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How To Get Your First Roadie or Concert Technician Job... 20 Replies

Depending on the size of a live concert tour, many "roadies", also known as "techs" or "Concert Technicians"  are employed behind the scenes to produce a successful show. Have you ever gone to a concert and wondered, "how do they get this whole stage set up, and torn down in one day?" Typically, a live concert production arrives at the venue between 7 am and 12 noon and is ready for showtime at 7 pm. After the show, the entire production is loaded back into trucks and is headed off to another…Continue

Tags: tech, drum, guitar, backline, roadie

Started by Roadiejobs in Advice For Aspiring Roadies. Last reply by LK Hunsaker Oct 18, 2009.

Roadie Job Search Ideas... 10 Replies

Here are a few larger companies with areas of their websites dedicated to roadie related jobs such as event production, crew jobs, audo and lighting AV jobs, and cruise ship roadie jobs. These are employment pages where you can browse jobs, and send applications or resumes. AEG LIVE JOB SEARCH - Sports and entertainment promoterCIRQUE DU SOLEIL JOB SEARCH -…Continue

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Started by Roadiejobs in General Discussion Forum. Last reply by Speedy May 13, 2013.

Can You Describe An Average Day Working As A Roadie In The Concert Touring Industry? 13 Replies

What is your average work day like?Working in the Concert Touring Industry, you probably have one of the most interesting jobs in the world.  Let's hear about yours! Looking forward to your replies!Photo Credit: Mark Shane HatfieldContinue

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Started by Roadiejobs in General Discussion Forum. Last reply by Kyle Simkins Apr 18, 2014.

What was your favorite tour? 35 Replies

Ever wondered who are the best Artists/Bands/Tours to work for?Tell us about the best tour you ever worked,and why it was so great.Looking forward to your replies!Photo Credit: Tim LawrenceContinue

Tags: Great, Favorite, Tour, Best

Started by Roadiejobs in General Discussion Forum. Last reply by david talbott Mar 28, 2014.

Do you prefer being a roadie in the United States Or Europe? 4 Replies

Where Do You Prefer Touring, United States or Europe?What are the main differences?What do you like or dislike about touring in Europe?What do you like or dislike about touring in "The States"?Looking forward to your replies!…Continue

Tags: Touring, United States, USA, Europe

Started by Roadiejobs in General Discussion Forum. Last reply by Travis M. Walat Jan 25, 2013.

What's it like being a roadie on a cruise ship? 30 Replies

Cruise ships employ many people in Music and Touring Industries.Let's hear from those of you who have done this type of work on cruise ships before.Is this something worth looking into?Looking forward to your replies! Continue

Tags: Jobs, , ship, Cruise, , Cruise, Ship"

Started by Roadiejobs in General Discussion Forum. Last reply by Luís Carlos Marciano Jr Aug 15, 2014.

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How To Get Your First Roadie or Concert Technician Job...

Depending on the size of a live concert tour, many "roadies", also known as "techs" or "Concert Technicians"  are employed behind the scene…

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2008

Full Sail. Worth it?

I was wondering if Full Sail University in Winter Park, Fl was worth it. Anybody know? I am currently working on getting my degree from Col…

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2015

What is better; qualifications or experience?

Hello there, I've been wanting to get into a career in music as a sound tech and FOH, but I was wondering which path is better to take? Ed…

Started by callum leechLatest Reply

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2016

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I have been wanting to get a job with a road crew for a long time now. I have thought on and off about it for years (my hometown doesn't re…

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2016

Help!

I am looking to get into a career as a roadie, but I don't really have any experience. I would love to get on somewhere as a stagehand or g…

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2008

Full Sail. Worth it?

I was wondering if Full Sail University in Winter Park, Fl was worth it. Anybody know? I am currently working on getting my degree from Col…

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2014

FEMALE ROADIE IN THE US LOOKING FOR JOB!

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 t…

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2015

What is better; qualifications or experience?

Hello there, I've been wanting to get into a career in music as a sound tech and FOH, but I was wondering which path is better to take? Ed…

Started by callum leech

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2015

U2 north american tour

anyone have a clue on how to beg for a job on this tour?

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2 May 9, 2015
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2011

Looking for General Labor Position With A Tour

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…

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2015

How to

I have interned in television and have helped with special concerts but I would love to start try working as a PA for a tour. Only problem…

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3 Jan 13, 2015
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2014

breaking into the roadie industry

i am really going for breaking into the roadie industry this year. i have experience transferring equipment as well as setting up audio equ…

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2008

TOURING

Hello All, Any advise on getting a tour?

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