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

Thursday:

The Family Curse, Death Valley High and King Loses Crown at Annie’s Social Club. 9pm, $7.

Friday:

– Performer Magazine Presents: Or, the Whale (Feature Podcast), The Federalists and Emily Jane White (Feature Podcast) at Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $13 adv/$15 door.

Sonny & the Sunsets, The Matinees and Dominant Legs at Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $6.

Desario (Sacto), Whitey on the Moon and Bye Bye Blackbirds at Starry Plough Pub. 9:30pm, $8.

Saturday:

The Octopus Project (Austin), The Hot Toddies (Feature Podcast) and Sassy!!! at Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10.

Sunday:

– The Bay Bridged Presents: Judgement Day (Feature Podcast), Geographer (Geographer) (CD Release) and Cotillion (Members of Bright Eyes, Botticellis, Judgement Day) at Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $10.