8 p.m. The Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. Resale tickets available at concerts.livenation.com.
Despite no album and no label, the New Jersey rapper jump-started his career with “Trap Queen” – the way unestablished artists did it in the ’50s and ’60s; that song earned two Grammy nominations. T-Wayne will open this show.
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Science on the Rocks
5 p.m. Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. $8 in advance, $10 at the door (add IMAX or Body Worlds tickets for an additional charge). www.discoveryplace.org.
The theme for this adults-only night is “Final Frontier,” and will feature a virtual reality space voyage with Oculus Rift, an inside look at the Starlab inflatable planetarium, astronaut ice cream, UFOs and more.
‘Bodiography’/‘Follow the Light’
8 p.m. Booth Playhouse, 100 N. Tryon St. $18-$35. www.blumenthalarts.org.
An evening of contemporary dance kicks off the 10th Charlotte Dance Festival, which continues through Sunday with performances and workshops at various venues. Full schedule: www.charlottedancefestival.org.