Past Press


BANDIT LITES ILLUMINATES BLACK MUSIC HONORS

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites was honored to provide the lighting for the third annual Black Music Honors, an evening paying tribute to remarkable trailblazers, performers and icons. Hosted by Rickey Smiley and LeToya Luckett and held at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center August 16th, the show’s honorees included Bobby Brown, Dallas Austin, Faith Evans, Whodini and Bebe and Cece Winans.

“On this show, the award winners/honorees are the true stars of the show,” said Lighting Designer Mark Carver. “The idea is to showcase their body of work

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GAVIN DEGRAW AND PHILLIP PHILLIPS TAKE BANDIT LITES ON THE ROAD

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Renowned singer-songwriters Gavin DeGraw and Phillip Phillips are out on a co-headlining tour comprised of more than thirty dates across the country with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites.

The tour is carrying a floor package co-designed by Lighting Director Jarrett Goldman and Production Manager/FOH Audio Engineer Mitch VanHoose. Bandit Lites supplied two Whole Hog 4 Consoles for control with a Hog 4 Playback Wing along with Martin ArtNet to DMX Nodes, Robe Robin Cyc FX 8, Claypaky SharBars, Claypaky Mythos 2 and Robe Points.

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BANDIT LITES SALES TEAM GROWS

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites award-winning sales and installation team has added another member to their staff with the addition of Jerry Archer as an Installation and Service Specialist. Archer will work with the Bandit team in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Archer received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina. While there, he attended the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas where he took hands-on, advanced lighting classes in lighting technology. Following graduation, Archer accepted an Entertainment Technician

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BANDIT AND C3 PRESENTS SET LOLLAPALOOZA SITE A-GLOW

GRANT PARK, ILLINOIS – Festival season continued this summer with more than 430,000 people attending the Lollapalooza Music and Arts Festival over four days. Bandit Lites worked with C3 Presents and provided three trucks with nearly 600 fixtures and 1500 feet of truss to light spaces across Grant Park.

Areas included Kidsapalooza, the Merch Palace, cocktail lounges, a beer garden, VIP areas off the stage and the stunning Buckingham fountain. Bandit also supplied lighting for all areas with foot traffic, navigating the way from stage to stage.

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