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BANDIT LITES SPONSORS RELAYLIVE FUNDRAISER

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – The American Cancer Society recently wrapped its second annual RelayLIVE event April 1, a music festival which advocates “fighting cancer at every stage.” Bandit Lites donated the lighting package at no cost for the outdoor fundraiser, which featured a performances by Arts Fishing Club, Mandy McMillan, Zack Dyer, Tony Winkler, Melissa Mickelson, Ali Morgan, Tyler Jordan and David Adam Byrnes.

Leading up to the event, participants and businesses formed teams which raised both money and awareness towards eliminating cancer. This year’s effort has raised 39,000 dollars and counting towards programs for patients in Nashville including transportation to and from treatment, counseling, and the operation of

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KANSAS ANNIVERSARY TOUR CARRIES ON IN TO 2017 WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – When American rock band Kansas originally announced plans for a 40th anniversary tour of their five times platinum album Leftoverture, the band initially thought it would be a brief ten or twelve show run. One year later, the legendary rock group has had to add another leg to the tour to meet fans’ demands, with dates now stretching into winter of 2017 and featuring a lighting package from Bandit Lites.

The two and a half hour show is broken into multiple parts and not only includes Kansas performing the entirety of their groundbreaking album, Leftoverture, but also showcases songs from The Prelude Implicit, Kansas' first new studio album in sixteen years.

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AARON WATSON TOURS WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Country music’s newest rising star Aaron Watson isn’t one to give up when things get tough, so when he was told he wasn’t commercial enough to make it as a singer, the Texas native returned to his home state and proved all the doubters wrong. Now, with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites, Aaron Watson is performing to sold-out crowds and promoting his album, Vaquero, the follow up to his historical and aptly named album, The Underdog, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, the first-ever independent solo male country artist to do so.

Utilizing four different types of fixtures on tower and riser faces, lighting designer Anthony McCoy mindfully chose each one, giving special consideration to truck

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BANDIT LIGHTS UP YOUTH EVANGELISM CONFERENCE OF TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – The Nashville Municipal Auditorium was aglow March 10 and 11th with more than 8000 high school and middle school students offering worship and fellowshipping at the Youth Evangelism Conference. Bandit Lites provided the lighting package for the event for Orchestrate Experience with Lighting Designer Trey Meares and Orchestrate Production Director Alex Fleming. Featured guests included Dave Edwards, The Skit Guys, Luke MacDonald and the YEC Worship Band.

Due to the audience size and the nature of the conference, Meares created an ‘in the round’ setup to an end stage in the arena, giving attendees the maximum

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