Our weekly picks for some great live local music. Take a listen to some of these bands in our streaming audio player…

Thursday:

- Squeeky Rice (EP release), Religious Girls and Beatbeat Whisper at Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Friday:

- Rickshaw Stop's 5th Anniversary Bash: Dengue Fever (LA) and Goh Nakamura at Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $8.

Saturday:

- The Federalists, Stef Burns Group (co-headlining), The Stone Foxes and The Trophy Fire (acoustic) at Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $13 adv/$15 door.

- Loquat, Golden Graham (Rogue Wave) and Helene Renaut at The Uptown. 9pm, $10.

- Rickshaw Stop's 5th Anniversary Bash: Dengue Fever (LA) and The Attachments at Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $8.

Sunday:

- Sunday Night String Stampede Featuring: Uni and the Ding String Trio, Foxtails Brigade, The Definite Articles w/special guests The Trifles and New Pantheon at Cafe du Nord. 8pm, $10.

- David Dondero and Rademacher at The Knockout. 9pm, $10.