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BANDIT LIGHTS INAUGURAL INNOVATION IN MUSIC AWARDS

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Nashville held its first Innovation in Music Awards, a celebration of those who forged a path in shaping and developing the constantly changing music industry. The maiden awards ceremony took place June 6 at The Westin and honored John Esposito of Warner Music Nashville with Innovator of the Year along with special awards to Mike McVay, David Macias, Shane McAnally, Brian O’Connell, Leslie Fram, Bobby Bones, Gogi Gupta, J.R. Schumann, Tim Roberts, Bev Rainey and Kory James.

With the event celebrating those who propel the music industry forward, some musical performances were to be expected. Hunter Hayes, Bailey Bryan, Drew

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SLIGHTLY STOOPID TOURS WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Slightly Stoopid may have two decades of touring under their belts, but the genre-busting band still keeps shows fresh and energetic for audiences around the country, pulling from their 12 albums including their recent release Meanwhile… Back at the Lab. Bandit Lites is proud to be providing a lighting package for their current tour.

Lighting designer Scott O’Connor created a stellar design for the funk, reggae and punk rock band by capitalizing on equipment that would fill the stage with dynamic, audacious looks, while still allowing for versatility across the various venues and emphasizing a ‘less is more’ mindset.

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BANDIT ILLUMINATES FIREFLY FESTIVAL WEEKEND

DOVER, DELAWARE –The Firefly Music Festival returned to the lush, green forests of Delaware with a festival lighting package provided by Bandit Lites. The weekend of music kicked off Wednesday, June 14 and concluded Sunday evening. Headliners for the festival included The Weeknd, Muse, Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper, O.A.R, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Bob Dylan, Flume, Weezer and The Shins.

In their escape to the forest, the 65,000 Firefly attendees were treated to a unique combination of relaxing in hammocks among the trees, a silent disco tent, rooftop lounges, sipping on exclusive Dog Fish Head Brewery ales, and shopping at the

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BANDIT HELPS DRAW CROWDS TO BUDWEISER DOME AT CMA FEST

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Tens of thousands of people poured into downtown Nashville for CMA Fest weekend, where Predator’s pride, music lovers and tourists took in the city for the biggest multi-day celebration of all things country music. Bandit Lites provided the lighting for Universal Music Group’s Budweiser Dome, a structure that boasted a 35 foot ceiling with a 360-degree projection dome featuring live concerts and the debut of live 360◦ concert films, including immersive performances from Kip Moore, Jimmy Buffett, Eric Church and Gary Allen.

The lighting of the dome was designed by Bandit Vice President Mike Golden, and brought to life by Lighting Director and Programmer Andy Knighton.

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