Better known as a member of the hip-hop collective, The Social Contract, Rob:Earth-One, is going solo for this show. Dividing his time between Fayetteville and Charlotte, he’s written and recorded new material recently. He’ll release his solo album at this Snug show, so pick it up while it’s still hot. What better way to have a good time and support local music before anyone else has it? $5
This convention, which debuted in Charlotte last year, is was one of the funnest events of 2015. On Friday, Knight Theater hosts break dancing performers from across the globe, including Just Dance (Korea), Tentacle Tribe (Canada), Jane Sekonya (South Africa), Pro-Motion (UK) and the mastermind behind the convention, Jonzi D (UK). Followed by an outdoor festival on Saturday. Free outdoor performances; $20 and up show.
This gathering of 10 food trucks is focused around bacon. TIN Kitchen will have a bacon-bison slider, OooWee BBQ will have hickory smoked mac and cheese and Southern Cake Queen will have bacolate, a chocolate cake with bacon pieces in it. Other food trucks with bacon options include Tiger Yakitori, Spoon’s BBQ, Improper Pig, Mel’s BLT Kitchen, Papo Queso, Gyro Twins and more. Live music from Pluto for Planet and C2 &The Brothers Reed, too. Held at 2161 Hawkins St. in South End.