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Entrance fee for music shows is NT$300, includes one drink

Jazz Your Mind performs tonight at Sappho de Base, while Waka and Yo, a Japanese duo who play tabla and sitar, perform a set of Indian fusion music. The venue is closed on Monday and Tuesday. The Mr Ed Trio performs jazz on Wednesday.

B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段102巷1號B1).

Call (02) 2700-5411 (after 9pm) or visit for more information

Performances begin at 10:30pm on weekends, 10pm on weekdays;

No admission fee

Tonight at Underworld (地下社會) it’s the Funky Brothers (放克兄弟的大計畫) and pop-rock act New Yorker (紐約客). Taking to the stage tomorrow are Penguin Bear Likes to Eat Chicken Balls (企鵝熊愛吃雞肉球) and nu-metal band RJ45 (石頭果醬). The venue is closed from Sunday to next Friday.

B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1). Call (02) 2369-0103 or visit for more information

Music shows are from 9:30pm to 11:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 9pm to 11pm on Wednesdays. Bar open daily from 9pm, except Mondays

Entrance is NT$300 tonight and tomorrow, includes one drink

Tonight at Tone 56 Live Bar Rubber Band plays rock, pop and dance music. Adoga, which plays rock and pop covers, appears tomorrow. On Sunday there’s an open acoustic jam.

1F, 56, Minquan E Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市民權東路三段56號1樓), near the corner of Fuxing North (復興北) and Minquan East (民權東) roads.

Tel: (02) 2517-3869

Music shows go from 9:30pm to 12:30am tonight and tomorrow, and 7:30pm to 9:30pm on Sundays

No admission fee

Tonight at Bliss High Tide fills the room with live reggae along with rockers Johnny Fatstacks. [See story on Page 14.] Tomorrow Taichung’s beloved funk and soul band, The Money Shot Horns, visit town for a pre-Lunar New Year’s show.

148, Xinyi Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市信義路四段148號), one block east of Dunhua South Road (敦化南路). Call Bliss at (02) 2702-1855 or log on at For more information on live performances at Bliss, visit blisslivehouse

Music shows are tonight and tomorrow at 10pm. Bar/kitchen open from 7pm daily. Ladies night Fridays; women get a free cocktail of their choice

Admission for the music shows is NT$200 tonight and tomorrow

Every Wednesday night at the Cosmopolitan Grill there’s a blues open mic held by the Blues Society on Taiwan. All are welcome to bring their instruments and sit in on guitar, bass or drums.

1F, 218 Changchun Rd, Taipei City (台北市長春路218號1樓). Call (02) 2508-0304 or visit for more information

8pm to 11pm every Wednesday

No admission fee

Both established and aspiring Taiwanese pop musicians perform regularly at the EZ5 Live House, with three different singers appearing every night. EZ5 is closed on Sunday for Lunar New Year’s Eve. Highlights this week include A-ta (阿達) on Monday, and Hsiu-ching (秀璟) and Liu Wei-zen (劉偉仁) on Wednesday.

211, Anhe Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市安和路二段211號). Call (02) 2738-3995 or visit

Music shows run from 9:45pm to 12:30am

Entrance fees vary from NT$600 to NT$850, depending on the performer. Cover charge includes two drinks


You Are My Flowers (你是我的花朵 — 名家花卉小品展). Capital Art Center celebrates the New Year with an exhibition on flowers that includes watercolors, oil paintings and multimedia works in impressionistic, expressionistic and post-modern styles by renowned artists including Max Liu (劉其偉) and Chang Yi-hsiung (張義雄).

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