Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. The venue teams up with party organizer Just One Fix to hold techno party “Beat Generation” tonight, featuring DJs Nick Dunton from UK and Singapore’s Angela Flame. Award-winning Taiwanese musician Hsieh Ming-yu (謝銘祐) performs on Wednesday
■ 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 10pm tonight and 8pm on Wednesday
■ NT$900 tonight and NT$800 on Wednesday. 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
Currently on a world tour, Iceland’s Olafur Arnalds will bring his signature electronica/ambience sounds tomorrow to The Wall (這牆). Sunday’s jazz program features Girl’s Power Jazz Band and Intap and Friends. Irish rockers Enemies play on Wednesday, joined by Taiwan’s punk rockers Touming Magazine (透明雜誌) and Elephant Gym (大象體操). On Thursday, it is ambient/indie-electronica act Heartones (心電樂) and solo act ForTune (福春).
■ 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 8pm
■ NT$1,500 tomorrow, NT$450 on Sunday, NT$1,100 on Wednesday and NT$200 on Thursday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
It is a night of soul, disco, funk jazz and electronica spun by DJs Marcus Sangiovese and Rossco tonight at indie rock club Revolver. Electronic/metal band 77 NDD holds a party tomorrow. It is Hong Kong’s jazz/bossa nova band ZOOOOOM and pop group Moon Police (月亮警察) on Wednesday, followed by indie rockers Tiyuguzhangon (体慾股長), B.B.Bomb (BB彈) and punk group Destroyers (擊沈女孩) 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
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and on weekdays, free admission tomorrow.
Pop group Anchor share the stage with Now Here No Where tonight at Roxy Rocker, a basement hangout for indie rockers and fans in Taipei. Tomorrow’s performers are alternative rock band Under the Moon and No Party for Cao Dong (草東沒有派對).
■ B1, 177, Heping E Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市和平東路一段177號B1), tel: (02) 2351-8177. On the Net: www.roxyrocker.com
■ Shows start at 9pm. Roxy Rocker is open daily from 8pm to 4am, closed on Mondays
■ Free admission to all shows. Cover charge is one drink
Indie pop/acoustic duo Ding Ding and Shi Shi (丁丁與西西) take the stage tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Dance/rock band Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂) and Big Pie Chou (州大派隊) form tomorrow’s lineup. The Ghost of Mississippi Blues performs 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$350
Acoustic folk group One Eye Open One Eye Close (睜一隻眼 閉一隻眼) plays tomorrow at Kafka on the Shore (海邊的卡夫卡), a coffee house-cum-music and arts venue in the National Taiwan University area. It is four-piece boy band What Century (花世紀) on Sunday.
■ 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
■ Shows start at 8pm. Cafe/bookstore opens noon to midnight Sundays through Thursdays, noon to 2am Fridays and Saturdays
■ Free admission tomorrow, NT$400 on Sunday including a drink
Tonight’s show at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館) features electronic/dubstep outfit Lie Gramophone (謊言留聲機), indie rock group La Petite Nurse (小護士樂團) and Mixer (麋先生). Malaysian pop musician Issac Dang (鄭養天) shares the stage with No Name (aka Yu Chuan-pin, 余荃斌) tomorrow, followed by indie rockers Bearbabes (熊寶貝) throwing a party on Sunday. Paiwan musician Zamake (查瑪克) performs with Aboriginal group Original Brew (原味醞釀) 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
■ Show starts at 8pm tonight and tomorrow, 4pm on Sunday and 8:30pm on Thursday
■ NT$400 for all shows. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Taiwanese blues rock bands Swui (水樂隊) and Celluloid (賽璐璐) join hands tonight at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言). Singing duo Y Two performs tomorrow. Also on the bill are Blackie (楊小黑) and pop group ADA. Sunday’s roster includes slowcore artists Double Cheese (大波起司) and post-rock combo 2HRs. It is pop rockers Soundboss (騷包) and pop punkers Pa Pun (怕胖團) on Wednesday, followed by Semi-UKE (蝦米烏克) and experimental singer-songwriter Wang Yu-jun (王榆鈞) 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
■ Show starts at 9:30pm tonight and 9pm other nights
■ NT$400 tonight and tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and www.tickets.books.com.tw
Soy La Ley fuses jazz with traditional Cuban music tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Dread Rider brings the tropical rhythms and sweet melodies of the Caribbean tomorrow. Swinging between the avant-garde and bebop, Trio J. T. performs on Wednesday, followed by jazz combo Project M 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.sappho102.biz
■ Shows start at 9:30pm. Closed Mondays
■ Entrance is NT$200 tonight and tomorrow, free admission on Wednesday and Thursday
On Friday, blues rockers Blue Jet plays live at Italian restaurant Capone’s. Pop rock outfit ADOGA takes the stage on Saturday. Iris sings chansons on Sunday. Monday features Leavy crooning light jazz standards, followed by jazz duo Mary Jane and Nathan on Tuesday. On Wednesday, it’s Latin music from guitarist Roberto Zayas. Jazz singer Angel appears on Thursday.
■ 312, Zhongxiao E Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市忠孝東路四段312號), tel: (02) 2773-3782
■ Live music is on from 9pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm to 10pm on Sundays and Mondays, 8:45pm to 10:45pm from Tuesdays through Thursdays
■ On Fridays, minimum charge of one drink. On Saturdays, minimum charge is NT$300
Jelly (傑利), lead singer of the funk-rock/nu-metal band Coach (教練), shares the stage with female musician Summer at Tiehua Music Village (鐵花村), an arts village composed of a music venue, design and crafts shops and a weekend arts fair in Taitung City. Tomorrow’s show is by pop singer Shi Shi (孫盛希), with Chen 09 (陳零九) as the special guest.
■ 26, Ln 135, Sinsheng Rd, Taitung City (台東市新生路135巷26號), tel: (089) 343-393. On the Net: tw.streetvoice.com/users/tiehua
■ Shows start at 8pm. Music venue and crafts shops are open 2pm to 10pm Tuesdays through Sundays. Weekend arts fair opens 6pm to 10pm every Friday, 3:30pm to 10pm every Saturday and Sunday
■ Entrance is NT$250 tonight and tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through www.tickets.books.com.tw
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Noisy experimental rock group The Sign of Human (記號士) and four-piece boy band Bison Country (必順鄉村) are scheduled tomorrow. Sunday’s main act is post-rock trio The Capelin (柳葉魚), with Kaohsiung-based post-rock outfit Pleiades (昂宿) and progressive rock group Kishikan (既視感) also playing.
■ 1 Dayong Rd, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市大勇路1號), tel: (07) 521-5148. On the Net: www.thewall.com.tw
■ Show starts at 7:30pm
■ NT$300. Tickets can be purchased at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks, www.books.com.tw and www.indievox.com