Fri, Jul 01, 2016 - Page 14 News List

Events and entertainment listings

By Noah Buchan  /  Staff reporter

The Mercury will tomorrow host a 20th birthday celebration for local garage rock favorites 88 Balaz.

Photo courtesy of The Mercury

Contemporary

On Sunday, the first Dub Session will kick off at Triangle. From classic dub to UK roots the event, which takes place on the first Sunday of the month, will get your bones shaking in all the right places. This week’s acts include DJ Taili from France, Trombonist Andy from the US and Jamaica’s Mighty Lion.

■ Triangle, 1, Yuman St, Taipei City (台北市玉門街1號). On the Net: www.facebook.com/events/177598365974254/

■ Show starts at 4:30pm

■ Admission is NT$200

Legacy Taipei hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Electronic rockers Flux will take the stage tonight and play from their debut album Pluralism (多元觀點). They will be joined by DJ Sonia Calico. Tomorrow it is Japanese rockers The Bonez. On Sunday, pop folk artist PiA (吳蓓雅) will sing tunes from her new album. The Other (他者), Meuko! Meuko!, Dizparity and Ruby Fatale ( 鹿比 — 吠陀) will play on Thursday as part of the venue’s The Next Best Thing.

■ 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 8pm tonight and tomorrow and Thursday, and 7pm on Sunday

■ Admission is NT$800 tonight and Sunday, NT$1,500 tomorrow and NT$200 on Thursday. Tickets available through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Indie rock trio Sunset Rollercoaster (落日飛車) kicks off their Deja Vu tour tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. They will share the venue with jazz/surf rock band Angel Baby. Tomorrow its the venue’s Thai Invasion with Retrospect, Sweet Mullet and The Yers. Punk trio Sora will play Sunday along with DSPS and The Fan (奮樂團).

■ 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: thewall.tw

■ Show starts at 8pm tonight, 7:30pm tomorrow and 8pm on Sunday

■ Tickets cost NT$600 tonight, NT$1,600 tomorrow and NT$500 on Sunday, available online through thewall.tw

Rock trio Forests (森林合唱樂團) play tonight at indie rock club Revolver. Tomorrow it is the 20th anniversary party for Japanese alternative rock band Balloons. It will be their final tour, and they will be joined by Japanese outfits killie and heaven in her arms, and Taiwan’s Human Beings (人).

■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678. On the Net: www.facebook.com/revolver.taipei

■ Shows start at 7:30pm

■ Admission is NT$400 tonight and NT$1,500 tomorrow

Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) tonight hosts saxophonist Tung Shuen-wen (董舜文) and guests. Tomorrow it is Aboriginal folk icon Panai. On Sunday, Shen An (沈安) will take the stage along with Puyuma rockers Savakan.

■ 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 9:30pm tonight and 8:30pm tomorrow 9pm on Sunday

■ Admission is NT$400 tonight and NT$400 tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and weeknights, available online through www.indievox.com and tickets.books.com.tw

Jazz ensemble Project RunAway play tonight at Sappho Live, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Tomorrow it is indie folk duo The Bollands from New Zealand, who will share the venue with rock, folk and jazz group Red Cliff.

■ B1, 1, Ln 102, Anhe Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市安和路一段 102 巷1號 B1), tel: (02) 2700-5411. On the Net: www.sappholive.com

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