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

Thursday:

The Dodos (Feature Podcast) plus Kelley Stoltz at Bimbo’s. 8pm, $16.

All My Pretty Ones with The Blank Tapes (Feature Podcast) and Beatbeat Whisper (Feature Podcast) at Hotel Utah. 9pm, $7.

Finest Dearest (Feature Podcast), Belaire (Austin) and The Aimless Never Miss (Feature Podcast) at Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Jeans Team (Berlin), French Disco and Whispertown2000 (LA) at Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

Reduced to Ruin, Hang Jones (CD Release) and The Civil War at Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Friday:

El Ten Eleven (LA) and We Is Shore Dedicated at Make-Out Room. 7:30-9:30pm, $7.

– Recession Proof Party with Minipop (Feature Podcast), Birds & Batteries (Feature Podcast), The Botticellis (Feature Podcast) and Vin Sol at The Independent. 9pm, Free.

Silian Rail (Feature Podcast), Schande and Belly of the Whale at The Uptown. Doors 6pm, Show 9pm, no cover before 9.

Starfucker (Portland), Master/Slave (Feature Podcast) and Man/Miracle (Feature Podcast) at Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

– Club Loaded, with live set by LoveLikeFire (Feature Podcast) at Rickshaw Stop. 10pm, $10.

Saturday:

The Deli SF and New and Used Records Present: The Dont’s (Feature Podcast), Geographer (Feature Podcast) and Tigers Can Bite You (LA) at El Rio. 9pm, $7.

Loquat (CD release) (Feature Podcast), The Frail and Mist And Mast (Feature Podcast) at Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $12.

Sunday:

Virgil Shaw, Okie Rosette and Joel Murach at Cafe du Nord. 7:30, $7.

My Second Surprise at Edinburgh Castle. 8pm, free.