch Potato

'Monday Night Football' Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins
The word: Are you ready for some football? "Monday Night Football" kicks off with a clash between NFC East rivals. The Redskins are looking for their third-straight victory over the Eagles.
Details: "Monday Night Football" premieres at 7 p.m. Monday on ESPN.