Dropkick Murphys have to cancel Beijing China show.

From DropkickMurphys.com:

We regret to announce that our show in China has been canceled. After months of planning and looking forward to playing in Beijing we were recently notified that the government has withdrawn the permits for the show and the authorities will not grant the band visas so they can perform there. It seems that although China is trying to open up more to the western world they are not ready for a punk rock band to put on a show there and apparently there were concerns for the safety of their citizens if the show was to go ahead. Thanks to all the kids from China that emailed us, we're sorry we can't come and hope that circumstances will change over the next few years so we can plan something like this again.

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