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INAUGURAL EXIT 111 FESTIVAL ROCKS OUT WITH BANDIT LITES

MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE – The country’s newest hard rock festival, Exit 111, launched its first three-day weekend with a lineup that cranks it all the way to eleven including Lynyrd Skynyrd, Def Leppard, Guns N Roses, Slayer, Seether, Anthrax, ZZ Top, Ghost, Mastodon, Gojira, Deftones and Coheed and Cambria. Bandit Lites provided the lighting system for the main stage as well as support packages to multiple acts.

In addition to the musical aspect of the festival, Exit 111, which got its name from the I-24 exit that brings drivers to Manchester, included attractions such as the Paranormal Cirque complete with acrobats, illusionists, and mysterious creatures, the Red Bull Freestyle Motocross Experiences, a 20,000 square foot

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BANDIT LITES NOMINATED FOR LIGHTING COMPANY OF THE YEAR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is proud to share it is once again celebrating a nomination for Lighting Company of the Year from PLSN and FOH Magazines’ 19th Annual Parnelli Awards. Bandit has been nominated every year of the event and has won seven times.

Bandit has been named Lighting Company of the Year in an industry-leading, 26-times from various organizations. Bandit is finishing their 51st year in business and is looking forward to 50 more!

Hailed as the “Oscars of the Live Event Industry,” The Parnelli Awards recognizes the concert industry’s top technology, visionaries and innovators, both at a

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BANDIT BRINGS THE LIGHTS TO THE GARTH BROOKS STADIUM TOUR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – The epic Garth Brooks Stadium Tour is wrapping up 2019 with its tenth city following sold out performances in St. Louis, Glendale, Gainesville, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Denver, Eugene, Boise and Regina. Bandit Lites has been providing the lighting for the best-selling solo albums artist in the United States with 148 million domestic units sold and once again met Garth’s vision with an outstanding lighting system designed by David ‘Gig’ Butzler.

Bandit Lites supplied more than four hundred fixtures and more than 330 feet of truss to outfit the tour, including Robe MegaPointes, GLP X4 Bar 10, VL 3500 washes, Martin Atomic 3000 LED Strobes, GLP KNV Cube, Robe BMFL, Robe Robin 1200 LED Washes, Solaris Flares and Showline Nitro 510C. Three grandMA2 Full consoles provide control.

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SHINEDOWN GETS 'ATTENTION' WITH BANDIT LITES LIGHTING SYSTEM

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is thrilled to have once again provided the lights for American rock band Shinedown, who recently wrapped the North American leg of their ATTENTION ATTENTION Tour with Papa Roach, Asking Alexandria and Savage After Midnight. The band recently broke records with their 11th top ten hit, “Get Up,” with the most top 10s in the history of Billboard's Rock Airplay chart.

Named for their sixth studio album, the ATTENTION ATTENTION Tour had a name with a mission: to enthrall audiences and hold their interest. To that end, long time lighting director Carter Fulghum shared that each of the 160 Bandit-provided

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