■ 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)
■ Show starts at 7:30pm tonight, 8pm tomorrow, 4pm on Sunday
■ NT$1,000 tonight, NT$800 tomorrow and Sunday. 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 an evening of metal from local bands Ogre, Panzer Warfare and Revolting Society (背骨). On Saturday, dance rock group P!SCO takes the stage, while on Sunday, it’s indie rockers Sorry Youth (拍謝少年), Insecteens (昆蟲白) and Bowztiger (包子虎樂團). On Wednesday, everyone’s local garage rock favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) take the stage, with indie electronica stalwarts KbN and Nineteen Tael (十九兩) also part of the bill.
■ 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 tonight and tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday, NT$200 on Wednesday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight indie rock club Revolver hosts DJs X-Kutz, Marcus Aurelius, Robi Roka and MT8. On Saturday, it’s Night Zoo with DJs James Ho, C-type, AM Stereo, Colette and Salamander. On Thursday, the venue hosts live music from Hotpink and Hateful Respect.
■ 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$250 tonight and tomorrow, NT$200 on Thursday. Admission includes one free drink
Bobwundaye, a small pub on Heping East Road (和平東路) in Taipei, hosts an open mic every Wednesday.
■ 77, Hoping E Rd, Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市和平東路三段77號)
■ Shows start at 9:30pm
■ Free on Wednesdays
The Hands Up Band and the Skyline Jazz Band perform at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) tonight. Tomorrow, it’s indie folk group Hush!. On Sunday it’s pop-rock bands Clockworker (發條人) and Jimile (吉米樂).
■ 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 tomorrow and NT$350 Sunday. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Mando-pop artists Sharon Kwan (關詩敏) takes the stage tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). Tomorrow it’s indie-pop duo JS.
■ 177 Xining S Rd, Taipei City (台北市西寧南路177號), tel: (02) 2370-8805. On the Net: www.riverside.com.tw
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ Purchase of CD required for admission tonight; NT$400 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw/livehouse or tickets.books.com.tw
R ‘N’ B/soul/gospel/jazz group Alter-J performs tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar. Tomorrow, it’s more gospel and soul with Sexual Chocolate. On Tuesday, the Sappho House Band leads an open jam. On Wednesday, it’s the MaJaM Jazz Band (麻將爵士樂團).
■ B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段102巷1號B1), tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net: www.sappho102.biz
■ Shows start at 10pm. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and tomorrow, free on other nights
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. Other highlights include Mando-pop songstress Julia Peng (彭佳慧) on Tuesdays.