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 spotlight is on English singer-songwriter James Blake. Tomorrow’s show is by Taiwanese American pop singer Lara Veronin (梁心頤), while it is veteran indie-pop musician Ciacia (何欣穗) on Sunday
■ 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)
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$2,400 tonight, NT$1,000 and NT$1,200 tomorrow, NT$1,400 on Sunday. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
On Wednesday, Soy La Ley plays Afro-Cuban jazz sounds at Legacy Mini, a spin-off of Legacy Taipei.
■ Amba Taipei Ximending (台北西門町意舍), 5F, 77, Wuchang St Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市武昌街二段77號5樓)
■ Show starts at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$450. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
Ambient electronica artists Empty Space on a Chessboard (棋盤上的空格) celebrate the release of their new album with Japanese electronic musician Kashiwa Daisuke tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. 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. Japan’s punk rockers Eastern Youth join forces with Taiwanese garage rock favorites 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) and Touming Magazine (透明雜誌) on Sunday. Wednesday’s lineup includes Baroque indie-pop group The Tic Tac and indie rockers Frusciante (佛香甜).
■ 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
■ Shows start at 8pm except on Sunday which begins at 7:30pm
■ Admission is NT$600 tonight, NT$400 tomorrow, NT$1,400 on Sunday, NT$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
Electronic post-rock act Formosa Romance, disco/post-punk outfit New Sunglasses (新墨鏡), garage rock outfit Eyeball Killer (眼球殺手) and Aboriginal experimental folk band Outlet Drift (漂流出口) congregate tonight at Indie rock club Revolver. It is a night of blues on Wednesday with Blues Direction, The Ghosts of Mississippi Blues (密西西比) and Delete, followed by trash/metal outfit Hydra, heavy/trash metal group Revolting Society (背骨) and punk band Insane (失心瘋) on Thursday.
■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678
■ Show starts at 9pm tonight, 10pm on weekdays
■ Entrance is NT$350 tonight, NT$200 on weekdays
The Park (公園展演空間), the latest installment of the Roxy chain, hosts shoegazing band TuT and Ben Ben (斑斑) tonight.
■ B1, 27, Fuxing S Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市復興南路二段27號B1), tel: (02) 2705-8600. On the net: www.theparktaipei.com.
■ Show starts at 8:30pm
■ Entrance is NT$300
Tomorrow, indie rockers 30 Years Of Pain (三十萬年老虎鉗) join hands with The Swui Band (水樂隊) at Bobwundaye (無問題), a small pub on Heping East Road (和平東路) in Taipei.
■ 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
■ Admission is NT$200
It is live music from emo/punk band Three Mouths (三張嘴樂團), Enigma (謎) and One Hand (一手樂團) tonight at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. Tomorrow is a night of metal sounds with Thumpe (重擊者), doom metal band Silphidae, death metal/deathcore outfits Geometry (幾何) and Bezaliel.