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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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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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craig amabello
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  • United States

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Description:
Electronic Press kits for various Entertainers....

I am a Music video Director and Editor with my own gear.

Live Events are my specialty... I do any kind of video production work, including Documentary work & life on the road type pieces to be made into DVD's to further help promote and serve the bands long after the tour has ended.
Work History:
I have shot many live performances (at the Viper room in Hollywood) and (FM station, in the Valley) of Various Bands & Members of: Aerosmith, Kiss, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Dio, David Lee Roth, Guns and Roses, Tesla, Shine Down, Skindred, Clutch, Shadows Fall, Saliva, Quiet Riot, Motorhead, Alice Cooper, Kansas, Mr. Big, LA Guns, Cinderella, Steely Dan, Steve Miller, Tin Machine, Rainbow, and many other bands, Individuals and Artists.
Phone:
Just EMAIL ME and ASK... I am AWAKE 24 Hours a DAY... 7 Days a WEEK!
Email:
laconnection101@aol.com
Additional Comments:
25 years experience in Video Production shooting live concerts, Conceptual music videos and documentaries.
Website:
http://www.youtube.com/Craigamabello
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http://www.modelmayhem.com/craigamabello

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At 6:37am on March 4, 2011, Kristen Pierson said…

Hey Craig! Well said over on the music tour photographer page. :)

Hope this year is a good one for you! You're not too far from me (I'm in RI)

Best,

KP

At 2:47pm on October 24, 2010,
2010
Constance McCardle
said…
Hi Craig, NIce to meet you. I don't know of any projects at the moment but I have lots of friends in the biz so if something pops up, I know where to look.
At 10:20am on October 23, 2010,
2008
Eric Heil
said…
Hey Craig!

Thanks for the hookup! I sometimes get call for multi-camera shoots for DVD and other video needs. Pass me your contact info and I'll put you on my short list of vendors I pass to my clients that ask...

Safe road...

~E
At 10:22pm on October 18, 2010,
2009
Kidkel69
said…
Look in your mail box important info
At 10:23am on October 18, 2010,
2010
Bruce Ferguson T.R.The Roadie
said…
ill keep my ears open TR
At 9:44pm on March 8, 2010,
2009
Lee Ecker
said…
Got nothing here in Chicago.
The economy has killed off most of my good jobs.
Back to weddings for me and they are even getting cheap.
At 12:19pm on January 12, 2010,
2008
Natalie Goik
said…
hey thanks for the add.
Windham, NH eh? A good friend of mine lives there too...sweet
 
 
 

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