Legacy Taipei hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight, Animelo Summer Live, Japan’s largest comics and animation concert, woos local fans with a bevy of Japanese anime singers.
■ 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 7:30pm
■ Admission is NT$2,200. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
On Sunday, accordion duo Chang Han-chung (張瀚中) and Tsai Wei-ching (蔡偉靖) team up with Chen Ying-ta (陳穎達) to perform a mix of jazz, rock and tango music at Legacy Mini, a spin-off of Legacy Taipei. Paiwan songstress Ah-bao (阿爆) croons on Wednesday.
■ Legacy Mini at Amba Taipei Ximending (台北西門町意舍), 5F, 77, Wuchang St Sec 2, Taipei (台北市武昌街二段77號5樓)
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$450 for both shows. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
Greater Kaohsiung pop-punk group Fire Ex (滅火器) wraps up its one-month concert series tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, while pop singer Erica (江明娟) appears tomorrow. On Sunday, three Japan visual kei bands Daizy Stripper, BORN and DIV hit the stage. Wednesday’s lineup features ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂) and Greater Taichung rockers Bike, Thursday’s show is by indie rockers Frusciante (佛香甜), Fubar and Presidon’t sad.
■ 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 for Sunday which begins at 6pm
■ Admission is NT$800 tonight, NT$500 tomorrow, NT$2,200 on Sunday, NT$200 on Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight, Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, hosts the latest installment of Party in Brain, putting on a techno night with DJs Greco Dutch Dust, Tiger, ALBurro, A-Dao and Z+Kolette. Tomorrow’s roster include post-punk/garage rock group Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠) and folk rock group Young David (青春大衛).
■ 1 Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw
■ Shows start at 11pm tonight, 7pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight, NT$350tomorrow and NT$350 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Tonight, indie rock club Revolver hosts a rave party featuring DJs Cotton Disco, DJ Chamber, @L and Katrina. It is a techno night tomorrow with a lineup of DJs including Howie Lee, a producer and DJ from Beijing, Taiwan’s @llen and BxxG, formed by Veeeky and Sonia from Go Chic. Sunday promises to be a punk night with activist punk band The Deposers (罷黜者), street punk group Selfish Sucker (自私的混蛋) and four-piece horror punk act Sledge City Slashers. South Korean experimental rockers G.T. Arpe arrive on Wednesday, accompanied by Taiwan’s pop rock outfit The Slim Cigarettes (涼煙樂團) and Mister Grey (灰先生). Thursday’s roster include Japan’s four-piece instrumental band OVUM and futurepop group MassMan.
■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678