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BANDIT LITES FEASTS WITH THE MUSIC CITY FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – The masses once again turned out for the Music City’s Food + Wine Festival for a weekend of tasting gourmet food, sampling fine wine and enjoying good company. Bandit Lites worked with C3 Presents and Jeff Wendt to supply more than 240 fixtures and over one thousand yards of festoons for the outdoor revelry and gem of the Nashville food scene.

Created by Grammy award-winning artists Kings of Leon, C3 Presents, chef Jonathan Waxman and Vector Management’s Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, the Music City Food + Wine Festival took place over September 20 – 22 and featured more than 40 chef demos, a harvest night cocktail hour and Sunday morning gospel brunch. The Friday night festivities boasted a Friday Night Throwdown! where athletes and chefs teamed up for a happy hour party emceed by Kathie Lee Gifford.

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HALESTORM TAKES TO THE STAGE WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – American rock back Halestorm is out on the road with a lighting system supplied by Bandit Lites, blasting audiences with both lead singer Lzzy Hale’s powerful vocals and a deluge of light that matches the ferocity and energy that the Grammy-award winning band is known for around the world. The tour recently wrapped a co-headling tour with Alice Cooper and is now out with Godsmack on a fall run.

“As the co-headliner, we had access to the whole air package, however Alice Cooper had a large set piece that needed to be covered,” said lighting designer Craig Richter. “We had to trim the blackout truss low enough so that I could shoot over it with the US lighting truss, but high enough to not give away the Cooper set.”

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BANDIT LITES ADD MORE MARTIN PROFESSIONAL GEAR TO INVENTORY

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites continues its summer of growth with another investment of new gear, this time adding a sizeable amount of Martin Professional units to its touring inventory including the MAC Viper AirFX and Martin MAC Auras.

The MAC Viper AirFX is currently being utilized on Nick Whitehouse’s design for Carrie Underwood’s CryPrettyTour360 where its versatility and power continues to impress the sold-out masses around the country.

“The Mac Viper AirFX continues to be a heavily requested and spec’d fixture,” said Jake Tickle, Bandit Lites Director of Technical Services. “It is hard to find a fixture

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TYLER PROVIDES CONTINUED SUPPORT TO BANDIT WITH CONSTANT INVENTORY EXPANSION

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites, the world’s foremost lighting company, recently made a sizeable investment in more truss from Tyler Truss to enhance their existing stock and provide their clients with the industry’s best options. Tyler has produced a large number of custom pieces for Bandit, including pods, curved trusses, custom circles and even a special Tyler “Claw.”

“Bandit has been using Tyler GT truss for well over ten years now and for large stadium, arena and amphitheater productions, this pre-hung lighting truss ticks all the boxes for speed, truck/warehouse space and convenience,” said Bandit Lites Production Director Dizzy Gosnell. “It speeds up prep in the shop as we can

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