Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Indie pop/acoustic duo DingDing and ShiShi (丁丁與西西) share the stage with indie pop group Queen Suitcase (皇后皮箱) tonight. There is a charity concert featuring A-list pop singers and musicians including Cyndi Wang (王心凌), Wu Bai (伍佰) and Wan Fang (萬芳) on Sunday.
■ 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, 4pm on Sunday
■ NT$500 tonight and NT$800 on Sunday. 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
Top indie act 1976 and noisy experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士) play tomorrow at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists.
■ 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
■ Show starts at 8pm
■ NT$500. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Garage rockers Bowztiger (包子虎樂團) and punk outfit Forests (森林合唱樂團) hit the stage tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Tomorrow’s audiences will see Swivelized Sounds making experimental psychedelic electronic drone noise along with Yearning Kru.
■ 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 blues rock outfit Commuters (通勤少年) and Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠) tonight. It is Taichung-based rockers Reid 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
■ Show starts at 8:30pm tonight, 9pm tomorrow. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Free admission to all shows. Cover charge is one drink
Tonight Indie rock club Revolver holds The Next Suck Thing, a parody of Legacy’s concert series The Next Big Thing, which showcases up-and-coming talent, featuring chiptune band Physical Chemical Brother (理化兄弟), Karma Collective and Dronetonics. Tomorrow’s lineup includes death metal outfit Coprocephalic and post-hardcore act Seeking the Ocean. Sunday sees a special event set up by Urban Nomad with Blood Orange, .22 and other guests playing.
■ 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, 7pm on Sunday
■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday. Admission includes one drink
Tonight’s show at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, features pop musician Filipe King (杜俊瑋) and saxophone player and singer Ouyuchi (歐育齊). The second installment of Space Experiment was joined by a troop of experimental musicians and groups including Big Egg Hell Dog (巨蛋地獄狗), The Junk (帆人) and Goodbye Nao (再見奈央). It is visual rock outfit Naraku (奈落), melodic/metal act Minstrel (吟遊家) and MeHer (謎盒) on Sunday.