Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tomorrow, It features duo concerts by Mando-pop songstresses Bai An (白安) and Jia Jia (家家).
■ 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 8pm
■ NT$700. 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
Up-and-coming female rap/hip-hop artist Miss Ko (葛仲珊) performs tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Post-rock veterans Sugar Plum Ferry (甜梅號), We Save Strawberries (草莓救星) and 8mm Sky (八厘米天空) take the stage tomorrow. Later on, Peter Van Hoesen from Belgium headlines the Smoke Machine’s third anniversary party that also includes DJs Petstov from Chile and Taiwan’s Diskonnected. On Monday, the venue hosts a New Year’s Eve party featuring 14 bands and 4 DJs including Flesh Juicer (血肉果汁機), The Tic Tac, Hi Jack and Mary Bites Kerry (瑪麗咬凱莉). Wednesday’s show includes Acid Marie (微酸瑪莉), Miss Go!, and Ark (阿克樂團).
■ 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 (Saturday’s electronic show begins at 11:30pm)
■ NT$800 tonight, NT$600 tomorrow, NT$1,000 for late-night show, NT$500 on Monday and NT$200 on Wednesday. Tickets for shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw. Tickets for the Smoke Machine’s party are available through walkieticket.com as well as 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Indie rockers Insecteens (昆蟲白) and noise band She Bang A (死蚊子) perform tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. The venue hosts the 4th installment of the animation-oriented party entitled Otaku Attack tomorrow, featuring DJ Fish, Physical Chemical Brother (理化兄弟), idolm@ster and 3R2. Later on at the Motown party, the venue’s shareholder and Fu Jen University professor Ho Tong-hung (何東洪) performs with a troupe of indie big-names including Sonia Lai from Go Chic, Randy Lin (林志堅) and Da Shi Xiong (大師兄) and Ah-kai (阿凱) from 1976. Sunday’s show includes She Bang A and Baimi Zhadan (白米炸彈), or “white rice bomb,” a band formed by a former member of anarchist punk band LTK (濁水溪公社). New Year’s Eve party lineup on Monday includes 88 Balaz, 1976 as well as DJs Floaty and Dizzy.
■ 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 tonight and on Monday, Otaku Attack party starts at 2pm and the Motown party at 11:30pm tomorrow, 8pm on Sunday
■ NT$300 for all shows, except for the Motown party costing NT$150 and NT$500 for New Year’s Eve party
Tonight Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, hosts all-girl indie band Destroyers (擊沉女孩) and pop punk group Gogorise (美好前程). Indie folk singer Enno Cheng (鄭宜農) and pop outfit Come on! Bay Bay! (來吧!焙焙) perform tomorrow.
■ 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