Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, July 17, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Ida Kohlmeyer exhibit at Jerald Melberg Gallery
* 311 and Cypress Hill at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
* Boz Scaggs at Knight Theater
* Karaoke Night at UpStage
* Thomas Kelly Pauley exhibit at Arts Council of York County