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BANDIT ILLUMINATES FIREFLY FESTIVAL WEEKEND

DOVER, DELAWARE –The Firefly Music Festival returned to the lush, green forests of Delaware with a festival lighting package provided by Bandit Lites. The weekend of music kicked off Wednesday, June 14 and concluded Sunday evening. Headliners for the festival included The Weeknd, Muse, Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper, O.A.R, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Bob Dylan, Flume, Weezer and The Shins.

In their escape to the forest, the 65,000 Firefly attendees were treated to a unique combination of relaxing in hammocks among the trees, a silent disco tent, rooftop lounges, sipping on exclusive Dog Fish Head Brewery ales, and shopping at the

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BANDIT HELPS DRAW CROWDS TO BUDWEISER DOME AT CMA FEST

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Tens of thousands of people poured into downtown Nashville for CMA Fest weekend, where Predator’s pride, music lovers and tourists took in the city for the biggest multi-day celebration of all things country music. Bandit Lites provided the lighting for Universal Music Group’s Budweiser Dome, a structure that boasted a 35 foot ceiling with a 360-degree projection dome featuring live concerts and the debut of live 360◦ concert films, including immersive performances from Kip Moore, Jimmy Buffett, Eric Church and Gary Allen.

The lighting of the dome was designed by Bandit Vice President Mike Golden, and brought to life by Lighting Director and Programmer Andy Knighton.

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BONNAROO PARTIES WITH BANDIT LITES AGAIN

MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE – The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival returned to the 700 acre field known affectionately as “The Farm” with more than 65,000 in attendance in search of good vibes and great music. Bandit Lites was proud to be asked by Lambda Productions to provide a lighting package for multiple stages, the iconic Tower at Bonnaroo, along with several floor packages for artists in attendance.

This year’s line-up of more than 100 acts included U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, Flume, Lorde, The XX, Travis Scott, Cage the Elephant, Marshmello and The Head and the Heart.

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BANDIT LIGHTS UP TWO-TIME ACM ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR JASON ALDEAN'S 'THEY DON'T KNOW TOUR'

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – As capacity venues continue to be a common theme for RIAA’s top digital Country male artist of all time Jason Aldean during his THEY DON'T KNOW TOUR, Bandit Lites will provide the lighting package throughout the run, including five automated, hexagonal pods that move to various positions. Production designer Chris Lisle began working on the production in late 2016, where he sat down with the Aldean's management to coordinate the looks of the show.

“This whole design is based off of hexagons and the geometry that comes with that shape,” said Lisle. “It plays into everything from the design of the truss, to the video screens, and the risers and staging. It was a fun design to work on, and

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