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

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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

Tags: Average Work Day, Job Description

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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Can anyone recommend a good place to have a work box made?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura Ponto Sep 6, 2013.


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Blue commented on Tiffany's group Production Assistants
"Looking to become a pa or pc with the eventual goal of being a PM.  I have been touring as lighting, rigging and carp for many years but need to make the transition into management now.  I am looking for someone to take me under their wing…"
May 21

Blue updated their profile
Feb 24

Laura Ponto replied to Blue's discussion Workbox
"I design for A&S Case. Shoot me a note if you like."
Sep 6, 2013

Michael Tawater replied to Blue's discussion Workbox
"Backstage Custom Cases in Nashville, tn they do good work, and can get very custom to fit your needs."
Jul 3, 2013

Robbie Cope replied to Blue's discussion Workbox
"the only company i can recommend is Mental Case mil spec cases and awesome people building these rad cases... sprayed with rhino liner too. built to last"
Jul 2, 2013

Wdumas replied to Blue's discussion Workbox
"Jan al cases make some of the worlds best cases great customer service ask for muffy. They make work boxes for sound and image."
Jun 25, 2013
Roadiejobs replied to Blue's discussion Workbox
"Personally, I would recommend A&S Cases in L.A."
Jun 21, 2013

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Can anyone recommend a good place to have a work box made?See More
Jun 21, 2013

Blue replied to Roadiejobs's discussion Outdoor Show Season..
"Following last years tragity  in toronto the government came up with this"
Jun 20, 2013

Blue replied to Jon Cyr's discussion What can't you live without on the road?
"can of tim hortons coffee, box of socks, hammock"
May 5, 2013

Profile Information

23 years entertainment industry experience, Over 15 years of lighting experience, 10 years rigging and 8 as props builder and scenic painter.
I'm looking to transition into PM/TM by learning under someone as a Production Coordinator.
Work History:
Kurios Cirque du Soleil 2017
Toruk Arena tour NA 2016
RHCP spring 2016 festival tour Lighting PGP
High road tour, Lighting
Head Carp / Assistant Head Rigger Andrea Bocelli since July 2015/16
Pemberton fest. Lighting PGP
Fly in Lighting Varekai arena usa tour
Fly in Lighting 1 Leg Cirque Du Soleil Quidam Europe Arena Tour
Fly in Lighting City runs Cirque Du Soleil Amaluna Big Top
Lighting tech Mumford and sons Summer 2013 tour (gotr)
Lighting tech Jonas Brothers summer north american tour
Head of Lighting Cavalia Odyesso,
Lighting tech Cirque du Soliel Corteo japan and Russian legs
Fly in Cavalia Voltage
4 years for christie lights
2 year for Epic productions
4 years for Omni
Additional Comments:
I have a current Canadian passport, and have a usa perm. res. card
will travel.

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