Yale graduate, Ellis Ludwig-Leone, is a Brooklyn composer and songwriter. Performing under the title, San Fermin, Ludwig-Leone released his debut, self-titled album this September 17th. The album is post-rock, contemporary classic composition and features the vocal talent of many of Ellis' friends and musical colleagues.
This fall marked the start of San Fermin's first tour, which commenced in Pennsylvania on October 3rd. This week San Fermin made its way out to the West Coast and has been working its way north from San Diego. Last night, San Fermin played for a full crowd in Portland's Bunk Bar.
After the show, San Fermin packed up and returned to the Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport. Sometime late into the night, it was discovered that the Uhaul, which contained the all the tour equipment was stolen. San Fermin is asking that anyone is the PDX area keep a lookout for the Uhaul with the Florida licence plate: GDX050.
For now, the band has managed to borrow enough gear that they will be continuing their tour. Tonight they play in Seattle. Follow and reach out them on twitter @SanFerminBand.
The stolen list of tour equipment is as follows:
CC Drum set w/hardware in flight cases
Cymbals with flight case
Guitar Amp - Fender Deluxe Reissue in flight case
Gibson Les Paul electric guitar- Goldtop reissue
Fender Telecaster electric guitar- Tobacco Sunburst
Pedaltrain Jr. guitar pedal board w/ assorted guitar pedals
Martin Acoustic Guitar in rectangular flight case
Bari Sax - King Tempo model in shaped wooden case
M-Audio 88-key midi keyboard controller in soft roller case
Standard black suitcase with merchandise
Small roller suitcase with women's clothes and shoes - Olive color
Black garment bag
(2) guitar stands
Shure beta98 - Sax mic
M-Audio drum pad
Scarlet recording interface