Fri, Jul 10, 2009 - Page 14 News List


▲Sunday at 7:30pm

▲National Concert Hall, Taipei City

▲Tickets are NT$300 to NT$1,000, available through NTCH ticketing or online at

Lost in Wonderland (兒童樂園—彈指之間室內樂團樂活一夏) is a series of chamber concerts for children. This week, the concert features Wang Kuan-ting (王冠婷) on piano, Chu Yu-yu (朱育佑), Liu Ying-wen (劉穎文) on viola and Kuo Yi-ling (郭怡伶) on cello. The program includes Ravel’s Pavane Pour une Infante Defunte for String Trio, Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E Flat Major for Violin and Viola, first movement, Piazzolla’s Four Seasons Piano Trio and Handel-Halvorsen’s Sarabade Con Variazioni for Violin

and Viola.

▲Sunday at 2:30pm

▲Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Henry Mazer Music and Culture Hall (台北愛樂暨梅哲音樂文化館), B1, 7, Jinan Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市濟南路一段7號B1)

▲Tickets are NT$250, available through NTCH ticketing or online at


The Free Tibet awareness campaign organized by Guts United Taiwan culminates in a concert tomorrow in Taipei’s Xinyi District. The 50th Spring: Tibet Freedom Concert (第50個春天—西藏自由音樂會) starts at 1:30pm and features performances by nine acts, including Panai (巴奈), Dog G (大支), Chthonic (閃靈) and LTK Commune (濁水溪公社), as well as a message from the Dalai Lama to the people of Taiwan. For more information, including directions (in Chinese), go to, or see the story on Page 16 of tomorrow’s Taipei Times.

▲Parking lot, A8 Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Xinyi Department Store (信義新光三越A8旁廣場停車場), 12 Songgao Rd, Taipei City (台北市松高路12號)

▲Tomorrow from 1:30pm to 9:40pm


Pop singer Fan Fan (范瑋琪) appears tonight at The Wall (這牆) to launch her new album F One. Tomorrow indie band Echo (回聲樂團) brings its stylish electro-rock to the stage. Sunday gets heavy with metal bands Hekate, Sideffect, Vulcan and Nemesis. The venue hosts nu-metal groups Kiri and Friends (霧與他友), Punch Lime (萊姆力道) and Chant the Dirge

on Wednesday.

▲B1, 200, Roosevelt Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路四段200號B1). Call (02) 2930-0162 or visit for more information

▲All shows start at 8pm

▲Entrance for tonight’s show requires “Pass Card” tickets only available with advance purchase of Fan Fan’s new CD. Entrance fee is NT$500 tomorrow. Sunday’s show is NT$300 in advance, NT$350 at the door, tickets available at White Wabbit Records, located at the venue. Wednesday’s show is NT$300

Bangourake, a master percussionist from Guinea, appears tonight at Witch House (女巫店) at the invitation of the Chungli-based African Culture and Art Association. Aboriginal folk singer Panai (巴奈) takes to the stage tomorrow. Pop rockers Soundboss and indie folk outfit Daxiaojie (大小姐樂團) split the bill on Thursday.

▲7, Ln 56, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市新生南路三段56巷7號). For more information, call (02) 2362-5494 or visit

▲Performances start at 9:30pm. Restaurant/bar with queer/feminist bookstore and large collection of board games open 11am to midnight Sundays through Wednesdays; 11am to 1am Thursdays through Saturdays

▲Admission for music shows is NT$300

Tonight the Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) hosts jazz drummer Steven Chang and friends. Female Mando-pop vocalist Shadya (藍又時) appears tomorrow. On Sunday, two jazz groups take to the stage, Cool A and Amanda’s Jazz Trio. On Monday, the venue hosts its weekly open jam.

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