BANDIT LIGHTS WIDESPREAD PANIC NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTIES
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – 2017 started with a bang as Georgian rockers Widespread Panic rang in the New Year with an epic three set blowout at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Lighting designer Paul Hoffman utilized a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites for the two night, sold-out event, where the first evening featured selections from Widespread Panic’s albums played in chronological order, while the second evening boasted guest appearances by Love Sponge String Quartet, MegaBlasters Horns and McCrary Sisters.
With the bands annual ‘Tunes for Tots’ benefit concert taking place on the 29th Dec in Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, and the arena not being available
BANDIT RINGS IN NEW YEAR WITH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – The start of the New Year heralded Bandit Lites Annual General Meeting, where Bandits came together to discuss future company goals, honor those who displayed excellence in service and banner anniversaries, in addition to celebrating the previous award-winning year for the company as Bandit won Pollstar Lighting Company of the Year Award for 2016 along with the Parnelli Award for Lighting Company of the Year in November.
During the meeting, Bandits who had landmark years with the company were bestowed with service awards including Jeremy Sinicki, Cody Cheatham, Jonathan Houle and Michael Stanley for five years, Aaron Swetland, Jacob
NASHVILLE CELEBRATES 2017 WITH BANDIT LITES
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Thousands gathered at Bicentennial National Park to bid farewell to 2016 and usher in 2017 at Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville. Bandit Lites provided the lighting package for the evening which featured performances by Keith Urban, Styx, A Thousand Horses, Moon Taxi, Charlie Worsham and Fisk City Jubilee Singers in addition to the quintessential Music Note Drop.
With the New Year came a new location, as the celebration moved from the streets of downtown Nashville to the spacious National Park, giving Production Manager Chris Lisle, Associate Production Manager Mark Anderson and Lighting
BANDIT LIGHTS CHRIS JANSON VIDEO SHOOT FOR AUDIENCE NETWORK
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Country music sensation Chris Janson (managed by TK Kimbrell of TKO Artist Management) is taking Music City by storm, so naturally when the time came to record live from the red carpet for the 50th Annual CMA Awards Red Carpet Show for AUDIENCE Network at famed Nashville honky tonk “The Stage on Broadway,” he wanted the concert lighting to be extraordinary. Lighting designer Victor Fable called upon Bandit Lites to supply lighting for the event which featured a full set of Janson’s hits, including his famed, “Buy Me a Boat,” which was named the Country Song of the Year by iHeartRadio Music Awards.