■ Shows start at 9:30pm. Restaurant/bar with queer/feminist bookstore and large collection of board games, open 11am to midnight Sundays through Wednesdays, 11am to 1am Thursdays through Saturdays
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$300
Tonight’s show at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) featuring acoustic group Anniedora (安妮朵拉), pop punk and modern rock outfit Go Go Rise (美好前程) and indie pop/acoustic duo Ding Ding and Shi Shi (丁丁與西西). Puyuma singer Leo Chen (陳永龍) shares the stage with BaBa Band (爸爸辦桌) 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
■ Show starts at 8pm tonight and 8:30pm tomorrow
■ NT$400 for all shows. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Chipin & Kaiya’s Jazz Quartet (啟彬與凱雅爵士四重奏) team up with celebrated jazz trombonist and composer Alan Ferber tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Pop musician Ocean (歐得洋) appears with Mando-pop singer Wang Ya-ting (王雅婷) tomorrow. Sunday’s lineup is brit pop/alternative rock group Trash and Seafood (海鮮套餐).
■ 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 8:30pm tonight, 9pm tomorrow and on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Ash & Friends play a night of jazz grooves and tunes of the cool-Jazz genre at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. The Expats appear tomorrow, playing tunes from traditional, bebop to funky and fusion jazz.
■ 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 9:30pm tonight, 10pm tomorrow. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is free tonight, NT$200 tomorrow
Pop jazz artist Joanna Wang (王若琳) performs tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. It is post-punk rockers Macbeth (馬克白) tomorrow.
■ 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$1,000 tonight and NT$400 tomorrow. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
On Fridays, electric blues band Bopomofo (ㄅㄆㄇㄈ) play at Capone’s. 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.