Monday's fantastic weather (sunny with a light breeze) encouraged tens of thousands of fans to head out to the Poly198 Park to catch the last day of Zebra Music Festival 2011. Photos by Dan Sandoval except where noted.
Moderate winds and a light drizzle on Sunday (Day 2) made the crowd become a sea of cheap, colorful plastic raincoats. Even the animals took cover. Photo by Michal Pachniewski.
A team of bandits proudly expressed their feelings about Chinese Internet regulations.
Crowdsurfing has become an international pastime.
Local band Mosaic mumbled something about getting off my bike, girl on Day 2. We think.
Security's job became increasingly difficult as the festival progressed, with more fans arriving and more rock arousing their riotous spirit.
Chengdu big band The Trouble.
Guitar hero Xu Wei.
Old-time Beijing punk/rockabillly band Brain Failure played just before headliner Edison Chen took the stage.
It was an exhausting three days.
Photos by Dan Sandoval