■ Show starts 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
Electronic duo Orientone (大聲東) mixes Oriental music traditions with electronic sounds tonight at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. Also on the bill is electronic rock band Flux and Electro Summit Gun. The venue hosts Babylon Calling tomorrow, a techno party featuring DJs Angel, Vice City and Soma. Sunday is the day for rockers Huoyaodays (火曜日), Meher (謎盒) and Zan (風切音).
■ 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 tomorrow, 6pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, 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
Electronic outfits Sonic Deadhorse (音速死馬) and Fabric Factory (織品工廠) hit the stage tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Folk duo Light Engine (光引擎) and acoustic group Dark White-collar Workers (暗黑白領階級) perform tomorrow, and it is folk musician Apple Lee (李蘋果) and Star Radio (小城星電台) 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
Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) hosts trip hop artist Mate Lin (林瑪黛) and electronic metal band Indie Famous tonight. Amis songstress Ado Kaliting Pacidal croons tomorrow.
■ 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
■ Shows start at 8:30pm
■ NT$400 for both shows. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Solo rocker East plays two sets tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), followed by young rock band Yellow Skin (黃皮膚) tomorrow. The Oddsome Band (白日夢) from Singapore arrives on Sunday. Tuesday’s lineup is made up of pop rockers 36 Roundhouse Kicks (36迴旋踢樂團) and Passionate Winkers (激情睫毛), and it is Indie rock group La Petite Nurse (小護士樂團) and pop singer Yinosha (葉穎) on Thursday.
■ 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 9pm
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight’s show at Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music, features indie rockers Funk Ink (放英客) and 4 Mins Timer (四分鐘熱度).
■ 33 Minzu W Rd, Taipei City (台北市民族西路33號), tel: (02) 2599-1599. On the net: www.treellage.com
■ Shows run from 8pm on weekends. Treellage is open noon to 9pm Mondays through Fridays, 11am to 9pm Saturdays and Sundays
■ NT$300, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.indievox.com/treellage
Folk/rock artist Ai-ching (艾青) shares the stage with solo act Jerry (傑利) at Tiehua Music Village (鐵花村), an arts village composed of a music venue, design and crafts shops and a weekend arts fair in Taitung City. Chang Hui-mei’s (張惠妹, better known as A-mei, 阿妹) Aboriginal alter ego Amit (阿密特) appears with Paiwan hip-hop artists Boxing (拳樂團) tomorrow.