Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tomorrow’s act is pop combo Shuo & Cool Humor (蕭賀碩與冷笑話樂團). It is upstart band Elephant Gym (大象體操) on Wednesday, with Indie pop outfit Come on! Bay Bay! (來吧!焙焙) as the special guest.
■ 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$600 for both shows. 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
American metalcore band As I Lay Dying will take the stage tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, with Taiwan’s Infernal Chaos and Solemn (恕) as the opening acts. Folk rockers Mancau from France arrives on Sunday. The accompanying band is Orangegrass (橙草).
■ 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 7:30pm tonight and 8pm on Sunday
■ NT$1,700 and NT$2,000 tonight, NT$800 on Sunday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight’s lineup at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei, include electronic rockers Flux and disco/post-punk outfit New Sunglasses (新墨鏡). Indie rockers Murky Crows (昏鴉) and electronica outfit Fabric Factory (織品工廠) play tomorrow. It is progressive/power metal group Hybrid (混血兒) and Para Cross 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, except for tonight’s show which runs from 8:30pm to 11:30pm. 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 electronic duo Dronetonics and folk group TuT tonight. Garage rockers Bowztiger (包子虎樂團) and Blind Cat (瞎貓) form tomorrow’s roster.
■ 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 8:30pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Free admission to all shows. Cover charge is one drink
Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, plays host to My Tank Your Pants party tomorrow featuring Kid Millionaire, DJ Yen, Blackbells and chiptune band Physical Chemical Brother (理化兄弟). Funky/jazzy band Blue Blooded Bruder (藍血人) and Bling High (不厲害) perform on Sunday.
■ 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 9:30pm tomorrow and 7pm on Sunday
■ NT$499 tomorrow and NT$350 on Sunday, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Top indie act 1976 hits the stage tomorrow 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. Sunday’s main act is twin indie pop singers Yi-cheng, Yi-ching (依錚依靜).
■ 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