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FORECASTLE FESTIVAL PARTIES WITH BANDIT LITES

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – The Forecastle Music Festival returned to Louisville’s Waterfront Park for three days of music spread across 85 acres. Bandit Lites supplied the lighting for the festival’s four stages, where more than 60,000 attendees enjoyed musical performances from Run the Jewels, Cage the Elephant, Odesza, Sturgill Simpson, PJ Harvey, Spoon, Weezer, LCD Soundsystem and nearly 50 other acts.

“Forecastle is a tight, well run festival that has become a standard in Louisville now,” said Bandit Lites Production Director Dizzy Gosnell, who orchestrated the

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BANDIT LITES HIRES JUSTIN WILK AS EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – With summer in full swing and the logistics of synchronizing multiple tours, festivals and one-off’s, Bandit Lites is pleased to share the hiring of Justin Wilk as Equipment Coordinator, heading up the planning, direction and coordination of Bandit’s extensive inventory.

“I am responsible for finding solutions for complicated and complex production issues,” Wilk said. “By supporting the inventory control manager, I’ll ensure that all parties have the information they need about the location of equipment.”

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JEFF RAVITZ AND BANDIT LIGHT ELECTRIC FOREST SHERWOOD COURT

ROTHBURY, MICHIGAN – Due to high demand (with tickets selling out before the lineup was even announced), the Electric Forest Music Festival doubled its days and held its iconic woodland adventure over two consecutive weekends, with thousands making their way back into the effervescent woods that feel straight out of a fairytale dream. Lighting Designer Jeff Ravitz returned to design the lighting for the Sherwood Court Stage with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites.

In designing the stage where artists such as Lido, The Floozies, Tycho and Black Tiger Sex Machine would perform, Ravitz focused on updating the overall look while still maintaining the aspects of the design that made last year’s set up

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BANDIT LITES UTILIZES SGM G-SPOTS TO SHINE LIGHT ON BONNAROO TOWER

MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE – Whether it was someone’s first or tenth trip to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, one of the mainstays of the epic four day weekend was the huge mirror ball tower acting as the hub of the festival. Working with Lighting Designer Andi Watson and Production Manager William Irons, Bandit Lites once again provided the lighting for the tower with this year’s gear featuring the award-winning SGM G-Spot fixtures.

The iconic focal point of Bonnaroo, the large rotating mirror ball on top of the tower, is actually a permanent structure that serves as a North Star of sorts to the festival attendees, allowing them to navigate more easily through the 700 acre

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