■ Shows start at 9pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 for all shows
Tonight, Japan’s deathcore/melodic death act Hone Your Sense join hands with Taiwan’s Invicible Tapir and death metal/deathcore outfits Geometry (幾何) at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. The venue hosts Good Vibes party tomorrow featuring a troupe of DJs including Afro, L.B.C, Triple T and Dasu Ghettochild.
■ 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 8pm tonight and 10:30pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight and NT$600 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Indie rockers Pink Haze (平克孩子) appears tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, along with solo act Chan Yu-ting (詹宇庭). Tomorrow, The Muddy Basin Ramblers (泥灘地浪人) play original songs inspired by the classic sounds of blues songsters, jug bands and swing jazz groups from the early 20th century.
■ 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
Acoustic group Dark White-collar Workers (暗黑白領階級) perform tomorrow 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 pop/funk artist Dawen (王大文).
■ 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 tomorrow and free admission on Sunday
All-male a cappella band Vox (玩聲樂團) sings tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). Tomorrow, the venue hosts a tribute concert to late Taiwanese singer Chang Yu-sheng (張雨生), which sees a troupe of bands including Blackout, H/F and Never Dry. One Million Star (超級星光大道) alumnus Rose Liu (劉明湘) croons 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 8pm
■ Entrance is NT$500 tonight and tomorrow, NT$450 on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Bass player Brian Chiu (邱培榮) and The Soybeats play funk, R&B and acid jazz tunes tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Mando-pop female crooner Ren, aka Hsia Yu-tung (夏宇童) shares the stage with pop singer Chieh Wei-ling (解偉苓) tomorrow. Tuesday’s lineup is formed by folk group City Partsy (都市零件派對) and Natural Outcome, followed by Commuters (通勤少年) and hard rock band Dr. Randy on Wednesday. Thursday’s performers are R&B/funk group Space Cake (史貝絲考克) and folk duo The Traveler (迷途者).
■ 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