Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Japan‘s visual kei band Kiryu arrives tonight, followed by Mando-pop singer eVonne Hsu (許慧欣) tomorrow. Sunday is a night of garage rock featuring 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) and Trash. The latest installment of The Next Big Thing introduces dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂), Sun of Morning (晨曦光廊) and experimental singer-songwriter Wang Yu-jun (王榆鈞) playing with Time Band (時間樂隊) on Thursday.
■ 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$1,900 tonight, NT$1,000 tomorrow, NT$400 on Sunday and NT$200 on Thursday. 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
Indie rock group Posh Inverse (優雅逆轉) shares the stage with Moonteg tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Tomorrow’s main act is Paris-based hardcore outfit Providence, accompanied by Taiwan’s metal/hardcore band Human Brutality (人類暴行). Wednesday’s show include indie rockers How To Program C++, and it is Miss Go and Pierre Hujoel (胡月) on Thursday.
■ 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$150 on weekdays
Indie rock club Revolver hosts a reggae party tonight featuring DJs Marcus Aurelius, Doppler and Fyah B. Tomorrow will see a celebration of ska headlined by Taiwan’s Skaraoke. Japanese punk group Seventeen Again appears on Sunday. It is electronic outfit Sonic Deadhorse and 90Hz on Wednesday, followed by pop group Doherfy (盜飛) 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, 8pm on Sunday, 9:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday, NT$200 on Wednesday and Thursday. Admission includes one drink
Indie rockers Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠) throws a party tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Taichung-based punk outfit Endocrine Disorders (內分泌失調) join hands with 300,000 Old Pliers (三十萬年老虎鉗) 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 8:30pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Free admission to all shows. Cover charge is one drink
Tonight’s roster at Pipe Live Music, a venue for indie music and parties, include activist punk band The Deposers (罷黜者), alter-rock/hip-hop act Generation 7 (七字輩) and The Mob (暴民). Taiwan’s veteran hip-hopsters and activists Kou Chou Ching (拷秋勤) heads the triple bill tomorrow. It is pop singer Rebecca (同恩) 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 7pm tonight and on Sunday, 8pm tomorrow
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$450 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks