Fri, May 27, 2011 - Page 15 News List

Events and entertainment listings

By Noah Buchan  /  Staff Reporter

■ 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:

■ 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, tomorrow and Sunday, NT$150 on Monday. Tickets can purchased online through or

Riverside Live House hosts Mando-pop band PopHolic tonight and Korean-born pop singer Bii tomorrow. On Sunday, it’s American jazz bassist Matthew Garrison, who has played as a backing musician for John McLaughlin, Joe Zawinul and Pat Metheny. Garrison will be performing with his trio.

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

■ Show starts at 8:30pm tonight, tomorrow and Sunday

■ Entrance is NT$400 tonight, NT$500 tomorrow and NT$1,200 to NT$1,800 on Sunday, depending on seating area. Tickets can be purchased online through or

Tonight Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, hosts indie rock bands Radicalo and Glory (葛洛力) and Aboriginal folk chanteuse Panai (巴奈)tomorrow night. [See story on page 13.]

■ 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:

■ 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

Taike (台客) rockers Children Sucker (表兒) and We Are So Sad (傷心欲絕) play tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Brit-pop and grunge group The Capelin (柳葉魚) and post-rock outfit Penguin Bear (企鵝熊愛吃雞肉球) take to the stage tomorrow. On Wednesday, it’s up-and-coming groups CopyPaste (複製貼上) and AssHole Band (愛嘶吼樂團).

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

■ 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, which includes one drink. Entrance for Wednesday shows is NT$100

Earl Hines II Jazztet performs cool jazz tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly live jazz and blues performances. Tomorrow it’s trumpeter Danny Deysher and his quartet. Yohei Jazz Trio performs on Tuesday and Electric Message plays disco funk and acid jazz on Wednesday. Emo Jazz Trio performs 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:

■ Shows start at 10pm. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays

■ Entrance is NT$150 tonight and NT$200 tomorrow. Admission is free on other nights

EZ5 Live House hosts Mando-pop singers backed by a live band every night. Highlights for the week ahead include Mando-pop songstress Julia Peng (彭佳慧) on Tuesday, and male crooner Shin Lung (辛龍), who performs every Saturday. Acclaimed Aboriginal singer Samingad (紀曉君) performs on Thursdays.

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