CMJ Taiwan Music Festival in NY

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
Location: Union Square Ballroom
Address: 27 Union Square West, New York, NY
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CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival, an annual festival in New York City, proudly presents a highlight of this year’s music festival: “Taiwan Music,” hosted by a-Peer Music & the Taiwan Ministry of Culture Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development (BAMID), and supported by and MusicDish*China. This event is FREE for AsianInNY fans! Kick off CMJ with us and experience these Taiwan Pop bands live.

You are invited to be enthralled by an evening of the best Chinese Pop generating a buzz in the Taiwanese scene. Here is the line-up:

8:00pm – Chemical Monkey Band, a Taiwanese pop rock band consisting of vocalist Zain Jun, guitarist Bryan Chang, bassist Sam Wu and drummer Mayc Tsou. All of the band members also have success in Taiwan’s pop music scene as songwriters, producers, and/or recording engineers.

8:45pm – 831, a Taiwanese alternative rock band formed by five high school classmates in the summer of 2003, best known as the future successor of the top Mandarin Rock band, Mayday. 831 is also sometimes referred to as “the Asian Simple Plan” due to their versatile styles of music ranging from punk rock, pop rock, electronic, metal to hip-hop.

9:30pm – Da Mouth, a two-time Golden Melody Award-winning Taiwanese hip-hop group consisting of Japanese female vocalist Aisa Senda, Korean-Taiwanese male vocalist Harry Chang, MC 40 and Japanese- Taiwanese aboriginal DJ Chung-Hua. They are considered “the Asian Black Eyed Peas” due to their diversity and widespread popularity in China.

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