■ Entrance is NT$200 for all shows
Indie rockers Donkey’s Ears (驢子耳朵), Islanders (島嶼樂團) and post-rock band Naturally Out of Line (自然出格) hit the stage tonight at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. Post-hardcore/metalcore outfit MenLiveN, Joker and hardcore metal band Human Brutality (人類暴行) are among the performers at tomorrow’s party joined by bands from across the country.
■ 1 Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw
■ Show starts at 7pm tonight and 2pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$300 tonight, NT$500 tomorrow. Tickets can be ordered through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Pop/funk artist Dawen (王大文) appears tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, with Rotten Neighbor (惡鄰居) also on the bill. It is Amis pop/rock/blues combo Nuka Band (鹿角樂團) and Aboriginal singing combo Lan-hsin Band (嵐馨樂團) tomorrow.
■ 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
Puyuma rock singer and One Million Star (超級星光大道) alumnus Jane Huang (黃美珍) holds a concert tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館).
■ 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 8pm
■ NT$400. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Folk/pop act Hush! pays a tribute concert to American jazz guitarist Mike Stern tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Drummer Peng Hao-wei (彭浩瑋) from taike rockers Zenkwun (神棍) teams up with friends for a show tomorrow. On Sunday, pop rockers Soundboss (騷包) and indie rockers How You Fu each plays a set, followed by Hippocampus (海馬迴) and pop group Anchor on Tuesday. Puyuma musician Ushiw Pakaruku teams up with Vangsaran (部落美男子) on Wednesday, with Tai Nine Line (台玖線樂團) also playing. Thursday’s show is by alternative rock outfit Morphineside (嗎啡隱私) and Islanders (島嶼樂團).
■ 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 on weekends, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can be purchased through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
IN’G Quartet performs tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows, while it is funk/instrumental band K-106 tomorrow. Tamatave Jazz Quintet plays original compositions inspired by bebop, modal and modern jazz on Sunday. Fusion jazz group Tonic 5 appears on Wednesday, followed by Post Off-Peak Times (後離峰時刻) on Thursday.
■ B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段102巷1號B1), tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net: www.sappho102.biz
■ Shows start at 9:30pm. Venue is closed on Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 for all shows
Amis group Kasilaw (鹹豬肉樂團) is scheduled tonight at Tiehua Music Village (鐵花村), an arts village composed of a music venue, design and crafts shops and a weekend arts fair in Taitung City. Tomorrow’s spotlight is on Puyuma Aboriginal singer Leo Chen (陳永龍).