The Word Alive

The Word Alive Tracked Down Their Items That Were Stolen On Tour, Got Friendly With Alleged Perpetrators


The Word Alive frontman Tyler “Telle” Smith has shared a brazen touring tale that just occurred amid their ongoing trek opening for Starset. After some of the band’s items were stolen this week, they were able to track them down thanks to some hidden AirTags being stashed by one of their stage crew.

Apparently rather than involving the law, the band and crew decided to roll up en masse on the location of their missing items, which led to them eventually striking up a friendly conversation with the men found to be in possession of their stuff. Of course, any future bands may want to take some legal precautions before repeating that move if they ever find themselves in that situation.

Smith spoke of how the situation played out via Twitter:

The group performed in Grand Rapids, MI last night and will resume their tour with Starset and more tomorrow, November 30th:

11/30 Bloomington, IL – The Castle Theater
12/01 McKees Rock, PA – Roxian
12/03 Buffalo, NY – Rapids Theater
12/04 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
12/05 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
12/07 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
12/08 Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl
12/10 St Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
12/11 Madison, WI – The Sylvee
12/12 Minneapolis, MN – The Fillmore Minneapolis
12/14 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
12/15 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
12/17 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre

AirTags have been garnering a reputation as a touring necessity as of late, most recently netting more attention after Citizen were recently able to recover their stolen gear within the same day thanks to the tracking devices.

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