■ 1, Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw
■ Show starts at 8pm
■ NT$450, one drink included. Tickets can purchased online through www.walkieticket.com
It is a jazz night tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館), featuring award-winning guitarist Hsu Chih-min (許治民), celebrated jazz singer Emily Guan (官靈芝) and bass player Kuo Tsung-shao (郭宗韶). Radio hosts and musicians Tso Kuang-ping (左光平) and Hsu Che-wei (徐哲緯) appear tomorrow.
■ 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 at 8:30pm
■ NT$500 tonight and NT$400 tomorrow. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
New York City’s leading guitarist and singer Teddy Kumpel plays with renowned drummer Jun Kung (恭碩良) from Hong Kong and bass player Michael Ning tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Pop singer Lin Shao-wei (林少緯) is scheduled tomorrow, followed by Mando-pop group Every Planet (美味星球) and semi-UKE (蝦米烏克) on Sunday. Aboriginal groups TV Night Class (電視夜間部) and The Sun Goes Down (太陽下山) take the stage on Tuesday. Wednesday’s roster includes Yamama Fusion Band and pop rockers T.B.T (硬式紅茶). Malaysian musician Charis and her friend Ray perform on Thursday.
■ 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
■ Shows start 9pm
■ 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 Crispy (脆樂團) perform tonight 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
■ Free admission. Cover charge is one drink
Solo act Ianson (伊恩森) takes the stage tonight at A House, a venue dedicated to a cappella and with a focus on classical, jazz and world music. It is pop group Dimples and Smile Lines (酒窩與法令紋) and Chucky (恰吉) 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$100 tonight and NT$350 tomorrow. Tickets can purchased online through www.walkieticket.com. Admission includes one free drink
The Blues Vibration brings a soulful blend of Americana tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Saxophone player Terry jams with Japan Jazz Trio on Tuesday, followed by Ota Ahaha Masafumi Jazz on Wednesday. Hope Lazz Trio plays on Thursday.
■ 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
■ Show starts at 10pm tonight and 9:30pm on weekdays. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and free on other nights
Up-and-coming pop singer Eunice Png (方恩沁) and Big Pie Chou (周大派) take the stage tonight at Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music. Young rockers AltQQ (中離狗) share the stage with jazz/folk duo Bitter Sweet on Tuesday, followed by How You Fu, Never Mind and Pipa Pipa on Wednesday.