Festivals – Wing Fest

The South is known for their many festivals, celebrating food, weather, crops, and small towns.  Southern, Sound and Lighting has provided sound systems, staging, lighting rigs and video for many festivals in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and other states.

This year we provided the sound and lighting systems for Wing Fest in Georgia.  They had multiple acts with a wide variety of solo artists and bands.

The systems we used where; JBL SRX system 3 over 3 per side with Crest Pro Power Amps, one Avid SC48 Console and 24k Par 64’s lights on 30 foot of applied truss.

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Thunder Beach – Mustang Sally and Big Engine

For years Southern, Sound and Lighting has been part of the Thunder Beach Bike Week in Panama City FL.

It is always a party in Panama City, 1,000’s of bikers, awesome bands and the beach.  And if you have ever seen a Mustang Sally and Big Engine show….then you know that these two bands love to interact with the crowds,  have fun and party.

The Sand Piper Beacon Resort & Tiki Bar is the place to be at Bike Week!

The system used: JBL Vertec 4889, Crown iTech power amps, 2 over 2 x3 with Yamaha M7cl and 12 JBL monitors for both stages.


Daytona Bike Week with Mustang Sally

Southern, Sound and Lighting has provided sound, stage and lighting for many bike weeks in the South.  During bike week, bars, stores, resorts and hotels set up outdoor stages for bikers and onlookers to enjoy live music.  We love bike weeks!  This year we had the opportunity to participate in the Daytona Bike Week at the Iron Horse Saloon by providing sound and lighting for Mustang Sally.

Call us for a custom quote for your next bike week event or email us at

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Thunder Beach Jam – Panama City Beach FL

In October 2014 Southern Sound and Lighting handled the production for Thunder Beach Jam in Panama City Beach Florida.  This event was located at the amphitheater by the Pier Park Mall in PCB.  We provided the sound, lighting and video for this event.  The talent included; The Kicks, Floored, Band Finger, John Kay and Steppenwolf, Cheap Trick and Grand Funk Rail Road.

Unfortunately, this two day festival, during bike week, was canceled due to hurricane watches on the second day.

This is what the stage and setup looked liked before the event was canceled for safety reasons.

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Gulf Coast Jam – Panama City Beach

Southern Sound and Lighting provided the production first Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Beach Florida!  The event was September 26, 27, 28t 2013.  There were 3 beach stages and one main stage – with over 50 artists and bands playing throughout the festival.  Some of the artists included; Tobey Keith, Brantley Gilbert, Trace Adkins, Eli Young Band, Charlie Daniels Band, Kip Moore, Darryl Worley, Blackberry Smoke, Tate Stevens, Colt Ford, Tracey Lawrence, Brett Eldredge, Craig Campbell, and many others.

Check out Gulf Coast Jam on Facebook or at

Make sure you join us for the 2nd Gulf Coast Jam August 29- 31 2014!

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About Southern Sound and Lighting

Southern Sound and Lighting has been providing sound, stage and lighting for events an concerts since 1998. The company was founded in Valdosta, Georgia with it’s headquarters now in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mark LeFiles, owner of Southern Sound and Lighting has extensive knowledge and experience in the audio engineering and concert  world.  Aside from owning his own company he has also has toured with many country music and rap artists on national tours. His first tour was when he was 17 years old.

Some of the artists and tours he has been on:

During these tours Mark held many different positions from; production manager, front of the house engineer, stage manager, and teching and flying PA systems.  His experience and knowledge makes him an expert in his field.   Because of his extensive experience with a vast array of artists and tours, the knowledge and insight when dealing with technical riders and advancing shows is a valuable skill.

As a company, Southern, Sound and Lighting provides sound, stage, lighting, and video for concerts and events.  Many of the events and festivals have been in the Southeast; Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee.  However, SSL will travel anywhere the client needs us to be.

Here are some of the events and festivals we have provided production for;

  • Superbowl 2005 Jacksonville
  • Superbowl 2006 Detroit
  • Superbowl 2007 Miami
  • Relay for Life – Macon, GA
  • Fourth of July Events – Valdosta, GA
  • Atlanta Strutt Festival – Atlanta, GA
  • Hahira Honey Bee Festival, Hahira, GA
  • Thunder Beach, Panama City Beach, FL
  • Darryl Worley’s Tennessee River Run – Savannah, TN
  • Peanut Festival – Blakely Country, GA
  • Gulf Coast Jam – Panama City Beach, FL
  • 4th of July Extravaganza – Cordel, GA
  • Watermelon Festival – Franklin, SC
  • Susan G. Komen Black Tie Benefit – Toledo, OH
  • Celtic Festival – Jacksonville Beach FL
  • And many, many others

Not every client we work with is on tour or producing a major concert or festival.  We also service clients who need self powered speakers for corporate jobs, private events or smaller shows.  If you need sound, a microphone, or a speaker….no job is too small!  Southern, Sound and Lighting also services;

  •  Weddings
  • Corporate Events
  • Fundraisers
  • Bars and Restaurants – band setups
  • Conference centers
  • Hotels
  • Banquet facilities
  • Private homes
  • and anyone in need of sound, stage, lighting or video

Feel free to contact Mark LeFiles for your complementary custom quote on your next festival or event.

Office: 904-683-8139

Cell: 229-305-6983

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Contact us for a custom quote for your next concert, festival, corporate function or private event!


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Cell Phone: 229-305-6983

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