He doesn't show signs of slowing down despite the rumors. I've always thought it very cool that people in foreign countries can enjoy our music too.
Bob Dylan played his first ever gig in China last night (April 6).
He was able to perform in the country’s capital city Beijing after agreeing to play a set that had been pre-approved by Chinese authorities.
The pre-approved setlist was agreed after an attempt by promoters to bring the folk legend to China failed in 2010. Permission was denied then by the country’s Culture Ministry, which must approve every concert that takes place in China.
The approval meant that Dylan could not play any material that the authorities deemed politically sensitive, such as the song ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’.