Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tomorrow, Canadian rock band Suuns makes its debut show in Taiwan with Hang in the Air (盪在空中) as the opening act. Celebrated Mando-pop producer Lee Cheng-fan (李正帆) holds a concert 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)
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ NT$1,300 tomorrow and NT$700 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
Chiptune band Physical Chemical Brother (理化兄弟), hip-hop artist Aristophanes (貍貓) and electronic duo Orientone (大聲東) gather at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, tonight. Sunday’s roster includes alternative rock outfit Silverbus (銀巴士) and Slack Tide. The main act on Wednesday is Taiwan’s veteran hip-hopsters and activists Kou Chou Ching (拷秋勤), and it is the release party of melodic death metal group Invincible Tapir’s EP on Thursday. Also on the bill is post-hardcore act Seeking the Ocean and One Way Street.
■ 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$400 tonight, NT$200 on Sunday, 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
It is a night of drum and bass tonight at indie rock club Revolver, spun by DJs Fenner, Robi Roka and Lai. The venue hosts a Mando-pop extravaganza tomorrow featuring an army of musicians and DJs including Big Pie (周大派), Miao Tsai (喵仔), Hsiao Fan (小凡), Zo and Starer Wander (宿昱星). It is Garage/punk outfit Floaty and General Sky on Wednesday, followed by electronic/metal band 77NDD and TurtleCock & the Chicken Fuckers 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
Electronic post-rock act Formosa Romance and The Kitsch play tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Tomorrow’s lineup is formed by indie rockers Natural Outcome and Papaver.
■ 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 Indie rockers How to Program C++ and Late Man (遲到客) tonight. Silk Wood (絲木) fuses jazz and funk tomorrow, with blues rock outfit Commuters (通勤少年) and After Quiet also playing. Sunday’s lineup features dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂), ambient/chill-out band 90Hz and electronic/alternative rock outfit Sleeping Brain (眠腦).
■ 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 tonight and tomorrow, 7pm on Sunday
■ NT$350 for all shows. Tickets available at www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks