Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, March 8, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* B.I.G. Tribute f. DJ Shakim at Empire Lounge
* More Mardi Gras, Please! at Solstice Tavern
* Spirit Caravan at Chop Shop
* Cupcakes and Condoms at Dupp&Swat
* Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas at The Evening Muse