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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

Tags: Roadiejobs, Jobs

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.


2009
Christopher
  • Male
  • Chester, NH
  • United States

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2009
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2009
Christopher joined Peter Moll's group
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Video

A group for video directors, AD's, producers, camera people, projectionists, LED techs etc working in the touring industry.See More
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Christopher joined Tim Mortimer's group
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Production Crewmen

For those crewmen and ladies who can just about do any job that is required of them. Jack of all trades. Labor specialist.See More
Sep 2, 2013

Profile Information

Description:
Skills

Audio

Consoles - Yamaha CL5/PM5D/LS9/02R96/01V96, Allen & Heath, iLive 80/GLD 80/GL2200,
Digidesign Venue Profile/SC48, Midas Verona/Venice
PA's - Meyer, D&B audiotechnik, JBL, Martin Audio
- Skilled at FOH and Monitors, mixing live microphones and executing cued sound effects
- Experienced in IEM mixing
- In depth knowledge of audio system signal flow
- Proficient in the Rigging, Cabling, and Distribution of PA systems ranging from speaker on sticks to
stadium arrays
- Well versed in the use of measurement systems Smaart and SIM, and the process of tuning a sound
system
- Experience with audio recording using Pro Tools and Audacity
- Skilled in the process of soldering and proficient in the maintenance of audio gear

Lighting

Consoles - GrandMA, Jands Vista, ETC, Lightronics
- Skilled as a lighting programmer & LD on smaller size events
- In depth knowledge of lighting signal flow
- Proficient in the rigging, cabling and distribution of lighting systems

Misc.

- Some experience with video system set up, operation and troubleshooting(screen set up, projector
set up, switching, camera operation) limited to church and small corporate events
- Skilled in the area of video editing with Final Cut and Adobe Premier
- Knowledge and experience in stage/roof erection ranging from small stage decks and mobil stages to
stadium size deck & roof systems
- Light experience with computer networking
- Prior knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Work History:
Events United - Systems Technician/12' - Current

Manchester Christian Church - Audio & Lighting contractor/09' - Current

Pro Event - Staging & Labor Technician/09' - Current

Shakespeare & Company - Audio Engineer/08'

Hampton Beach Casino - Stagehand/Spot Op/Audio Engineer/06' - 08'

Feld Entertainment - Audio Engineer/07' - 08'

Capitol Productions - Stagehand/06' - 08'

Magic of David Copperfield - Carpenter/06'
Phone:
603-490-9893
Email:
productionrat@gmail.com

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