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