Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

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Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

Postby dizzyhytes » 09 Jan 2012, 18:03

Hi, is there any newsletter that is sent out that gives advance notice on what performers are going to be playing in Taipei, and where to book tickets? I've missed almost every gig so far that I've wanted to see, because I didn't know about it in advance, and when I finally realise an artist is playing, they're sold out.

I;m interested in both Chinese and English gigs, for example, is there any chance I can get tickets for A-Mei which is sold out? In other countries you can go to a ticket vendor like ticketmaster.co.uk and buy them, but in Taiwan, even if I wanted to pay a premium, I can't seem to find out where to get these tickets...

The links on this forum does not contain any useful information on upcoming gigs/concerts. It's no point finding out one month beforehand because often things are sold out several months in advance.

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Re: Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

Postby cfimages » 09 Jan 2012, 18:20

Search for gigguide.tw It's been mentioned here a few times and has all the info you need.
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Postby jimipresley » 09 Jan 2012, 18:29

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Re: Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

Postby add2579 » 09 Jan 2012, 19:19

maybe this web could help you

http://www.ticket.com.tw/ Image
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Re: Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

Postby Artemis » 09 Jan 2012, 23:09

Radiohead? No show no music no nothing.

http://www.gigguide.tw/event-4642 :D :notworthy:

Anyone know where I get a ticket for the real show?
Anyone up for drinks before/after?
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Re: Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

Postby stevegan » 10 Jan 2012, 07:23

Artemis wrote:Anyone know where I get a ticket for the real show?


You can pick up tickets for Marilyn Manson's show at Rose Records (玫瑰唱片) and Tachung Records (大眾唱片), or order online at http://www.g-music.iticket.com.tw
Check out GigGuide.tw for a list of all upcoming concerts, plus local CD reviews and interviews.
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Re: Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

Postby stevegan » 12 Jan 2012, 20:38

dizzyhytes wrote:Hi, is there any newsletter that is sent out that gives advance notice on what performers are going to be playing in Taipei, and where to book tickets?


I run GigGuide.tw (thanks to those that've mentioned it on Forumosa!) and I hope you can find a few things there which tickle your fancy. A-mei's shows have been listed there a few times, but she probably plays more often than I notice. It's quite a lot of work for me to keep up with all the shows going on around the country so if you do know of any not listed on GigGuide.tw then I'd welcome you adding them so others can benefit. We don't have a newsletter at this time, but you might want to join our Facebook page or Follow Us on Twitter to hear all the latest news.
Check out GigGuide.tw for a list of all upcoming concerts, plus local CD reviews and interviews.
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Postby Icon » 13 Jan 2012, 10:08

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Postby the bear » 13 Jan 2012, 10:13

Icon wrote:Roxette is coming.


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Re: Information on Music Concerts/Gigs

Postby citizen k » 14 Jan 2012, 10:53

stevegan wrote:I run GigGuide.tw (thanks to those that've mentioned it on Forumosa!) and I hope you can find a few things there which tickle your fancy.


It's a great site, stevegan. Thank you for it and keep going strong. :bravo: :bravo: :bravo:
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