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Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporter

O-Brothaz Sound System performs tonight at Revolver.

Photo Courtesy of Islandjam

Contemporary

Tonight’s spotlight is on singer-songwriter Easy Shen (沈簡單) at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Pop rockers Champion (強辯樂團) join forces with hard-rock/metal group Red Generation (赤世代) tomorrow.

■ 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 8:30pm tonight and 7:30pm tomorrow

■ Admission is NT$800 tonight and NT$600 tomorrow. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through republic-records.kktix.cc or thewall.tw.

It is a night of Jamaican dub and roots music tonight at indie rock club Revolver, featuring DJs O-Brothaz Sound System and Sherwyne Splenda, a reggae artist hailing from Trinidad and currently living in Taiwan.

■ 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 10:30pm

■ Admission is NT$300

Tomorrow is the release party of folk artist Chen Yan-yuan’s (陳妍元) debut EP 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.

■ 2F, 2, Ln 244, Roosevelt Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路三段244巷2號2樓). On the Net: www.kafkabythe.blogspot.tw

■ Show starts at 8pm. Cafe/bookstore opens noon to midnight Sundays through Thursdays, noon to 2am Fridays and Saturdays

■ Admission is NT$350. Tickets can be purchased online through www.indievox.com

Versatile musician DC Rapier takes the stage tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Tomorrow, Yuchain, vocalist from Green!Eyes, shares the stage with ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂). It is live music from Chinese musician Leon Zheng on Thursday.

■ 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 start at 9:30pm. 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

On Wednesday, Taipei-based Japanese guitarist Eiji Kadota puts on a show at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) based on his acclaimed debut album.

■ 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 8:45pm

■ Entrance is NT$500. Tickets can be purchased online through www.indievox.com

Three fingerstyle guitarists, Dong Yun-chang (董運昌), Shu Kuo–ming (舒國銘) and Pan Shih-cheng (潘世程), team up for a show tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Led by Amis musician Suming (舒米恩), a group of Pakalungay, or youngsters between the ages of 12 and 20, show off their musical talent tomorrow. Tuesday’s lineup is formed by indie rockers Playmess (玩亂樂團) and Boiling Frogs (溫水煮青蛙), while The Funkenstein Project performs funk and soul on Wednesday. Thursday’s show is by indie rock group La Petite Nurse (小護士樂團) and jazz/funk ensemble Silk Wood (絲木).

■ B1, 2, Ln 244, Roosevelt Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路三段244巷2號B1), next to Taipower Building (台電大樓), tel: (02) 2368-7310. On the Net: www.riverside.com.tw

■ Show starts at 8pm tonight, 9pm tomorrow, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30pm on Wednesday

■ Admission is NT$400 tonight, tomorrow and Wednesday, NT$350 onTuesday and Thursday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.

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