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BANDIT LITES CELEBRATES JOHN CAMERON CARTER JOURNEY FROM INTERN TO BANDIT

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – The appeal of the entertainment industry draws many, but breaking in, standing out and making a career can be an uphill climb. Fortunately, John Cameron Carter had both the gumption and talent to take advantage of Bandit’s intern program where upon completion, he joined the team as a full time Bandit Lites employee.

Carter majored in Technical Theatre at The High End School for Performing and Visual Arts with a focus on lighting. He then attended Webster University to study in the Conservatory’s Concert Design Program led by Lighting Designer and longtime Bandit client, Seth Jackson.

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CHRIS BLUE RETURNS HOME WITH BANDIT LITES

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Even after being crowned the winner of NBC’s Emmy-winning smash show The Voice, Chris Blue is the same humble, thankful person from Knoxville, Tennessee, and to show his appreciation to the city that raised him, Blue performed at the historic Tennessee Theatre, where tickets sold out in five minutes, and two additional shows had to be added, only to have all three shows sell out in minutes. Bandit Lites, whose world headquarters is based in Knoxville, was tapped to provide the lighting package for the special event. Bandit Chair Michael Strickland was invited on board as part of the Chris Blue family by longtime friend Hallerin Hilton Hill, who serves as Chris’s manager. Producer and musical guru Travis Wyrick is also part of the Blue Machine, and

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BANDIT LIGHTS UP RISING STAR KANE BROWN

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Kane Brown has come a long way from performing a Chris Young song at his high school talent show to taking the stage before him at a sold-out arena, but the 23-year-old country singer shows no signs of letting up now. With his deluxe album hitting stores in October, Brown is currently opening for Jason Aldean’s They Don’t Know Tour featuring a lighting package from Bandit Lites.

With over 2 million followers on Facebook alone, Brown is now able to go beyond singing on screen and bring his infectious energy and smooth sound to the

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TOBY KEITH HITS INTERSTATES AND TAILGATES WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – County music superstar Toby Keith knows the power of music, whether he is traveling across the United States, or bringing the music of home to more than 250,000 troops in 17 countries. Bandit Lites provided the lighting package for the CMA Award winner on his Interstates & Tailgates Tour, as he made his way to the fair and festival circuit while still providing the same level of energy that has had his audience raising red solo cups for nearly two decades.

With a larger show heading into these customarily smaller venues, the production team had to carefully consider weight loads.

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