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FAITH NO MORES 'SECOND COMING' LIT BY BANDIT LITES

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Following a successful reunion tour, Faith No More took a hiatus before returning with news of their first album in 18 years entitled Sol Invictus. The album is slated for a May 19 release date, and to prepare fans, the alternative metal band is embarking on a sold out North American tour with lighting provided by Bandit Lites.

Faith No More’s current package will feature a floor package consisting of 16 Mac Auras, a mirror ball and M1 console. The existing design was created to be supplemented by venue house lighting, but due to the original tour dates selling out so quickly, Faith No More quickly added ten more venues including arenas.

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VINCE GILL TAKES BANDIT ON THE ROAD

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Country legend Vince Gill is touring the US with lighting provided by Bandit Lites. With 20 Grammy Awards, 2 Entertainer of the Year CMAs and more than 26 million albums sold, Vince Gill’s shows are an exercise of musical genius for the multi-instrumentalist singer-song writer.

As Vince Gill’s lighting designer for the past four years, Dylan Mire felt the lighting needed a refreshing new look that would complement the show but not distract from Vince or the bluegrass band.

“The lighting needed to be simple and effective to highlight an established artist,” Mire said. “We also needed the gear to fit into a limited amount of truck space.”

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BLACKBERRY FARM ENGAGES BANDIT AS EVENT PRODUCER

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE - The world’s number one private resort, Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee, engaged Bandit Lites to serve as event producer for all of their events each year. Blackberry is a world class 4,200 acre resort tucked away in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains. The elegance, class and attention to detail at Blackberry are second to none. It is a must visit destination for food and wine enthusiasts. The rich and famous travel from all over the globe to enjoy the delicacies of Blackberry.

Midyear in 2014 Blackberry reached out and requested that the world’s leading lighting firm Bandit Lites handle all of their production needs to assure the highest quality shows possible.

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VISUAL TERRAIN AND BANDIT LITES TEAM UPDATES CHEROKEE MUSEUM LIGHTING

CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA – It is the hope of every museum to help make history come alive, and with an 11,000 year old history as rich as the Cherokee nation, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian had no shortage of inspiration. In 1998, Visual Terrain, Inc. designed lighting for the newly renovated space, and was awarded the IESNA’s prestigious Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting Design.

In 2014, the museum called when they could no longer get parts for the 1998 dimming and control system.

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