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JEFF RAVITZ AND BANDIT LIGHT ELECTRIC FOREST SHERWOOD COURT

ROTHBURY, MICHIGAN – Due to high demand (with tickets selling out before the lineup was even announced), the Electric Forest Music Festival doubled its days and held its iconic woodland adventure over two consecutive weekends, with thousands making their way back into the effervescent woods that feel straight out of a fairytale dream. Lighting Designer Jeff Ravitz returned to design the lighting for the Sherwood Court Stage with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites.

In designing the stage where artists such as Lido, The Floozies, Tycho and Black Tiger Sex Machine would perform, Ravitz focused on updating the overall look while still maintaining the aspects of the design that made last year’s set up

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BANDIT LITES UTILIZES SGM G-SPOTS TO SHINE LIGHT ON BONNAROO TOWER

MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE – Whether it was someone’s first or tenth trip to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, one of the mainstays of the epic four day weekend was the huge mirror ball tower acting as the hub of the festival. Working with Lighting Designer Andi Watson and Production Manager William Irons, Bandit Lites once again provided the lighting for the tower with this year’s gear featuring the award-winning SGM G-Spot fixtures.

The iconic focal point of Bonnaroo, the large rotating mirror ball on top of the tower, is actually a permanent structure that serves as a North Star of sorts to the festival attendees, allowing them to navigate more easily through the 700 acre

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BANDIT LIGHTS INAUGURAL INNOVATION IN MUSIC AWARDS

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Nashville held its first Innovation in Music Awards, a celebration of those who forged a path in shaping and developing the constantly changing music industry. The maiden awards ceremony took place June 6 at The Westin and honored John Esposito of Warner Music Nashville with Innovator of the Year along with special awards to Mike McVay, David Macias, Shane McAnally, Brian O’Connell, Leslie Fram, Bobby Bones, Gogi Gupta, J.R. Schumann, Tim Roberts, Bev Rainey and Kory James.

With the event celebrating those who propel the music industry forward, some musical performances were to be expected. Hunter Hayes, Bailey Bryan, Drew

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SLIGHTLY STOOPID TOURS WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Slightly Stoopid may have two decades of touring under their belts, but the genre-busting band still keeps shows fresh and energetic for audiences around the country, pulling from their 12 albums including their recent release Meanwhile… Back at the Lab. Bandit Lites is proud to be providing a lighting package for their current tour.

Lighting designer Scott O’Connor created a stellar design for the funk, reggae and punk rock band by capitalizing on equipment that would fill the stage with dynamic, audacious looks, while still allowing for versatility across the various venues and emphasizing a ‘less is more’ mindset.

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