Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. The spotlight is on Japanese visual kei band Kiryu (己龍) tomorrow.
■ 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 6:30pm
■ NT$1,800. 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
It is the release party of metal band Anthelion’s (幻日) latest album tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Also on the bill is with Japanese Taiko unit Garyu. Tomorrow’s roster include noise experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士) and post-rock band Bugs of Phonon (聲子蟲). Japan’s Astro Attack hits the stage on Sunday, accompanied by Taiwan’s indie rockers My Skin Against Your Skin (激膚樂團), punk group Random (隨性樂團) and psychedelic rock band The Gigantic Roar (巨大的轟鳴). Funk outfit Quack Quad (庸醫樂團) and alternative metal act XIII Goat (拾參羊) each plays a set on Wednesday, followed by disco/post-punk outfit New Sunglasses (新墨鏡), Frusciante (佛香甜) and instrumental rock group Shimmer Riot 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 tonight which begins at 7:30pm tonight
v NT$1,000 tonight, NT$400 tomorrow, NT$500 on Sunday, 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 www.tickets.books.com.tw
Taiwan’s garage rock favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) and BHD join hands with Japanese punk/death metal group The Royal Chains and shoegaze act Astro Attack tonight at indie rock club Revolver. The venue hosts a reggae party tomorrow featuring Cumbia del Sol as well as DJs Fao Selecta and @llenblow. On Sunday, it is live music from funk rock/rap group Underway, TOM Project (湯姆計畫) and Anemoscope (風向儀). Wednesday’s lineup includes Taipei’s grind/powerviolence/crust band Stench of Lust and metal/electronicore outfit Bezaliel, while Taiwanese thrash metal band Revolting Society (背骨樂團), metal act Sun Wolf Lake (日狼湖) and death metal/crust punk group Bitch Finder 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
■ Shows start at 10pm except Sunday which begins at 8pm
■ Entrance is NT$350 tonight, NT$200 tomorrow and on weekdays, NT$300 on Sunday
Retro rockers No Money No Honey and Micro (莫可) are scheduled tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Quack Quad (庸醫樂團) shares the stage with indie rockers Ark (阿克樂團) 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: www.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, nakashi (那卡西) punk rock group LTK Commune (濁水溪公社) returns with hilarious and wacky alt-rock legends The Clippers Band (夾子電動大樂隊) at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. Taike DJ Jerry (羅百吉) is going to have a birthday celebration tomorrow.
■ 1 Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw