■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight, NT$200 tomorrow and on Wednesday, NT$150 on Thursday. Admission includes one drink
Alternative rock band Please Seeker paly on Sunday 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. Cafe/bookstore opens noon to midnight Sundays through Thursdays, noon to 2am Fridays and Saturdays
■ Entrance is NT$400. Admission includes one drink
Paiwan musician Zamake Paqaliyus performs at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) tonight. Also on the bill are saxophone player and singer Ouyuchi (歐育齊) and pop singer Rose Liu (劉明湘). It is pop jazz singer and songwriter Yen-j’s (嚴爵) birthday concert on Sunday. Thursday’s lineup are formed by electronic/ambient combo Yan Weiling X Utopia (閻韋伶X世外桃源) and pop combo T-Work & Nine Band (陳零九& Nine Band).
■ 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$400 tonight and on Thursday, NT$800 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Skyline Jazz Band brings a night of fusion jazz tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Post-punk rockers Macbeth (馬克白) play two sets tomorrow, followed by Aboriginal groups TV Night Class (電視夜間部) and Bar999 (巴紮溜) on Sunday. Tuesday’s lineup are hip-hop act Lan Yeh (藍燁) and Mofo Party (脫序派對), and it is indie rockers 300,000 Old Pliers (三十萬年老虎鉗) and solo act Jerry Hot (河仁傑) on Wednesday. Female musicians Aaliyah (申喬希) and Chucky (恰吉) take the stage 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 at 9pm, except for tonight which starts at 9:30pm
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday, NT$200 on Tuesday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Electric Mess Age (電子混亂世代) brings a blend of disco funk and acid jazz tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Balanced Jazz Quintet takes the stage tomorrow. Wednesday’s act is jazz group East/West Collective, followed by Hope Lazz Trio 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 tomorrow, 9:30pm on weekdays. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and tomorrow. Free on other nights.
Taipei Soul Brothers promises a soulful night tonight at Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music. Also on the bill is folk group Jasmine & Earth Garden (簡詩敏&地球花園). Tomorrow’s lineup is comprised of electronic/alternative rock outfit Sleeping Brain (眠腦) and indie rock group F.L.A.T Club (假文藝青年俱樂部). It is folk group TuT and Space Cake (史貝絲考克) on Wednesday.
■ 33 Minzu W Rd, Taipei City (台北市民族西路33號), tel: (02) 2599-1599. On the net: www.treellage.com
■ Shows run from 8pm on weekends, 9pm on Wednesday. Treellage is open noon to 9pm Mondays through Fridays, 11am to 9pm Saturdays and Sundays
■ NT$250 for all shows, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.indievox.com/treellage