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On average, It takes him almost five 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.
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