[Updated] Fire Ex and Enno Cheng Hold LA Show

Article has been updated 3/12/20.

Fire Ex and Enno Cheng had plans to hold a four-city U.S. tour following their performances at SXSW, but due to coronavirus concerns, they will now only hold one show in Los Angeles on March 29.

Making their return to the U.S., Fire Ex last toured the states in 2017. Earning the name of “The Taiwan People’s Music Band,” the four-member group create punk rock music that features social commentary in their lyrics. After releasing the popular track “Good Night! Formosa!” Fire Ex was asked to write “Island’s Sunrise,” which was chosen as the representative song of the Sunflower Movement and later named as the Golden Melody Awards’ “Best Song of the Year” in 2015. Since then, the band has released more emotionally charged music such as socio-political power anthem “Stand Up Like a Taiwanese.”

Debuting in 2011, Enno Cheng released her first album, “Neptune.” She went on to explore her musical creativity by forming the band Chocolate Tiger and special project Felix Felicis. While participating in the production of four albums since 2007, she dropped additional solo albums, “Pluto” in 2017 and “Dear Uranus” in 2019. Her solo music features her singing and playing the acoustic guitar, showcasing her warm vocals and tranquil melodies.

The 2020 U.S. tour dates and venues can be viewed below. Due to coronavirus concerns, a majority of the shows have been cancelled.

Mar. 22 – Boston, MA – The Middle East Downstairs
Mar. 23 – Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere
Mar. 25 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
Mar. 29 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy Theatre

Mai Nguyen

Editor-in-Chief at Asia Pacific Arts.
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