Tomorrow at Legacy Mini, a spin-off of Legacy Taipei, pop rock group MEC Band plays along with Where’s (大智若餘), followed by psychedelic rockers U.TA (屋塔樂團) on Wednesday.
■ 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 start at 8pm tomorrow, 7:30pm on Wednesday
■ Admission is NT$420 for both shows. Tickets for the venue’s concerts available through www.indievox.com and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
Greater Kaohsiung-based pop-punk group Fire Ex (滅火器) plays tonight at The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists. Young rockers Mixer (麋先生) take the stage on Sunday, with hipster pop rocker Sadon (山東) with disco funk group Taiwan Soul (台灣爽樂團) as special guests. Wednesday’s lineup features pop punk and modern rock outfit Go Go Rise (美好前程) and ska punk group Destroyers (擊沈女孩), while it is electrocore/metalcore band Wet The Floor (小心地滑), power pop/funk act Our Service is Ready and The Roadside Inn 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 at 8pm
■ Admission is NT$800 tonight, NT$400 on Sunday, NT$200 on 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
Three-piece girl band Micro (莫可) plays along with electronic/alternative rock outfit Sleeping Brain (眠腦) and Monkey Pilot (猴子飛行員) at Pipe Live Music, a main venue for indie music and parties, tomorrow. Sunday’s roster includes psychedelic blues/trip-hop combo The Robbie Y. Group (羅比楊) and Februarius (貳月).
■ 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 at 7pm
■ Admission is NT$450 tomorrow and 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, indie rock club Revolver hosts a metal party featuring Japan’s death metal band Anatomia, Taipei’s grind/powerviolence/crust band Stench of Lust, Bazooka and Revilement. Sunday’s lineup is formed by indie rockers Under the Moon, Micro (莫可) and alternative rock outfit Dirty Laundry (骯髒著衣). On Thursday, blues/garage rock/punk band Wake Up Explosion (威愷爆炸) plays along with Pilots in the Sky and on the Sea (旅人) and post-rock/post-metal act DWL (無謂損失樂團).
■ 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 7pm tomorrow, 8pm on Sunday, 10pm on Thursday
■ Entrance is NT$700 tomorrow, NT$250 on Sunday, NT$200 on Thursday
Indie rockers B.B. Bomb (BB彈) teams up with ska-punk group Mary Bites Kerry (瑪莉咬凱利) tomorrow at Bobwundaye (無問題), a small pub on Heping East Road (和平東路) 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$200
Pop/folk band Cozy Diary (輕日記) appears tonight at Witch House (女巫店), an intimate coffeehouse-style venue in the National Taiwan University area. Tomorrow, Ellery plays original music of various styles from folk, pop to soul along with S.S. Perry. Thursday’s show is by songstress Anie Fann (范安婷) and Ta Hai (達駭)
■ 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
Eclectic rockers Nora Says plays a gig tonight at Riverside Live House (河岸留言西門紅樓展演館), while tomorrow’s main act is Jimmy Wang (王俊傑), a blues and ballad singer with visual impairment.
■ 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 tonight and NT$600 tomorrow. Tickets available through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Friday Night Etude performs tunes of pop, funk and R&B at Riverside Cafe (河岸留言) tonight, while it is Amis singer-songwriter Suming (舒米恩) tomorrow. On Sunday, jazz-pop-blues fusion group Mr. Why Why (壞壞嗓) shares the stage with acoustic group WStethoscope (白袍與聽診器). Zamar (薩瑪合唱團) plays an eclectic blend of music ranging from jazz, rock to Aboriginal and African beats on Wednesday, with electronic/ambient combo #Yan Weiling X Utopia (閻韋伶X世外桃源) also on the bill. Thursday’s performers are folk group City Partsy (都市零件派對) and Fangzhang (方丈樂團).
■ 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 tonight, NT$450 tomorrow, NT$350 on Sunday and weekdays. Tickets can be purchased online through www.riverside.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Japanese acoustic duo Nanane is scheduled tonight 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.
■ 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, minimal charge is one drink
Soul Star Band (靈魂星樂隊) plays eclectic music from soul, jazz, R&B to hip-hop tonight at Sappho de Base, a late-night lounge bar that hosts mostly jazz shows, and it is Switzerland-based Marc Perrenoud Trio tomorrow. B.R.I.J. Balkan Rogue International Jam brings songs from the Balkan region on Sunday. Wednesday’s act is avant-garde/jazz/funk quartet The Sappho 4tet, followed by pianist Sean Wong (黃長頌) 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
■ Entrance is NT$350 tonight and tomorrow, NT$200 on Sunday and weekdays
Award-winning Taiwanese musician Hsieh Ming-yu (謝銘祐) is among the performers 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. Folk/rock artist Ai-ching (艾青) shares the stage with Puyuma musician A-hsiu (阿修) 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$300 tonight, NT$250 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased online through tickets.books.com.tw
Indie rockers Paradise (怕熱黛絲) and G.G Bus (緊急巴士) are scheduled at The Mercury (水星酒館), an indie rock club in Greater Kaohsiung.
■ 46 Liwen Rd, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市左營區立文路46號), tel: (07) 550-8617. On the Net: mercurybar.blogspot.tw
■ Show starts at 9pm
■ Entrance is NT$200
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). It is the release party of Greater Kaohsiung-based punk group The Locals’ (草地人) debut album tonight, and it is electronic rockers MP tomorrow.
■ 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 tonight and 7pm tomorrow
■ Admission is NT$400 tonight and NT$1,000 tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks, www.books.com.tw and www.indievox.com