Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Veteran singer Michelle Pan (潘越雲), who rose to fame during the 1980s folk music (minge, 民歌) movement, returns to stage tomorrow. Galneryus, a Japanese power metal band from Osaka, arrives 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)
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ NT$1,800 tomorrow and NT$2,000 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
The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, hosts pop singer Zhang Han-ya (張涵雅), who is nominated for Best Taiwanese Female Singer at this year’s Golden Melody Award, tonight. Taiwan’s sound artists Fujui Wang (王福瑞), Betty Apple, Dino and Wolfenstein play with Japanese noise maker Merzbow tomorrow. On Sunday, Chinese rock ‘n’ roll outfit Zhaoze (沼澤) meets Taiwan’s Mary See the Future (先知瑪莉) and My Skin Against Your Skin (激膚樂團). It is pop punk group Our Service is Ready, alternative rock/pop outfit Come to Us and Mixer (麋先生) on Wednesday. Thursday’s show features Japan’s female-fronted rock band Start of the Day, with Taiwan’s post-rock/emo band Orangegrass (橙草) and Posh Inverse (優雅逆轉) 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$500 tonight, NT$1,200 tomorrow, NT$800 on Sunday, NT$200 on 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
Tonight’s lineup at indie rock club Revolver includes electronic duo Dronetonics, Reider Larsen and Sorry Buttons. Tomorrow is a night of soul, funk and electronic spun by DJs Marcus Sangiovese, Rossco and BB. The venue hosts a second-hand market and music party on Sunday. Funk outfit Quack Quad (庸醫樂團) and Wake Up Explosion (威愷爆炸) appear on Wednesday, followed by grind/powerviolence/crust band Stench of Lust and indie rockers How to Program C++ on Thursday.
■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678
■ Shows start at 10pm; the fair and party on Sunday run from 1pm to 10pm
■ Entrance is NT$250 tonight, NT$200 tomorrow, on Wednesday and Thursday. Admission includes one drink
Four-piece combo Jazz Walker (爵行者樂團) and indie rockers 300,000 Old Pliers (三十萬年老虎鉗) are scheduled tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Indie rockers Posh Inverse and Under the Moon take the stage tomorrow.
■ 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 9pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Free admission to all shows. Cover charge is one drink
Tonight’s show at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, features indie rockers LDerCoLoR (無上彩樂團) and Black Green (怖雷閣林).
■ 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
■ NT$350, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks