Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight, veteran music producer Eric Hung (洪敬堯) celebrates the release of his debut album, and it is Indie rockers Mary See the Future (先知瑪莉) tomorrow.
■ Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), Center Five Hall (中五館), 1, Bade Rd Sec 1, Taipei (台北市八德路一段1號)
■ Shows start at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$1,200 tonight and NT$800 tomorrow. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
On Sunday, Juzzy Orange (汁橙音樂) plays sounds of jazz, hip-hop and soul at Legacy Mini, a spin-off of Legacy Taipei. Folk musician Apple Lee (李蘋果) is scheduled on Thursday.
■ Legacy Mini at Amba Taipei Ximending (台北西門町意舍), 5F, 77, Wuchang St Sec 2, Taipei (台北市武昌街二段77號5樓)
■ Show starts at 8pm on Sunday and 7:30pm on Thursday
■ Admission is NT$420 for both shows. Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased online through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
Greater Kaohsiung pop-punk group Fire Ex (滅火器) continues its series of performances at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, tonight. Tomorrow’s spotlight is on Japanese alternative rock band Tricot, and Sunday’s lineup is formed by indie rockers Donkey’s Ears (驢子耳朵), progressive rock group Kishikan (既視感) and local post-rock heroes Aphasia (阿飛西雅). The Locals (草地人) from Greater Kaohsiung bring the music of their debut album on Wednesday, with psychedelic rock band The Gigantic Roar (巨大的轟鳴) also on the bill.
■ 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
■ Admission is NT$800 tomorrow, NT$1,000 tomorrow, NT$400 on Sunday and Wednesday. Tickets for all shows, with discounts on advance tickets, can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight, Baroque indie-pop group The Tic Tac, indie rockers Posh Inverse (優雅逆轉) and post-rock act Selfkill congregate at Indie rock club Revolver. Tomorrow, the venue hosts a free wedding party featuring metal/hardcore band Human Brutality (人類暴行), activist punk act The Deposers (罷黜者) and alternative rockers Silent Clamor (寂嘩).
■ 1-2, Roosevelt Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路一段1-2號), tel: (02) 3393-1678
■ Show starts at 10pm tonight and 7pm tomorrow
■ Entrance is NT$300 tonight, free of admission tomorrow
It is a night of breakbeat at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, tonight, featuring DJs Yen, Z, Trent and Legacy. Tomorrow, the venue hosts a dance party with a lineup of DJs including Acid Rabbit, Zephec, Light 10 and Kaoru. Sunday’s roster include indie rockers Pink Haze (平克孩子) and Infancy (隱分子).
■ 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 11pm tonight and tomorrow, 7pm on Sunday
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight, NT$450 tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks
Tomorrow, Steve Williams and the Resident Aliens plays materials from Williams’ first two releases at Bobwundaye (無問題), a small pub on Taipei’s Heping East Road (和平東路).
■ 77, Heping E Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市和平東路三段77號), tel: (02) 2377-1772
■ Show starts at 10pm
■ Admission is NT$200
Electronic folk group My 8 Day Weekend (週休八日) shares the stage with folk/pop act Hush! tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館). Tomorrow’s roster includes Paiwan musician Baobu Badulu (保卜) and April (唐青).
■ 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
■ Shows start at 8:30pm
■ Entrance is NT$400 for both shows. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Jazz veteran J.E.G. (這個爵士樂團) appears at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) tonight, followed by acoustic guitar duo WoodyWoody tomorrow. Aboriginal groups Tai Nine Line (台玖線樂團) and The Voice of Life (原味醞釀) get together on Sunday.
■ 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 9pm except for tonight which begins at 9:30pm
■ NT$400 on weekends, NT$350 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Composed of an accordionist and a violin player, Nineteen Tael (十九兩) 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. Pop folk combo Blue Box appears 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
■ Admission is NT$400 tomorrow, free admission on Sunday
Fingerstyle guitarist Sujer (舒吉吉) is scheduled tonight at A House, a venue dedicated to a cappella with a focus on classical, jazz and world music, followed by pop singer Wang Sun-jet (王上頡). Sunday’s performers are a cappella groups Just Vocal Band and Natural Folk Vocal Group (自然人人聲樂團) as well as gay singers Gayo.
■ 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$450 tonight, NT$350 tomorrow and on Sunday, available online through www.walkieticket.com and at 7-Eleven ibon and FamilyMart (全家) FamiPort kiosks. Admission includes one drink
Post-rock combo 2HRs shares the stage with Wuwu Shen (五五身樂團) tomorrow at Treellage (樹樂集), a cafe with live music.
■ 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 on weekends. Treellage is open noon to 9pm Mondays through Fridays, 11am to 9pm Saturdays and Sundays
■ NT$300, one drink included. Tickets can be purchased online through www.indievox.com/treellage
Latin 6 brings merengue, bachata and other Dominican music tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows. Tomorrow’s show is by The Jelly Roll Affair featuring a mix of blues and swing, and up-and-coming pop singer Eunice Png (方恩沁) holds a concert on Sunday. Jazz group Bopper Trio perform on Wednesday, while Japanese pop/jazz combo Tomomi Takahashi Trio take the stage 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 except Sunday which begins at 8pm
■ Entrance is NT$350 tonight and tomorrow, NT$300 on Sunday, NT$200 on Wednesday and Thursday
Jazz combo Beni Mshenze from Okinawa arrives tonight 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. Local rockers Second life and Black Kids (黑孩子) each play a set tomorrow.
■ 26, Ln 135, Sinsheng Rd, Taitung City (台東市新生路135巷26號), tel: (089) 343-393. On the Net: www.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
■ Admission is NT$250 for both shows. Tickets can be purchased online through tickets.books.com.tw
The Wall (這牆) programs regular live rock shows at Greater Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Center (高雄駁二藝術特區). Veteran rocker Luantan A-hsiang (亂彈阿翔) returns tonight, while young rockers Mixer (麋先生) take the stage on Sunday, along with grunge band KoOk (庫克樂團).
■ 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 8pm tonight and 7:30pm on Sunday
■ Admission is NT$1,000 tonight and NT$300 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks, www.books.com.tw and www.indievox.com