Musician Mugged, Shot At SXSW

posted by Wendy Rollins -

Let me be the first to say I have been to SXSW several times. Sure it's chaotic and a total mad house but everyone I came into contact with at venues, on the streets, even the airports were incredibly kind. This is upsetting to say the least...

The Austin Chronicle reports guitarist Michael Sanders of the band Löwin was walking to his house after seeing A Giant Dog perform at Hotel Vegas on Friday night (March 10). Three armed men accosted him, taking his wallet and cell phone, then shooting him in the shoulder.

Sanders suffered a fractured humerus. He told the Chronicle he believes the muggers were targeting show attendees on their way back to a neighborhood popular for short-term festival rentals.

Not ok. Be safe out there-

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Wendy Rollins

Wendy Rollins

Wendy Rollins is an unapologetic music nerd who has been making mix tapes since she was 7. She enjoys the company of stray dogs and stray humans. Music is by far one of the greatest things that has ever happened to her but her favorite sound is... Read more

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