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BANDIT LITES HELPS WARREN HAYNES XMAS JAM GIVE BACK

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA – While the weather may have been frightful, fans and artists still turned out to give back at Warren Haynes Annual Christmas Jam. Bandit Lites was honored to donate a lighting package for the sold-out benefit for Habitat for Humanity where the lineup included Trey Anastasio and Classic Tab, The Avett Brothers, Blackberry Smoke, and Gov’t Mule with a special appearance by Ann Wilson of Heart.

Lighting designer Preston Hoffman, excited to return to the helm of the evening after two years of scheduling conflicts, looked to craft a big rig that would be more immersive. The solution: going wide and placing truss outside the PA, which served to fill the field of vision. Hoffman also developed an idea of lining the

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LEANN RIMES CELEBRATES TODAY IS CHRISTMAS WITH BANDIT LITES

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE –  Fans around the country are getting into the Christmas spirit with LeAnn Rimes, as the multi-platinum, two-time Grammy Award-winning singer takes her Today is Christmas tour across the United States. Bandit Lites is proud to be lighting the acclaimed vocalist, whose powerhouse vocals and infectious spirit brings joy to not only the audience, but to those spending the holiday season supporting the tour.

“It is one of my favorite times of the year; there is something magical about it, and being able to share it with my fans makes it all the more special,” shared Rimes.

Lighting designer and LD Steve Hoover utilizes Bandit Lites supplied Chauvet Freedom Pars in addition to the house systems, building each production to

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BANDIT LITES MAKES CHRISTMAS MAGIC WITH DAVE KOZ 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE –  One of the most cherished aspects of the holiday season is the music that connects precious memories with the present, and no one knows that better than Dave Koz who has returned to the stage for the Dave Koz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour with Special Guests David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White and introducing Selina Albright. Chris Lisle Lighting Design relied on Bandit Lites once again for the lighting package to illuminate the acclaimed saxophonist and nine-time Grammy nominee and his friends who reunited as members of the original 1997 cast.

Erik Parker of Chris Lisle Lighting Design built upon Lisle’s concept of curved truss around risers saying, “I knew that I wanted a fixture to line the entirety of it

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BANDIT BRINGS BEAMS TO GOOD MORNING AMERICA CMA STAGE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE –  It is hailed as “Country music’s biggest night,” but Kelsea Ballerini was up bright and early for a performance on Good Morning America to kick off the festivities. Bandit Lites supplied the lighting package for the outdoor stage that overlooked the city’s skyline and Nissan Stadium as millions tuned in to hear Ballerini and find out

With a lighting design by Mark Carver and LD Jeff Gregson, Ballerini took the stage to serenade those who had braved the early morning. With her sophomore album Unapologetically climbing the charts and having just received the ASCAP Vanguard Award, Ballerini treated the crowd to renditions of the title track and the song “Roses.”

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