Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. The spotlight is on Malaysian pop crooner Michael Wong (光良) tonight. Folk musician Dadado Huang (黃玠) plays two days in a row tomorrow and 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$1,300 and NT$1,500 tonight, NT$900 tomorrow and 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 drum and bass/electro house act OVDS tonight, with chiptune band Physical Chemical Brother (理化兄弟) and dance rock group P!SCO also playing. Tomorrow’s main act is Taichung-based metal rockers Attack Before. Sunday’s lineup features thrash metal/hardcore punk band Cruel Desire (殘蝕者), alternative/cyber/electronic outfit Morals Abyss (道德深淵) and metalcore act Losing Art (漂浮者樂團). It is pop rockers Soundboss (騷包) and disco funk/acid jazz group Electric Mess Age (電子混亂世代) on Thursday.
■ 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$450 tonight, NT$400 tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday 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 show at Indie rock club Revolver features electronic post-rock act Formosa Romance, post-punk rockers Macbeth (馬克白) and Winking Owl. Reggae group Dread Rider plays tomorrow. On Wednesday, it is electronic folk group Firstraw (第一根稻草) and punk rockers Crazy Lazarus (瘋狂拉薩路), followed by indie rockers Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠), Slack Tide and Don’t Talk ‘bout Life 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$300 tonight, NT$150 tomorrow and on Wednesday, NT$250 on Thursday. Admission includes one drink
Female rockers Black Mocha (黑摩卡) shares the stage with Maffie (瑪啡因) tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Young rockers Luck & Chance and Midnight Ping Pong (午夜乒乓) play 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 roster at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music, include heavy metal band Xenophobia and Ridiculous Jackson (荒謬傑克森).
■ 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. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Pop newcomer Chen Hsing-he (陳星合) croons 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.
■ 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