Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. It is the eighth edition of Back To Spin party tonight featuring a troupe of DJs and headlining singer-songwriter Faith Yang (楊乃文). Japanese visual kei band D=Out performs on Sunday.
■ 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 10pm tonight and 6:30pm on Sunday
■ NT$900 tonight and NT$1,900 on Sunday. 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
Tonight’s spotlight is on Kaohsiung punkers Combine (抗敗樂團) and Yidiansheng (一點生) at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Ling Tosite Sigure, an indie rock trio from Japan, arrives tomorrow. Sunday’s show features psychedelic rock act Obviously (顯然樂隊) and electronic folk group Neurosiser. Punk group Destroyers (擊沈女孩), disco/post-punk outfit New Sunglasses (新墨鏡) and hard rock act Who Are You (隱藏人物) appear on Wednesday, and it is garage rockers Bowztiger (包子虎樂團), Super Tortoise (超級龜) and four-piece boy band Bison Country (必順鄉村) 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 starts at 7pm tomorrow and 8pm tonight, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday
■ NT$400 tonight, NT$1,800 tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday, Wednesday 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
Folk rock band Vast & Hazy and indie rockers Ark (阿克樂團) are scheduled tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Tomorrow’s roster are pop rockers Miss Go and nu-metal band Wavelight (波光折返).
■ 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
■ 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
Indie rock club Revolver hosts Italian hardcore band Traces of You, Taiwan’s hardcore/metal act Human Brutality (人類暴行) and Hateful Rezpect tonight. Blues/swing combo Sugar Lady and Japan’s Soul of Liberty play tomorrow. Electronic duo Orientone (大聲東) mixes Oriental music traditions with electronic sounds on Wednesday, with Salamader (沙羅曼蛇) also playing. Thursday’s lineup is formed by post-hardcore act Seeking the Ocean, heavy metal band Xenophobia and alternative rock band 3.D.B (參噸半樂團).
■ 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 8pm tonight, 10pm tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$350 tonight, NT$300 tomorrow, NT$150 on Wednesday and NT$200 on Thursday. Includes a drink
Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music, hosts E Spot party featuring DJs Swing Child, Neonkidz, Neker, Soundsquash and Physical Chemical Brother (理化兄弟). Sunday’s roster features indie rockers Islanders (島嶼樂團) and Chit Chat.
■ 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 10:30pm tomorrow and 5pm on Sunday
■ NT$350 for both shows, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks