Past Press


BANDIT LIGHTS UP BEACHSIDE HANGOUT FESTIVAL

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.

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BANDIT LITES AND C3 PRESENTS BRING THE LIGHTS TO THE NFL DRAFT EXPERIENCE

ARLINGTON, TEXAS –All 50 states and 32 NFL teams turned out in Texas, where more than 215,000 fans registered for the free lottery to have the chance to attend the 83rd iteration of the NFL Draft, the highest number for any draft event in its history. Bandit Lites partnered with C3 Presents and supplied an extensive lighting package for the NFL Draft Experience, held at the outdoor plazas of AT&T Stadium. The space featured interactive exhibits, games, the NFL Museum, a Pro Football Hall of Fame exhibit, virtual reality, autograph sessions and a stage for local talent, NFL team cheerleaders, mascots and drumlines.

With production talks beginning in February, Shawn Lear worked with C3 Presents Senior Production Manager Brandon Sossamon to map out a plan of attack for the vast outdoor landscape, structures and activations.

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HALESTORM ROCKS NEW RIG FROM BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Grammy-Award winning Halestorm is back on the road with a new lighting package from Bandit Lites and launching into summer with their epic, hard rock sound, featuring the outstanding vocals of Lzzy Hale, drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger and bassist Josh Smith.

Bandit Lites supplied nearly 150 fixtures included Ayrton MagicDot R, GLP impression X4s, Robe Halos, Clay Paky B-Eye K20, Chauvet Nexus 4x4, Chauvet FX-B, Martin MAC Viper Profiles, Sun Strips, Martin Atomic 3000 LED, Elation Color Chorus 48 with Base Haze, a GrandMA2 full-size for control along with a MA Lighting 8port node.

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BANDIT BRINGS THE LIGHTS TO THE AMERICANA SPRING CELEBRATION AT BLACKBERRY FARM

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Blackberry Farm, the deluxe resort nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, was host to the 8th annual Americana Spring Celebration April 12 through April 15. The weekend event benefited the not-for-profit artist advocacy group, Americana Music Association, and featured performances by award winning singer-songwriter Brandy Clark; Americana Artist of the Year Nominee Todd Snider, and GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Tift Merritt. Bandit Lites provided the lighting package for the three different concerts that took place in three different locations on the expansive grounds.

This year’s celebration made use of Blackberry Farm’s Barn, the new event center Bramble Hall and the outdoor amphitheater at Bramble Hall. Bandit Lites

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