Past Press


BANDIT LITES HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites team members from across the country gathered in Nashville for the Annual General Meeting to celebrate the past year’s achievements, award those with significant anniversaries and those who demonstrated excellence in service in addition to strategize for the upcoming year’s successes.

In a special ceremony, Bandit Chair Michael T. Strickland lauded Leonard Cox, the company’s first employee to retire. Cox served in the military prior to joining Bandit Lites 25 years ago and has proved invaluable to the company serving most recently as the Director of Logistics and Safety.

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WILLIE NELSON TRIBUTE SHINES WITH BANDIT LITES AND MARK CARVER

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – There are legendary performances and there are legendary performers, and every so often, those two things cross for a night of epic music. Bandit Lites had the honor of providing the lighting package for Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw.

Produced by Blackbird Presents and hosted by Ed Helms, the one night only event at Bridgestone Arena featured an all-star lineup of artists honoring the iconic Willie Nelson, including George Strait, Dave Matthews, Lee Ann Womack, Steve Earle, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff, Lyle Lovett, Ray Benson, John Mellencamp, Jamey Johnson, The Avett Brothers, Jimmy Buffett, Kris Kristofferson,

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BLACKBERRY FARM CELEBRATES 2019 WITH BANDIT LITES

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites helped usher in 2019 at the world-famous Blackberry Farm luxury resort by providing a custom lighting package for their glamorous New Year’s Eve soiree. Festivities at Bramble Hall included a live band and curated menus from their award-winning chefs.

As the longtime lighting partner for Blackberry Farm shows, Bandit is accustomed to keeping things more understated and highlighting the elegant and rustic atmosphere of the facilities, but their New Year’s Eve celebration gave the lighting team an opportunity to shake things up and infuse a bolder lighting package, including a 36-inch mirror ball over the dance floor.

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BANDIT LITES LARGEST NASHVILLE NEW YEARS EVE BASH EVER

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – “Music City Midnight” returned to the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park with a massive lighting package once again provided by Bandit Lites. Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp reported the largest turn out in the event’s ten-year history, with approximately 175,000 to 200,000 in attendance to ring in 2019 with live music from Keith Urban, Peter Frampton, Brett Young, and Judah and the Lion and a dazzling music note ball drop.

“Bandit Lites has been involved with the Nashville New Year’s Eve project for well over a dozen years,” said Bandit Lites Vice President Mike Golden. “Each year I stand amazed with Erik Parker, Chris Lisle and Mark Anderson for their

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