Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 8, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Karaoke at Dixie's Tavern
* Manic Monday Industry Night at The Glass House at FABO
* Monday Night Allstars at Double Door Inn
* Open Mic at Jackalope Jacks
* Saving Abel and Beyond the Fade at Amos' Southend