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Events and entertainment listings

Staff Reporters

■ Tomorrow at 7:30pm

■ National Concert Hall, Taipei City

■ Tickets are NT$500 to NT$1,500, available through ERA 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 acclaimed pop chanteuse Sandee Chan (陳珊妮) takes to the stage in support of her new release I Love You, John. Tomorrow it’s the venue’s seasonal Back to Spin party, a tribute to the former Taipei dance club. DJs include Orange, Randy, Mykal, Alex 36 and Mitch. On Sunday, the venue hosts Japanese pop singer Kousuke Atari. On Wednesday, Hong Kong Canto-pop singer Denise Ho (何韻詩), aka HOCC, takes to the stage.

■ 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)

■ Shows start at 8pm, except tomorrow’s dance party, which starts at 9pm

■ NT$1,600 tonight, NT$900 tomorrow (NT$600 in advance), Sunday’s show is NT$1,200. Wednesday’s show is NT$1,000 (NT$800 in advance). Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased at ERA ticketing outlets, online through www.ticket.com.tw or www.legacy.com.tw or at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, hosts post-rock/emo band Orangegrass (橙草) tonight. Popular grunge band KoOk (庫克) takes to the stage tomorrow to promote its new album. On Sunday, it’s indie rock performers Passionate Winkers (激情睫毛), Neurosiser and Moonteg. On Wednesday, another trio of up-and-coming indie bands takes to the stage: Silent Sign, Fetish People and Bouncy Mental.

■ 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

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

I Get It (那我懂你意思了) and Queen Suitcase (皇后皮箱), which plays retro rock and indie pop, perform tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Sirius Sharp (天狼星口琴樂團), a trio of harmonica virtuosos, appear tomorrow. No shows are scheduled for Thursday as of press time.

■ 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

Tonight Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) hosts a night of modern jazz with Electrik Force and Lee Fusion Project. Tomorrow it’s Mando-pop singers OJ Chang (張士堂) and Quack Wu (吳忠明). On Sunday, the venue hosts expat folk singer Brent Scheihagen and Baba Band (爸爸辦桌). On Monday, the venue holds its 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

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