Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tomorrow, popular late 1990s disco rock band Sticky Rice (糯米糰) returns with frontman Ma Nien-hsien (馬念先). Several groups of indie rockers congregate on Sunday, including Inhuman Band (非人物種), Sorrow of Youth (少年維持的煩惱) and Zenkwun (神棍). Award-winning Taiwanese musician Hsieh Ming-yu (謝銘祐) performs on Wednesday.
■ 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 tomorrow and on Wednesday, 3pm on Sunday
■ NT$999 tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and NT$800 on Wednesday. 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 female rap/hip-hop artist Miss Ko (葛仲珊) tonight. Tomorrow, Taiwan’s female-fronted chamber ensemble Cicada teams up with six theatrical artists to create a musical performance. Blues outfit EggplantEgg (茄子蛋) shares the stage with hard rock act Who Are You (隱藏人物) on Sunday, and it is indie pop rockers Passionate Winkers (激情睫毛), Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠) and ambient/chill-out band 90Hz 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$600 tonight and 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 outfit Sonic Deadhorse (音速死馬), free jazz group Big Egg Hell Dog (巨蛋地獄狗) and punk outfit Forests (森林). Tomorrow’s roster include emo pop groups Jtiki J (鐵支樂團) and State of the Heart (本能) as well as alternative metal act XIII Goat (拾參羊). Electronic/post punk group Miss Banana (香蕉小姐) and indie rockers Ridiculous Jackson (荒謬傑克森) hit the stage on Wednesday, followed by ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂), electronic rockers Flux and pop group Moon Police (月亮警察) 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 and tomorrow, NT$200 on Wednesday and Thursday. Admission includes one drink
Pop rock group Lazycall and As Real play tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Tomorrow’s lineup is formed by garage rockers Bowztiger (包子虎樂團) and Super Tortoise (超級龜). Blues outfit EggplantEgg performs on Wednesday.
■ 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
Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, hosts E Spot Party tomorrow featuring DJ Marco Mei from Italy as well as a troupe of Taiwanese DJs including Sorry Buttons, Fion and Radge Attack.
■ 1 Siyuan Rd, Tapei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw
■ Show starts at 8:30pm
■ NT$500. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks