Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, July 1, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Xiu Xiu at Neighborhood Theatre
* Charlotte Knights vs. Gwinnett Braves at BB&T Ballpark
* Country Tuesday at Snug Harbor
* Fight Night Comedy Competition Finals at The Comedy Zone
* World Cup U.S.A. vs. Belgium Watch Party at Buffalo Wild Wings