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BANDIT LITES NOMINATED FOR LIGHTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites, renowned concert lighting company and nearly 50 year veteran of the touring industry, is rounding out an incredibly successful 2017 with a nomination for Lighting Company of the Year from PLSN and FOH Magazines’ 18th Annual Parnelli Awards. Bandit Lites has been nominated every year since the inception of the event and has won six times.

The Parnelli Awards recognizes the concert industry’s top visionaries, technology and innovators, both at a company and individual level. This year’s event will take place Friday, January 26 in Anaheim California at the Hilton on the Anaheim

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BANDIT BRINGS THE LIGHTING TO IEBA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – The International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) held its annual conference Oct. 15-17 at the Omni Nashville and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Bandit Lites worked with the team at Chris Lisle Lighting Design to provide lighting for the weekend, where keynote speakers were musician and actor Ice-T and the head of William Morris Endeavor’s music division, Marc Geiger.

As the leading nonprofit trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals who buy, book, and sell talent, IEBA’s conference featured educational panels highlighting safety plans and best practices along with new

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ALISON KRAUSS TOUR WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE –  Alison Krauss recently concluded a 21-city fall tour with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites. The multi-instrumentalist bluegrass singer-songwriter, who currently holds a record number of 27 Grammys awards, released her Windy City LP, which quickly climbed the country and bluegrass charts.

Lighting designer William Anglin held a singular focus in his design: make the artist shine. “Her talent and the talent of the band do not require a cue intensive show,” he said. “We treat her show in more of a theatrical style. It's always such a pleasure to work with a performer of her level.”

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LOST LAKE FESTIVAL LAUNCHES WITH BANDIT LITES

PHOENIX, ARIZONA –  More than 45,000 people turned out to the inaugural Lost Lake Festival at the Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, AZ for a three-day extravaganza of music, art, food and games. Superfly, the masterminds behind the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Outsidelands, Forecastle and others, entrusted longtime collaborator Bandit Lites to provide the lighting for the two mainstages, where performances included The Killers, Chance the Rapper, The Pixies, Huey Lewis & The News, The Roots, Dreamcar, Run the Jewels, Odesza and Major Lazer.

In addition to more than 40 musical acts taking the stage, the Lost Lake Festival a

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