Some people call it paranoia. Some people blame Bjork for saying "Tib3t" at her Shanghai concert. Pretty much everyone agrees it's a pain in the arse. The Midi Festival was expecting 15,000 attendants to catch a slew of local and int'l music bands over 4 days, a bunch whom i was keen to see, particularly a band that my friend plays in.
It's only rock'n'roll, but it appears the authorities don't like it. Officials are believed to have postponed China's biggest music festival until after the Olympics, amid a wider security drive.
Apparently the above changes are also wreaking havoc w/ business people. So that stinks for them. But mostly i'm just peeved that there's no jolly rock and roll fest to be. If this keeps up, i'll bemoan the odds which sent me from one No Fun City to another.