■ 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 7:30m tonight and 6pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$350 for both shows. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks.
Electronic folk group My 8 Day Weekend (週休八日) and female-led indie pop group Miss Stocking (絲襪小姐) each play a set tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Tomorrow’s performer is alternative rock outfit Frande (法蘭黛樂團), and it is pop group Swimmy (小黑魚樂團) and Paiwan musician Balai (巴賴) on Thursday.
■ 7, Ln 56, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei (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 is NT$350
Folk/pop rock outfit Vast & Hazy is scheduled 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. Guitarist Yu Hao-i (余昊益) of post-punk rock act Macbeth (馬克白) takes the stage on Sunday.
■ 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 for both shows
Award-winning Aboriginal a Cappella group O-Kai Singers (歐開合唱團) performs tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). Beatbox artist Echo appears 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
■ Show starts at 8pm tonight and 8:30pm on Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$400 tonight and NT$350 on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Guitarist and Riverside founder Geddy Lin (林正如) holds a birthday party tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), joined by drummer Dafu, bass player Jiang Li-ping (江力平) and many of his fellow guitarists and friends. Puyuma musician Sangpuy (桑布伊) shares the stage with pop singer Wang Hui-chu (王彙筑) tomorrow, followed by Natural Outcome and Palapelit on Sunday. On Tuesday, the lineup is formed by alternative rock band 3.D.B (參噸半樂團) and gothic metal band Renascimento (文藝復興樂團), while it is emo rock band ChicKNUP (奇克拿樂團) and alternative metal group Lumei (露魅) on Wednesday. Thursday’s roster includes Puyuma musician Hao-en (昊恩) and Alice’s Voice (愛力獅).
■ 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
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Andrew Salim Quartet appear tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. The Jelly Roll Affair plays a mix of blues and swing tomorrow. On Wednesday, Jiva Jazz Trio play compositions by Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, Wayne Shorter as well as songs from the Great American Songbook. Pianist Hsu Yu-ying (許郁瑛), bassist Martijn Vanbuel and drummer Lin Wei-chung (林偉中) reinterpret classical jazz tunes on Thursday.