■ Entrance is NT$200 for all shows
Tonight’s roster at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, includes Brit-rock/pop band Rockson (拉克森樂團) and Lost and Found (失物招領). The venue hosts an electronic party tomorrow featuring DJ Zan, Salamander and Radge Attack.
■ 1 Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$350 tonight and NT$400 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
OTA!! Soul and female singer Chen Jou-mi (陳柔米) each play a set tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Tomorrow’s show is by jazz/funk duo Duology, and it is soul/rock singer Early (安里) on Thursday.
■ 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 music shows is NT$350
Celebrated Mando-pop producer Lee Cheng-fan (李正帆) plays tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館), while seasoned songwriter Paul Chiang (江志豐) holds a charity concert tomorrow. Taiwan’s ska group Skaraoke, Aboriginal group The Voice of Life (原味醞釀) and Japan’s Pocopoco Band congregate on Sunday, followed by ambient/electronic dance group Utopia (世外桃源) and Brit pop/grunge group Trash on Wednesday. Thursday’s show features a troop of female crooners including Connie Kang (康禎庭) and Ariel Lin (林慧君) from Malaysia.
■ 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
■ Show starts at 8:30pm tonight and on Wednesday, 7pm tomorrow, 8pm on Sunday and Thursday
■ NT$500 tonight, NT$1,000 tomorrow, NT$400 on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Japanese blues guitar player Shun Kikuta teams up with jazz drummer Dafu, also from Japan, tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Tomorrow, Chin Sheng (欽聖) and Danielle play jazz, folk and blues music, with We.Man.Love also on the bill. On Sunday, indie/instrumental rock group Shimmer Riot shares the stage with No Party for Cao Dong (草東沒有派對), while it is ambient/chill-out band 90Hz and handsome-pop group Moon Police (月亮警察) on Tuesday. Pop/jazz combo Bitter Sweet is joined by We (我們) on Wednesday, followed by punk rocker ChicKNUP (奇克拿樂團) and emo group Egg Soul (蛋魂) on Thursday.
■ 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 tonight which begins at 9:30pm
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Led by saxophone player Sam Su (蘇聖育), Sam Su Cool Jazz Quartet performs tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Tomorrow’s performer is five-piece Paranoid Machine Guns, and it is chill-out night featuring jazz singer Marico Liu (劉俐) on Wednesday.