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■ Entrance fee for music shows is NT$300

Tonight Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) hosts a tribute concert to John Scofield in anticipation of the famed jazz guitarist’s appearance in Taipei next week. Performing will be venue owner Geddy Lin (林正如) and his band. [See story on Page 13 of next Friday’s Taipei Times.] Also appearing is American experimental jazz vocalist Jen Shyu. [See Highlight.] Tomorrow it’s veteran indie band La Petit Nurse (小護士). On Sunday Puyuma folk star Pau-dull (陳建年) takes to the stage. Monday is open jam night.

■ B1, 2, Ln 244, Roosevelt Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路三段244巷2號B1), next to Taipower Building (台電大樓). Tel: (02) 2368-7310. On the Net:

■ Shows start at 9:30pm tonight and 9pm tomorrow, Sunday and Monday. Open jam starts at 9pm. For a list of standard songs and ground rules, visit the venue’s Web site

■ Entrance fee is NT$400 tonight, tomorrow and on Sunday and NT$150 on Monday

Tonight Riverside Live House (西門紅樓展演館) hosts Jing Chang (張芸京), a graphic designer-turned-singer who became a household name through her appearances on TTV’s talent competition Super Idol. Tomorrow it’s pop singer Shino Lin (林曉培). Pop-rocker pretty boys Champion (強辯樂團) take to the stage on Sunday.

■ 177 Xining S Rd, Taipei City (台北市西寧南路177號). Tel: (02) 2370-8805. On the Net:

■ Shows start at 8:30pm tonight and tomorrow and at 7pm on Sunday

■ Entrance fee is NT$550 tonight, NT$450 tomorrow and NT$500 on Sunday. Tickets can purchased online through or

Tonight at Underworld (地下社會) it’s Boyz and Girl (男孩們女孩), indie-folk rocker Ban Ban’s (斑斑) band, and experimental rock band Macbeth (馬克白). [See Highlight.] Tomorrow indie-rocker group Braces (牙套) celebrates its 10th anniversary. On Sunday the venue opens for a special show with Taiwanese reggae and dub band Down in Air (盪在空中), indie favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽), punk group Random (隨性) and post-rockers Mosquilephant (蚊子大象).

■ B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1). Tel: (02) 2369-0103. On the Net:

■ Music shows run from 9:30pm to 11:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 9pm to 11pm on Wednesdays. Sunday’s show is from 7pm to 11pm. Underworld is open daily from 9pm, closed on Mondays. Happy Hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays before midnight

■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and tomorrow and includes a drink and NT$100 on Wednesday and Sunday

Jazz Your Mind performs acid jazz and cool jazz tonight at Sappho de Base. Performing tomorrow night is New Orleans funk and blues group The Kenyatta Trio. On Tuesday rock band Double J takes to the stage. Tammy and Friends play on Wednesday. On Thursday the venue hosts an open jam.

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

Tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net:

■ Music shows begin at 10:30pm on weekends, 10pm on weekdays. Sappho is closed on Sundays and Mondays

■ No entrance fee

Every Wednesday night at the Cosmopolitan Grill there’s an open mic hosted by keyboardist Andrew Page, with the music mainly covering blues and jazz. All are welcome to join in. Participants receive 20 percent off drinks.

■ 1F, 218 Changchun Rd, Taipei City (台北市長春路218號1樓). Tel: (02) 2508-0304. On the Net:

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