Smaller is better. At least, according to LD Jim Pettinato, when describing the different lighting systems he designed for the Indigo Girls' latest tour. "They're out as a duo now; they dropped the band," Pettinato explains. "We changed the system a lot because with the band we had a considerably bigger rig." The LD's first design included 15 sections of pre-rigged trussing with PAR cans, which were augmented by Vari*Lite(R) automated luminaires. "It was a decent-sized rig, but when they ...

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