■ 7, Ln 56, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市新生南路三段56巷7號), tel: (02) 2362-5494. On the Net: www.witchhouse.org
■ Shows 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
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$300
Freeman, a group of session jazz musicians, performs tonight at the Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Aboriginal folk singer Panai (巴奈) appears tomorrow [see story on page 14], and on Sunday, it’s Mando-pop singers Ai Ching (艾青) and Lien Yi-han (連依涵) and her group Heavy Rain Report (大雨特報). Monday is the venue’s weekly open jam.
■ 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: www.riverside.com.tw
■ Show starts tonight at 9:30pm, 9pm on all other nights. For a list of standard songs and ground rules for the open jam, visit the venue’s Web site
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 Sunday and NT$150 Monday. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw or tickets.books.com.tw
Riverside Live House hosts beloved indie pop trio Tizzy Bac tonight and tomorrow. Nu-metal band Wavelight (波光折返) and electronica group Frande take to the stage on Thursday.
■ 177 Xining S Rd, Taipei City (台北市西寧南路177號), tel: (02) 2370-8805. On the Net: www.riverside.com.tw
■ Show starts at 8pm tonight, 8:30pm tomorrow and Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$500 tonight and tomorrow, NT$400 on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw/livehouse or tickets.books.com.tw
Two expat groups, garage rockers The Deadly Vibes and experimental rock duo Okay Cars play tonight at Underworld (地下社會). Tomorrow it’s The Clippers (夾子電動大樂隊) with an opening set from experimental electronica act Shishukong (屍術控). Up-and-coming indie bands Black Heart (黑心) and Tough Black Tea (硬式紅茶) take to the stage on Wednesday.
■ B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1), tel: (02) 2369-0103. On the Net: www.upsaid.com/underworld
■ Shows run from 9pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Underworld is open daily from 9pm, closed on Mondays. Happy hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays before midnight
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$300 on Fridays and Saturdays, including one drink. Entrance for Wednesday shows is NT$100
So La Lay (和拉伯) performs Latin Jazz tonight at Sappho de Base. Tomorrow it’s the Earl Hines Jazztet. On Tuesday, jazz singer Ahaha Masafumi of Japan takes to the stage. Elin’s Jazz Quartet is on Wednesday and French expat Olivier Baron and his trio perform on Thursday.
■ 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: www.sappho102.biz
■ Shows start at 10pm. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight, NT$150 tomorrow, free on other nights
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Tonight indie band Relax One (輕鬆玩) takes to the stage. Japanese hardcore band Envy performs tomorrow. On Sunday, it’s indie bands Cubic, Donkey’s Ears (驢子耳朵) and Neurosiser.
■ 1 Dayong Rd, Yancheng Dist, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市鹽埕區大勇路1號). On the Net: pier-2.khcc.gov.tw, www.thewall.com.tw
■ Shows start at 7:30pm
■ NT$400 tonight, entrance is NT$900 tomorrow (NT$700) and NT$300 on Sunday