Pop singers Chen 09 (陳零九) and Wang Shun (王舜) croon tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. It is young Paiwan singer Tseng Ching-wen (曾靜玟) and Wu Wen-fang (吳汶芳) tomorrow. Folk combo Little Living Room (小客廳) appears 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
Malaysian pop musician V Chuan (陳威全) plays tonight 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 at 8pm. Cafe/bookstore opens noon to midnight Sundays through Thursdays, noon to 2am Fridays and Saturdays
■ Entrance is NT$400. Admission includes one drink
Tonight’s main act is electronic/psychedelic outfit Crystal Dancer (舞璃) at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). College-rock favorites Echo (回聲樂團) takes the stage tomorrow, and it is acoustic solo act Annie Hung (洪安妮) 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
■ NT$400. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Mando-pop singer Afalean Lu (盧學叡) appears tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Indie folk group Hush! plays two sets tomorrow. Sunday’s lineup include pop group Every Planet (美味星球), followed by R&B/funk group Space Cake (史貝絲考克) and The Noise Beyond Yesterday (昨日喧囂) on Tuesday. Up-and-coming songstress Chang Hsin-jou (張心柔) and Bubble 17 (泡泡十七) perform on Wednesday, and it is folk and fusion pop artist Baobu Badulu and Puyuma musician Hao-en (昊恩) 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
■ Show starts at 9pm except for tonight which starts at 8:30pm
■ NT$400 and NT$500 tonight, NT$400 tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows, throws a party to celebrate its grand re-opening tomorrow.
■ B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段102巷1號B1), tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net: www.sappho102.biz
■ Show starts at 9:30pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$300
Mando-pop female crooner Ren, aka Hsia Yu-tung (夏宇童), performs tomorrow at Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music. Also on the bill is pop rockers 36 Roundhouse Kicks (36迴旋踢樂團).
■ 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