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


Parker Street Cinema, March of the Mannequins (Chico) and Aim Low Kid at Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.


– The Knockout Presents “SMILE” with: The Hot Toddies, Tinkture, Agent Ribbons (Sacto) and Excuses for Skipping at The Knockout. 9pm, $?.

Magic Bullets (CD release), The Passionistas and Airfix Kits at Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10.

Leopold and His Fiction, The Healing Curse and Candy Apple at the Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7, 21+.


Low Red Land, Finn Riggins (ID), Caves and By Sunlight (Seattle) at El Rio. 9pm, $8.

Goodbye Nautilus, Sexrat (Sacto) and Photons at Kimo’s. 9pm, $?.

American Steel, Nothington and The New Trust (Santa Rosa) at The Uptown. 9pm, $12/$15.

The New Centuries, Midnight Strangers and Paranoids at Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $6.


Astral, Tomihira, Tracing Figures and Du*ds at Cafe du Nord. 8pm, $10.