Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 22, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Gwar at Amos' Southend
* Open Mic Night at Jackalope Jacks
* Monday Night Allstars at Double Door Inn
* Karaoke at Dixie's Tavern
* Find Your Muse open mic at The Evening Muse