Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight’s spotlight is on pop/rock idol Bobby Chen (陳昇), while Sunday’s lineup includes One Million Star (超級星光大道) alumnus Queen (魏如昀), folk/pop act Hush! and Red (紅樂團), which brings a fusion of electronic and Chinese traditional music. Folk legend Yeh Chia-hsiu (葉佳修) returns 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 tonight and on Wednesday, 3pm on Sunday
■ NT$1,000 tonight, NT$350 on Sunday, NT$1,200 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
Shoegaze/new-wave trio Fuguko (河豚子), indie rockers B.B.Bomb (BB彈) and Super Tortoise (超級龜) congregate tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Pop punks Pa Pun (怕胖團) holds a concert tomorrow, and Sunday’s show is by dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂), Midnight Ping Pong (午夜乒乓) and instrumental/post-rock outfit Mass Man. It is the release party of Seeking the Ocean’s debut EP on Wednesday, with Invincible Tapir (無敵貘) and Faded Moment (凋零瞬間) also playing. Thursday’s roster are indie rockers How to Program C++, Hello Nico and Fubar.
■ 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 and tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight it is live musical performance by Pressure Creates Diamonds Part V at indie rock club Revolver, followed by tomorrow’s Latin night featuring various bands. Indie singer/songwriter Deserts Chang (張懸) plays two sets on Sunday. Funk outfit Quack Quad (庸醫樂團) and indie rockers Ark (阿克樂團) form the lineup on Wednesday, while post-rock/electric act LSD Love Sex Delicious, indie rockers Double Trouble and Spaghetti Wave (通心粉浪潮) play 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
■ Show starts 10pm tonight, tomorrow and on weekdays, 8pm on Sunday
■ Entrance is NT$250 tonight, NT$300 tomorrow, NT$700 on Sunday, NT$200 on Wednesday and Thursday
Psychedelic rock outfit Emily the Band plays with electronic/punk rock group Digihai tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. It is live music from alternative rockers Countervalve (逆瓣膜) and B.B.Bomb (BB彈) 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
■ Shows start at 9pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 for all shows
Tonight’s performers are young rockers Mixer (麋先生), Soundboss (騷包) and emo/power pop group State of the Heart (本能) at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. Tomorrow, the venue hosts the third edition of Ducktail Rebel, an annual rockabilly festival featuring Japanese rockers The Nut Burgers, The Highlight, Taiwan’s rockabilly band Taipei Hillbilly Cat and rockabilly burlesque dancer Nahoko-Roll. It is old-school metal party on Sunday, featuring Desecration, Crescent Lament, King Norman and Masquerader.