Andy Reynolds has worked as an international concert tour manager and audio engineer for over 20 years. He has toured continuously during this time, working on an average of 200 shows per year. Andy has worked for such bands as Maribou State, The Pierces, Maverick Sabre, All-American Rejects, House of Pain, Machine Head, Nightmares On Wax, Pavement, Roots Manuva, Super Furry Animals, Skunk Anansie, Squarepusher, and The White Stripes. He has worked with bands on tours by such acts as U2, Whitney Houston, Manic Street Preachers, and Foo Fighters. His touring experience encompasses stadiums, arenas, theatres, pubs, bars, clubs, outdoor festivals, rooftops, subway stations, cruise ships, mountainsides, and very, very muddy fields.
Andy is also the author of ‘The Tour Book – How to get Your Music on the Road’, the musicians definitive guide to gigging and touring, and 'Playing Your First Music Festival', a gudie to performing at green-field, open-air, music festivals.
Andy lectures to students of music management and live audio engineering at University of West London/London College of Music, Buckinghamshire New University, Cato Academy, and Access To Music.
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Roadie, Inc. - How to Gain and Keep a Career in the Live Music Business
by Andy Reynolds
‘Roadie, Inc’ is the definitive guide to starting out as technician, working for bands on tour. The book details the exact steps you need to take in order to find work as a sound engineer, back line tech, lighting engineer, tour manager, touring stylist or driver. There is also comprehensive information on non-touring roles such as artist manager, music booking agent and concert promoter.
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