On average, It takes him almost 4 hours to set up for a show. But every moment of lugging light racks, untangling wires, and screwing in bulbs is worth it for the man known as Lightshow Bob. It’s an inexplicable passion. Working construction by day and raging on the Lightar by night, Lightshow Bob is possibly one of Detroit’s greatest and most underground characters.

In our second installment, the Detroit Journal explores the world of the man who’s about to take live music lighting to the next level.

Opening track "Feel Alright" by The Hard Lessons

Closing track "Rollin' Stone" by Sista Otis

Created & Produced by The Detroit Journal

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