December 2, 2023

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It’s one theft that actually blows.

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Live performance promoter Reside Nation says it has recognized the sticky-fingered Dennis Lloyd fan who stole the musician’s trumpet Sunday evening at Vancouver’s Venue Nightclub.

Lloyd, an Israeli pop singer and multi-instrumentalist, posted surveillance footage of the trumpet theft on his Instagram account. Within the video, a younger man within the entrance row could be seen snagging the instrument off the stage after which leaving the realm.

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“He was having a lot enjoyable, singing each lyric to each single track. It breaks my coronary heart to know that one among my very own followers did this to me!!!! That’s why I solely belief canine,” Lloyd mentioned in an Instagram submit.

Lloyd, who was kicking off his By no means Go Again Tour with a sold-out present at Venue, referred to as it a tragic ending to an exquisite evening.

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In an announcement launched Monday, Reside Nation says it has recognized two people accountable for the trumpet theft and they’re being requested to return the instrument — within the situation it was taken in — earlier than police get entangled.

“Each people loved the present straight in entrance of the stage and each the venue and the tour videographer have footage of the incident,” Reside Nation mentioned. “These people can return the stolen trumpet any time (Monday) to the Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville St.) earlier than steps will probably be taken with legislation enforcement.”

Lloyd is scheduled to play a live performance in Seattle on Wednesday, earlier than heading to California for a present in San Francisco on April 11 and an look on the Coachella music competition April 14.

* Correction: An earlier model of this story mentioned the theft occurred on the Commodore Ballroom.

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