■ 177 Xining S Rd, Taipei City (台北市西寧南路177號), tel: (02) 2370-8805. On the Net: www.riverside.com.tw
■ Shows start on 8pm tonight, 8:30pm tomorrow and on Wednesday
■ Admission is free tonight for audiences buying Hsu’s latest albums, NT$400 tomorrow and NT$880 on Wednesday. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Folk rock artists Ayen & Friends (韓賢光& Friends) perform tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Aboriginal group Original Brew (原味醞釀) shares the bill with BaBa Band (爸爸辦桌) tomorrow. Sunday is a party held by funk-rock/nu-metal outfit Coach (教練) and alt-pop band 13 (拾參). Pop rockers SpyC (史派西) and Bandage (OK繃) play on Tuesday, followed by female crooner Kris Kuan (管罄) on Wednesday. On Thursday, it is solo act Debbie Fang (方琳) and world music group Zamar (薩瑪合唱團).
■ B1, 2, Ln 244, Roosevelt Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路三段244巷2號B1), next to Taipower Building (台電大樓), tel: (02) 2368-7310. On the Net: www.riverside.com.tw
■ Show starts on 9:30pm tonight, 9pm tomorrow and weekdays, 8:30pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Acoustic folk duo Cozy Diary (輕日記) play tomorrow at Kafka on the Shore (海邊的卡夫卡), a coffee house-cum-music and arts venue in the National Taiwan University area.
■ 2F, 2, Ln 244, Roosevelt Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路三段244巷2號2樓). On the Net: kafkabythe.blogspot.tw
■ Show starts on 8pm. Café/bookstore opens noon to midnight Sundays through Thursdays, noon to 2am Fridays and Saturdays
■ NT$400 at the door
Ash & Friends plays cool jazz grooves at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Taiwan’s ska group Skaraoke is scheduled tomorrow.
■ B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段102巷1號B1), tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net: www.sappho102.biz
■ Shows start on 10:30pm. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and tomorrow
Award-winning Aboriginal A Cappella group O-Kai Singers (歐開合唱團) sing tonight at A House, a venue dedicated to a cappella and with a focus on classical, jazz and world music. Acoustic new-age guitarist Su-jer (舒?) and drummer Hao Chih (浩智) share the bill with pianist and singer Anie Fann (范安婷) tomorrow.
■ 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$450 tonight and NT$350 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com. Admission includes one free drink
Jazz pianist and composer Mr. Martin “Musa” Musaubach from Argentina performs tonight 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). Alex Pryrodny follows with a piano solo concert on Sunday. The venue hosts tango night every Tuesday.
■ 7 Beiping E Rd, Taipei City (台北市北平東路7號), tel: (02) 3393-7377X207. On the Net: tavcafe.com
■ Show starts at 9pm tonight, 8pm on Sunday and Tuesday
■ NT$300 tonight, NT$350 on Sunday and NT$250 on Tuesday. Admission includes one drink