Otherwise, The Antidote Stage again drew big crowds. Caliph8 was particularly noteworthy, along with Conrank, Cavia, Milan J and Siesta all playing to, and pleasing, big crowds. The Antidote stage was a solid highlight throughout the weekend and played a big part in the festival's vibe and success.
In the days running up to Midi, a Beijinger had stirred controversy by starting a topic on Douban entitled, 'Shanghai cunts, do you understand what Midi is?'. This weekend Shanghai answered: the city is more than capable of hosting the festival and making it a success.