Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight’s act is post-rock hero Sugar Plum Ferry (甜梅號).
■ Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), Center Five Hall (中五館), 1, Bade Rd Sec 1, Taipei (台北市八德路一段1號)
■ Show starts at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$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
Tonight’s spotlight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, is on Mando-pop artist Rayray (劉軒蓁), accompanied by pop rockers Soundboss (騷包). The venue hosts a five-hour group concert by six bands tomorrow, including deathcore act Sideffect (賽德費), punk group Random (隨性樂團) and emo/post hardcore outfit Faded Moment (凋零瞬間). On Sunday, alternative rock band The Subway Unhappy Boys Club (地下道慘綠少年俱樂部) performs songs from their new album. The New Year’s Eve party features garage rock favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽), electro-punk foursome Go Chic and drum and bass/electro house act OVDS on Tuesday.
■ B1, 200, Roosevelt Rd Sec 4, Taipei (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 8pm except tomorrow which begins at 6pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$450 tonight, NT$700 tomorrow, NT$400 on Sunday, NT$600 on Tuesday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
It is a metal night tonight at indie rock club Revolver, featuring djent/progressive metal outfit Lyra (萊拉樂團), death metal/deathcore act Geometry (幾何) and Dying Chelsea (垂死喬絲). On Sunday, a troop of bands and DJs take the stage including ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂) and dub/reggae/stoner rock group Taimaica Soundsystem (台買加環繞音效) as well as DJs fakedrugs, NeonKidz and Ice City. Together with DJs Floaty, Translation and Mellow Kuo & Mellow Juan, blues/garage rock/punk group Wake Up Explosion (威愷爆炸), psychedelic rock band The Gigantic Roar (巨大的轟鳴) and The Junk (帆人) welcome the new year on Tuesday.
■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678
■ Show starts at 10pm tonight, 5pm tomorrow, 10pm on Tuesday
■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight, free tomorrow, NT$100 before midnight and NT$200 after midnight on Tuesday
Electronic duo Dronetonics, punk rockers Inhuman Band (非人物種), Midnight Ping Pong (午夜乒乓) and grunge rockers lack Tide get together for the New Year celebration at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei, on Tuesday.
■ B1, 177, Heping E Rd Sec 1, Taipei (台北市和平東路一段177號B1), tel: (02) 2351-8177. On the Net: roxyrocker.com
■ Show starts at 10pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$500 before midnight and NT$600 after midnight
It is a night of dub and roots music with O-Brothaz Sound System tonight at Bobwundaye (無問題), a small pub on Heping East Road (和平東路) in Taipei. An ensemble of expat musicians, Fugue State (神遊狀態) brings a mix of neoclassical, jazz, blues and rock music on New Year’s Eve.
■ 77, Heping E Rd Sec 3, Taipei (台北市和平東路三段77號), tel: (02) 2377-1772
■ Show starts at 10pm tonight and 10:30pm on Tuesday
■ Admission is NT$100 tonight and NT$200 on Tuesday