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BANDIT LITES MAKES ELATION PROFESSIONAL GEAR PURCHASE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites has spent the summer outfitting massive tours, record-breaking festivals and immense events, causing the world’s foremost lighting company to once again add to its gear inventory with a sizeable purchase of Elation Professional fixtures, including DTW Blinders, Proton Eclyspe Strobes, Proteus Hybrids, Proteus Razor 760, Smarty Hybrids and Chorus Line 8 fixtures.

“Elation has fully embraced and invested in the demand for IP rated gear,” said Jake Tickle, Bandit Lites Director of Technical Services. “With the ultimate need to protect our investments, the Elation Proteus line and other IP offerings were a complete choice for Bandit.”

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BANDIT LITES ILLUMINATES INTERNATIONAL CAMPOREE

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN – More than 50,000 people from 60 countries joined together for the largest Adventist Youth Event in the world at International Camporee (CYE). Bandit Lites supplied the lighting for the six-day event which takes place every five years and featured live worship, productions and fellowship. 

Working with SBHH Events team of Rachel Quan, Andy Gerber, John Monroe and Brent Walla with along with CYE Producer Betty Whitehead and Director Heidi Litell, Lighting Designer Mark Carver started developing the lighting direction and staging scenic elements of the show nearly two years ago.

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BANDIT LITES RETURNS TO LOLLAPALOOZA

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Lollapalooza returned to Grant’s Park for its annual four-day music festival complete with performances from artists across a wide swath of genres, including rock, pop, alternative, blues, country, hip hop and EDM. Bandit Lites worked with C3 Presents to provide a lighting package of nearly 400 fixtures for Perry’s Stage as well as site lighting across the festival where an estimated 400,000 music fans turned out for the festival’s 25th year.

“The Perry’s Stage is basically a festival within the festival,” explained Brandon Sossamon, C3 Productions Director. “It has to be unique I leaned heavily on Chris Lisle Lighting Design (CLLD) to come up with a fresh look. My goals were to load in and out safely and economically without compromising the level of production

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BANDIT LITES BRINGS MORE CHAUVET PROFESSIONAL FIXTURES TO TOURING INVENTORY

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites, the world’s leader in entertainment lighting, has added a large amount of new CHAUVET Professional fixtures to its touring inventory, specifically the Chauvet Pyxis and the Chauvet Rogue R3 Wash.

The award-winning Maverick MK Pyxis offers designers an infinite amount of eye-candy looks, ranging from beam to wash effects, a continuous 360° pan and tilt movement as well as aerial and pixel-mapping effects. The compact moving head fixture can be seen in Chris Lisle’s design for Chris Young’s Raised on Country World Tour as well as Craig Richter’s design for rock band Halestorm and Steve Comer’s design for music legend Jackson Browne.

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