Undercurrent plays jazz, hip-hop and neo-soul tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). We’re Sorry (問題總部) is also on the bill. Studio and session guitarist Geddy Lin (林正如) will play with friends tomorrow. Folk, pop and rock act Mash (緋紅樂團) take the stage on Sunday. They will be joined by pop singer Eric Kung (龔敬文). Guitarist Leon Cheung (鄭興) performs on Wednesday with folk rock/experimental musician Sam Liao (廖士賢). Singer-guitarist Positive Zero (陳振霖) performs on Thursday.
■ 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
■ Shows start at tonight, tomorrow, Sunday and Wednesday at 9pm and Thursday at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight, NT$200 tomorrow, NT$350 Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday, available through www.indievox.com and tickets.books.com.tw
Two Bass Hit, a jazz quartet featuring electric bass, upright bass, piano and drums, appear tonight at Sappho Live, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Tomorrow, Minyen Hsieh (謝明諺) and his quartet will play songs from two of saxophone’s greats: Joe Henderson and Joe Lovano. The Han Jazz Quartet performs funk, fusion, bossa and samba on Wednesday. The Yukako Yamano Piano Trio plays original songs on Thursday.
■ 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
■ Shows start at 9:30pm
■ Entrance is NT$400 tonight and tomorrow and NT$300 on Wednesday and Thursday
Indie pop outfit Freckles (雀斑) performs tomorrow at Legacy Taichung, a spin-off of Legacy Taipei.
■ 117, Anhe Rd, Taichung City (台中市安和路117號), tel: (04) 2359-8780. On the Net: www.legacy.com.tw/taichung.
■ Show starts at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$700, available through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
Pop singer Chiang Sung-lin (江松霖) croons on Sunday at Taichung’s Forro Cafe (呼嚕咖啡).
■ 47, Jingcheng 3rd St, Taichung City (台中市精誠三街47號), tel: (04) 2310-1661. On the Net: forrocafe.blogspot.tw
■ Show starts at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$550, available through www.indievox.com
The Peppermints (薄荷葉樂團) lead singer Shine Lin (林倩) performs tonight at The Mercury (水星酒館), an indie rock club in Kaohsiung. Soul singer Zoomie (陳柔米) is also set to perform. Thai instrumental post rock group Hope the Flowers continue their Taiwan tour tomorrow. They will share the venue with post-rock band Pleiades (昴宿) from Kaohsiung.
■ 46 Liwen Rd, Kaohsiung City (高雄市立文路46號), tel: (07) 550-8617.
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ Entrance for each show is NT$300, available at www.indievox.com
Thai instrumental post rock group Hope the Flowers continue their Taiwan tour tonight at TCRC (前科累累俱樂部), a small venue for independent musicians and local artists in Tainan. Taiwan’s Magic Stallions (妙蛙種馬) are also on the bill. Japanese hardcore band Eureka performs tomorrow with Taiwan’s Chiou Mei (秋梅).
■ B1, 314, Simen Rd Sec 2, Tainan City (台南市西門路二段314號B1), tel: (06) 222 3238.
■ Shows at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$250, available at www.indievox.com
Indie singer-songwriter Zoe Huang (黃玠瑋) continues her cross country tour to promote her latest EP tomorrow at Live Warehouse, a venue for indie music located inside Kaohsiung’s Pier-2 Arts Center (駁二藝術特區).
■ 2-5 Dayi Rd, Kaohsiung City (高雄市大義街2-5號), tel: (07) 521-8114. On the Net: livewarehouse.tw