I Was A Cub Scout in SXSW van theft drama

Band forced to cancel show after they fall foul of thieves

British rockers I Was A Cub Scout were forced to pull out of their scheduled gig this afternoon (March 15) at the Wave venue, a gig which would have been part of NME’s showcase event at SXSW in Austin, Texas, after some of their equipment was stolen.

The band fell foul of thieves last night (March 14), who broke into their van and stole equipment vital to their performance.

The band members posted up a poster in the Wave venue saying: “Sadly, when we got to our hotel car park this morning we noticed out van was missing a lot of equipment and that the van had been broked into.

“With this, we regret to inform you that we will not be playing today. We are really sorry, but hope to be back soon.”

The band consoled themselves by drinking at the Wave bar.

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