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BRIAN WILSON ROCKS ON WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Legendary singer-songwriter Brian Wilson recently wrapped another tour with a lighting system from Bandit Lites. The tour showcased the Beach Boys classic album Pet Sounds as well as featuring the 1960 album Friends. The Zombies opened the show by performing their 1968 masterpiece, Odessey and Oracle in its entirety.

“Bandit has had a very long and positive relationship with Brian Wilson and it is a true honor to work for him and the entourage that handle his production,” said Bandit Lites Vice President Mike Golden.

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TENTH AVENUE NORTH TAKES TO THE ROAD WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – American Contemporary Christian band Tenth Avenue North is on the road with a lighting system provided by Bandit Lites. The multiple Dove Award-winning band kicked off their headlining fall tour, named for their sixth full length album No Shame, in early October and features special guest Austin French and acoustic performances from Mike Donehey.

The band’s earlier lighting designs featured video walls, meaning Lighting Designer Mike Marcario needed to fill both space and moments previously occupied by video with lighting. The centerpiece of the design is a wall comprised of Martin VDO Sceptrons and Chauvet Colorado Solo Battens, both fixtures that impressed Marcario for different reasons.

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DEEP PURPLE TAKES A 'LONG GOODBYE' WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Deep Purple, the English rock band credited with pioneering modern hard rock and heavy metal, is out on The Long Goodbye Tour with a lighting system supplied by Bandit Lites. The five-member group is promoting its 2017 album InFinite in addition to performing classics from their 51-year catalog of hits such as “Smoke on the Water,” “Highway Star” and “Speed King.”

“I first met Lothar Strunk and Louis Ball when they co-headlined with Alice Cooper in 2017,” said Bandit Lites Vice President Mike Golden. “Both Louis and Lothar visited our programming facility to kick off that tour. Lothar contacted me in early

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KANSAS AND BANDIT LITES FINALIZE END OF POINT OF KNOW RETURN ANNIVERSARY TOUR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – World-renowned rock band KANSAS has announced the fourth and final leg of The Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour, with a lighting system supplied by trusted vendor, Bandit Lites. With the third leg of the tour currently traversing the country, the iconic group is performing the eponymous sextuple-platinum album in its entirety to near capacity and enthusiastic audiences through Spring of 2020.

“It’s exciting how popular the Point of Know Return Anniversary shows have been,” comments KANSAS lead vocalist Ronnie Platt. “When we wrap up this fourth and final leg, we will have played nearly 100 of these shows over nearly two years. We have worked hard to give audiences a memorable musical experience with this

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