Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Sunday’s main act is pop/folk group Staycool, with indie pop/acoustic duo Ding Ding and Shi Shi (丁丁與西西) also playing. Harpist, singer and songwriter Paige Su (蘇珮卿) perform on Tuesday.
■ 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 4pm on Sunday and 7pm on Tuesday
■NT$650 on Sunday and NT$420 on Tuesday. 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 minimal techno artist Sleeparchive from Berlin tonight. Japanese punk rock band SpecialThanks arrives tomorrow, and it is Malaysia’s rap rock outfit dayDream on Sunday. Kaohsiung pop-punk group Fire Ex (滅火器) takes the stage on Tuesday, followed by indie rockers AltQQ (中離狗) on Wednesday. Thursday’s show features jazz and blues guitarist Ken Ohtake and bass player Toru Hayakawa.
■ 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$600 on Tuesday, 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
Australian alternative rock band The On Fires is the main act tonight at Indie rock club Revolver. Also on the bill is garage rock favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) and indie rockers B.B.Bomb (BB彈). Tomorrow’s lineup includes DJs Charles, Katina and Zo. Electronic/post punk group Miss Banana (香蕉小姐) and No Party For Cao Dong (草東沒有派對) are scheduled on Wednesday, followed by Instrumental/post-rock outfit Mass Man and Tunnel of Light 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
■ Entrance is NT$350 tonight, NT$150 tomorrow, NT$200 on Wednesday, NT$250 on Thursday. Admission includes one drink
Funk outfit Quack Quad (庸醫樂團) and blues act EggplantEgg (茄子蛋) appear tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Pop/emo band Gray Spiral (灰色螺旋) and alternative rock outfit Cocoon Band (繭樂團) 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
French dub artist Metastaz brings a night of live dub and electronic craziness tonight to Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, accompanied by a troupe of Taiwanese bands and musicians including Hang in the Air Dub Session, Taimaica Soundsystem and DJs James Ho and Kuleflux.
■ 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 10pm
■ NT$500, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Tonight’s show at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, features dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂) and Big Pie Chou (州大派隊). It is Freefall Jazz Trio (自由落體爵士三重奏) tomorrow.