Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Electronic pop band The Girl and The Robots (女孩與機器人) joins hands with female-led indie pop group Miss Stocking (絲襪小姐) tonight. It is the release party of pop rockers Chocolate Tiger’s debut album (猛虎巧克力) tomorrow. Currently on its Asian tour, visual kei band Royz from Japan arrives on Sunday. On Wednesday, five nominees of this year’s Golden Melody Awards including indie rockers My Skin Against Your Skin (激膚樂團), pop rockers io and Lie Gramophone (謊言留聲機) put on a show together. The Next Big Thing series returns on Thursday presenting emo/post-hardcore outfit OBSESS, disco/post-punk act New Sunglasses (新墨鏡) and garage rockers Bowztiger (包子虎樂團).
■ 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, tomorrow and Thursday, 6:30pm on Sunday, 7pm on Wednesday
■ NT$600 tonight, tomorrow and on Wednesday, NT$1,900 on Sunday, NT$200 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
Tonight’s show at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, features Taiwanese hardcore punkers No Order (無秩序), psychedelic heavy rockers Sleaze (湯湯水水), thrash metal act Bazooka and heavy metal group Burning Island (火燒島). Folk rockers 929 take the stage tomorrow, followed by garage/punk rockers The White Eyes (白目), Murky Crows (昏鴉) and B.B.Bomb (BB彈) on Sunday. Wednesday’s main act is pop rock group DreamWalker (夢行者樂團). It is the release party of psychedelic folk rockers No.7 Cyan’s (七號青) EP on Thursday, with acoustic indie-pop group French Cheese (法式綺思) also playing.
■ 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, NT$600 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
Punk group Destroyers (擊沈女孩) and indie rockers Frusciante (佛香甜) are scheduled 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
■ 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 the seventh installment of the Next Suck Thing featuring punk rockers Feed Pigs (餵飽豬), electronic outfit Sonic Deadhorse (音速死馬) and Kaohsiung-based punk rock band The Fan (奮樂團). Alternative rock group Escape and Stand out! George take the stage on Sunday.
■ 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 8pm on Sunday
■ Entrance is NT$250 tonight and NT$150 on Sunday. Admission includes one drink
Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, hosts indie rockers 300,000 Old Pliers (三十萬年老虎鉗), metal group Ultra-Violet (紫外線樂團) and Through the Prism (穿梭稜鏡) tonight.
■ 1 Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw