Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight, the Japanese crew behind the touring audio-visual show, Phoenix Rising, brings trance duo System 7 from the UK and Japanese improv rockers Rovo to Taipei.
■ 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 7:30pm
■ NT$1,200 in advance and NT$1,500 at the door. 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
Tonight’s lineup at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, features pop rock band Soundboss (騷包), upbeat punk rockers Punkhoo (胖虎) and Flesh Juicer (血肉果汁機). J-pop group Root Five plays sets tomorrow, while it is Japanese rock band Champagne and Big Mama on Sunday. On Wednesday, Canadian slacker rocker and multimedia artist Mac DeMarco join hands with nakashi (那卡西) punk rock group LTK Commune (濁水溪公社).
■ 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
■ Show starts at 7:30pm tonight, 1:30pm and 9:30pm tomorrow, 5pm on Sunday, 8pm on Wednesday
■ Free admission tonight, NT$1,100 to NT$2,200 tomorrow, NT$1,700 on Sunday, NT$1,200 on Wednesday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Progressive rock band Kishikan (既視感), garage rock outfit iJack, punk group Random (隨性樂團) and post-punk/garage rockers Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠) get together tonight at indie rock club Revolver. Tomorrow, a troupe of DJs including Wayland, DD, Medusa and Psylus take to the decks spinning ambient, minimal and psychedelic trance.
■ 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
■ Entrance is NT$300 for tonight and tomorrow
Handsome-pop group Moon Police (月亮警察) and instrumental rock band BHD appear tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Post-rock/instrumental group Collider and progressive metal/polyrhythm act Vulner each play a set 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
■ Entrance is NT$200 for all shows
Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, hosts post-rock/electric act LSD, metalcore group Until Sunset and emo rock band ChicKNUP (奇克拿樂團) tonight. The latest edition of Brain Pulse Party takes place tomorrow, featuring a bevy of DJs including Lil Yudy (油帝), Young Man, P-chen and Na Cool. It is the release party of funk/rock group Mofo Party’s (脫序派對) EP on Sunday, with funk outfit Quack Quad (庸醫樂團) also on the bill.
■ 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 on Sunday, 5pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$300 tonight, NT$500 tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
The Jelly Roll Affair plays a mix of blues and swing at Bobwundaye (無問題), a small pub on Heping East Road (和平東路) in Taipei, tomorrow.