Past Press


POP STAR JACOB SARTORIUS TOURS WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Internet singing sensation Jacob Sartorius is wrapping up his second headlining tour with a lighting package supplied by Bandit Lites. With 1.5 million Twitter followers, 9 million Instagram followers and 2.7 million YouTube subscribers, the multi-faceted artist released his second EP Left Me Hangin’ in the fall of 2017 before hitting the road in 2018 to bring his infectious energy and hit songs to fans in person.

Bandit Lites supplied Lighting Designer Lenny Sasso with Martin MAC III Profiles, MAC Viper Profiles, Martin Sceptrons, Solaris Flares and a grand MA 2 lite console for control along with 60 Clay Paky Mirage Panels.

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ERICK BAKER WOOS VALENTINE CROWD WITH BANDIT LITES

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Erick Baker is well aware that life is full of unexpected twists and detours, but following the talented singer-songwriter’s smashing success of a Valentines concert series, Baker returned once again to the historic Bijou Theatre with Bandit Lites for two more sold out evenings of emotional professions of love, life and the journey of finding happiness.

Baker is known to his fans for baring his soul in performances, and to mirror that intimacy and tenderness in the lighting, the team at Bandit Lites crafted a design that would set the mood, draw the crowd in and encapsulate the ardor so apparent in the music.

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BANDIT LITES BLOOMS AT ANTIQUE AND GARDEN SHOW OF NASHVILLE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Spring came early once again in at least one fashion as the Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville returned to the Music City Center. Now in its 28th year, the weekend show offers a wide swath of enticements, including antiques, posters, art, rugs, garden supplies and rare blooms. Bandit Lites provided the lighting for the event which featured Charles Spencer, brother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales and 9th Earl Spencer, as the keynote presenter, offering insight to the restoration efforts of his ancestral home, Althorp Estate.

Chris Lisle Lighting Design entrusted Bandit Lites to once again outfit a lighting

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DAVID BUTZLER RECOGNIZED AS CMA TOURING AWARDS LIGHTING DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is immensely proud to share David Butzler was awarded Lighting Director of the Year at the 6th Annual CMA Touring Awards. Previously known as the SRO (Standing Room Only) Awards, the since renamed CMA Touring Awards honor members of the Country Music Association who exemplify remarkable professional achievement.

David ‘Gig’ Butzler joined Bandit Lites in 1991 and his career in lighting has spanned the decades including his legendary lighting productions with country music super star Garth Brooks.

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