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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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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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My Specialty and preferred position is RF coordinator. I have held nearly every position from a FOH engineer and Monitor Engineer to tour manager for over 20 years. Over this time I have been exploring the RF coordination one step at a time till the point that it has become somewhat of an obsession of mine. The NYC frequency landscape being one of my favorite obsessions.
Work History:
Recent Touring
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Perfume - 2016 
System Tec and RF Coordination

New Canvas Entertainment - 2013 - 2015
FOH
Engineer,Tour Manager and RF Coordination for various country bands

The Illusionists - 2012 
RF Coordination and Monitor Engineer
Freelance; New York, New York - 2010-Present
RF Coordination for evens specializing in the NYC RF environment. Freelance engineering including FOH, monitor engineer.
Production management for music festivals and corporate events.
Engineer, Beepix llc, Edgewater, NJ - 2010-present
Process validation engineering for pharmaceutical manufacturing, including of writing of test protocols, execution of tests, and the documentation of results for regulatory compliance.
Production MANAGER, M. S. Entertainment, Dayton, OH - 1999-2010
Production management encompassing festivals, regional tour support, corporate events, and rentals. Including advancing event technical requirements and overseeing personnel equipment throughout the entire process.
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9374785685
Email:
thunderpaul@me.com
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http://rfcoordinationnyc.com

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