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Highlight: Summer Rock

By David Chen  /  Staff Reporter

A group of up-and-coming musicians from pop rock label Martian Music performs at Riverside Cafe on Wednesday.

Photo courtesy of Islandjam

On Wednesday at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), indie label startup Martian Music (火星人音樂) is teaming up with music events promoter Islandjam to host Summer Rock, a showcase of up-and-coming musicians.

The event is a chance to see the latest crop of young and talented musicians with mainstream pop aspirations in a small club setting. The lineup includes Zoe Huang (黃玠瑋), a singer-songwriter who models herself after Western performers like Avril Lavigne and Sarah MacLachlan, and Mando-pop crooners Peng Wei-lin (彭偉麟) and Peng Tzu-heng (郭子恆).

■ Summer Rock, a new talent showcase held by Martian Music, is on Wednesday at Riverside Cafe, 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)

■ Tickets are NT$350, which can be purchased at the door or online through www.riverside.com.tw or tickets.books.com.tw

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