Formed by cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser from Croatian, 2CELLOS makes its debut performance in Taiwan tomorrow night at Legacy Taipei. Sunday is a party featuring a troupe of popular online musicians and performers from Japan. Wednesday’s roster is post-punk band Manic Sheep and garage rockers The White Eyes (白目). A birthday concert will be held by Indie-folk duo katncandix2 (棉花糖) on Thursday.
■ 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 at 7:30pm tomorrow and on Thursday, 2pm on Sunday, NT$8:30pm on Wednesday
■ NT$1,800 and 2,000 tomorrow, NT$1,400 and NT$1,700 on Sunday, NT$500 on Wednesday and NT$900 on Thursday. 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 Japanese pop idol group Dempagumi.inc tomorrow. On Sunday, it is Indie pop group Queen Suitcase (皇后皮箱). Japanese psychedelic band Acid Mothers Temple performs on Wednesday with Taiwan’s noise maker Black Wolf (黑狼) as the opening act. Boris, an experimental rock band from Japan, takes the stage 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 tomorrow, NT$400 on Sunday, NT$1,200 on Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Instrumental/post-rock outfit Mass Man and Moonlight River (月光流) play tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. Mental bands Greedy Black Hole and Dying Chelsea (垂死喬絲) are on tomorrow’s bill. On Wednesday, it is three-piece rock band Roxymoron and punk outfit Forests (森林合唱樂團).
■ 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
Aboriginal singer and actor Min Hsiung (民雄) appears tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館), followed by electronic pop band The Girl and The Robots (女孩與機器人) tomorrow. Award-wining jazz sextet Timeless Fusion Party (無限融合樂團) performs on Sunday. On Thursday, it is indie rock band No Name.
■ 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
■ Show starts on 8:30pm tonight, tomorrow and on Thursday, NT$3pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 for all shows. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Japanese drummer Dafu and guitarist Shun Kikuta lead their Project (Project樂團) to perform tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Young Atayan singer Rachel (呂薔) shares the bill with saxophone player and singer Ouyuchi (歐育齊) tomorrow. Sunday’s roster is pop rock bands Huoyaodays (火曜日) and #Soundboss#. On Tuesday, it is disco/post-punk outfit New Sunglasses (新墨鏡) and pop group Dimples and Smile Lines (酒窩與法令紋), followed by Japanese singer and illustrator Pepe Shimada and acoustic indie-pop group French Cheese (法式綺思) on Wednesday. Paiwan hip-hop artists Boxing (拳樂團) and acoustic rocker Elisa Lin (林依霖) on Thursday.