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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 year...

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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 ...

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Roadies of Color United Making Its 2022 NAMM Show and Parnelli Awards Debut

Anaheim, CA – Roadies of Color United Association (ROCU) is excited t...

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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 lege...

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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 Product...

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R.O.C.U. Must Haves for Women to Rock on Tour!

With Women’s History Month at an end, Roadies of Color United got tog...

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Introducing our March 2022 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Rayna Zemel

Passionate and extroverted, Rayna Zemel is a Los Angeles-based Playback Eng...

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Introducing our February 2022 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Wilbur Graham Jr.

Meet Wilbur Graham Jr.; he is the Head Carpenter of The Longacre Theatre on...

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Introducing our January 2022 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Albert T Grey Jr.

AL GREY JR (AKA CAPTAIN BOOGIE) Al Grey Jr. Has been in the business for ov...

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Q’s with Tour and Manager Bill Reeves on the great return’s challenges

By: Andy Gensler At the end of the year, Pollstar caught up with veteran to...

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Introducing our December 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Bill Reeves

Bill Reeves is a 40+ year showbiz veteran. He started in the mid-70s as a c...

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Introducing our November 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Tasha McGahee-Shangvi

Tasha McGahee-Shangvi Creative Production Partners (CPP)Tour Manager. At a ...

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Introducing October 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month William Barnett

William Barnett has been in the industry since 1989. He currently works at ...

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Introducing our September 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Chris Lander

Chris has been producing high-quality concerts and events with a logical no...

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Introducing our August 2021 Roadies of Color United Professional of the month Terrence

Friday evening October 28, 1983, a child was born…Hello world, my nam...

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Introducing our July 2021 Roadies of Color United Professional of the month Krysten Dean

Krysten Dean is a touring Sound System Engineer and Crew Chief working for ...

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SHURE Offering Free Training Programs for a Variety of Audio Professionals

PSW Staff Sessions divided into three tiers that include fundamentals, prod...

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Introducing our June 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month David W. Ranger Adams

Ranger’s Sound and Co. Touring worldwide with multiple artists while ...

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Production Live! Roadies of Color/Inclusivity on the road

As the live industry figures out the best way to safely return to in-person...

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MusiCares Announces $2 Million ‘Final Round’ of COVID-19 Relief Funding

By Jem Aswad Courtesy of the Recording Academy MusiCares, which has distrib...

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African-American Music Appreciation Month-June 2021

The United States has been celebrating African-American Music Appreciation ...

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Introducing our May Roadies of Color United professional of the month Donnita Hathaway

Donnita Hathaway is a Personal Assistant with over 17 years of experience w...

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Women in International Touring

Presented by Theatre Art Life and Roadies Of Color United About The Webinar...

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Introducing our April 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month William Chaney Harpe

Audio Engineer / Production Manager I started mixing audio in my Church. Du...

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Introducing our March 2021 Roadies of Color United Professional of the month Jennifer Jacobs

Jennifer has 2 degrees 1 in fashion design and the other in costume design....

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Introducing our February 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Keith McPhee

Keith McPhee is currently the Production Manager and Music Supervisor for T...

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Introducing our January 2021 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Karrie Keyes

Hailing from Los Angeles, Karrie has spent the last 30 years as the monitor...

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Introducing our December 2020 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Michael Huggy Carter

Growing up in Oakland, CA Huggy was exposed to music early in life. Playing...

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Introducing our November 2020 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Liselle Bertrand

It’s not common for a woman to work in the concert touring industry; ...

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Introducing our October 2020 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Bruce Reiter

Bruce Reiter is one of our legacy subscribers and has worked for almost thr...

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Introducing our September 2020 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Rebekah Foster

Rebekah Foster has been in the business for over 35 years. An unlikely pro...

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Introducing our August 2020 Roadies of Color United professional of the month Bernar Ferbee

Bernarr Ferebee is an audio engineer with 27 years of experience working as...

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The 6 Categories of Tours

A quick look at the different types, just to understand what kind of gig yo...

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Introducing our July 2020 Roadies of Color United professional of the month E’lyse Murray

Small Business Owner, Public Speaker, Consultant Ms. Murray has more than t...

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