No matching items found
The band appealed to the authorities to help get its instruments back.
Mexican rock band Cafe Tacvba, a Grammy-winning group once dubbed the "Mexican Beatles" by Rolling Stone, said its instruments and equipment had been stolen in a highway robbery Thursday.
The truck carrying the band's equipment to an upcoming concert in the Mexican resort of Cancun was attacked in an early-morning hijacking, the band said in a statement on its Twitter account.
"Two of our crew members were brutally beaten and briefly kidnapped," it said.
"Our instruments and equipment, indispensable for any Cafe Tacvba show, were ROBBED."
The truck carrying the band's equipment to an upcoming concert in the Mexican resort of Cancun was attacked,
Mexican federal police later found the truck, emptied of its contents, abandoned along the road.
The highway where the incident ocurred is notorious for hijackings. It connects the central city of Puebla with Cancun, on the Caribbean coast, via the violent eastern state of Veracruz.
The band appealed to the authorities to help get its instruments back. But it said it would go ahead with its scheduled concert Saturday in Cancun regardless.
Known for fusing rock with traditional Mexican folk music, Cafe Tacvba has won nine Latin Grammys and a Grammy since it was founded in 1989.
Mexico has been plagued by a wave of violent crime in recent years, fueled by powerful drug cartels and entrenched political corruption.
Beyonce was named entertainer of the year at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color.
Pop icon Janet Jackson and rapper 50 Cent are among musicians set to perform in Saudi Arabia, organisers said Wednesday, after rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out.
A limited edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled Thursday by toymaker Mattel to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic singer's hit single "Space Oddity."
Indian rap star Badshah has admitted that a Google tool helped him break a world record with his new number, "Paagal", dethroning the popular South Korean band BTS' "Boy With Luv" and Taylor Swifts "Me!", by crossing 75 million-plus views in 24 hours.
The Sarajevo film festival was founded by a group of enthusiasts in 1995 as an act of defiance against a 43-month siege of the capital by Bosnian Serb forces. It has grown to become the largest film competition and industry platform in a region stretching from Vienna to Istanbul.
Held at the end of August each year, the carnival attracts more than a million visitors and is seen a symbol of interracial tolerance which dates back to the 1960s and celebrates the Afro-Caribbean community.
Actress Deepika Padukone is being trolled by fans of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. They seem to be upset with the actress because she had been vocal about depression and mental health on social media soon after Sushant died on June 14.
Kanye West has shared a preview of items from an unreleased merchandise line to accompany his 2020 presidential campaign.