Legends of Old School Hip-Hop
8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $40-$200. 800-745-3000.
Chubb Rock, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, The Lady of Rage (who worked with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg), and Whodini’s DJ Grandmaster Dee join comedian D. Ellis for a look back at what some consider the golden age of rap.
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EpiCentre Charlotte Beer Festival
2-7 p.m. Rooftop 210, 210 E. Trade St. Suite B-320. $20-$40. www.charlottebeerfestival.eventbrite.com.
Tickets include a drinking wristband, a commemorative glass and unlimited samples of more than 75 craft, import and specialty beers. The Early Ray Band will perform live music.
Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme
7 and 9:30 p.m. (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $18-$20. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
Stand-up routines and silly storytelling from a pair of comedians best known for roles in Broken Lizard movies like “Super Troopers” and “Beerfest.”
Foreigner and Styx
7 p.m. PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd. $25-$89.70. 800-745-3000.
The classic-rock radio vets return for the Soundtrack of Summer Tour, but what’s different this year is the hourlong set from the Eagles’ famously ousted lead guitarist Don Felder, who penned the music for “Hotel California.”