Past Press


DOVER, DELAWARE – The Firefly Music Festival wrapped this weekend with Bandit Lites proud to once again provide the lighting package for multiple stages where more than 60 thousand people took to the forest for the seventh year. The weekend’s line up was packed with a wide array of performances with Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, The Killers and Arctic Monkeys headlining. Odesza, Lil Wayne, Logic, Martin Garrix, SZA, Alt-J, Foster the People, MGMT and Cold War Kids also took to the stages.

As the east coast’s largest music festival, Firefly offers those in attendance not just a weekend of music on multiple stages, but also a silent disco, DJs among The Thicket, a handmade market, an on-site craft beer bar, coffee house and


MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites returned to The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival for another epic weekend of stellar music, comradery and community with activities including a silent disco, yoga, comedy acts, mouthwatering food, a marketplace and a sustainability focus. Working with Lambda Productions, Bandit Lites supplied the lighting package for multiple stages and provided additional lighting support for several performers.

More than 150 artists took to the 700 acre field where the festival site can grow be the states fifth largest town. Headliners Muse, Eminem, The Killers, Sheryl Crow, Alt J, Bon Iver, Future, Bassnectar, Paramore, Khalid and Sturgill Simpson kicked the party into top gear as thousands took to the field.



NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – The sixth annual K-LOVE Fan Awards returned to Nashville for an evening honoring contemporary Christian artist and hailed as the only fan-voted awards in Christian entertainment. Bandit Lites provided the lighting for the event which featured fifteen live performances and appearances including Natalie Grant, Hillsong Worship and Casting Crowns.

With the awards taking place at the Opry House, home to live broadcasts of the Grand Ole Opry, Production Designer Scott Moore and Lighting Designer Mark Carver had to fashion a high-energy rig that could be installed quickly enough to allow for programming by Carver, Programmer Andre Petrus and Media Programmer Tony Fransen, and then effectively disappear for the Opry’s Tuesday, Friday and Saturday night shows.


GULF SHORES, ALABAMA – Summer has nearly arrived which means that everyone has the ocean on their minds, and Bandit Lites was no different as the crew headed out to the Hangout Music Festival, the one of a kind weekend where nearly 40,000 people flock to the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico to hear artists such as The Killers, Zedd, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Logic, Kendrick Lamar, Odesza, Foster the People and Sza.

The festival may be in its ninth year, but each year boasts new elements with this year’s additions including a roller rink, full salon, and added water stations along with returning favorites such as beach volley ball, an ocean side Ferris wheel, yoga sessions, wedding chapel, VIP poolside lounging and a puppy kissing booth.