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Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporters

New Sunglasses plays at Revolver on Wednesday.

Photo courtesy of New Sunglasses

Contemporary

Legacy Taipei hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. As part of the 2014 Pulima Art Festival (2014 Pulima 藝術節, pulima.com.tw), celebrated Atayal musician Inka Mbing (雲力思) from the Puyuma village of Katatepan and the Flying Fish and Cloud Panther Music Collective (飛魚雲豹音樂工團) perform tonight. Newly formed by members of the now disbanded Sugar Plum Fairy (甜梅號), instrumental rock band Shimmering Islands (微光群島) puts on a show tomorrow. The latest installment of The Next Big Thing takes place on Thursday, with shoegazing outfit TuT, electronic rockers The Black Map and Mr. Loud Who Chance (三十萬年老虎鉗).

■ 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$1,200 tonight, NT$800 tomorrow, NT$200 on Thursday. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Blackbird Blackbird, a folktronica/dream pop musician from San Francisco, arrives tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, while Japanese guitarist duo Depapepe take the stage tomorrow. Emo/post-hardcore outfit Twisted Donut Monsters (麻花捲怪獸) and San Hu (散戶樂團) each plays a set on Sunday.

■ 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

■ Show starts at 9:30pm tonight, 8pm tomorrow and on Sunday

■ Admission is NT$750 tonight, NT$1,200 tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through tickets.books.com.tw.

There will be live music from Slack Tide, Pleasure Science II (愉悅科學 II) and Floating Boat (浮舟) at indie rock club Revolver tomorrow night. Disco/post-punk outfit New Sunglasses (新墨鏡) and all-woman trip-hop group NekoJam (妮可醬) and ska band Skaraoke will congregate 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

■ Shows start at 9:30pm

■ Entrance is NT$300 for both shows

Tonight’s roster include punk rockers Landman (殘僑仔) and bwbc (廢埕樂團) at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties. The venue hosts a hip-hop party tomorrow, featuring rap artists SLB, BP and DJ Klone. Later the same night, a group of DJs, including Spacey Stacey, Carlos and Morpheus take audiences pm a psychedelic and space trip.

■ 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 7pm tonight and tomorrow, 11pm for the late-night party

■ Admission is NT$350 tonight, NT$400 tomorrow, NT$500 for the late-night party, available online through www.indievox.com and www.walkieticket.com

The third installment of Future Proof Sound Fest (第三屆的聲響驗證未來) takes place at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area, tomorrow, featuring two-piece live electronic, synth-based band Dronetonics, experimental noise artist Swivelized Sounds and Trabajo, a noise/electronic duo from Brooklyn, New York.

■ 7, Ln 56, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市新生南路三段 56 巷 7 號), tel: (02) 2362-5494. On the Net: www.witchhouse.org

■ Shows starts at 2pm. Restaurant/bar with queer/feminist bookstore and large collection of board games, open 11am to midnight Sundays through Wednesdays, 11am to 1am Thursdays through Saturdays

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