Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight it is Mando-pop singer Cyndi Wang’s (王心凌) concert.
■ 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 8pm
■ NT$900. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased at ERA ticketing outlets, online through www.ticket.com.tw, www.legacy.com.tw and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
It is metal sounds from metal outfit Masquerader, deathcore act Sideffect (賽德費) and hardcord metal band Human Brutality tomorrow at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Up-and-coming bands Eggplant Egg (茄子蛋), Gsus (激射) and Belabus (白蘿蔔) hit the stage on Sunday. Expat groups The Okay Cars, Low-Brightness Period (低明度時期) and BHD appear on Wednesday, followed by indie rockers Mr. Unknown (小人物樂團), BRTD and NPC (非玩家操控人物) on Thursday.
■ 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 on 8pm
■ NT$400 tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Post-rock big-name 65daysofstatic from England performs on Wednesday at Neo Studio, a multi-purpose venue designed to host concerts, parties and fashion shows. For more information, go to www.thewall.com.tw.
■ 5F, 22 Songshou Rd, Taipei City (台北市松壽路22號5樓), tel: (02) 2723-6620
■ Show starts on 8pm
■ NT$1,200 in advance and NT$1,400 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online through www.tickets.books.com.tw and walkieticket.com
Dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂) and Miss Banana (香蕉小姐) perform tonight at Underworld (地下社會), a small basement club and a favorite indie rock hangout in Taipei. Tomorrow’s roster includes Kid Millionaire and The Squids. It is The Same Day (平凡生活) and The Junk (帆人) on Wednesday.
■ B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1), tel: (02) 2369-0103. On the Net: www.underworld-taipei.blogspot.tw
■ Shows run from 9pm to 11pm. Underworld is open daily from 9pm, closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$300 on Friday and Saturday, which includes one drink, and NT$100 on Wednesday
Indie rock club Revolver presents a night of live music from noisy experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士), Flux and About Sound (耳孢蟲) tonight. Countervalve (逆瓣膜), Digihai and The Looking Glass appear tomorrow. On Wednesday, it’s punk outfit Cowards’ Saviour (懦夫救星) and The Motions, followed by EarSore and Formosa Romance on Thursday.
■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678
■ Shows start at 10pm tonight and tomorrow, 9:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$250 tonight, NT$300 tomorrow, NT$150 on Wednesday and $200 on Thursday. Admission includes one free drink
Pipe Live Music, an up-and-coming venue for indie music and parties, hosts indie pop band Goosander (川秋沙) and Kaohsiung-based pop-punks Yidiansheng (一點生) tonight.
■ 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 8pm
■ NT$350, one drink included. Tickets can purchased online through www.walkieticket.com
Indie singer-songwriter Huang Pei-yu (黃培育) is scheduled tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Tomorrow’s lineup features Aboriginal musicians Lavakaw(啦法告) and Laucu (佬祖). Billy and the Filters and X.O.X.O. play 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$300
Indie rockers Castaway and pop combo T-Work (陳零九) & Nine Team play tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). The venue hosts Taiwan Soul Concert (台灣的心跳演唱會) tomorrow featuring P Ta-san (紋面樂團), Taiwan Soul (台灣爽樂團) and Zenkwun (神棍樂團). Chinese jazz fusion group Sizhukong (絲竹空) perform on Sunday, and it is Toffee (太妃堂) and Sangpuy (桑布伊) on Thursday.
■ 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
■ 8:30pm tonight and on Thursday, 8pm tomorrow, 7:30pm on Sunday
■ NT$400 tonight, tomorrow and on Thursday, NT$600 on Sunday. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Mando-pop singer Julie appear tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言), followed by hip-hop act Chiu & Love (丘與樂) and Electro02 (伊雷兔) tomorrow. On Sunday, it is chamber music group Etoile (星星室內樂團) and Every Planet (美味星球). Fangzhang (方丈樂團) and No Money and No Honey play on Tuesday, followed by Triple Deer and Jaleo on Wednesday, and Iris Lin (林綾) and Rayray (劉軒蓁) 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
■ 8pm tonight, 9pm tomorrow, on Sunday and weekdays
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Fang Fang & Ning Ning Jazz are the performers tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Tomorrow, it is Deniz Chang & Dark Eyes playing gypsy jazz tunes. Fusion jazz band Yellowjackets is on Tuesday’s lineup, followed by all-women jazz combo Girl’s Jazz Power and Um Beijo do Brasil (巴西之吻樂團) on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
■ 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.sappho102.biz
■ 10:30pm tonight, 10pm tomorrow and 9:30pm on weekends. The venue is closed on Sundays and Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and on Tuesday and Wednesday, NT$300 tomorrow, free on Thursday
Young pop singer Eunice Png (方恩沁) plays tonight at A House, a venue dedicated to a cappella and with a focus on classical, jazz and world music. Folk group Tuesday (星期二樂團) takes the stage tomorrow.
■ 18, Alley 5, Ln 107, Fuxing S Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市復興南路一段107巷5弄18號), tel: (02) 2778-8612. On the Net: ahouse.vocalasia.com
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ NT$350 tonight and tomorrow. Tickets can purchased online through www.walkieticket.com. Admission includes one free drink
Acclaimed Aboriginal singer Samingad (紀曉君) performs every Thursday at EZ5 Live House, which hosts Mando-pop singers backed by a live band every night. Other highlights include Mando-pop songstress Julia Peng (彭佳慧) on Tuesdays and male crooner Shin Lung (辛龍), who performs every Saturday.
■ 211, Anhe Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市安和路二段211號), tel: (02) 2738-3995. On the Net: www.ez5.com.tw
■ Shows run from 9:45pm to 12:30am
■ Entrance fee (includes two drinks) ranges from NT$600 to NT$850, depending on the performer
Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music, hosts indie rockers Huoyaodays (火曜日樂團) and Ghettos tonight. Fuzzy Fever and Shock Wave (衝擊波樂團) perform tomorrow, followed by Contrary Think (逆思樂團) and Blind Cats (瞎貓) on Wednesday.
■ 33 Minzu W Rd, Taipei City (台北市民族西路33號), tel: (02) 2599-1599. On the net: www.treellage.com
■ Shows run from 8pm every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Treellage is open noon to 9pm Mondays through Fridays, 11am to 9pm Saturdays and Sundays
■ NT$250 tonight and on Wednesday, NT$300 tomorrow, one drink included. Tickets can purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Tomorrow, it is the release party of Bear Babes’s (熊寶貝) latest album. 65daysofstatic takes the stage on Thursday.
■ 1 Dayong Rd, Yancheng Dist, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市鹽埕區大勇路1號), tel: (07) 521-5148. On the Net: www.thewall.com.tw
■ 7:30pm tomorrow and 8pm on Thursday
■ NT$500 tomorrow and NT$1,400 on Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw