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BANDIT LIGHTS PETER FRAMPTON'S FAREWELL TOUR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is honored to be providing the lighting for the Peter Frampton Finale—The Farewell Tour presented by SiriusXM, a nearly 50-date run this summer and fall produced by Live Nation. The guitar legend has announced he will retire from regular vigorous touring at the end of this year due to his diagnosis of Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM), and with a career spanning over more than half a century, Frampton has a massive body of work to draw from for his legion of fans.

“Peter Frampton helped shape the sound of the 70’s and it is an incredible honor to be a part of this historic farewell tour,” said Bandit Lites Vice President Mike Golden.

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BANDIT LITES HIRES SHARON DRAPER AS CONTROLLER

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites, the leader in global lighting, is proud to announce Sharon Draper has joined the corporate team as Controller, overseeing all aspect of the accounting systems while developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures.

Working out of Bandit’s world headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee, Draper brings more than forty years of experience in accounting and administration to Bandit’s financial team.

 

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BANDIT LITES BRINGS THE BEAMS TO BONNAROO

MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE –The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival wrapped its seventeenth weekend at The Farm, a 700-acre field that grows to be the state’s fifth largest city every summer. This year’s festivities sold out as 80,000 attendees clamored to see a line up that included Cardi B, GRiZ, Phish, Solange, Kasey Musgraves, The Lonely Island, The National and Post Malone.

Bandit Lites worked with Hadden Hippsley of Lambda Productions to outfit the weekend with more than 350 fixtures. Bandit Lites Production Manager Dizzy Gosnell designed Bonnaroo’s second stage, The Which Stage, to stand out both among the venue’s various music spaces, and from years’ past.

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ROB THOMAS TOURS WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Rob Thomas is out on the road for an extensive North American tour promoting his fourth solo album, Chip Tooth Smile. Bandit Lites is providing the lighting package for the tour which kicked off May 28th and continues through early August.

Production and Lighting Designer Benoit Richard fashioned a lighting system that would evolve over the course of the show, choosing fixtures that were versatile enough to transform the visuals from song to song.

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