SALT LAKE City (ABC4) – On July 13, the San Diego-centered Shane Hall Band embarked on an encore general performance a handful of months immediately after its 1st stay present adhering to the pandemic. Having said that, what they couldn’t have geared up for when setting up the quick-term stay in the Salt Lake Valley was getting rid of a greater part of their gear in the shadow of Salt Lake Metropolis Intercontinental Airport.
The Mountains & Plains Tour 2021, spreading tones of Fuzz-Funk Voodoo-Rock throughout the west coastline, discovered by itself on mute when the band woke up on the morning of July 14. Their $2,000 U-Haul trailer with $30,000 of gear within experienced been stolen.
Abruptly, they were a team of musicians on tour devoid of instruments or products.
“We love touring Utah and respect the enjoy we have obtained in return. This theft will not ruin us!” says Becka Craven, the band supervisor.
In accordance to the band, they’ve learned theft close to airport hotels is not always unheard of. “Learning now, people wait in their vehicles for travelers that might have valuables,” they tell ABC4.com.
But all was not misplaced, Utahns did what Utahns are regarded for…help those in need.
Community musicians rallied in the eleventh hour to assist the band do anything to provide on its promise of a few nights of good vibes, lending guitars and devices so The Shane Corridor Band would not pass up a display.
“I’ll explain to you I experience real fortunate appropriate now…and ah…i know some men and women would giggle about that,” Shane Hall explained on stage only a fifty percent-working day just after shedding some highly-priced workplace provides. “We experienced our trailer stolen this morning with all of our tunes equipment in it and we hadn’t performed any exhibits but.
“We had been contacting cops, and accomplishing all that variety of things, and we ended up freaking out a minor bit…and then we hit up our boy Mr. Jorgenson in excess of there and so quite substantially every thing we’re earning noise with ideal now is mainly because of him.”
Hall adopted up his sentiments by expressing how grateful he was that the local community out right here was so supportive like that.
“All customers of the band are full-time musicians and have to scramble to change critical products right away and with any luck , re-purchased goods above a handful of weeks to maintain our livelihood,” states Craven.
If you’d like to assistance, the band has established up a gofundme.
Police Information/Trailer Data:
- Uhaul 5×8 enclosed trailer with Wisconsin Plates-1986ZA
- Police report scenario quantity: 21-123414.
- Case detective: T 75.