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Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporter

Christ will croon on Thursday at Riverside Cafe.

Photo courtesy of Riverside

Contemporary

Legacy Taipei hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight’s spotlight is on Mando-pop singer Shunza (順子), while tomorrow features the album release party of neo-psychedelia/alternative rock group Echo’s (回聲樂團).

■ 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$1,000 tonight, NT$800 tomorrow. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Composed of an accordionist and a violin player, Nineteen Tael (十九兩) takes the stage at Legacy Mini, a spin-off of Legacy Taipei, on Sunday.

■ 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)

■ Show starts at 8pm

■ Admission is NT$420. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Dream pop outfit Frande (法蘭黛樂團) celebrates the release of its latest album tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. It is a punk night with pop punk and modern rock outfit Go Go Rise (美好前程) and hard-cord punks The Roadside Inn tomorrow. On Sunday, Japan’s rockers Kohak is joined by Taiwan’s heavy metal bands Silent Hell (獄無聲) and Bloody Tyrant (暴君). Wednesday’s roster includes post-rock act Triple Deer and blues/garage rock/punk band Wake Up Explosion (威愷爆炸). Hong Kong’s pop group Fantastic Day plays on Thursday, accompanied by Taiwan’s garage/shoegaze band Skip Skip Ben Ben and noisy experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士).

■ 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

■ Admission is NT$500 tonight, NT$400 tomorrow, on Sunday and Thursday, 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

American progressive rock guitarist Steve Williams plays with The Resident Aliens tonight at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. Also on the bill is psychedelic blues/trip-hop band Robbie Y. Group.

■ 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 8pm

■ Admission is NT$300 in advance and NT$350 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks

Alt-rock band Silent Toads (啾吉惦惦), psychedelic rockers The Gigantic Roar (巨大的轟鳴) and Anteater (食蟻獸) congregate tonight at indie rock club Revolver. Tomorrow, instrumental rock act BHD shares the stage with experimental sound group Heavy Egg Hell Dog (巨蛋地獄狗). Later the same night, digital musicians including electronic duo Dronetonics, Ornine and Swivelized Sound experiment with electronic sounds. Sunday’s lineup include veteran rockers Tizzy Bac and Midnight Ping Pong (午夜乒乓). On Wednesday, post-punk/garage rock group Tight Tight Crotch (緊褲襠) plays with post-rock combo 2HRs and Dirty Fiction (髒小說), while Thursday’s show is by punk band Insane (失心瘋), trash/metal outfit Hydra and Changer.

■ 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 9:30pm tonight and on weekdays, 7:30pm tomorrow and on Sunday, 10pm for tomorrow’s late-night show

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