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STEVEN WILSON TAKES BANDIT LITES ON THE ROAD

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Steven Wilson is out on tour with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites, bringing his ever-evolving sound to audiences around North America. The English musician and singer-songwriter released his fifth studio album To the Bone in the fall of last year, and while Lighting Director Tellson James is apt to note that Steven’s sound dictates the lighting, he also works to make sure the mood of the lighting matches the songs. 

Bandit Lites is supplying Martin MAC Viper Profiles, GLP JDC1 Strobes, Clay Paky B-EYE K20, a Road Hog for control along with Chauvet VIP X6iP Video Panels.

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BANDIT LIGHTS EAST TENNESSEE BUSINESS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – The East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame held its annual awards dinner to honor outstanding business leaders and entrepreneurs whose work has contributed to the improvement of the East Tennessee area. In addition to celebrating the honorees, the event also raised money to support Junior Achievement’s financial literacy programs for students in the region. Bandit Lites donated the lighting packages for the elegant affair whose honorees included Mary Ellen Brewington, John and Sondra Faris and Justice Wade.

Bandit Lites supplied more than a hundred fixtures for the event, transforming the Knoxville Marriott Hotel into a stunning space with deep, opulent mood lighting.

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KANSAS CLOSES OUT LEFTOVERTURE ANNIVERSARY TOUR AND PREPARES POINT OF KNOW RETURN ANNIVERSARY TOUR WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Over the last two years, American rock band Kansas has toured the country performing their five-time platinum album Leftoverture in its entirety in honor of its 40th anniversary. Following more than 80 tour dates and on the heels of its impending closure this summer, the band has now thrilled fans with the announcement of The Point of Know Return anniversary run.  

“We have been blown away by the positive fan response,” commented Kansas guitarist, and original member, Richard Williams in a press release announcing the tour. Our hope is that fans will enjoy this Point of Know Return Tour just as much, and hopefully even more! “

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BANDIT CELEBRATES CARRIE UNDERWOOD'S RETURN TO SPOTLIGHT

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – When Carrie Underwood took to the stage at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, her eyes were marked with glittered tears, both from the stage make up and from the rush of emotions. The Grammy-award winning artist had only recently shared images of her and her band rehearsing, teasing her upcoming performance in Las Vegas following months of rest after an accident at her home.

Underwood performed her newest single, “Cry Pretty,” which streamed more than 1.2 million times in two days and rocketed to No. 1 on twelve country’s iTunes Top Song charts, and Wednesday morning she announced her next album, Cry Pretty, will be released September 14.

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