■ 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 7:30pm tonight, 3pm tomorrow and 7pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight, NT$600 tomorrow, NT$1,000 and NT$1,500 on Sunday, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com
Pop/rock idol Bobby Chen (陳昇) and his New Treasure Island Band (新寶島康樂隊) perform tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). The venue hosts Mando-pop female crooner Ren, aka Hsia Yu-tung (夏宇童), tomorrow. Indie acts Eggplant Egg (茄子蛋) and Belabus (白蘿蔔) hit the stage on Thursday.
■ 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$800 tonight, NT$400 tomorrow and on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
It’s fusion jazz tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), featuring Huh? (蛤樂團) and Fusion Planet (融合星球). Aboriginal folk icon Panai (巴奈) shares the stage with Indie folk singer and actress Enno Cheng (鄭宜農) tomorrow. Tuesday’s lineup is pop-rock outfit Elesha (伊蕾莎) and Nana (何佳娜) and Friends. Acoustic songstress Annie (洪安妮) appears on Wednesday, followed by Puyuma musician Sangpuy (桑布伊) and Nighteentael (十九兩樂團) 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
■ Show starts at 9:30pm tonight, 9pm tomorrow and on Tuesday
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on weekdays. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Yellow Funky Doggies brings an electrifying blend of folky jazz and post rock tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. It is Canadian hip-hop artist LEO37 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 at 10pm. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and NT$300 tomorrow
On Fridays at Italian restaurant Capone’s, it is time for live music from electric blues band Bopomofo (ㄅㄆㄇㄈ). On Saturday, drummer Abe Nbugu Kenyatta leads a band playing music from his hometown of New Orleans. Yvonne sings classic jazz tunes Sunday nights. Mondays feature Leavy crooning light standard jazz songs, followed by jazz duo Mary Jane and Nathan on Tuesdays. On Wednesdays, it’s Latin music from guitarist Roberto Zayas. Jazz singer Angel appears on Thursdays.
■ 312, Zhongxiao E Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市忠孝東路四段312號), tel: (02) 2773-3782
■ Live music from 9pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm to 10pm on Sundays and 8:45pm to 10:45pm on weekdays
■ On Fridays, minimum charge of one drink. On Saturdays, minimum charge is NT$300
Acclaimed Aboriginal singer Samingad (紀曉君) performs every Thursday at EZ5 Live House, which hosts Mando-pop singers backed by a live band every night. Other highlights include Mando-pop songstress Julia Peng (彭佳慧) on Tuesdays and male crooner Shin Lung (辛龍), who performs every Saturday.
■ 211, Anhe Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市安和路二段211號), tel: (02) 2738-3995. On the Net: www.ez5.com.tw
■ Shows run from 9:45pm to 12:30am
■ Entrance fee (includes two drinks) ranges from NT$600 to NT$850, depending on the performer