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BONNAROO PARTIES WITH BANDIT LITES AGAIN

MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE – The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival returned to the 700 acre field known affectionately as “The Farm” with more than 65,000 in attendance in search of good vibes and great music. Bandit Lites was proud to be asked by Lambda Productions to provide a lighting package for multiple stages, the iconic Tower at Bonnaroo, along with several floor packages for artists in attendance.

This year’s line-up of more than 100 acts included U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, Flume, Lorde, The XX, Travis Scott, Cage the Elephant, Marshmello and The Head and the Heart.

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BANDIT LIGHTS UP TWO-TIME ACM ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR JASON ALDEAN'S 'THEY DON'T KNOW TOUR'

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – As capacity venues continue to be a common theme for RIAA’s top digital Country male artist of all time Jason Aldean during his THEY DON'T KNOW TOUR, Bandit Lites will provide the lighting package throughout the run, including five automated, hexagonal pods that move to various positions. Production designer Chris Lisle began working on the production in late 2016, where he sat down with the Aldean's management to coordinate the looks of the show.

“This whole design is based off of hexagons and the geometry that comes with that shape,” said Lisle. “It plays into everything from the design of the truss, to the video screens, and the risers and staging. It was a fun design to work on, and

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DESTINATION IMAGINATION GLOBAL FINALS RETURNS WITH BANDIT LITES

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Destination Imagination, the non-profit organization that works to inspire and equip the world’s next generation of innovators, held their annual Global Finals event, where more than 17,000 attendees including 8,000 students from 21 countries gathered to compete. Bandit Lites was proud to once again facilitate a lighting package for the enormous competition that centers on promoting logic skills and inspiring creativity, while encouraging enthusiasm in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

This year’s Global Finals featured guests included CW television actor Victor Rodriguez III, singer-songwriters Levi Kreis and Drew Gasparini along with NASA astronaut, Dorothy “Dottie” Metcalf-Lindenburger.

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BANDIT LIGHTS UP BEACH FRONT HANGOUT FESTIVAL

GULF SHORES, ALABAMA – Bandit Lites returned to the ocean for another spectacular weekend at the Hangout Music Festival, where the beach provided a picturesque backdrop for the thousands that made the trek to the sandy shores. This year’s lineup boasted a wide range of artists, such as Mumford & Sons, Chance the Rapper, Phoenix, Major Lazer, Weezer, MGMT, Sigur Ros, Band of Horses, Franz Ferdinand and Charli XCX.

While the musical acts coupled with a weekend at the beach were reason enough to attend Hangout, festival goers could also experience a host of activities ranging from beach volley ball, an ocean side Ferris wheel, beach club, arcade,

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