Fri, May 27, 2011 - Page 15 News List

Events and entertainment listings

By Noah Buchan  /  Staff Reporter

■ Sunday at 7:30pm

■ Zhongshan Hall (台北市中山堂), 98 Yanping S Rd, Taipei City (台北市延平南路98號)

■ Tickets are NT$500 to NT$4,800; available through ERA ticketing or online at www.tickets.com.tw

One Sigh, One World (一個嘆息一個世界) has guest conductor Francesco Angelico taking the helm in front of the National Symphony Orchestra (國家交響樂團) in a concert featuring piano soloist Louis Lortie. The program will include Webern’s Funf Stucke, Op. 10, Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, Haydn’s Symphony No. 90 in C Major, and Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No. 1.

■ Tomorrow at 7:30pm

■ National Concert Hall, Taipei City

■ Tickets are NT$400 to NT$1,500, available through NTCH ticketing or online at www.artsticket.com.tw

Contemporary

Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight the venue hosts a trio of popular live bands: funk rockers Coach (教練樂隊), pop-punk group The Fen-Fens (紛紛樂團) and alt-grunge rockers Monkey Pilot (猴子飛行員). Tomorrow’s show with Mando-pop singer Yen-j (嚴爵) is sold out. On Wednesday, it’s experimental solo performer Wang Yu-chun (王榆鈞) and post-rock band Goosander (川秋沙).

■ Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), Center Five Hall (中五館), 1, Bade Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市八德路一段1號)

■ All shows start at 8pm, except Wednesday concerts, which start at 8:30pm

■ NT$500 tonight, sold out tomorrow, NT$500 on Wednesday (NT$400). Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased at ERA ticketing outlets, online through www.ticket.com.tw or at www.legacy.com.tw or 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Tonight indie rock club Revolver hosts a party titled Deep Fried House 2 and featuring DJs Soundsquash, Petstov, Mini Jay and Yoshi. Tomorrow it’s the Soul, Sweat & Swank show with DJ Marcus Aurelius.

■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678

■ Show starts at 10:30pm tonight and 11pm tomorrow

■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and NT$300 tomorrow

The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, hosts Hong Kong Canto-pop singer Denise Ho (何韻詩), aka HOCC, tonight. Later on, it’s a dance rock party featuring DJs Ghettochild, Fresco and diNO. Tomorrow and Sunday the venue hosts Japanese glam rock band Last Indies. On Wednesday, up-and-coming electro-rock group Manic Youth and Sick Sheep, Bowz Tiger (包子虎樂團) and noise rockers Sleaze take to the stage. On Thursday, it’s British expat band Transition.

■ B1, 200, Roosevelt Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路四段200號B1), tel: (02) 2930-0162. On the Net: www.thewall.com.tw

■ Shows start at 8pm tonight, tomorrow and Thursday

■ NT$600 tonight (NT$500 in advance) and NT$400 for late night dance party, NT$1,600 (NT$1,500 in advance) tomorrow and Sunday, NT$400 (NT$300 in advance) on Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets for all shows can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw or tickets.books.com.tw

Tonight Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) hosts drummer Chang Wen-kuang (張文光), who performs jazz fusion and rock with his quartet. Mando-pop singers Fiona Wu (吳南穎) and Queen (魏如昀) take to the stage tomorrow, and on Sunday it’s male Mando-pop singer Hsu Che-wei (徐哲緯). Monday is the venue’s weekly open jam.

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