Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. It presents a Christmas party celebrating the Mayan doomsday tonight with musicians Chu Yueh-hsin (朱約信), also known as Joy Topper (豬頭皮), Hsiao Fu-te (蕭福德) and Biung Tak-Banuaz (王宏恩), among others. Tomorrow, it is the release party of pop musician Easy’s debut album.
■ 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)
■ Shows start 8pm
■ NT$500 tonight and tomorrow. 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
Japanese alternative rock band Plastic Tree is scheduled tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. On Sunday, Nu-metal band Wavelight (波光折返) takes the stage, with dance rock group P!SCO also playing. Post-rock/emo band Orangegrass (橙草) and garage rock outfit HiJack appear on Tuesday.
■ 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 8pm
■ NT$2,100 tonight, NT$400 on Sunday and Tuesday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Indie rockers Wild Deer (野鹿) will perform tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. Tomorrow’s lineup is alternative rock outfit Morphineside (嗎啡隱私) and Sonic Deadhorse (音速死馬).
■ 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 and Saturdays. Underworld is open daily from 9pm, closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance for music shows is 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 folk musician duo Pop Dylan &ㄎㄎCobain. Pop/folk band Cozy Diary (輕日記) plays tomorrow. Two special performances by indie singer/songwriter Deserts Chang (張懸) take place on Monday and Tuesday.
■ 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, NT$600 for Chan’s gigs
Tonight’s lineup at indie rock club Revolver include Skip Skip Ben Ben, Human Beings (人), Unripe and Until Seeing Whale’s Eyes (直到看見鯨魚的眼睛). DJs James Ho, AM Stereo and Neker run the show tomorrow. The venue hosts a Christmas Eve party on Monday featuring Robi Roka, C-Type, DTR and Lai & Stoppa MC. On Wednesday, it is Tunnel of Light and Sonic Deadhorse (音速死馬), followed by BHD and Slack Tide on Thursday.
■ 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 tonight and tomorrow and on Monday, 9:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and Monday, NT$250 tomorrow, NT$150 on Wednesday and Thursday. Admission includes one free drink
Mando-pop singer Jiwasi Dulan (吳亦帆) performs tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館), followed by pop crooner Lan You-shi (藍又時) tomorrow. On Tuesday, it is a Christmas show by indie pop singer-songwriter Peggy Hsu (許哲珮) and her group Circus (馬戲團).