■ 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 all music performances is NT$350
Ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂) plays tomorrow 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, followed by folk musician Lo Chung-han (羅崇漢) on Sunday. Solo rocker Easy teams up with 88 Balaz on Wednesday.
■ 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
■ Free admission tomorrow and on Sunday; cover charge is one drink, NT$400 on Wednesday
Hakka singer Hsiao Ying-hsin (蕭盈昕) croons tomorrow at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). On Thursday, folk duo Tom & Huck (湯姆與哈克) share the stage with Amis musician Passiwali.
■ 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
■ Shows start at 8:30pm
■ NT$500 tomorrow and NT$400 on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Jazz drummer Chang Wen-kuang (張文光) and his band perform tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Tomorrow, Hualien’s White Crab (白螃蟹樂團) plays Amis ancient tunes, jazz and reggae together with Aboriginal folk icon Panai (巴奈). Indie rockers After Quiet and Ark (阿克樂團) are scheduled on Tuesday, and it is Mando-pop group Every Planet (美味星球) and Bandage (OK繃) on Wednesday. Thursday’s show is by jazz fusion combo Huh? (蛤樂團).
■ 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
■ Shows start at 9pm except for tonight which starts at 9:30pm
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on weekdays. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
New York-based, Hong Kong jazz guitarist and composer Teriver Cheung performs tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Ash & Friends plays cool jazz tunes tomorrow. Garage/pop/psychedelic band Blind Acid Date (迷幻的瞎眼約會) is scheduled on Tuesday, and it is Birth of the Controlled Trio on Thursday.
■ 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 on Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight, tomorrow and Thursday, free admission on Tuesday
On Friday, electric blues band Bopomofo (ㄅㄆㄇㄈ) plays live at Italian restaurant Capone’s. Pop rock outfit ADOGA takes the stage on Saturday. Yvonne sings jazz standards on Sunday. Monday features Leavy crooning light jazz standards, followed by jazz duo Mary Jane and Nathan on Tuesday. On Wednesday, it’s Latin music from guitarist Roberto Zayas. Jazz singer Angel appears on Thursday.
■ 312, Zhongxiao E Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市忠孝東路四段312號), tel: (02) 2773-3782