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Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporters

Guntzepaula plays at The Wall tonight.

Photo Courtesy of The Wall

Legacy Taipei hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight, Mando-pop new talents Waiting Zeng (曾維梃) and Sherry Cheng (鄭雙雙) put together a show, followed by pop rock band io (io樂團) on Sunday. It is the latest installment of the Next Big Thing series on Thursday, featuring indie rockers Hippocampus (海馬迴), post-rock group Kishikan (既視感) and FUBAR.

■ 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$700 tonight and on Sunday, NT$200 on Thursday. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, features alt-rock band Guntzepaula (槍擊潑辣), electro-pop/post-rock act Nightcap (睡帽樂團) and ska group Skaraoke tonight. It is the release party of drum and bass/electro house combo OVDS’ debut album tomorrow, while hip-hop/rock group Chiu and Love (丘與樂) celebrate the release of its latest EP on Sunday. Wednesday’s roster includes progressive metal/polyrhythm act VuLner and Instrumental/post-rock outfit Mass Man. Thursday’s main act is indie rockers Frusciante (佛香甜).

■ 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 and tomorrow, NT$400 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

Electronic rockers Chemical Monkey (化學猴子) takes the stage tomorrow at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties.

■ 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$400. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks

Tonight’s lineup is formed by upbeat punk rockers Punkhoo (胖虎), hardcore punk group The Roadside Inn and mental band Devil Assassin (惡魔刺客) at indie rock club Revolver. It is live music from electronic rockers No Money, No Honey, electronic/alternative rock outfit Sleeping Brain (眠腦) and Pleasure Science (愉悅科學) tomorrow. Together with power metal outfit Spresto (馳云章樂團), trash/metal acts Hydra and Revolting Society (背骨) play a show under the theme of When President Ma Keeps Kissing China’s Ass on Wednesday.

■ 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 7:30pm tonight, 9:30pm tomorrow, 10pm on Wednesday

■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and tomorrow, NT$200 on Wednesday

Led by jazz musician Martijn Vanbuel, Orbit Folks (世界軌跡樂團) fuses world music with jazz on Sunday at The TAV Cafe (村落餐廳), a bar and cafe located at the Taipei Artist Village (台北國際藝術村).

■ 7 Beiping E Rd, Taipei City (台北市北平東路7號), tel: (02) 3393-7377X207. On the Net: tavcafe.com

■ Show runs from 1pm to 6pm

■ NT$300 at the door

The Unlikely Suspects play a mix of rock, funk, pop, jazz and blues tomorrow at Bobwundaye (無問題), a small pub on Heping East Road (和平東路) in Taipei.

■ 77, Heping E Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市和平東路三段77號), tel: (02) 2377-1772

■ Show starts at 10pm

■ Admission is NT$200

R&B/pop singer Sarah (鄭雪梅) from Singapore arrives 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.

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