Easily avoidable if you do a few simple things:it's not just the chance of it getting damaged. it's the chance of getting it stolen. I can't count the number of musician friends of mine who had valuable instruments stolen...
- keep it in your sight at all times + have a band member watch it when you use the washroom
- take the guitar(s) with you when you’re done and exiting the venue to get your vehicle
- organize gear loading in/out so that a band member is always with the vehicle(s) and by the stage