■ Shows start at 8pm
■ NT$500 tonight, NT$800 and NT$600 tomorrow depending on seating area, NT$1,000 on Wednesday. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased at ERA ticketing outlets, online through www.ticket.com.tw, www.legacy.com.tw and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
Tonight The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, hosts hipster pop rocker Sadon (山東). Tomorrow is a big lineup of punk and metal bands, including Damnkidz and Flesh Juicer (血肉果汁機) and Japanese groups Brahman and Hawaiian6. J-rock star Inoran takes the stage on Sunday.
■ 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, except Saturday’s, which starts at 9:30pm.
■ NT$500 tonight, NT$1,700 on Saturday, NT$2,000 on Sunday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, hosts alt-rock band Silent Toads (啾吉惦惦) and nu-metal band Overdose. Puyuma folk chantsuese Panai takes the stage tomorrow. On Thursday, it’s Aboriginal folk musician Sangpuy (桑布伊).
■ 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
Experimental electronica act Shishukong (屍術控) and Podiyu (破地獄) play at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Tomorrow Glad Illusion (稍縱即逝) and How You Fu take the stage. On Wednesday, it’s up-and-coming bands Black Ocean (黑海) and Smashing Tangerines (捏爆柳丁).
■ B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1), tel: (02) 2369-0103. On the Net: www.upsaid.com/underworld
■ 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
Tonight indie rock club Revolver hosts an evening of breakcore from house DJs. Tomorrow it’s the “night zoo” with DJs James Ho and Salamander and Madbrain. On Wednesday, it’s live music from Easy and Low-Brightness Period (低明度時期), among others.
■ 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 9:30pm
■ Entrance is NT$250 tonight and NT$300 tomorrow; free Tuesday. Admission includes one free drink.
Timeless Fusion Party performs fusion jazz tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Pop singer T-Work (陳零九) and Aboriginal music ensemble Beautiful Haiyan (美麗心民謠) take the stage tomorrow. Pop rock bands Huiyaodays (火曜日樂團) and Fun Box perform on Sunday.
■ 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
■ Shows start at 9pm
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow and NT$350 Sunday. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
A trio of indie rock bands share a billing tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) in Ximending: Elephant Gym (大象體操), Touming Magazine (透明雜誌) and Aphasia (阿飛西雅). Veteran alt-rockers Backquarter (四分衛) take the stage tomorrow.