Portugal. The Man's Van, Gear, Trailer Stolen After Lolla Show
By Jon Graef in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 8, 2011 8:20PM
As with life, music festivals are filled with shining beacons of humanity and utter dickweeds, the latter of whom probably had a hand in stealing Portugal. The Man's van, gear, and trailer after their Lollapalooza set Sunday.
The band, a psychedelic quartet originally from Wasilla, Alaska, sent out a panicked tweet with the news on Monday afternoon. Media alerts about the theft were sent out shortly thereafter. The vehicle's information is as follows: Red Ford 15 passenger 350 van with black trailer attached, Alaska license plates FJH244.
Here's a pic, so you know what to look for:
According to a spreadsheet sent out by the band at around 2:30 PM CST, the group lost an innumerable amount of effects pedals, as well as guitar, bass, and drum equipment. Alert the authorities if you know anything.