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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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K-LOVE FAN AWARDS DAZZLE WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – K-Love held the seventh annual K-Love Fan Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House with a lighting package once again provided by Bandit Lites. The June 2nd festivities, hosted by Matthew West and Mandisa, are the only fan-voted awards in Christian music.  

Lauren Daigle and for KING & COUNTRY each took home two awards, with Daigle earning Artist of the Year and Female Artist of the Year and for KING & COUNTRY winning Group or Duo of the Year and Song of the Year. Danny Gokey took home Male Artist of the Year.

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