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PLSN News Article “Lance ‘KC’ Jackson”

This past June, concert touring veteran Lance “KC” Jackson celebrated 44 consecutive years in the live entertainment industry. The many artists KC has worked with include Luther Vandross, Boyz II Men, New Kids On The Block, Justin Bieber, and he is currently on the road as Production Stage Manager for Earth, Wind and Fire with…
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R.O.C.U. Host ‘Promoting Diversity Within the Industry’ Panel

Beginning of June this year, at the NAMM Show in California, Roadies of Color United (ROCU) hosted the Promoting Diversity Within the Industry panel. ROCU have been active in the music industry since 2009. Founded by Lance “K.C.” Jackson and William “Bill” Reeves, this organization continuously promotes diversity and equality for music industry professionals working…
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Job Announcement: Crew Coordinator

Our friends over at Bigger Hammer Production Services are looking for a Crew Coordinator in Long Beach CA. If interested read below and follow the link to apply. Who Are We? We are a premier provider of stagehands, AV technicians, rigging services, stage management, production management, and crew labor coordination for concerts, events & productions…
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A Little Roadies of Color United Association Backstory “Roadies of Color United Working to Backstage Diversity”

a brief rundown on how Roadies of Color United Association started. This article was published by FOH Magazine back in October 2020.

Roadies of Color United Honored on 2021 Pollstar Impact 50 List

Roadies of Color United Association (R.O.C.U.) would like to give thanks to Liam Klenk a Theatre Art Life (TAL) Official for sharing some articles on R.O.C.U. to the TAL audience. Please read below and follow the link below to read more. We regularly publish interviews and updates around the group Roadies of Color United (R.O.C.U.).…
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ROCU Must Haves for Women to Rock on Tour!

Roadies of Color United got together a panel of women who are currently in the entertainment industry for a live webinar. This panel included Cherise Peace the moderator for the event, Akiko Hanazaki, and Elise Murray. These women shared their knowledge of the industry and tips for women to rock on tour. Cherise Peace started…
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INTRODUCING OUR JUNE 2022 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 years working in the behind the…
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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-Founder Lance ‘KC’ Jackson was asked to Present the NextGen Award at the Parnelli Awards. “This was an honor, with three…
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Roadies of Color United Making Its 2022 NAMM Show and Parnelli Next Gen Awards Debut

By Jay Agamao Anaheim, CA – Roadies of Color United Association (ROCU) is excited to announce the organization will be attending The 2022 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show. NAMM is a convention show with a mission to strengthen the music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. ROCU is honored…
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INTRODUCING OUR MAY 2022 PROFESSIONAL OF MONTH Brandee Wilder

Rocu Staff 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…
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