Past Press


KANSAS HEADS TO THE 'POINT OF KNOW RETURN' WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is thrilled to once again light the legendary American rock band KANSAS as they expand the Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour with a spring leg. Named after the iconic, sextuple-platinum album, the 2.5-hour show features Point of Know Return performed in its entirety along with deep cuts and classics from their expansive discography.

“After the success of the album Leftoverture, it was hard to imagine when we released Point of Know Return that this album would be even bigger, but it was," comments KANSAS guitarist, and original member, Richard Williams in a press release. "From the album artwork to the song, ‘Dust in the Wind,' the album Point of Know Return is really ingrained in Rock N Roll history and even in popular culture.”

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BANDIT ADDS LARGE AYRTON PURCHASE TO INVENTORY

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites, the world’s leader in concert lighting, has made another substantial investment in new gear with a large purchase of Ayrton fixtures, including Ghibli™ and Mistrals. Both fixtures will initially be utilized on the road for platinum selling recording artist Chris Young’s Raised on Country Tour with a lighting design by Chris Lisle and Mike Stanley, as well as on Lighting Designer Steve Hoover’s rig for legendary musician Jimmy Buffett’s Son of a Son of Sailor Tour.

The Ghibli is Ayrton’s LED spot that comes factory-equipped with a framing system and delivers 23,000 lumens in a highly compact format along with a wide selection of colors and gobos, giving lighting designers a massive selection of tools to utilize.

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BANDIT LITES BRINGS HELPS BRING THE LIGHTING TO THE POLAR EXPRESS

BRYSON CITY, NORTH CAROLINA –In 2018, The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and its winter attraction - THE POLAR EXPRESS™ hoped to increase their production value and add additional safety lighting to the Bryson City train depot. With the help of local lighting designer Chris Speer at SpeerC Consulting, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad sought out Bandit Lites to provide fixtures, show control and integration for their project.

Chris and Bandit’s team worked together to retrofit existing street lamps with a RGBW LED source. The existing poles were mounted at 30’-50’ intervals, challenging the designers to find a LED that was wide and bright enough to provide even coverage for the entire train depot.

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BANDIT LITES BRINGS LED UPGRADES TO FEDEXFOREM

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE –FedExForum, known as one of the nation’s premier arenas in the NBA and North America, recently updated its arena lighting with a lighting package designed and installed by Bandit Lites. Home to the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies and the University of Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team, the installation comes as part of the arena’s recent updates to maintain the best in show standards FedExForum is known for worldwide.

Bandit Lites installed a package comprised of HES Solaframe 3000, Chauvet Rogue 3 Spots, Claypaky AXCOR 300 Beams and Chauvet Ovation E-260WW w/ 10° Barrels.

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