There are two parties tonight at indie rock club Revolver. The first, which kicks off at 9pm, features indie and electron rock with Freckles (雀斑) and Cui Ruo Shao Nu Zu (脆弱少女組). Techno and electronic are on the menu for the 11:30pm bash, with Wayland, Elin, Loretta and Mien VJ. Saturday also features two events. The first, starting at 8pm, features indie rock, post rock and folk rock with Frusciante (佛香甜), Climax Faucet (高潮水龍頭) and Lao Wang (老王). James Ho, Xiao-Dong, Kong, DJ TFZZ and Hassan Raphael will perform at the later party, which begins at 11:30pm. Autumn Billows 99 (秋瀾九十九), The Fairies and Dleihs perform alternative rock on Sunday. Pop rock and electron rock are on the menu Tuesday with No Money No Honey, The Fake Adult Project (偽造成人計畫) and Time Jump (時空跳躍).
■ 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 tonight at 9pm and 11:30pm, tomorrow at 8pm and 11:30pm, Sunday at 8pm and Tuesday at 9pm
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight at 9pm and NT$300 at 11:30pm, NT$350 tomorrow at 8pm and NT$300 at 11:30pm, NT$300 on Sunday and Tuesday
Tonight at 7pm Pipe Live Music, a major venue for indie music and parties, hosts a Prince Tribute (see Events above). At 11pm, the venue will host a DJ bash with Spykee Jin, James Ho and Lin Mao-wang (林貓王). The DJ party continues tomorrow night with @L, A-Dao, Carlos, Double 6, Pie Star and many others.
■ 1 Siyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市思源路1號), tel: (02) 2364-8198. On the Net: www.pipemusic.com.tw
■ Shows start tonight at 7pm and 11pm and tomorrow at 11pm
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight for the 7pm show and NT$300 for the 11pm show and NT$400 for tomorrow’s show, available at the venue
Five-piece band Poor House play a rich blend of rock, blues, swing and country tomorrow at Bobwundaye (無問題), a small pub in Taipei.
■ 77, Heping E Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市和平東路三段77號), tel: (02) 2377-1772
■ Shows start at 10pm
■ Admission is NT$300
Upcoming singer-songwriter Chen Yu-hsi (陳鈺羲) will perform tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Electronic/alternative rock outfit Sleeping Brain (眠腦) and post-rock band Naturally Out of Line (自然出格) hit the stage tomorrow.
■ 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
Soul singer Zoomie (陳柔米) performs tomorrow at Kafka by the Sea (海邊的卡夫卡), a coffee house-cum-music and arts venue. Psychedelic folk act Spell Lee (李漫) performs on Sunday with Pada Forest also set to take the stage.
■ 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$150 tomorrow and NT$400 on Sunday, available online through www.indievox.com