Month: December 2020

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Washington, District of ColumbiaFox TV Stations Per Diem Stagehand  JOB DESCRIPTION Fox 5 TV, Washington DC’s #1 news station with the most hours of local news, is looking for a Freelance Stagehand to assist with behind-the-scenes projects for the news broadcast studios. The stagehand will be responsible for handling property and scenery used for live…
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INTRODUCING OUR JANUARY 2021 FEATURED PROFESSIONAL OF THE MONTH Karrie Keyes

ROCU Staff Hailing from Los Angeles, Karrie has spent the last 30 years as the monitor engineer for Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder. Karrie is the Executive Director and Co-Founder Of SoundGirls. Karrie started out doing sound for punk bands in Los Angeles in 1986 under the tutelage of Dave Rat of Rat Sound, where…
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BMAC COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

PSA Relief BMAC COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Powered by Sweet Relief Musicians Fund Eligibility Requirements: At least 3 years where more than 50% of your income came from employment in the music industry or as a musician, and currently negatively impacted by COVID-19. Required Documentation: Please include the following items required with the completed application:…
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Music’s Road Crews Are Overwhelmingly White and Male. Meet the People Trying to Change That

Artists and roadies alike are stepping up to address a long-standing industry problem By David Browne Rolling Stone Magazine By the time he signed on for Justin Bieber’s Believe tour in 2012, Lance “K.C.” Jackson had more than 30 years under his belt as a stage manager and touring pro; he’d worked with Prince, Destiny’s…
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MUSICARES APPLICATION FOR COVID-19 RELIEF AND SUPPORT GROUPS

Since the beginning of 2020, we’ve vetted and approved 20,200 individuals to receive assistance. That’s more than double the amount of people we’ve helped in any previous year. MusiCares is grateful for all the support we have received to date and humbled to be in a position to help those who so desperately need it…and…
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A Look Back 2020 Highlights

Lance Jackson

The Year In Diversity: Inclusivity, The Comeback And Not Wasting The Lessons of 2020

By: Bill Reeves & Lance “KC” Jackson It would be safe to say that we’ll all be happy to see the end of 2020. The turmoil, chaos and economic devastation engendered by the pandemic, issues of racial equality and deep political divisiveness have made 2020 a year we would all like to forget. Or, alternatively,…
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A Bit Of Nostalgia, An ‘Extraordinary Venue’ Turns 150: Royal Albert Hall Unveils Anniversary Program

 By: Gideon Gottfried Photo By: J Collingridge The Royal Albert Hall’s auditorium.Neil Warnock, global head of touring at UTA, told Pollstar, “I don’t think there’s another auditorium in the whole world that is like the Albert Hall.” London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall has unveiled the initial program for the upcoming 150th anniversary celebrations. Pollstar spoke…
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