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


Neon Trees (Provo), The Union Trade and Aim Low Kid at Fourth Street Tavern (San Rafael). 9pm, $10.

Gold Robot Records Presents: Lady Genius, The Parish and Sweetie at Starry Plough Pub. 9:30, $8.


Wooden Shjips (Feature Podcast), Battlehooch and Late Young at Cellspace. 6:30pm-1am, $10.

PC Munoz’s Left Hook, Boy in the Bubble and Derek Lassiter at Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $10-12.

Murder of Lilies, VIR and The Paranoids at the Uptown. 9pm, $8.

Master/Slave (CD release) (Feature Podcast), Ty Segall and Girls at Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Desa, Judgement Day (Feature Podcast) and 187 Calm at Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10, 18+.


Xiu Xiu, Evangelista (Carla Bozulich) and Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone (Brooklyn) at Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12/$14, all ages.

Dora Flood, The Lonely H (Wash) and Guitars (Brooklyn) at Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.


Jel, Little Teeth (CD release) and The Lovely Public (Feature Podcast) at Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $10.