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KENTUCKY BASKETBALL CELEBRATES BIG BLUE MADNESS WITH BANDIT LITES

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – The University of Kentucky’s basketball program is one that certainly lives up to the hype year after year, and its annual Big Blue Madness is no different. Bandit Lites once again provided the lighting package for the televised celebration where the 2018-2019 season kicked off with dance routines from both the women’s coach, Matthew Mitchell, and the Kentucky cheerleaders along with epically staged introductions as the players were introduced to the sold-out crowd before a scrimmage.

Bandit Lites supplied more than one hundred fixtures including GLP X4S, Robe BMFLs, GLP X4 Bar 20, Chauvet Rogue RH1 Hybrids, Claypaky B-EYE K20, Suntrips, Robe PATT 2017 and Mega-lite CircaScoops.

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DOVE AWARDS SHINE WITH MARK CARVER AND BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – For nearly 50 years, the GMA Dove Awards honor those who have achieved excellence in Christian music, including modern Rock, Pop/Contemporary, Southern Gospel, Urban, Worship and Rap/Hip Hop. Held at the Allen Arena at Lipscomb University October 16th, the night featured a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites and performances from Lauren Daigle, Tauren Wells, Rebecca St. James, Rascal Flatts and Tori Kelly.

Due to the venue, the event is scheduled around the existing Lipscomb University athletic schedule, which requires the production team to rely heavily on pre-planning logistics from how trusses are suspended to how the crew will physically handle set changes between the artists’ performances.

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BANDIT LITES SALES TEAM SUPPLIES NEW LIGHTS TO RYMAN AUDITORIUM

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE –Ryman Auditorium, one of the most iconic venues in the country, recently updated its house lighting system with luminaires supplied by frequent partner, Bandit Lites. With incoming tours featuring increasingly brighter fixtures, the 125-year old historic venue replaced their previous system with Ayrton GHIBLI™ LED spots and Chauvet Professional Rogue R3 Washes.

“After consulting with lighting directors on the tours, it was clear that we needed a stronger light with better output for the FOH spot fixtures,” said Ryman Lighting Director Brandon Webb. “We knew there were arc lamp fixtures that could do

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BANDIT LITES PURCHASES MEGA-LITE CIRCA SCOOPS

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites inventory continues to expand with a recent large purchase of Mega-lite Circa Scoop LED fixtures, giving clients more variety and range in designing tours, festivals and events.

The lightweight static light features an Inner Ring and Outer Ring with 144 and 192 RGB LEDs, respectively. These can produce an array of color combinations along with a bright, cool white that give a good amount of throw and allow lighting designers to achieve a nice, subtle wash. The rings also can generate a pulsing strobe and macro effects.

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