It might seem simple from the audience’s perspective, but it is surprising the number of people it takes to put on a fabulous show. Justin talks us through all the “”breeds”” of Roadie, and how the crew numbers grow in proportion to the bands success. Giving an insight into the plethora of jobs that need filling – not just sound engineers and lighting engineers, but also everyone from tour managers to the caterers. If you’re about to embark on your first tour, learn the dos and don’ts that make live bearable on a tour bus.
What exactly is a “roadie”? More than you'd think!
Bigger tours mean more jobs to go round – watch on to find out what alternatives there are in the live music industry.