Past Press


BANDIT LITES BACKS PAT SUMMITT 'SALUTE FOR THE CURE' FUNDRAISER

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Local businesses and community leaders gathered for the Pat Summitt Foundation’s annual “Salute for the Cure,” named for the iconic basketball coach and fearless leader. Bandit Lites donated the lighting package for the event which raises money for Alzheimer’s research and support for the Pat Summitt Clinic at UT Medical Center. This year’s dinner also featured a knock-out performance from NBC’s “The Voice” winner and East Tennessee native Chris Blue.

Lighting director Alex Becker utilized GLP X4 Atoms to illuminate the stage, with eighteen of them arranged for a general stage wash on pipes clamped to

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STEVEN WILSON TAKES BANDIT LITES ON THE ROAD

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Steven Wilson is out on tour with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites, bringing his ever-evolving sound to audiences around North America. The English musician and singer-songwriter released his fifth studio album To the Bone in the fall of last year, and while Lighting Director Tellson James is apt to note that Steven’s sound dictates the lighting, he also works to make sure the mood of the lighting matches the songs. 

Bandit Lites is supplying Martin MAC Viper Profiles, GLP JDC1 Strobes, Clay Paky B-EYE K20, a Road Hog for control along with Chauvet VIP X6iP Video Panels.

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BANDIT LIGHTS EAST TENNESSEE BUSINESS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – The East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame held its annual awards dinner to honor outstanding business leaders and entrepreneurs whose work has contributed to the improvement of the East Tennessee area. In addition to celebrating the honorees, the event also raised money to support Junior Achievement’s financial literacy programs for students in the region. Bandit Lites donated the lighting packages for the elegant affair whose honorees included Mary Ellen Brewington, John and Sondra Faris and Justice Wade.

Bandit Lites supplied more than a hundred fixtures for the event, transforming the Knoxville Marriott Hotel into a stunning space with deep, opulent mood lighting.

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KANSAS CLOSES OUT LEFTOVERTURE ANNIVERSARY TOUR AND PREPARES POINT OF KNOW RETURN ANNIVERSARY TOUR WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Over the last two years, American rock band Kansas has toured the country performing their five-time platinum album Leftoverture in its entirety in honor of its 40th anniversary. Following more than 80 tour dates and on the heels of its impending closure this summer, the band has now thrilled fans with the announcement of The Point of Know Return anniversary run.  

“We have been blown away by the positive fan response,” commented Kansas guitarist, and original member, Richard Williams in a press release announcing the tour. Our hope is that fans will enjoy this Point of Know Return Tour just as much, and hopefully even more! “

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