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How Road Crew Gigs Are Found- Websites Vs. Word of Mouth

Websites such as Crewspace,  Bobnet, and Tour Ready are popular resources for roadies looking to find gigs.Do a simple web search and you'll find numerous other websites too, all of them offering similar "concert touring roadie hiring solutions".The question is, how many people who work in the touring industry find their gigs using an agency, website, or social media group, vs. more traditional roadie hiring methods such as direct personal references, AKA "Word of Mouth".Employers, what methods do you use most often to hire crew?YOU can help answer this question.Try to think of how you were first introduced to your current or past employers and employees."Website" (or any type of job board, agency, etc., who did not know you, or the employer)"Word of Mouth" (personal reference from someone who knew you, and the employer)"Both""Other" (please explain!)-RJContinue

Started by Roadiejobs in General Discussion Forum 37 minutes ago.

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 - Worldwide entertainment productionHOLLAND AMERICA LINE -Cruise ship jobsLIVE NATION JOB SEARCH - Sports and entertainment promoterPSAV JOB SEARCH - Audio/Visual event production companyHave you worked with any of these companies before?Your feedback and advice is appreciated!Please Reply Below.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

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

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