Bandit Lites announces that it is on pace for a record-breaking year. So far in 2002 Bandit has signed 10 new acts with more still pending.

Colombian pop temptress Shakira

Shakira (LD Patrick Dierson) played in Spain to announce the release of her new album and to prepare for an upcoming tour. Luis Miguel (LD Fabian Boggino) is touring the world with a huge system featuring the Bandit MotoData truss cueing system and a plethora of Martin MACs. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (LD Keith Wissmar) is set to take a bigger system than ever before into arenas across the country through the spring. Toby Keith (LD Eddie "Bones" Connell) takes his unique form of country music around the states this spring, and a High End Systems rig unlike any other Bandit has ever done before, the company says. Lonestar (LD Alex Krompic) heads to Canada with a versatile High End Systems moving light rig allowing the group to play venues of all sizes. Acquire the Fire (LD Danny Zacharias) is headed out to deliver its Christian music message through an intricate lighting system from High End Systems. Dream Theater (LD Ben Richards) is touring its unique form of rock-meets-classical music with a Martin MAC-based system. Slayer (LD Bryan Hartley) is back again, touring the US with a Martin moving light system. Brian Wilson (LD Will Twork) is touring the world with a mix of classics and new music under a Martin moving light rig. System of a Down (LD Jesper Luth) is embarking on a massive world tour under a Martin-based lighting system.