Fri, Dec 05, 2014 - Page 11 News List

Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporter

Frande performs tonight at Riverside Live House.

Photo courtesy of Riverside

Contemporary

Legacy Taipei hosts top

Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. The spotlight is on American singer-songwriter Priscilla Ahn on Tuesday.

■ 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$1,600. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through tickets.books.com.tw

Japanese punk rockers Alexandros play tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. It is pop punk band Yellowcard from the US tomorrow. On Monday, Japanese alternative rock act The Novembers takes the stage, with Manic Sheep as the opening act. Wednesday’s main act is psychedelic rock group The Gigantic Roar (巨大的轟鳴).

■ 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 tomorrow which begins at 7pm

■ Admission is NT$1,900 tonight, NT$1,400 and NT$1,500 tomorrow, NT$1,400 on Monday, NT$200 on Wednesday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.indievox.com or tickets.books.com.tw and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Veteran rocker Sissey Chao (趙一豪) teams up with Jelly Bean tonight at indie rock club Revolver, while Japanese krautrock band Minami Deutsch and drone-rock duo Tolchock perform tomorrow. Sunday’s roster include indie rockers Hippocampus (海馬迴) and pop/folk combo Multiverse (平行宇宙). Greater Taichung rockers Jiang Dong Cheng Ming (江東成名) and garage rock/punk outfit Reversing into Garage (倒車入庫) are among the performers on Wednesday, followed by alternative rock group Aerial Recall, Blue Sky (天藍教) and Shouting (囂音) on Thursday.

■ 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, on Wednesday and Thursday, 9pm tomorrow and on Sunday

■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight and on Wednesday, NT$400 tomorrow, NT$250 on Sunday and Thursday

Tonight, electronica outfit Fabric Factory (織品工廠) takes the stage at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Also on the bill is Autumn Tea (秋水茶), which swings between folk and post-rock.

■ 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

■ Show starts at 9pm. 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

■ Entrance for music shows is NT$350

Tonight’s lineup at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) features ambient electronica artists Empty Space on a Chessboard (棋盤上的空格) and alternative rock outfit Frande (法蘭黛樂團). Malaysian boy band Fuying & Sam play tomorrow.

■ 177 Xining S Rd, Taipei City (台北市西寧南路177號), tel: (02) 2370-8805. On the Net: www.riverside.com.tw

■ Show starts at 8pm tonight and 8:30pm tomorrow

■ Entrance is NT$500 tonight and NT$400 tomorrow. Tickets available online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw

Musician and actor Evan Huang (黃尹浩) plays tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Guitar masters and new talents — including Dong Yun-chang (董運昌), Chuang Shu-che (莊舒喆), Johnson Chang (張仲麟) and Hsieh Wei-lun (謝維倫) — play tomorrow and electronic organ player Chuang Wen-ting (莊雯婷) and saxophone player Tung Shuen-wen (董舜文) hit the stage on Sunday. Trip-hop artist Mate Lin (林瑪黛) and singer Iris Lin (林綾) are scheduled on Wednesday. Pop musician Wang Sun-jet (王上頡) and female pop rockers Ching Yi (青衣) appear on Thursday.

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