Welcome To Roadies Of Color United

 The Roadies Of Color United International Social Network is comprised of Professionals in the Entertainment Services, Concert Touring and Live Entertainment Industries.

 This Group is intended to be a place where Professionals in the Industry can Unite, Network, Promote each other and to collaborate in order help promote a more diverse and and inclusive industry.
Our goal is to unite our industries in a way that has never been done before .

We are pleased to announce that our 1st Annual Conference and 10th Anniversary celebration was a huge success.


Latest News

Please visit this site regularly as we are adding new readers sections. The latest posts will appear below. 2019 was a busy year for our staff and event planning committee. The time and efforts were well spent. The Roadies Of Color United International 1st Annual Conference and 10th Anniversary celebration was a huge success.

This was a must attend conference for those of you that  have ever worked in the live entertainment industry, worked for a musical artist or have a desire to work in the industry. If you may have missed it the work has already begun on the conference for next year.

Our Sponsors for our 10th Anniversary and Conference.

2019 sponsors

Latest News Posts

We are pleased to announce our Roadies Of Color United 2019 Lenny Award Winners.

Our 2019 Professional of the year Lenny Award winners from Left to right Stuart Gray accepting the award for Leon Blue for Coach Bus driver, Adrian Porter for Programer/ Playback, Gerald Mcdougald for Rigging, William “Bill Reeves for Tour Management, Ryan Williams for Lighting Director, Gabi Parra for production Coordinator, Chad Beverly accepting the award for David Beverly for Wardrobe, Victor Reed sr. for Production Management, Lance”KC” Jackson accepting the award for Alex Williams for Video Director, Kenneth Williams accepting for Keven Brown and Joshua  “Fez” Delport for Audio Engineering, Brandee Wilder for Wardrobe and Shae Usher accepting in Memoriam Plaque for the Jimmy Daniels Family.


Free online training and course offerings

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic many companies are offering free online training courses. Many of these courses are certificate courses. These courses provide great free training opportunities . *Updated March[…]

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Covid- 19 Financial Relief and Resources

Listing of relief resources and financial assistance Emergency Funding For Artists / Music Industry Professionals Who’ve Lost Income From Canceled Festivals/Gigs Because Of COVID-19  American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)[…]

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Oak View’s Tim Leiweke Talks Post-Coronavirus Safety Standards for Arenas and Stadiums (EXCLUSIVE)

By Jem Aswad The first words out of Tim Leiweke’s mouth are that he does not know when health officials will say it’s safe to return to concerts, sporting events and[…]

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The Roadies of Color United Story

Co Founded by Lance “K.C.” Jackson and William “Bill” Reeves in 2009. Roadies Of Color United was started as social network to represent, introduce and unite those of us in the concert touring and entertainment services that were not being represented on other industry related social network platforms . The original site was hosted on the Ning networks from 2009 to 2016 during that time membership was approximately 300 + subscriber members. In 2016 Roadies of Color United adopted a Twitter presence and a Face Book Group Page at the urging of one of our members. Membership on our Face Book Group page is 800  plus social network members.

Roadies Of Color United International Network is open to all Professionals in the Entertainment Services, Concert Touring and Live Entertainment Industry. Our Social network was created to unite, network, promote, and collaborate in order to help each other Grow in our related Industries. Our goal is to unite our related industries in a way that has never been done before until now promoting a more diversity and inclusion within our related industries. 


Interested in becoming an official member? We will start taking memberships into our  Official Professional Association in the very near future. Direct any inquiries via the contact for below or email us at information@roadiesofcolorunited.com


 Roadies of Color United 10th Anniversary Reunion Celebration Event Organizers

Meet the Organizers and Event planning committee for the upcoming Roadies of Color United  Reunion 10th anniversary celebration. This event is the vision of Lance “K.C” Jackson. “It’s been a long time coming  ” says Lance Jackson, Chair Person of the Committee. Our Team bios will be posted soon.


