Past Press


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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BANDIT LITES BACKS PAT SUMMITT 'SALUTE FOR THE CURE' FUNDRAISER

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Local businesses and community leaders gathered for the Pat Summitt Foundation’s annual “Salute for the Cure,” named for the iconic basketball coach and fearless leader. Bandit Lites donated the lighting package for the event which raises money for Alzheimer’s research and support for the Pat Summitt Clinic at UT Medical Center. This year’s dinner also featured a knock-out performance from NBC’s “The Voice” winner and East Tennessee native Chris Blue.

Lighting director Alex Becker utilized GLP X4 Atoms to illuminate the stage, with eighteen of them arranged for a general stage wash on pipes clamped to

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STEVEN WILSON TAKES BANDIT LITES ON THE ROAD

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Steven Wilson is out on tour with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites, bringing his ever-evolving sound to audiences around North America. The English musician and singer-songwriter released his fifth studio album To the Bone in the fall of last year, and while Lighting Director Tellson James is apt to note that Steven’s sound dictates the lighting, he also works to make sure the mood of the lighting matches the songs. 

Bandit Lites is supplying Martin MAC Viper Profiles, GLP JDC1 Strobes, Clay Paky B-EYE K20, a Road Hog for control along with Chauvet VIP X6iP Video Panels.

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