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Another CE Moment: Bonnie Raitt at CEDIA 2001

Bonnie Raitt pays tribute to her brother Steve, a CE pro

on September 6, 2009 No comments


by Julie Jacobson

Louis Sall and Scott Curtis flank Steve Raitt. The duo shaved their heads to match Steve's chrome dome

Louis Sall and Scott Curtis flank Steve Raitt. The duo shaved their heads to match Steve’s chrome dome

Remember when Bonnie Raitt played CEDIA Expo 2001? The star payed tribute to her integrator brother Steve Raitt, who was dying of brain cancer—so everyone thought.

“Little did we know at that time that his ‘farewell tour’ was actually just a visit with his many friends in the industry,” says Louis Sall of California Audio Technology. “The CEDIA show was fantastic.”

Steve Raitt, an integrator with the former ProLine and a renowned sound engineer/mixer worked with many local bands in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. He passed away earlier this year. Bonnie Raitt returned to the Twin Cities last month to dedicate a concert to her brother during the Minnesota State Fair.


Steve and Bonnie Raitt with the who’s who of CEDIA

Steve and Bonnie Raitt with the who’s who of CEDIA

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