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Alt-rock band Silent Toads will play Legacy Taipei on Wednesday.

Photo courtesy of Legacy Taipei

Contemporary

Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. The venue hosts American musician Christopher Owens, best known for his now disbanded indie rock band Girls, tonight. British electronic rock outfit Delphic plays on Monday. Wednesday’s lineup features alt-rock band Silent Toads (啾吉惦惦) and post-rock act Selfkill.

■ 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)

■ Shows start at 8pm

■ NT$1,600 tonight, NT$1,700 on Monday and NT$500 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

Alt-pop band 13 (拾參) shares the stage with indie pop group Queen Suitcase (皇后皮箱) tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Japan’s trash metal band Zigoku Quartet holds a demonstration and concert tomorrow. Sunday’s main act is Underway, which fuses funk, rock, nu-metal and hip-hop. Wednesday’s lineup includes Britpop group The Aurora Light (北極光) and Fang Zhang Band (方丈), followed by solo rocker Saint (李其燊) and pop metal group Crystal Dancer (舞璃) 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, except for Zigoku Quartet’s demonstration which starts from 5pm and concert from 8pm

■ NT$400 tonight, NT$200 on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday, Zigoku Quartet’s demonstration costs NT$500, concert costs NT$1,500 and NT$1,800 for both tomorrow. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw

Ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂) and Formosa Romance hit the stage tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Indie rockers False Dawn play on Wednesday.

■ 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

Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei, hosts hard rock act Who Are You (隱藏人物) and EggplantEgg (茄子蛋), which plays blues, Taiwanese style tonight. Pop rockers Gray Spiral (灰色螺旋) and Men Of Wild Age (男人的狂野時代) perform tomorrow.

■ 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

Tonight’s show at Indie rock club Revolver features alternative rockers When I See the Mushroom Cloud and dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂). The venue hosts a party joined by DJs R-Tone, James Ho, @llen Blow, Zo and Kule Flux tomorrow. Electronic post-rock act Formosa Romance and Commercial Killing appear on Wednesday, followed by Grain Surfboard and Slack Tide 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, 9:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday

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