Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. It is the release party of popular reggae/Aboriginal rock group Matzka’s (瑪斯卡) latest album tonight. Pop rock group io (io樂團) is scheduled tomorrow. Jazz singer Shih Ying-ying (史茵茵) holds a birthday concert on Sunday.
■ 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 tonight and tomorrow, 7:30pm on Sunday
■ NT$800 tonight, NT$500 tomorrow and on 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’s 1990s Classic Tribute Party at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, features a troupe of musicians including One Million Star (超級星光大道) alumnus’ Queen (魏如昀), Debbie Hsiao (蕭賀碩) and Jacuzzi. Later, Hualien-based experimental electronic maker ForTune (福春) hits the stage, joined by a large group of acts such as flux, Slamer and Sonia from Bounce Girlz, Kornor/// and @llenblow (無用兄弟會). Soul singer Eve Ai (艾怡良) is scheduled tomorrow, and it is noisy experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士) on Sunday. Smoke Machine presents Kangding Ray, a Berlin-based French sound artist, on Wednesday. Taiwan’s noise maker 9Yingfan the Black Wolf (黑狼黃大旺) and The Junk (帆人) is on Thursday’s lineup.
■ 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 on 8pm, 11:30pm for tonight’s electronica show
■ NT$500 tonight and tomorrow, NT$400 for tonight’s electronica show, NT$200 on Sunday and Thursday, NT$900 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
Electronica outfit Fabric Factory (織品工廠) and Shimmer Riot perform tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. Tomorrow’s roster is experimental electronica act Shishukong (屍術控) and Mass Man. It is pop rockers KiRakIrA and Night Hawk (夜梟) on Wednesday.
■ 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. Underworld is open daily from 9pm, closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$300 on Friday and Saturday, which includes one drink, and NT$100 on Wednesday
Tonight, It is live music from Indie rock group Posh Inverse (優雅逆轉), Pilots In The Sky And On The Sea (旅人樂團) and 300,000 Old Pliers (三十萬年老虎鉗) at Indie rock club Revolver. DJs Chamber, Marcus Aurelius, Uppity and Nekbrace take the stage tomorrow. Guntzepaula (槍擊潑辣) and Mass Man is on Wednesday’s lineup, followed by Roxymoron, The Tic Tac 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, 9:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and tomorrow, NT$200 on Wednesday and $250 on Thursday. Admission includes one free drink
It is a night of world music at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, featuring La Cumbia Balkanska from the Balkans, Taiwan’s ska group Skaraoke and DJ Fao. Three female DJs Aden, Kate and Asta spin an electronica party tomorrow. On Sunday, the venue hosts a cosplay party called Genocide Geeks, featuring DJ chippe mixing animated songs, video game music and J-pop.