Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Young pop rockers Fun 4 (Fun 4樂團) and Yan Weiling X Utopia (閻韋伶X世外桃源) take the stage tomorrow evening. On Sunday, it is alternative rock outfit Frande (法蘭黛樂團) with Insecteens (昆蟲白) as the opening act. Indie rockers IGU Band (那我懂你意思了) and garage rock favorite 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) are scheduled on Wednesday.
■ 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 tomorrow and on Sunday, 8:30pm on Wednesday
■ NT$500 tomorrow, on Sunday and Wednesday. 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
The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, hosts a troupe of hardcore groups tonight including Rise of The Northstar from France, Strength Approach of Italy and Taiwan’s Human Brutality and Dying Chelsea (垂死喬絲). Currently on its nation-wide tour, Indie rock band Bearbabes (熊寶貝) makes its Taipei stop at The Wall tomorrow. Meanwhile, Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠) starts a national tour promoting its latest EP here on Sunday with Manic Sheep and Slack Tide (Slaㄎk Tiㄉe) as opening acts. Visual rock outfit Naraku (奈落), Spade 14 and Murder Soul (弒魂煞) play on Wednesday. Japandroids a rock duo from Vancouver, Canada, appear on Thursday.
■ 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
■ NT$1,000 tonight, NT$600 tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday and Wednesday, NT$1,200 on Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Post-punk band Manic Sheep and Formosa Romance are scheduled tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. Garage rock outfit HiJack hit the stage tomorrow, and it is Indie pop rockers Passionate Winkers (激情睫毛) and Billy on Wednesday.
■ 1, 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’s live music from pop punk and modern rock outfit Go Go Rise, Sugar Lady and psychedelic folk rockers No.7 Cyan (七號青) at indie rock club Revolver The venues presents a night of techno sound from Japan, featuring DJs A-Dao DataBass, Hideo, Nobi and Yoshi tomorrow. Noisy experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士) and BHD perform on Wednesday, and it is post hardcore/emo band Daybreak Scream (破曉之聲) and Slam 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$150 on Wednesday and Thursday Admission includes a free drink.
Hip-hop band Lazy Habits from London perform at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, along with Taiwan’s veteran hip-hopsters and activists Kou Chou Ching (拷秋勤) and ambient electronica artist Empty Space on a Chessboard (棋盤上的空格). Tomorrow promises to be a crossover night featuring electronica-world music combination DJ Island X Ten Realms (十界集樂坊), Salamander (沙羅曼蛇) and pop rockers Soundboss (騷包).