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
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
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
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
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
Video Editing/production, Shooter/video-still, 3D Visualization, Quick Software/hardware Study, Graphic Design , Motion Graphics, Skier (can shoot and ski at the same time), Web Design, Carpenter
Currently work as a freelance creative!
LD/Driver/roadie 2yrs - The Classics.
1 really wild year LD/Driver/roadie Zackenger.
2 yrs house LD Double Diamond Aspen. Acts Lit: Jimmy Buffet, Fastball, Better than Ezra, Cracker, Maceo Parker, Galactic, Liquid Soul, Sister 7, Pennywise, Bo Diddly and many many more.
1 yr AV/Tech St. Regis Aspen.
1 year AV/Tech for a company in GA.
1 year as setup tech/roadie for a company in FL.
5 yrs Video Cameraman/Editor/Lightguy (Video Dimensions Culver City, CA. now defunct)
Boiling it all down, I've shot, lit, mixed a wide variety of media, from corporate meetings/dinners/breakouts, to lighting live music in sheds, bars, festivals, ballrooms, theaters, country clubs, etc.