Jazz combo Beni Mshenze from Okinawa arrives 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. Local rockers Second life and Black Kids (黑孩子) each play a set tomorrow.
■ 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
■ Admission is NT$250 for both shows. Tickets can be purchased online through tickets.books.com.tw
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Greater Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Veteran rocker Luantan A-hsiang (亂彈阿翔) returns tonight, while young rockers Mixer (麋先生) take the stage on Sunday, along with grunge band KoOk (庫克樂團).
■ 1 Dayong Rd, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市大勇路1號), tel: (07) 521-5148. On the Net: www.thewall.com.tw
■ Show starts at 8pm tonight and 7:30pm on Sunday
■ Admission is NT$1,000 tonight and NT$300 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks, www.books.com.tw and www.indievox.com