Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, April 9, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Earth Exchange exhibit at The Light Factory
* Safetysuit with Daughtry and Mike Sanchez at Ovens Auditorium
* Open Mic Mondays at Tremont Music Hall
* Karaoke at Dixie's Tavern
* Find Your Muse Open Mic at The Evening Muse