Kaohsiung pop-punk group FireEx (滅火器) arrive in Taipei tomorrow for their Goodbye Youth tour at Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914).
■ 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
■ NT$600. 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
It is a ska-filled carousel tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, featuring ska band Skaraoke, Funky Brothers (放客兄弟) and ska-punk group Mary Bites Kerry (瑪莉咬凱利). American dream pop duo Azure Ray perform on Wednesday, with electronic/ambient combo Yan Weiling X Utopia (閻韋伶X世外桃源) as the opening act.
■ 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$400 tonight and NT$1,400 on Wednesday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Electronic duo Orientone (大聲東) brings Oriental music traditions into the electronic realm tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Also on the bill is electronic/metal band 77 ‘N DD. Tomorrow’s show is presented by indie rockers Papaver and Maffine (嗎啡因). It is metal act Gun Powder and Xenophobia 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. 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
Currently on its transpacific tour, noisy indie band So So Modern from New Zealand hits the stage at rock club Revolver tonight, with She Bang A (死蚊子) and The White Eyes (白目) also playing. Sunday’s roster include activist punk band The Deposers (罷黜者) and The Mob (暴民), while disco/post-punk outfit New Sunglasses (新墨鏡), The Dodos and The Junk (帆人) form Tuesday’s lineup.
■ 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 on Tuesday, 8pm on Sunday
■ Entrance is NT$400 tonight, NT$200 on Sunday and NT$700 on Tuesday. Admission includes one drink
Emo rock band Chickunp (奇克拿樂團) and alternative metal group Lumei (露魅) appear tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei.
■ 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
American progressive rock guitarist Steve Williams plays tonight at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, with Taiwan’s metal rockers Sex Cannons as the warm-up. Tomorrow the venue hosts the sixth edition of Raw Noise Attack concert featuring Japan’s thrash metal bands Terror Squad, Hammerhed from Finland and Taiwanese hardcore punkers No Order (無秩序).
■ 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 8pm tonight and 7pm tomorrow
■ NT$400 tonight and NT$750 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks