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The music goes on: Spokane musician to perform despite car, guitars stolen

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Bobby Patterson Bobby Patterson
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Bobby Patterson has been performing music since the 1970s. He loves putting on a good show and focusing on what he’s playing. Now, he’s focused on trying to find who stole his car, guitars and gear from in front of his house Sunday morning.

“I looked out the front window and my car is out there. Went to the bathroom like you do at 5 a.m. and looked out the same window a minute or two later and the car wasn't there,” said Patterson.

The Spokane music community is trying to help through social media and going to local pawn shops to see if the gear shows up.

“I’m on Craigslist and Letgo and every other site I can find,” said Patterson.

“It just happened so quickly. Literally I did see the car one minute, and the next it was gone.”

Even though Patterson’s gear and car were stolen, he says he’s also lost his peace of mind.

“It’s sad to know there’s people out there ready to take your stuff at any given time.”

Still, Patterson says the show will go on: he’s planning to perform at 2016 Pig Out in the Park.

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