Tag Archives: Georgia

Private Party with Ben Wells

Southern, Sound and Lighting had the opportunity to provide sound and lighting for a private mud bogging party with Ben Wells.  We headed down dirt roads to a small southern town in Georgia for this muddy and fun event. We would love to provide our production services for more mud bogs so give us a call and we will give you a quote!

Equipment used:  JBL SRX system 1 over 1, Yamaha LS9 console, and 8 Par 64 LED lights

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Festival – Peanut Festival

Southern, Sound and Lighting was proud to be the the production company at the Georgia Peanut Festival! This was a great event that celebrated one of Georgia’s most important crop…the peanut!  We worked with the festival’s committee to create the exact look and feel that they wanted for their main stage. We are looking forward to working with them next year and celebrating the peanut!


Equipment Used: JBL Vertec 4889 Line Array, powered by Crown i-Tech 12k, Yamaha LS9, mobile 30×24 stage, 24k Par 64 lighting and 12 moving LED wash units.


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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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.


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Cell: 229-305-6983

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