Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Hailing from the Harajuku district of Tokyo, street fashion icon and pop singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu holds her debut show tonight in Taipei as part of her world tour. Mando-pop veteran Huang Pin-yuan (黃品源) plays tomorrow, and it is Miu Chu (朱俐靜), an alumna of TV reality show Super Idol (超級偶像), on Sunday. Female rap/hip-hop artist Miss Ko (葛仲珊) appears with funk-rock/nu-metal band Coach (教練) 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)
■ Show starts at 8pm tonight, tomorrow and Wednesday, 3:30pm on Sunday
■ NT$1,700 tonight, NT$1,000 tomorrow, NT$900 on Sunday and NT$600 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
It is all about heavy metal on Sunday at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, with Taiwan’s Crescent Lament, Greedy Black Hole and Minstrel playing. Pop-rock band F.I.R (飛兒樂團) 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 at 8pm
■ NT$200 on Sunday and NT$600 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
Brit-pop/funk outfit Sodium (納團) and post-rock trio The Capelin (柳葉魚) take the stage tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Tomorrow’s roster is Spanish pop group latiendaderegalostoxicos and Taiwan’s punk act Two and a Half Star (兩星半).
■ B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1), tel: (02) 2369-0103. On the Net: www.upsaid.com/underworld
■ 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 Fridays and Saturdays, which includes one drink, and NT$100 on Wednesdays
Experimental rockers Low Brightness Period (低明度時期) and alt-rock band Silent Toads (啾吉惦惦) take the stage tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Electronic post-rock act Formosa Romance and rockers Wolf Blitzer are on tomorrow’s bill.
■ B1, 177, Heping E Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市和平東路一段177號B1), tel: (02) 2351-8177. On the Net: roxyrocker.com
■ Shows start at 9pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Free admission to all shows. Cover charge is one drink
DJ Kuleflux, AMstereo, Neker and Salamander (沙羅曼蛇) spin the night away tonight at Indie rock club Revolver. Tomorrow’s lineup features Taiwan’s veteran hip-hopsters and activists Kou Chou Ching (拷秋勤) and DJs Mu-R from Japan. Three-piece rock band Roxymoron is the main act on Sunday, while downstairs bar celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Irish drinks. It is a night of live music from Resident Aliens and others on Wednesday, followed by Triple Dear and Beware X the Sky Falling (天空X樂團) on Thursday
■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678
■ Show starts at 10pm tonight and tomorrow, 3pm on Sunday, 9:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight, on Wednesday and Thursday, NT$350 tomorrow, NT$250 on Sunday. Admission includes one drink