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How Road Crew Gigs Are Found- Websites Vs. Word of Mouth 1 Reply

The internet has many popular resources for roadies looking to find gigs.Do a simple web search and you'll find numerous websites offering "concert touring roadie hiring solutions". (Crewspace, Bobnet, Tour Ready, etc.)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

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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 promoter.  CIRQUE DU SOLEIL JOB SEARCH - Worldwide entertainment production.  HOLLAND AMERICA LINE -Cruise ship jobs.  LIVE NATION JOB SEARCH - Sports and entertainment promoter.  PSAV JOB SEARCH - Audio/Visual event production company.  Have 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.


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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.
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Just EMAIL ME and ASK... I am AWAKE 24 Hours a DAY... 7 Days a WEEK!
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25 years experience in Video Production shooting live concerts, Conceptual music videos and documentaries.
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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,
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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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