Festivals

Festivals in Taiwan, such as Spring Scream, the Peace Fest, Basic Aid, and more…

Taiwan Festival: Basic Aid 2008 Puli, Taichung County

Taiwan Festival: Basic Aid 2008 Puli, Taichung County

The Basic Aid festival was held in Puli this year. I had never been there, and as such only recently learned of the geographic center of Taiwan monument. As nerdy as it may be, I was excited to go there and see it. It isn’t as cool as straddling the equator, but for some reason […]

Taiwan Festival: Basic Aid 2008

This year is the second annual charity Basic Aid festival. I couldn’t make it last year, but heard through various people it was a great time. The festival will be May 31st and June 1st 2008. This year I will be there playing on Saturday night at 9 with the Grooveballz. Hope to see you […]

Taiwan Festival: The Peace Festival 2008

This year’s Peace Festival is from June 13th – June 15th at Kun Lun Gardens in Longtan, Taoyuan county (near the Shi Men Dam). Admission is NT NT 700 (600 if you have a flyer) for a 3 – day pass. I have been going to the Peace Festival for the past 4 years and […]

The Rising Hedons Video and Show Photos

The Rising Hedons Video and Show Photos

The Rising Hedons came down to the Armory in Tainan on Saturday, May 10th 2008. The guys are a mix of several different bands form the past, most notably Boogie Chillin’ and Faye and the Slacks. Brad Tindall, the lead man for the Risng Hedons can appear to be possessed at times while playing his […]

Tainan May Jam Photos and Video

This years Tainan May Jam was a lot of fun. Thanks to Axel for throwing one of Taiwan’s real gems as far as community and music goes. Good vibes and good times dominated the weekend, as did the beautiful weather. I managed to get a few photos and some video clips which I arranged into […]

May Jam is here

May Jam is here

Been busy before this years May Jam. I’ll be there sometime around 3 today to dust off my jimbe and join the drum circle for a while. I probably won’t be there for very long though, as I need to be at the Armory at about 7:30 to make sure those shows go off on […]

Tainan May Jam 2008 Schedule

The May Jam schedule is out. It may have to be tweaked if any bands can’t come or what not, but this is as close to the final schedule as can be right now, and there are a lot of bands waiting anxiously to see their time slots so, here you go. May Jam Schedule […]