■ Show starts on 10:30pm tonight and tomorrow, 9:30pm on weekends. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight, NT$300 tomorrow, free on other nights
Female rocker AGG turns acoustic tonight at A House, a venue dedicated to a cappella and with a focus on classical, jazz and world music. Tomorrow, it is Miss Chamber (迷香柏樂團) made up of flute player Asha, violinist Lucy and cellist Amanda playing jazz, tango and country music.
■ 18, Alley 5, Ln 107, Fuxing S Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市復興南路一段107巷5弄18號), tel: (02) 2778-8612. On the Net: ahouse.vocalasia.com
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ NT$350 tonight and tomorrow. Tickets can purchased online through www.walkieticket.com. Admission includes one free drink
Pianist Lafayette Harris Jr from New York City plays with drummer Lin Wei-chung (林偉中) and bass player Hou Chin (后進) tomorrow at The TAV Cafe (村落餐廳), a bar and cafe located at the Taipei Artist Village (台北國際藝術村). The venue hosts tango night every Tuesday.
■ 7 Beiping E Rd, Taipei City (台北市北平東路7號), tel: (02) 3393-7377, ext 207. On the Net: tavcafe.com
■ Show starts at 9pm tomorrow and 8pm on Tuesday
■ NT$400 tomorrow and NT$250 on Tuesday. Admission includes one drink
Acclaimed Aboriginal singer Samingad (紀曉君) performs every Thursday at EZ5 Live House, which hosts Mando-pop singers backed by a live band every night. Other highlights include Mando-pop songstress Julia Peng (彭佳慧) on Tuesdays and male crooner Shin Lung (辛龍), who performs every Saturday.
■ 211, Anhe Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市安和路二段211號), tel: (02) 2738-3995. On the Net: www.ez5.com.tw
■ Shows run from 9:45pm to 12:30am
■ Entrance fee (includes two drinks) ranges from NT$600 to NT$850, depending on the performer
On Fridays at Italian restaurant Capone’s, it is live music from electric blues band Bopomofo (ㄅㄆㄇㄈ). On Saturdays, drummer Abe Nbugu Kenyatta leads a band playing music from his hometown of New Orleans. Sunday nights feature Ariel & Michael playing disco oldies. Leavy croons light standard jazz songs on Mondays, followed by jazz duo Mary Jane and Nathan on Tuesdays. On Wednesdays it’s Latin music from guitarist Roberto Zayas. Yvonne sings classic jazz tunes on Thursdays.
■ 312, Zhongxiao E Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市忠孝東路四段312號), tel: (02) 2773-3782. On the net: www.capones.com.tw
■ Live music from 9pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm to 10pm on Sundays and 8:45pm to 10:45pm on weekdays
■ On Fridays, minimum charge of one drink. On Saturdays, minimum charge is NT$300
Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music, hosts alternative rockers Triple Deer and Islanders (島嶼) tonight. Blue Box (藍色盒子), Reid and Lele (夏矢樂) appear tomorrow. Ring Ring Music fuses chamber music with tango on Wednesday.
■ 33 Minzu W Rd, Taipei City (台北市民族西路33號), tel: (02) 2599-1599. On the net: www.treellage.com
■ Shows run from 8pm every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Treellage is open noon to 9pm Mondays through Fridays, 11am to 9pm Saturdays and Sundays
■ NT$250 tonight, NT$300 tomorrow and on Wednesday, one drink included. Tickets can purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Tonight’s roster is ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂) and post-rock outfit Sorrow of Youth (少年維持的煩惱). Award-winning Aboriginal A Cappella group O-Kai Singers (歐開合唱團) perform tomorrow, followed by Kaohsiung-based Rivertree (角落) on Sunday.