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BANDIT LITES PROMOTES ANDY REESE AND ERICH HUDGENS

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – With summer heating up and a multitude of projects rolling out of the Nashville location, Bandit Lites, the world’s premier concert lighting company, is pleased to share the recent promotions of two valued staff members, Andy Reese and Erich Hudgens.

Andy Reese joined Bandit Lites nearly seven years, proving a vital addition to the purchasing team. In his new role as Director of Purchasing, Reese will provide support to the sales and production staff to facilitate timely and cost-effective purchases across the entire company.  

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BANDIT LITES CONTINUES TO PROVIDE TOUR LIGHTING PACKAGE FOR JASON ALDEAN AFTER WORKING TOGETHER FOR OVER A DECADE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites has once again provided a lighting package for multi-Platinum entertainer Jason Aldean as he continues to take his 2019 RIDE ALL NIGHT TOUR to stadiums and amphitheaters across the country. Continuing to partner together since 2008, Bandit Lites has supplied nearly 250 fixtures including Martin MAC Auras, VL 3500 Washes, VL 3000 Spots, GLP X4 Bar 20, GLP X4 Bar 10, Chauvet Rogue RH1 Hybrids, Bandit Matrix 5x5 and Nitro 510C.

Lighting Designer and Creative Producer Nick Whitehouse collaborated with Jason Aldean’s Lighting Director Keith Hoagland to choose fixtures. Whitehouse, Kelly Sticksel and Brian Vaughan of Fireplay then forged the placement and

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BANDIT SUPPORTS WEIRD AL'S STRINGS ATTACHED TOUR

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “most elaborate and extravagant” production to date is out with a lighting and video package provided by Bandit Lites. Each performance features the works: costumes, props and a full orchestra accompanying the multiplatinum, Grammy-award winning artist as he brings to life his hits including as “Amish Paradise,” “White & Nerdy” and “Smells Like Nirvana.”

Bandit Lites supplied lighting designer James Hergen a package that would illuminate the stage as well as each local symphony, crafting a design that would allow the production to have trusses up and out of the way as quickly as possible, affording the musicians enough time to load in and begin soundchecks.

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BANDIT LITES PROMOTES WORLD HQ STAFF

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites is proud to announce the promotions of multiple team members at its world headquarters including Giff Swart, Brad Hylton and Alex Becker.

Swart has been named as Client Representative and Production Manager. Swart will oversee local work at the Knoxville location including numerous University of Tennessee events, more than 100 annual philanthropic endeavors and all events at the world class Blackberry Farm. Swart works daily with the team at Blackberry to assure the production quality is equal to that of the five-star food, beverage and hospitality service that Blackberry is known for globally.

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