Amis-Paiwan artist and singer Hsi Tzu (希紫) and Puyuma musician A-hsiu (阿修) play 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, 1990s alt-rock band Back Quarter (四分衛) returns with a show.
■ 26, Ln 135 Sinsheng Rd, Taitung City (台東市新生路135巷26號), tel: (089) 343-393. On the Net: www.tw.streetvoice.com/users/tiehua
■ Shows start at 8pm. Music venue and crafts shops are open 2pm to 10pm Tuesdays through Sundays. Weekend arts fair opens 6pm to 10pm every Friday, 3:30pm to 10pm every Saturday and Sunday
■ NT$250 tonight and NT$350 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through tickets.books.com.tw
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Instrumental/post-rock outfit Mass Man and The Boring Man (無聊男子) are scheduled tonight. It is the release party of Kaohsiung rockers Youth Banana’s (台青蕉樂團) latest album tomorrow, with alternative rock band The Old Mog Detective Agency (老貓偵探社) also playing.
■ 1 Dayong Rd, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市大勇路1號), tel: (07) 521-5148. On the Net: www.thewall.com.tw
■ Shows start at 7:30pm
■ Admission is NT$300 for both shows. Tickets can be purchased at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks, www.books.com.tw and www.indievox.com