Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Musical talent and poet Summer Lei (雷光夏) holds a concert tonight. On Thursday, the latest edition of The Next Big Thing features electronic rockers Flux, R&B/funk group Space Cake (史貝絲考克) and post-rock band Bugs of Phonon (聲子蟲).
■ 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$1,500 tonight and NT$200 on Thursday. 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
Post-punk/garage rock group Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠), instrumental rock band BHD and electronic/alternative rock outfit Sleeping Brain (眠腦) congregate tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Tomorrow, the venue hosts ACG Band Live, a regularly held event featuring music groups playing songs from animation works and computer games. Rock Empire’s Euro Metal Month continues on Sunday with a performance by Finnish folk metal band Korpiklaani. It is the Audition Night on Thursday, showing off new bands including funk/rock group Mofo Party (脫序派對), As Real and The Unspoken Rules (潛規則).
■ 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 at 8pm tonight and on Thursday, 6:30pm tomorrow and on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight, NT$350 tomorrow, NT$800 to NT$1,200 on Sunday, NT$200 on Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Electronic/post-hardcore act Mothman (天蛾人) arrives at indie rock club Revolver from Tainan tonight, with punk/alternative rockers Phototaxis (趨光性) also on the bill. Tomorrow’s lineup include psychedelic rock band The Gigantic Roar (巨大的轟鳴), noise band She Bang A (死蚊子) and psychedelic heavy rockers Sleaze (湯湯水水). Rock group Stranger (陌生人) shares the stage with electronic/post punk group Miss Banana (香蕉小姐) on Wednesday. On the first Thursday of every month, the venue hosts open mic session titled Sit Down and Shut the Fuck Up.
■ 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 except tonight which begins at 11pm
■ Entrance is NT$300 on weekend, NT$150 on Wednesday, free admission on Thursday
Grunge rockers Slack Tide and electronic duo Dronetonics are scheduled tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. It is rock/rap act Rock ’N’ Rap (凍頂樂團) and pop rockers Miss Go 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
It is live music from rap/funk/rock group Six Feet (六腳樂團) and folk/punk rockers Selina Big Band (賽淋娜大樂隊) tonight at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. Tomorrow’s roster is indie rockers San Hu (散戶樂團) and Grayscale (灰階樂團).
■ 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 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks