■ 5F, 22 Songshou Rd, Taipei City (台北松壽路22號5樓), tel: (02) 2723-6620
■ 9pm tonight
■ NT$1,600 tonight. Tickets can be purchased online through www.tickets.books.com.tw and walkieticket.com
Upbeat punks Punkhoo (胖虎) and pop punk and modern rock outfit Go Go Rise are scheduled tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. The Okay Cars and The Junk (帆人) play tomorrow. On Wednesday, it is electronica outfit Fabric Factory (織品工廠) and Dirty Fiction (髒小說).
■ B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1), tel: (02) 2369-0103. On the Net: www.underworld-taipei.blogspot.tw
■ Shows run from 9pm to 11pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Wednesdays. Underworld is open daily from 9pm, closed on Sundays and Mondays.
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$100 on Wednesday, NT$300 on Fridays and Saturdays, which includes one drink
Tonight Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, hosts two female musicians Zoe Huang (黃玠瑋) and Glory (葛洛力). Tomorrow it is the release party of Hush!’s debut album.
■ 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, one drink included
Revolver hosts the Black Series no. 2 — Eclipse featuring DJS INN, Pec, JohnnP and Zong-Yu tonight. The indie rock club celebrates its second anniversary tomorrow with a night of live music from Skaraoke, The Deadly Vibes and Formosa Romance, joined by DJs Marcus Aurelius, Robi Roka and James Ho.
■ 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$300 tonight, including one drink, and free admission tomorrow
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), tel: (02) 2377-1772.
■ Shows start at 9:30pm
■ Free on Wednesdays
Tonight is fusion night at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館), featuring guitarist Ni Fang-lai (倪方來), bass player Ning Tzu-ta (甯子達), keyboard player Huang Yu-hsun (黃雨勳), drummer Chen Po-chou (陳柏州) and saxophone player Su Sheng-yu (蘇聖育). Pop rock group Great Adventure (大冒險) and Crystal Dancer (舞璃) is on Thursday’s lineup.
■ 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 8:30pm
■ NT$400 tonight and on Thursday. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Two two-man bands, Higashi and Wei (大人物語) and Murmur Show (慢慢說), take the stage tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), followed by pop idol Kuo Shu-yao (郭書瑤, aka Yaoyao) tomorrow. On Sunday, BaBa Band (爸爸辦桌) plays with Manifune and Chizu from Japan.
■ 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 tonight and on Sunday, 8pm tomorrow
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw