Fri, Jan 22, 2016 - Page 11 News List

Events and entertainment listings

By Ho Yi  /  Staff reporter

Flux and Queen Suitcase are among the performers at Legacy Taipei tonight.

Photo courtesy of Flux

Legacy Taipei hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. The latest installment of The Next Big Thing takes place tonight, featuring alternative/post-hardcore band Instinct of Sight from Hong Kong, Taiwan’s indie pop group Queen Suitcase (皇后皮箱), punk outfit Random (隨性樂團) and electronic rockers Flux. Indie pop songstress Debbie Hsiao (蕭賀碩) takes the stage tomorrow, followed by pop singer and songwriter Eli Hsieh (謝震廷) on Sunday.

■ Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), Center Five Hall (中五館), 1, Bade Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市八德路一段1號)

■ Show starts at 7pm tonight, 8pm tomorrow and on Sunday

■ Admission is NT$200 tonight, NT$700 tomorrow, NT$800 on Sunday. Tickets available through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

The Lacking Sound Festival (失聲祭) continues to celebrates its 100th edition tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, with an impressive lineup of sound artists, DJs and noise makers, including Fujui Wang (王福瑞), Wang Chung-kun, Gay Bird (梁基爵), Betty Apple (鄭宜蘋) and Dawang Yingfan Huang (黃大旺). Sunday’s spotlight is on Japanese math rock band LITE, supported by Taiwan’s post-rock outfit Kishikan (既視感).

■ 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 8m

■ Admission is NT$600 tonight and NT$1,200 on Sunday, available online through thewall.tw

On Wednesday, acclaimed German death-metal outfit Fleshcrawl makes its debut performance at Jack’s Studio (杰克音樂) in Ximending (西門町), with Taipei’s grind/powerviolence/crust band Stench of Lust as the opening act.

■ B1, 76 Kunming St, Taipei City (台北市萬華區昆明街76號B1), tel: (02) 2381-0999

■ Show starts at 7:30pm

■ Admission is NT$800. Tickets available through www.indievox.com

Tonight’s spotlight is on Japanese hardcore act Nemu at indie rock club Revolver, accompanied by ANYO from Osaka.

■ 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

■ Tickets cost NT$650, available through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Taiwanese rockers Kid King (孩子王) from Kaohsiung come to APA Mini (小地方展演空間) tonight, with Taipei punk trio Messyroom (梅西的房間) also playing.

■ B1,147, Hangzhou S Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市杭州南路一段147號B1), tel: (02) 2327-8658. On the Net: www.facebook.com/apamini

■ Show starts at 8pm

■ Admission is NT$450, available through www.indievox.com

Tonight, workers-rights combo Black Hand Nakasi (黑手那卡西) holds its farewell concert before officially disbanding at Pipe Live Music, a major venue for indie music and parties. The venue hosts a late-night party tomorrow, with a couple of bands and a group of DJs covering everything from hip-hop, soul and funk, to house. Participating artists include SOSS, Mellow Groove and LEO37.

■ 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 7:30pm tonight and 11pm tomorrow

■ Admission is NT$500 tonight and NT$400 tomorrow. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and pipemusic.kktix.cc

Pop songwriter and songstress Lotus Wang (王美蓮) performs at Kafka by the Sea (海邊的卡夫卡), a coffee house-cum-music and arts venue in the National Taiwan University area, tonight.

■ 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

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