Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, the venue hosts a Mando-pop party featuring a lineup of big-name musicians doubling as DJs that includes Sandee Chan (陳珊妮) and A-dia (阿弟仔).
■ 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 10pm
■ NT$800. 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
Garage rockers Bowztiger (包子虎樂團), noisy experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士) and Greater Kaohsiung’s indie-pop outfit Sorrow of Youth (少年維持的煩惱) get together tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. The venue hosts the two-day Taiwan Boredom festival starting tomorrow with a lineup of 13 Taiwanese bands and 11 groups from Japan including Groundcover, Bossston Cruizing Mania, Tacobonds, noise band She Bang A (死蚊子), garage/punk rockers The White Eyes (白目) and reggae rock group Hang in the Air (盪在空中). Chinese folk musician Chou Yunpeng (周雲蓬) performs on Thursday, with Hakka singer-songwriter Lo Sirong (羅思容) also playing.
■ 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
■ Show starts tonight and Thursday at 8pm, tomorrow and Sunday at 2pm
■ NT$400 tonight, NT$800 for one-day ticket and NT$1,200 for two-day admission tomorrow and on Sunday, NT$500 on 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, Japan’s alternative rock band Qomolangma Tomato and Outatbero join forces with Taiwan’s punk rockers Touming Magazine (透明雜誌) and Until Seeing Whale’s Eyes (直到看見鯨魚的眼睛) at indie rock club Revolver. The venue hosts a DJ party with Showyao (小搖), Da Shi Xiong (大師兄) and Sylvain tomorrow. It is punk/noise outfit Emily (艾蜜莉), Arms Akimbo and Tunnel of Light on Wednesday, followed by shoegaze band TuT, alternative rock band Under the Moon and Massman 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$200 tomorrow and on weekdays
Chiayi’s punk band Flower Dregs (花渣) and Inexplicable a Day (莫名其妙的一天) from Taipei are scheduled tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Tomorrow’s performers are dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂) and indie rockers Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠).
■ 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: www.roxyrocker.com
■ Shows start at 9pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 for all shows
Steve Williams performs a solo electric guitar show at Bobwundaye, a small pub on Heping East Road (和平東路) in Taipei. Garage rock favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) shares the stage with indie rockers 30 Years Of Pain (三十萬年老虎鉗) tomorrow.
■ 77, Heping E Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市和平東路三段77號), tel: (02) 2377-1772
■ Shows start at 10pm
■ Admission is free tonight and NT$200 tomorrow
Pop/folk combo Bling High (不厲害) shares the stage with solo act He Ren-jie (河仁傑) Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Electronic outfit Sonic Deadhorse (音速死馬) and rocker Howie Yu (余昊益) form tomorrow’s lineup, while female musicians A-tz (阿子) and Wang Hui-chu (王彙筑) perform on Thursday.