Welcome to Roadies of Color United Association

Where all are welcome

United by our love of the industry, standing together to bring positive change to the industry. The Roadies Of Color United Association Social Network is comprised of a diverse group of Professionals in the Entertainment Services, Concert Touring and Live Entertainment Industries.

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Who We Are

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 in the concert touring and entertainment services that were not being represented on other industry related social network platforms.

Mission Statement

  • Promote the shared interests of our members.
  • Advocate for a more diverse and inclusive industry.
  • Create new opportunities by providing mentorship, and access to resources and education tools.

Member Spotlight

William Barnett: William has been in the industry since 1989. He currently works at the Potter’s House Church of Dallas as the Production Manager & FOH Engineer since October 2011.

Newsletter

ROCU Member Arica Rust Takes Home Parnelli’s 2022 NextGen Award

The 20th Annual Parnelli Awards were held on June 3rd, 2022, following The 2022 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show. This was Roadies of Color United Association’s (ROCU) first appearance for both events. Co-F...

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

Introducing our June 2022 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Lance “KC” Jackson

Lance is one of the Co-Founders of Roadies Of Color United founded 14 years ago and is the Production Stage Manager for Earth Wind and Fire for the last four and a half years. June 20th marks a special milestone for KC as it marks his 44th consecutive year working in the behind-the-scenes live entertainment industry. Lance is a passionate and experienced Stage Manager with over 4 decades years of experience in stage management and live concert tour production work. Bringi...

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Introducing our May 2022 Roadies of Color United Professional of the month Brandee Wilder

Brandee “B” Wilder is a child of the industry. Daughter of legendary MC and Costume Designer Gorgeous George, she cut her teeth early in the industry working alongside her father as a wardrobe assistant and has gone on to fulfill a myriad of roles in the industry including road and operations manager, production coordinator, wardrobe stylist, wardrobe manager, among others. Today “B” feels blessed to have worked beside such legends as Diana Ross, Eart...

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Introducing our April 2022 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Darrell Shines

Prior to opening Cosmic Studios on 2-22-2022, Darrell worked as the Production Manager for the historic Roseland Theater , PDX Jazz Festival and various freelance positions.Darrell recently took part in a Newport Jazz Festival Panel about backstage production hosted by Chris Funk which will soon air the Newport Jazz Fest festival website. Over the years, he has worked for The World Wrestling Entertainment, MTV, VH1, Sony, The Lincoln Center, Central Park Summerstage and has t...

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SILVER
  • Resources to help write, organize and polish your resume
  • Access to basic training from industry manufacturers & organizations
  • Get added to our newsletter that contains new training & resources
  • Submit your job listings fore free
$0
GOLD
  • Everything from the Silver level plus:
  • Your profile featured in our Database for employers to view
  • Access to advanced training from manufacturers & organizations
  • Get a free professional portfolio picture taken at any 4Wall location
  • Opt-in to receive copies of Protocol Magazine articles sent directly to your email
$50Yearly
PLATINUM
  • Everything from Silver & Gold levels plus:
  • Get first access to industry jobs sent directly to your email
  • Free organizational membership to ESTA + $100 off their exams ($300 value)
  • Be periodically featured on R.O.C.U. Professionals of the Month
  • Get top billing in our Database for employers to view
$75Yearly
Platinum Level membership in Roadies of Color United Association, requires applicant to have a minimum of Two (2) years of cumulative experience. Gold and Silver Level members with less than two (2) years of cumulative experience will be assigned a mentor/sponsor.
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All Gold & Platinum level members of Roadies of Color Members go through a robust vetting process before being accepted to ensure they are experienced and qualified for this industry.

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