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Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporters

Mando-pop star Richie Jen sings at Legacy Taipei on Sunday.

Photo Courtesy of Legacy Taipei

Contemporary

Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight, the spotlight is on indie pop singer-songwriter Peggy Hsu (許哲珮). Several indie bands and musicians including garage rock favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽), Amis singer-songwriter Suming (舒米恩) and comedy rockers Wonfu (旺福) will team up with groups of elementary school students for a charity concert tomorrow. Pop singer Richie Jen (任賢齊) appear on Sunday. Earwax presents experimental Icelandic musical group mum, American surf rock band Wavves and indie rockers British Sea Power from England on Tuesday. Harvard University’s a cappella group, The Harvard Krokodiloes, arrives 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)

■ Show starts at 8pm tonight, Tuesday and Thursday; 4pm tomorrow; 7pm on Sunday

■ NT$1,000 tonight, NT$1,200 tomorrow and on Sunday, NT$1,800 on Tuesday, NT$600 and NT$800 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

Electronic/alternative rock outfit Sleeping Brain (眠腦) hits the stage tomorrow at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Sunday’s main act is post-rock act Lightpainting (暖劃), accompanied by experimental singer-songwriter Wang Yu-jun (王榆鈞) and noise-maker Dawang Yingfan Huang (黑狼黃大旺). Wednesday’s lineup is formed by punk rockers Touming Magazine (透明雜誌), We Are So Sad (傷心欲絕) and psychedelic heavy rockers Sleaze (湯湯水水). The venue hosts London-based electronica duo Simian Mobile Disco 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, except for Thursday’s show, which starts at 9pm

■ NT$400 tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday and Wednesday, NT$800 on Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw

Electronic/rock/hip-hop band Space Meow from New York arrive tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club in Taipei. Also on the bill is and alt-pop band 13 (拾參) and Indie rockers IGU Band (那我懂你意思了). Later in the evening, it is LGBT pride month party featuring Hush!, Raykai from 1976, Black Bastard’s Uncle and Randy Lin (林志堅). Japanese noise rock band Melt-Banana come tomorrow, with new breed riot grrrl four-piece Go Chic also playing. Later, the venue’s shareholder and Fu Jen University professor Ho Tong-hung (何東洪) performs with Agata from Melt-Banana, Tseng Kuo-hung (曾國宏) from Forest and Bobo & B.B..

■ 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

■ Show starts at 9pm, while the late-evening parties run from 11:30pm to 4am. Underworld is open daily from 9pm, closed on Sundays and Mondays

■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight, NT$500 tomorrow. Admission includes one drink. Tickets cost NT$250 for late-night parties

Indie rockers B.B.Bomb (BB彈), shoe-gazing/new-wave trio Fuguko (河豚子) and Glory (葛洛力) play at Indie rock club Revolver tonight. Tomorrow’s rosters are death metal/deathcore act Geometry (幾何) and metal/hardcore band Your Heroes Have Died.

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