Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, August 27, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Leslie Jordan's Stories I Can't Tell Mama at Petra's Piano Bar & Cabaret
* Covenant at Amos' Southend
* Fat Face Trio at Snug Harbor
* Karaoke at Dixie's Tavern
* Find Your Muse Open Mic at The Evening Muse