■ Show starts at 8pm tonight and 10pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight, NT$500 for women and NT$800 for men tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Debbie Hsiao (蕭賀碩) appears tomorrow at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, while drummer and singer Wenhe (文河) and No Feeling (無感覺樂團) perform on Thursday.
■ 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
Blues/folk rocker Jing Wong (黃靖) performs at Kafka on the Shore (海邊的卡夫卡), a coffee house-cum-music and arts venue in the National Taiwan University area. Sunday’s show is by math rock band Elephant Gym (大象體操).
■ 2F, 2, Ln 244, Roosevelt Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路三段244巷2號2樓). On the Net: www.kafkabythe.blogspot.tw
■ Shows start at 8pm. Cafe/bookstore opens noon to midnight Sundays through Thursdays, noon to 2am Fridays and Saturdays
■ Entrance is NT$400 for both shows
Composed of an accordionist and a violin player, Nineteen Tael (十九兩) plays tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館), with indie rockers IGU Band (那我懂你意思了) also on the bill. Three guitar maestros Mike Mclaughlin from the US, Roberto Zayas from Paraguay and Taiwan’s Liao Ke-shao (廖克紹) jam together on Thursday.
■ 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
■ Shows start at 8:30pm
■ Entrance is NT$400. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight’s performer is gypsy jazz group Dark Eyes (夜幕之眼) at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), while jazz singer Jasmine Chien (簡詩敏) and pop crooner Allen (宇倫) are scheduled tomorrow. Electronic duo Orientone (大聲東) mixes Oriental music traditions with electronic sounds on Sunday, with post-rock act Triple Deer also playing. It is XIII Goat (拾參羊) and gothic metal band Renascimento (文藝復興樂團) on Tuesday, followed by Aboriginal group The Voice of Life (原味醞釀) and indie rock band La Petit Nurse (小護士) on Wednesday. Thursday’s act is trip-hop artist Mate Lin (林瑪黛).
■ 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 online through www.riverside.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Blues musician Nacomi Tanaka and her friends play tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Led by singer Sherwyne Pereir from Trinidad, R&B/jazz group Dread Rider takes the stage tomorrow. It is bass player Martijn Vanbuel, drummer Lin Wei-chung (林偉中) and pianist Hsu Yu-ying (許郁瑛) 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. Closed Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$250 tonight, NT$200 tomorrow, free on Thursday