This is Andy Reynolds’s Live Music Business

Live Music Business - artist advice and roadie jobs

Information, help and advice about the live music business – playing live, getting gigs and road crew jobs for bands, singers, artist managers, booking agents, promoters, venues, tour managers, sound and light technicians and roadies.   My name is Andy Reynolds, I am a freelance concert tour manager, live audio engineer, lecturer and author who … Read more…

My new course on how to get a roadie job is available now

'5-Steps to a Roadie Job' course on Udemy

Its taken a while and I am proud to announce my course, ‘5 Steps to a Roadie Job’, is now available. You can find out more in this video and also below. The ‘5-Steps to a Roadie Job’ course guides you through the steps you will take to earn a full-time living, working with bands … Read more…

23 Things I Learnt At ILMC 28

23 things Andy Reynolds learnt at ILMC 28

The International Live Music Conference (ILMC) takes place every year in London, and attracts booking agents, concert promoters, artist managers, tech companies and suppliers from all over the world for three days of panels, workshops and networking events. Incorporated into the ILMC is the ILMC Production Meeting (IPM), a one-day conference, where specific concert production … Read more…

How to advance a tour – advice from Billy Reed, tour manager

Screenshot of computer folder from tour manager Billy Reed

Billy Reed, a tour manager, has written some great articles, detailing his approach to tour pre-production, advancing and other tour related activities, on his blog here. You will find this advice really useful, especially if you can’t afford a tour manager yet, and are doing all the pre-production  for your shows yourself. He also relates … Read more…