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R&B/soul star Jill Scott announced North American 2015 tour for this summer. The trek begins July 13 with concert in Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall For The Performing Arts, consists of 24 dates and concludes August 28 by show in Phoenix's Comerica Theatre. Jill will perform in Cincinnati, OH, Brooklyn, NY, Baltimore, MD, Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, Austin, TX, Los Angeles, CA, and in many other cities. The tour supports singer's upcoming album, whose title and release date will be announced later. Two album singles "You Don’t Know", and "Fools Gold" were released this spring.
British rock band Mumford & Sons prepared North American tour to support new album. The trek kicks off June 2 by concert in Brooklyn's' MCU Park. Up to the end of June band will visit 9 cities including Mansfield, MA, Columbia, MD, Clarkston, MI, and Chicago, IL. Mumford & Sons will also perform at Bonnaroo, and Rock Werchter festivals. In July outfit is touring across Europe. Second North American leg is conducted in late summer and begins August 7 with appearance at San Francisco's Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. Third Mumford & Sons' studio album "Wilder Mind" was released May 6, and spawned singles "Believe", and "The Wolf". Band members are Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, and Winston Marshall.
Heavy metal band GWAR hits the road this summer with '30 Years Of Total World Domination Tour'. Butcher Babies and Battlecross are announced as support. The outing begins August 25 by show in Millvale's Mr. Smalls Theater, consists of 19 dates, and concludes September 18 by performance in Rochester's Water Street Music Hall. GWAR will visit Des Moines, IA, Lincoln, NE, Tulsa, OK, San Antonio, TX, Jacksonville, FL, Chattanooga, TN, Reading, PA, and other cities. GWAR also just announced publication of band's history book "Let There Be GWAR" which is available for pre-ordering on band's website. Latest GWAR's studio album "Battle Maximus" was released in 2013 via Metal Blade Records.
English electronic music producer Jamie xx announced North American tour this summer. The outing begins July 21 by performance in Denver's The 1up – Colfax, and ends up August 8 by show in Boston's Royale. He will give concerts in Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, Seattle, WA, San Francisco, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, New York, NY, and in some other cities. Jamie supports his upcoming album "In Colours" which will be released this June. Before the trek he also makes appearances in a number of festivals including Bestival, Bonnaroo, and Pitchfork (details are below).
Indie pop singer-songwriter Nate Ruess heralded concert tour in support of his upcoming album. North American leg of the trek kicks off June 7 by show at New York City's Webster Hall, and concludes September 26 by concert in Washington's West Potomac Park. Nate will visit Toronto, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. "Grand Romantic", Ruess' debut solo album hits stores this June. Album's opening track "ahHa" was released on April 27.
Billy Joel told graduates at Stony Brook University that they’re wasting their time if they’re not doing what they love.The Piano Man received an honorary doctor of music degree Friday and said he’s “one of the lucky ones.”
B.B. King kept drawing fans in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta.
Saxophonist Dexter Gordon and pianists James P. Johnson and Lennie Tristano are the newest inductees into Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame. JALC announced the 2015 inductees Friday. They were chosen in a vote of jazz fans around the world from a list of nominees submitted by a committee of jazz musicians and scholars.
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I have been busting my ass going to shows, networking, and emailing band managers. I still haven't gotten picked up for a tour.How does a twenty year old female with minimal experience get picked up for a tour? Also, does anyone out there on roadiejobs know someone they could connect me with?I'm driven and hard working! I have a TRUE passion for crew work and it kills me when I don't get emailed back or get told that they have their crew set.How do I approach people within the music industry for a job? Also, how do I convince them that they would benefit from having me work for them??Continue
Hey everyone, I am Carl-David Hardin the owner an operator of Carl-David's Guitar Repair LLC. As a business owner, I have a wholesale account with part companies, so your on tour and some gear breaks, no problem, I can get parts at a whole sale price, and we can get it shipped to our next venue. I also can get strings from different wholesalers at a whole sale price, so instead of buying 100 sets on ebay, I can hook your band up with cheaper rates. Besides my ability to resources, I am a tech, that was been working for several years as a tech, first at a smaller shop in DE for almost two years, top graduate in class of 2015 for Eastern School of Fretted Instruments, I also worked for a while as a student tech at Raritan Bay Guitar Repair while attending the school. Below is my resume' as with experience in retail as assistant manager,being a very good driver imo, (I lived in Jersey for a while i can drive!) and being a guitar tech with shop experience AND live experience, i may be the perfect fit your road crew. You can have a merch guy, guitar and bass tech, someone to help drive, and.... i know a good amount about running sound. Mainly looking for the backline guitar and bass tech work but let me know what you need. Thanks EveryoneCarl-David Hardinwww.firstname.lastname@example.orgEducationHigh School Graduate from Smyrna Christian SchoolGraduate from The Eastern School Of Fretted InstrumentsAt Eastern School Trained by the guitar tech for Gaslight Anthem, KyleExperienceThree and a half years as a assistant and back room manager at a local convenient store.Worked as a apprentice at Ckuz Guitar Repair in Middletown DEWorked at Raritan Bay Guitar Repair in Freehold NJLaunch Fest 2015Backline Guitar Tech for 3Day Weekend SkillsGraphic Design for the 7:30 ClubEfficient in Computer Bands I have worked withDevin Trout guitarist for John Legend and Jazmine SullivanThis or The ApocalypseFrom Under The…Continue
Started by Carl-David Hardin in General Discussion Forum May 13.
Hello all. I am in Las vegas working as a freelance sound engineer and stage hand. This is the busy season and a few of the companies I work for are falling short of experienced live sound engineers to work in venues and festivals. One of the companies is also looking for experienced lighting engineers. Let me know if you are in and around town and interested in some occassional gigs. Stagemanager72@gmail.comContinue
Started by Stacy Mills in General Discussion Forum May 1.
I've been F.O.H. sound for many years but never on a cruise ship. I am looking how to get on this cruise working at any position in production. Anybody out there have a hook=up for this?Thanks, RickContinue
Once again I am the operator in a Breakout room. So in between sessions I am pondering what titles I should put in a corporate playlist. Any suggestions would be helpful.Imagine me a Corporate DJ :OContinue
It's that time of year again and 2014 is coming to a close. Roadiejobs wants to know…... What were your highlights of the year? Please reply to this discussion and let us know. You can also upload photos/videos to your reply. Looking forward to hearing your best event production stories from 2014….-RJContinue
Hey everyone, I'm 22 years old. I'm looking for work without any experience. I have experience in working with the carnival so I'm used to traveling and the long hours. I have education in technology and can learn quick. Not to mention I'm extremely passionate for music so it would be a dream come true. Any advice would be useful as well.Continue
Started by Evan Candiano in Tour Managers & Production Feb 26.
Hi guys, I have zero experience as roadie but would love to get my foot in the door. I live in the UK and graduate 19 months in Computer Networks, I currently working for a healthcare company and I'm am feeling completely dissatisfied with it. I have a great passion for music and live events and would to find my way into this career. Can anybody help me, offer me any useful advice as to how to proceed. Thank you Continue
Started by Halima Ali in Tour Managers & Production Feb 16.
I like to use shadow/darkness in my light design if allowed or possible. So i was wondering how others use darkness as a part of light design. I don't believe it should always be without shadows(except when doing camera lighting or similar). With this said i am curious how much you guys use shadow/darkness on stage. Is it depending on genre and style of music or on artists request or something totally different?Continue