MUSICIAN HALL OF FAME INDUCTION LIT BY BANDIT LITES
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – It was a once in a life time performance as The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum held its 2016 induction ceremony. Bandit Lites provided the lighting for the evening which featured performances from Peter Frampton, Kenny G, Bruce Hornsby, Steve Warnier, Melinda Doolittle along with the inductees at the Municipal Auditorium October 24.
Garth Brooks and his band, The G-Men were inducted as Hall of Fame Performers. Garth Brooks, who was also recently named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association, is the first artist in history to have seven albums
WARREN HAYNES CHRISTMAS JAM SHINES WITH BANDIT LITES
ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA – Warren Haynes’ Christmas Jam marked another successful evening of legendary musicians coming together for a great cause. The annual Christmas benefit began 28 years ago, as Haynes sought to give back to his hometown’s Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, which has raised more than 2 million dollars to date. Bandit Lites donated lighting for this year’s sold out concert which featured an impressive lineup of artists including Haynes and his band, Gov’t Mule, Bob Weir, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson and Alison Krauss among others.
BANDIT LIGHTS UP GOOD MORNING AMERICA CMA CONCERT
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Dierks Bentley was up at dawn to kick off the morning of the 50th Annual CMA Awards with a live performance on the streets of Nashville with Good Morning America. The televised concert featured a lighting package designed by Mark Carver and provided by Bandit Lites.
The crowd was not only treated to hearing Bentley’s new single “Black,” but GMA host Lara Spencer also took the stage to announce the first two CMA Award Winners: Music Video of the Year to Chris Stapleton for “Fire Away” and Musical Event of the Year to Dierks Bentley and Elle King for “Different For Girls.”
CHARLIE DANIELS' VOLUNTEER JAM CELEBRATES WITH BANDIT LITES
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – It is not every day a country icon turns 80 years old, so Charlie Daniels did it up big with a massive concert, not only to celebrate, but to give back to a great cause. Bandit Lites provided the lighting package for the 41st Volunteer Jam which featured performances by the fiddle legend himself, Charlie Daniels, along with Luke Bryan, Three Doors Down, Kid Rock, Larry the Cable Guy, Chris Stapleton and Travis Tritt. Randy Travis later surprised Daniels by presenting him with the Rare Country Humanitarian of the Year Award to commemorate Daniels’ work with Journey Home, an NGO that helps US military veterans and the recipient of the $245,000 raised that evening.
Lighting designer Bryan Madaris knew this year’s special event would be on a larger scale, with the party taking place at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.