Vita Eterna (唯異新民樂) blends traditional Chinese music with pop rock and jazz tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Tomorrow’s lineup are formed by Posh Inverse (優雅逆轉) and Silver Bus (銀巴士). Shoegazing/post-rock outfit Silent Sign plays on Thursday.
■ 7, Ln 56, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市新生南路三段56巷7號), tel: (02) 2362-5494. On the Net: www.witchhouse.org
■ Shows start at 9:30pm. Restaurant/bar with queer/feminist bookstore and large collection of board games, open 11am to midnight Sundays through Wednesdays, 11am to 1am Thursdays through Saturdays
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$350
Indie folk group Hush! performs 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.
■ 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$450 tonight. Admission includes one drink
Taike rockers Zenkwun (神棍) and Joker hit the stage at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) tonight. Pop singer Binham Yeh (葉秉桓) performs tomorrow. On Sunday, acclaimed singer Christine Hsu (許景淳) stages two shows, followed by young pop artist Alex Lee (李崗霖) on Thursday.
■ 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
■ Show starts at 8:30pm tonight, 8pm tomorrow and on Thursday, 3pm and 8pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight, tomorrow and on Thursday, NT$800 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
A Capella ensemble Metro from the US hit the stage tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Sunday’s lineup are made up of pop rockers Riceing Star and Friends (米星星與她的好伙伴) and melodic/metal act Minstrel (吟遊家). It is pop punk and modern rock outfit Go Go Rise (美好前程), indie rockers Donkey’s Ears (驢子耳朵) and Double Cheese (大波起司) 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
■ NT$800 tonight, NT$200 on Sunday and Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Veteran guitarist Eiji Kadota’s project session band Tiny Step performs tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), featuring drummer Chen Po-chou (陳柏州) and bass player Su Ting-I (蘇庭毅). It is pop singer Europa Huang (黃建為) tomorrow, followed by acoustic guitarist Johnson Chang (張仲麟) and BaBa Band (爸爸辦桌) on Sunday.
■ 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 9:30pm tonight, 9pm tomorrow and on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Ash & Friends play modern jazz standards tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Soy La Ley Latin Jazz (古巴爵士樂團) blends musical tradition of Cuba with jazz tomorrow.