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Events and entertainment listings

Staff Reporter

■ 7 Beiping E Rd, Taipei City (台北市北平東路7號), tel: (02) 3393-7377, X207

■ Shows start at 9pm

■ Entrance is NT$200, which includes one drink

Tonight, indie rock club Revolver hosts rock band Mike Mudd and the Silence and pianist Andrew Page and drummer Paul Kresowik performing as the instrumental jazz/rock duo The Do Wells. Tomorrow, it’s DJs Simona Blaze and Walk in White (白色大道), among others. On Saturday, Funky Brothers provide live music, followed by DJs Digital D, Radio Ra, Marcus Aurelius and Bounce Girlz. Selectah Taili spins dub and roots reggae on Wednesday.

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

■ Shows start at 10pm

■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight, NT$300 tomorrow, NT$350 on Saturday, and free on Wednesday

Acclaimed Aboriginal singer Samingad (紀曉君) performs every Thursday at EZ5 Live House, which hosts Mando-pop singers backed by a live band every night. Highlights for the week ahead include male crooner Shin Lung (辛龍), who performs every Saturday, and veteran performer Ann Lang (郎祖筠) on Wednesdays.

■ 211, Anhe Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市安和路二段211號), tel: (02) 2738-3995. On the Net: visit www.ez5.com.tw

■ Shows run from 9:45pm to 12:30am

■ Entrance fee (includes two drinks) ranges from NT$600 to NT$850, depending on the performer

Taipei Swing holds dance socials on Friday nights at Italian restaurant Capone’s, with live music from electric blues band Bopomofo (ㄅㄆㄇㄈ). On Saturday, drummer Abe Nbugu Kenyatta leads a band playing music from his hometown of New Orleans. Iris sings “romantic chansons” on Sunday nights.

■ 312, Zhongxiao E Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市忠孝東路四段312號), tel: (02) 2773-3782

■ Live music from 9pm to 11:30pm on Fridays, 8pm to 11:30pm on Saturdays

■ On Fridays, minimum charge of one drink. On Saturdays, minimum charge is NT$300

The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). On Saturday, the venue hosts Taiwanese rapper Dog-G (大支), who has a new album out.

■ 1 Dayong Rd, Yancheng Dist, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市鹽埕區大勇路1號). On the Net: pier-2.khcc.gov.tw, www.thewall.com.tw

■ Shows start at 7:30pm

■ NT$400 on Saturday

The Mercury (水星酒館), an indie rock club in Kaohsiung, hosts live music every Saturday. This weekend, it’s punk/power-pop band The Locals (草地人) and post-rock outfit Sorrow of Youth (少年維持的煩惱).

■ 46 Liwen Rd, Zuoying Dist, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市左營區立文路46號), tel: (07) 550-8617. On the Net: mercurybar.blogspot.com

■ Starts at 9pm

■ Entrance is NT$200, which includes one drink

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