Welcome To Roadies Of Color United

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

 This Social Network Group and the newly formed Professional Association is an organization where Professionals in the Entertainment Services and Live Concert Touring Industries 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 .

Join the conversation and subscribe to our growing Social Network or become a member.

 
 
 
About 

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. 

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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

CEO At CPP

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.

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR JANUARY  2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Pedro Rodriguez

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

 

 Pedro Rodriguez

BBRD

          

 

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

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR MAY 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Andrew”Dino” Johnson 

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

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR JULY 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Ross Rylance

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

Ross Rylance

Independent

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR AUGUST 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Greg Black

 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
          

 

INTRODUCING OUR SEPTEMBER 2019 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Joe “OJ” Rainville

 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

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR JANUARY 2020 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Curtis Vannoy

IATSE Local 574 in Greensboro North Carolina and Local 322 In Charlotte North Carolina.

Curtis Vannoy 

Frelancer

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR FEBRUARY 2020 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Bobby Carroll

Stage Managere and Guitar Technician

Bobby Carroll

Tedeschi Trucks Band

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR MARCH 2020 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Martin Thomas

Lighting Director  and Designer for the Alan Parsons Live Project

Martin Thomas

Principal Designer for RED LLC 

          

 

INTRODUCING OUR APRIL 2020 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Guy Rhodes
 Lighting Designer /Lighting Director 

Guy Rhodes 

Anthony Hamilton

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Latest News

Please visit this site regularly as we are adding new readers sections. The latest posts and R.O.C.U. News will appear below. 2020 will be a year that most of us will always remember and most likely never to forget.
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