Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Veteran folk singer Tai Chao-mei (邰肇玫) returns tonight. Tomorrow, record label How We Roll presents a party featuring hip-hop artist E So playing with six-piece brass band to fuse jazz with hip-hop.
■ 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, 7pm tomorrow
■ NT$1,200 tonight, NT$1,000 tomorrow. 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
Japanese punk rockers Geeks join hand with dance rock group P!SCO and pop/emo rockers Clubs of Three (梅花參) tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Tomorrow’s limelight is on Japan’s post-hardcore band 9mm Parabellum Bullet. Top bands from this year’s Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival (貢寮國際海洋音樂祭) including Brit pop/grunge group Trash, acoustic group Dark White-collar Workers (暗黑白領階級) and hip-hop act Chiu and Love (丘與樂) play on Sunday. It is hip-hopsters Community Service (勞動服務) and Bike on Wednesday, followed by Hispanic-Taiwanese pop band Duda Deportiva and Baroque indie-pop group The Tic Tac on Thursday.
■ 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 except tomorrow which begins at 7pm
■ NT$400 tonight and on Sunday, NT$1,800 tomorrow, NT$200 on 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
DJs Marcus Sangiovese, Agustin and Damo Darko take to the decks tonight at indie rock club Revolver. The venue hosts a reggae party tomorrow featuring Firerama and DJ Raby Doo. On Sunday, it is live music from pop-punks Yidiansheng (一點生), emo/punk band Away From Kitsch (遠離媚俗) and alternative rockers Suck the Air (倒抽一口氣). On Wednesday, DJ ollo from Shanghai teams up with electronic duo Orientone (大聲東) and hip-hop artist Aristophanes (貍貓), while Indie rockers How to Program C++, Winking Owl and post-rock act Phantasy of Mirage (現象師) hit the stage 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 except Sunday which begins at 8pm
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and on weekdays, NT$350 tomorrow, NT$300 on Sunday
Firerama (火哈馬), a blazing reggae party, returns to Revolver tomorrow with a lineup of reggae, roots, dub and dancehall heat with Taiwan’s original sound system, O-Brothaz, alongside special guest DJ Raby Doo.
■ Revolver, 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 at 10:30pm tomorrow
■ Entrance is $350, includes a drink
Funk/alternative rock group Liou Jiou (六腳) and hardcore/comedy rap artists Appendix Deux-Killers (闌尾雙煞) are scheduled tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Chiu and Love shares the stage with funk/disco/nu-jazz combo Funky Brothers (放客兄弟) 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