■ 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 on Thursday, 8:30pm tomorrow
■ Entrance is NT$400 tonight and on Thursday, NT$800 and NT$1,500 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) welcome the arrival of spring with a troop of musicians including folk/pop duo Chen Po-chuan (陳柏全) and Tang Ning (唐寧), veteran musician and producer Yu Kuan-hua (于冠華) and guitarist Lee Ting-kuang (李庭匡). Pop singer and music show host Voter Hsu (徐哲緯) teams up with Lee Pei-wei (李沛瑋) and Hana (花漾樂團) tomorrow. Sunday’s performers are psychedelic folk rockers No.7 Cyan (七號青) and Sangkapulei (桑卡普雷). Featuring violin as the lead instrument, rock band Playground plays on Tuesday, with alternative rock outfit Dirty Laundry (骯髒著衣) also on the bill. Keelung-based rockers Rusty Rivet (鏽鉚釘樂團) and pop rocker band H/F are scheduled on Wednesday, followed by pop rocker Izumi (陳冠銓) on Thursday.
■ 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 for tonight which begins at 9:30pm
■ NT$400 on weekends, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Malaysian songstress Anna Chong (莊啟馨) performs tonight 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, and it is solo act Chen Chih-hui (陳智輝) tomorrow. Garage/shoegaze band Skip Skip Ben Ben appears 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
■ Free admission tonight and tomorrow, NT$400 on Sunday
Pop rockers Late Man (遲到客) shares the stage with funk rock group Sixwoods (森林木樂團) tomorrow at Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music.
■ 33 Minzu W Rd, Taipei City (台北市民族西路33號), tel: (02) 2599-1599. On the net: www.treellage.com
■ Shows run from 8pm on weekends. Treellage is open noon to 9pm Mondays through Fridays, 11am to 9pm Saturdays and Sundays
■ NT$300, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.indievox.com/treellage
La Cumbia Del Sol blends reggae with Cumbia and Balkan music tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows.
■ B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段102巷1號B1), tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net: www.sappho102.biz
■ Show starts at 9:30pm
■ Entrance is NT$200
Nanwan Sisters (南王姐妹花), a trio of singers from Taitung appears 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.
■ 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