Sparkl West

Road Manager

“After 7”



Lance K.C. Jackson

Stage Manager

“Earth, Wind, & Fire”



Shae Usher

Production Coordinator



Tony Bulluck

Production Manager

“Earth, Wind, & Fire”



David 5-1 Norman

Tour Manager / Tour Accountant

“Earth, Wind, & Fire”



William Reeves

Road Manager / Production Manager

“Anthony Hamilton”



E Kevin Jones

Production Manager, New Jersey Performing Arts Center



Stuart Gray

Production Manager / Stage Manager / Audio Engineer Radio Talk Show Host

“WHCR 90.3 FM The Voice Of Harlem”



Jimmy Daniels

In Memorium

C. E. O. Jimmy Daniels-Celebrity/High Profile Transportation, LLC/Security Consultant



Ronnie Stephenson


Ronnie Stephenson owns Creative Production Partners, a production and management company based out of Brooklyn, N. Y.



Victor Reed Sr.

   CEO Global Events Productions Network LLC

Production Manager for Mary J Bilge and ASAP Rocky



Lisa Pittman Dennis

Attorney Law Office of Lisa Pittman Dennis & Associates.


R.O.C.U. Professionals of the Month

 We think recognition is important so once a month we recognize one of our members. Meet some of our recognized Professionals from 2018. Our 2019 Professionals will be posted soon. If you’d like to nominate someone drop us a line using our contact form.



INTRODUCING OUR OCTOBER 2018 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Gabriela “Gabi” Parra  Production Coordinator/PA/Hospitality Coordinator /Runner /Stagehand /Freelance PC

Gabriela “Gabi” Parra 

Earth, Wind & Fire



INTRODUCING OUR NOVEMBER 2018 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Thomas R. Selsey Stage Manager & Monitor Engineer. Stage/Audio tech at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts….

Thomas R. Selsey

The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston



INTRODUCING OUR December 2018 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Wesley Copeland Production Manager,  Independent Front of House and Monitor Engineer. 

Wesley Copeland

Independent Freelance Eng.




Philadephia, Pa based Tour Manager / Stage Manager / lighting tech with some audio experience.


 Pedro Rodriguez




INTRODUCING OUR FEBRUARY 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Brenda “Chief Bear” Long  One of our best content contributors and loyal supporters of Roadies of Color United.

Brenda “Chief Bear” Long  

Freelance Photograhper



INTRODUCING OUR MARCH2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Roger M Edmunds Jr.  Stage Manager / Lighting Director /  Rock Steady Concert Lighting and Production 

Rodger Edmuns Jr.

Lighting Director



INTRODUCING OUR APRIL 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Danielle M. Lewis Motivated audio engineer, production manager, project manager and stage manager experienced in audio production, live sound reinforcement, theater and live recording events.

Danielle M. Lewis 

Freelance Egineer, Production Manager




A professional in the field of executive protection and promotional security. Association with many entertainers in the music industry, in addition to high-level executives. 

Andrew”Dino” Johnson 

Centurion International Consultants – President/CEO



INTRODUCING OUR JUNE 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Daychia Sledge Audio Engineer and Owner of MixWell World Productions Services Company providing  a complete Audio Production One Stop Shop for all Audio Production needs and Online Audio Engineering Courses and Workshops.

Daychia Sledge

Freelance Audio Engineer




 Tour & Production Manager, Site Coordinator, Security Director, Bus & Truck Driver, Sales & Implementation for Corporate Sponsorships and Artist Management.

Ross Rylance





 45 of consecutive years in the business. Production Manage,Stage Manager, Allstar Backline Tech and Carpenter.

Greg Black


Stage manager Anthony Hamiltion and Tony Braxton



 Backline Tech & Stage Mgr,  for 10 years. Currently working freelance & hopes to move into a Brand Endorsement Rep. role.

Joe “OJ” Rainville

Stage manager / Backline Tech



INTRODUCING OUR OCTOBER 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Bernarr Ferebee Sr. Producer, Eighth Day Sound Senior Systems Analyst

Bernarr Ferebee S.

Earth, Wind & Fire



INTRODUCING OUR NOVEMBER 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Joe Schaffner aka “Uncle Joe” Production Manager Retired Aretha Franklin

Joe Schaffner aka “Uncle Joe”

Aretha Franklin



INTRODUCING OUR DECEMBER 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Theodore Moyé Production Manager and Sound Engineer

Theodore Moyé

Morris Day and Cameo

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