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GARTH BROOKS LAUNCHES STADIUM TOUR AT NOTRE DAME WITH BANDIT LITES

NOTRE DAME, INDIANA – Garth Brooks has always loved to push boundaries, break records and most importantly, entertain people. All those elements were on full display at Notre Dame Stadium where the second highest selling recording artist of all time took the stage October 20th for a two-hour performance with a lighting package designed by Dave ‘Gig’ Butzler and provided by long time vendor Bandit Lites. This show served as the inaugural concert held at the facilities and simultaneously kicked off Brooks’ stadium tour.

“Garth, in usual Garth fashion, went where no one has ever been before: the hallowed Notre Dame Stadium; the house that Rockne built,” said Bandit Lites

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BANDIT PROMOTES SARAH EUCKER TO SHOP SUPERVISOR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is thrilled to announce the promotion of Sarah Eucker to Shop Supervisor. Eucker will be responsible for coordinating the many prep and deprep areas at Bandit’s Nashville shop.

Eucker earned a degree in theater design from Bowling Green State University. While in school, she worked for a local production company before starting her touring career. She arrived at Bandit nearly nine years ago when the band she toured with changed vendors, and during her tenure here, she proved herself invaluable on many productions including Keith Urban, Barry Manilow, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum and the Grateful Dead.

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DAVE KOZ CHRISTMAS TOUR KICKS OFF WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – With five holiday albums and a three-decade career that has accumulated more than nine No. 1 albums on Billboard's Current Contemporary Jazz Album chart and nine Grammy-award nominations, Dave Koz’s 21st iteration of his Christmas Tour is a show that is simply not to be missed. Bandit Lites supplied the lighting for the festive celebration, whose Special Guests include Mindi Abair, Jonathan Butler and Keiko Matsui.

“‘Santa Claus is coming to town’ with ‘a few of our favorite things’ (mostly egg nog),” joked Lighting Designer Erik Parker, “but to help the country really get in

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CHRIS TOMLIN SHINES WITH BANDIT LITES AND FORGE DESIGNS

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Grammy winning artist Chris Tomlin recently wrapped a fall Canadian tour with a lighting package crafted by Forge Designs and provided by Bandit Lites. The tour preceded the release of Tomlin’s newest album Holy Roar and, as with all his endeavors, worked to act as a conduit of worship to audiences, an effort the team at Forge Designs matched in their design process.

“How many times have you been to or seen a concert, TV performance or theatrical show and thought ‘man, that seems dark,’ or on the other side, ‘too bright’,” mused Forge Designs Lighting Designer Christian Hahn. “Personally,

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