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Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporter

Elephant Gym plays tonight at The Wall.

Photo courtesy of Elephant Gym

Legacy Taipei hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tomorrow, pianists Lu Yi-chic (盧易之) and Nils Frahm from Germany jointly hold a concert, while Chinese rockers Escape Plan (逃跑計畫) hit the stage on Tuesday. Wednesday’s show is by singer and songwriter Paige Su (蘇珮卿) and Indie singer Queen (魏如昀). The latest installment of The Next Big Thing takes place on Thursday, introducing psychedelic rockers U.TA (屋塔樂團), You-S (你們你們) and Greater Kaohsiung-based rockers Kid King (孩子王).

■ 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 except for Tuesday which begins at 7:30pm

■ Admission is NT$1,650 tomorrow, NT$1,000 on Tuesday, NT$800 on Wednesday, NT$200 on Thursday. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through shop.dmarketnet.net or www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

On Wednesday, Chinese singer-songwriter Koala (劉思涵) plays at Legacy Mini, a spin-off of Legacy Taipei.

■ 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 start at 8pm

■ Admission is NT$450. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Currently on its Asian tour, Taiwanese math rock band Elephant Gym (大象體操) return tonight to The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, with Kid King (孩子王) as the opening act. Thrash metal veterans Solemn (恕) arrive tomorrow, accompanied by Japan’s metalcore act Each of the Days and Devil Assassin (惡魔刺客) of Taiwan. Sunday’s roster includes dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂) and Vector the Bike (向量單車). Alternative rock group 70% (柒拾趴樂團) and EggplantEgg (茄子蛋) are among Wednesday’s performers. Alt-pop band 13 (拾參) play on Thursday, as does alternative rock outfit Cocoon Band (繭樂團) and Bike.

■ 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$400 tonight, on Wednesday and Thursday, NT$600 tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com.

Tonight, Greek heavy metal drummer George Kollias plays a gig at the The Park (公園展演空間), the latest installment of the Roxy enterprise.

■ B1, 27, Fuxing S Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市復興南路二段27號B1), tel: (02) 2705-8600. On the Net: www.theparktaipei.com

■ Show start at 7pm

■ NT$1,000 in advance and NT$1,200 at the door

It is a night of trash metal tomorrow at indie rock club Revolver, with Taiwan’s Revolting Society (背骨), Bitch Finder and Explosicum (爆漿) from China.

■ 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 7pm

■ Entrance is NT$600

Tonight’s lineup at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, features post-rock group Sodium (鈉團) and Iron House (鐵屋), while pop rockers Riceing Star and Friends (米星星與她的好伙伴) and Emergency (急診室) perform on Sunday.

■ 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 7pm

■ Admission is NT$350 for both shows

Miss Mayonnaise (美乃滋小姐) plays with friends tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Tomorrow’s is folk combo Pia’s birthday concert, followed by singer/songwriter Ellery and Liam on Thursday.

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