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 is Japanese post-rock/jazz crossover band Special Others with Elephant Gym (大象體操) as the opening act. Khalil Fong’s (方大同) concert on Sunday is sold out. Six-time Grammy award-winner Daniel Ho team up with Taiwan’s Aboriginal musicians including Dakanow (達卡鬧), Ilid Kaolo (以莉．高露) and Hao-en (昊恩) for a show 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)
■ Shows start on 8pm
■ NT$1,800 tomorrow and NT$900 on 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
Funk-rock/nu-metal band Coach (教練) hits the stage at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, tomorrow. Wednesday’s roster is dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂), acoustic indie-pop group French Cheese (法式綺思) and psychedelic folk rockers No 7 Cyan (七號青). American rock outfit Dirty Projectors plays on Thursday with Ra Ra Riot as the opening act.
■ 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$600 tomorrow, NT$200 on Wednesday, NT$2,000 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
Indie rock groups Posh Inverse (優雅逆轉) and Blood Orange play tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. Garage rockers Bowztiger (包子虎樂團) and Super Tortoise (超級龜) are on tomorrow’s bill. On Wednesday, it is Indie pop rockers Luck & Chance and Beware X the Sky Falling (天空X樂園).
■ 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
It is a night of hardcore/breakcore spun by a troupe of DJs including Awe IX and Sonic Deadhorse tonight at Indie rock club Revolver. It is the third installment of the Black series tomorrow featuring DJs Neker, Kile and Inn. On Wednesday, goth-punks Qi Lai Observatory (奇萊山觀測站) share the bill with Commercial Killing. Thursday’s lineup includes post-punk act Manic Sheep and Ridiculous Jackson (荒謬傑克森).
■ 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 one free drink
Mando-pop singer Zou Zong-hans (鄒宗翰) performs at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, along with One Million Star (超級星光大道) alumnus Hsieh Chen-ting (謝震廷). It is alternative rock act 3.D.B (參噸半樂團), emo/pop rock band Contrary Think (逆思) and Luzictomorrow. On Sunday, the venue hosts the Taiwan Boredom party featuring psychedelic heavy rockers Sleaze (湯湯水水), punk rockers Touming Magazine (透明雜誌), Kirihito and Groundcover.
■ 1, Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw