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

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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

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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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I'm a very hard working individual with over 6 years of experience in the live entertainment industry. I currently manage a rock and roll band based out of the Orlando area. I have toured with Disney on Ice and actively trying to get back on the road.
Work History:
Skin Deep (rock band) Longwood, FL 03/13 - Current
Production Manager/Stage Manager
• Set up/tear down production and band
• Occasionally give monitor mixes using X32
on iPad
• Troubleshoot mid show
• Accommodate the band during
• Manage packing order in the trailer

• Hold pre/post show meetings to discuss pros/cons of performance of crew/staff/band
• Manage crew of 4+ and give commands to make the live show as smooth as possible
• Communicate between managers/staff and band

Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice Assistant Properties (Touring) 10/17 – 05/18
• Pack/unpack trucks
• Delegate where cases get pushed
• Drive motorized prop on the ice
• Move props on their cues
• Assist in repair/maintenance of props • Escort certain characters to the ice
• Manage packing order of trucks during
load out

House Of Blues 09/11 – 04/12
Stage Assistant
• Assisted gear set up
• Load in/load out
• Dock maintenance
• Drum micing
• Floor security
• Band escort
• Check stage before/after the show

Orlando Bike Week 03/10/14 – 03/16/14
Stage Manager
Orlando, FL
• Loaded in/out
• Created routine for smooth stage
• Trained stagehands
• Accommodated the artists
• Assisted mixing FOH on the Behringer
• Assisted mixing monitors using X32-Mix

Complete Production Resources 10/14/14 – 10/03/17
Lead Stage Tech
Orlando, FL
• Set up/tear down production
• Pack/unpack trucks
• Build stages for various shows/events
• S1 lead for all on site stage set up / tear down
• Use daily pull sheets to prep stage/pipe/drape for upcoming events

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