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first grandoozy festival main stage trusted to bandit lites

September 24, 2018 | Category: Print

DENVER, COLORADO – The first ever Grandoozy Festival kicked off Friday, September 14 and ended on Sunday, September 16th and more than 55,000 attendees over the three days streamed into Denver’s Overland Park. With a robust music scene of their own in Denver, the weekend also featured Kendrick Lamar, Florence + the Machine, Stevie Wonder, Sturgill Simpson, Snow Tha Product, Head for the Hills along with experiences such as a craft beer experience, distillery flights, outdoor showcases, a retro ski lodge and a daytime dance tent.

Bandit Lites supplied the lighting for the main stage, where acts such as Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine and Stevie Wonder performed. The lighting package consisted of Robe BMFLs, Claypaky B-EYE K20, Claypaky Sharpys, Chauvet Illuminarc Panel 80 LED Washes, Elation CuePix WW4 Blinders, Elation SixBar 1000 IP65 fixtures, Lycian M2 LT Spots and two GrandMA 2 Full Consoles for control.

“We at Bandit were extremely proud to be asked to provide lights and crew for Grandoozy’s inaugural festival for the main stage working alongside our friends at Superfly and Lambda Productions” commented Bandit Lites Projection Manager, Dizzy Gosnell. “The variety of major headline acts across the three days and the extensive array of unique food, drink and other attractions makes it a great chance for local residents near and far to enjoy.”

Bandit’s crew for the weekend included Chris Noll, Aaron Swetland and Cody Cheatham with additional support coming from Bandit Lites Project Manager Gene Brian.

“Credit must go to our crew onsite and Gene and the prep crew in the shop for a very successful build and deployment of the lighting system,” finished Gosnell. “Joe Gordon, the stage Production Manager for Lambda, was very pleased with the speed and clean lines of the rig which contributed to a very successful new festival.”

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