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JASON ALDEAN CROWNED ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA- As Jason Aldean opened The Academy of Country Music Awards under a single spotlight, he shared to the millions watching how the evening was about celebrating the music. It was a touching reminder as the awards marked the first gathering of the country music community in Las Vegas since the October mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, where Aldean himself had been performing.

And in a testimony to the healing power of music, both artists and fans alike celebrated the year’s best in country music, with awe-inspiring performances and well-deserved wins, including Aldean’s own third consecutive award for Entertainer of the Year.

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90TH ANNUAL TENNESSEE FFA STATE CONVENTION GOES BIG WITH BANDIT LITES

GATLINBURG, TENNESSEE – More than three thousand Future Farmers of America (FFA) members gathered at the 90th Annual Tennessee FFA State Convention to compete and receive recognition for their work throughout the year. Bandit Lites supplied the lighting for the event, including the stage that presented scholarship awards for accomplished FFA members, the presentation for the “Regional Stars” in Agribusiness, State Stars in Agriscience along with skits that celebrated the FFA culture.

“Turning a convention center ballroom into a theatre is always a challenge,” said Bandit Lites General Manager Giff Swart, “but Bandit has a talented group of folks

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ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) is out on the road with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites. The British electronic music band, comprised of Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Martin Cooper and Stuart Kershaw, has been a staple in the synthpop scene even nearly forty years after their debut performance in Liverpool.

With thirteen albums under their belts including the most recent release, The Punishment of Luxury, the OMD (so named to refute any potential punk band assumptions) has offered their insight on society ranging from the relationship of

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BANDIT LITES SUPPORTS GRACE VANDERWAAL TOUR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Grace VanderWaal recently wrapped her first solo concert tour with a lighting package supplied by Bandit Lites. Aptly named the Just the Beginning Tour, the fourteen-year-old singer-songwriter traveled the country performing songs off her synonymous first full-length album, where she was hailed by critics as the next Taylor Swift of songwriting combined with Sia vocals.

VanderWaal won the eleventh season of NBC’s hit television competition show, America’s Got Talent (AGT), where she wowed the judges and audience with her original songs, striking vocals and gracious personality.

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