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bandit lites Celebrates lighting company of the year nomination

November 05, 2018 | Category: Print

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is rounding out its 50th year with a nomination for Lighting Company of the Year from PLSN and FOH Magazines’ 19th Annual Parnelli Awards.
The Parnelli Awards recognizes the concert industry’s top visionaries, technology and innovators, both at a company and individual level and seeks to shine a light on those who spend their careers behind the scenes, rather than on stage.

Bandit Lites has been nominated every year of the event and has won six times. This year’s event will take place January 25 at the Anaheim Hotel during the NAMM Convention. Chris Adamson, Yvan Miron and Brock Adamson will be honored with the Parnelli Lifetime Achievement Awards, Visionary Award and Audio Innovator Award, respectively.

In addition to Bandit’s nomination, Bandit is proud to share Keith Hoagland has also been singled out with a nomination for Lighting Director of the Year for his work on Jason Aldean’s High Noon Neon Tour.

“Being honored by our peers is the highest compliment we can receive,” said Bandit Lites Chair and Founder, Michael T. Strickland. “The team at Bandit dedicate themselves every day to deliver the highest quality of art and service every day, and this is an endeavor we work on making better every day. Thank you to the voters and Terry Lowe and staff for the honor of this nomination.”

Voting is open to FOH and PLSN subscribers, both magazine and digital, with voting closing on December 14th at 12:00 pm. To cast your vote, visit

Bandit Lites is a global leader in the entertainment lighting marketplace.  From touring productions to fixed installations, Bandit Lites has a full staff of highly trained professionals to deal with all types of lighting needs. Bandit’s global presence will insure seamless transitions no matter where your next show takes you.  More information available at



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