Well, this should come as no surprise, but is still sad to hear. The 1234 Beach Rock Festival has been canceled due to (geez, this should be really hard to guess) issues with the government. Organizers are scrambling to try and put together a free concert at another venue for the out of town bands that won’t be able to refund their plane/train tickets. Shanghaiist will keep you updated on what is happening as the news pours in.
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Abe Deyo is Shanghaiist’s Music Editor. Email tips, recommendations, news and gossip about Shanghai’s music scene to music at shanghaiist.com.