One day after Western Michigan University's commencement in 1984, Mike Duncan packed up his old Buick and drove from Kalamazoo to Los Angeles. His time spent lighting college theatre productions had led him to explore lighting music, where he worked on arena tours that came through town as well as in local venues. "I didn't really know anyone, but I showed up at Show Lites because I met some people from there and they had told me to come out when I graduated," Duncan says. "Since I actually ...

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