HOW TO HIRE A GREAT CONCERT TOUR CREW

  Having a tour concert is one of the essentials of any artiste. This serves to not only promote your music but also to get to know your fans better, un

HOW TO HIRE A GREAT CONCERT TOUR CREW

b2ap3_thumbnail_HOW-TO-HIRE-A-GREAT-CONCERT-TOUR-CREW HOW TO HIRE A GREAT CONCERT TOUR CREW - Purejobs Blog
Get daily updates directly to your inbox
Share:

 

Having a tour concert is one of the essentials of any artiste. This serves to not only promote your music but also to get to know your fans better, understand what exactly they want and learn about the type of audience you are targeting.

In order for the tour to be successful, you need one great tour crew. This article seeks to discuss the attributes you should look for when hiring a crew to go on tour with you and the easy steps involved in hiring one!

Even though concert tour contracts provide for the crew at all stops, it is important to have your own crew to travel with you from one venue to another. This local crew is invaluable because it has first-hand knowledge on your band, the show and all its equipment not forgetting that it is with you at all stops. However, finding your next concert tour crew can be a bit overwhelming. Herein are a few attributes that you should look for when hiring:

· Adaptable and flexible. Most of the times mishaps occur during the show, for instance, the sound system may not function as required. You will need somebody who can quickly deal with the situation at hand.

· Committed. The tour crew must consist of members who are willing to set aside their other business and experience the hustle of being on the road with you. They should stick with you until the very last leg of the tour.

· Skilled. One of the major essentials is a group of people who are familiar with the music equipment. This serves to ensure that your equipment will be properly handled with the utmost care and also run it quite effectively.

· Team players. A concert tour crew involves a large number of people. When hiring, make sure that the crew members are people who are likely to get along well with not only your band mates but also other managers so as to reduce any tension while on the road.

When looking to hire your crew, you can easily find one at a music website. There are hundreds of websites which avail crew members just waiting to be taken on board a tour. When you get to the website, you will be required to give specifications on the crew members you wish to hire. Such details include:

· The number of crew members.

· The number of days you are expected to be on tour.

· Any specific preference for the type of members you would like, for instance, one may state that he is looking for a crew member who is familiar with electronics.

After entering the necessary details, you will be notified of the total amount of money you are supposed to pay. Later on, you will get a chance to meet with the crew members through an agent, after which you will get to know them better and let them know when to start packing.

CONCLUSION

As an artist, performing from venue to venue during your tour is bound to be overwhelming. Always ensure that you have a reliable crew because at the end of the day it is your combined efforts that make the whole concert a success.

Sources:
http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com
https://www.musicskanner.com

Rate this blog entry:

Like what you're reading? Subscribe to our top stories.

cvknowhow-banner HOW TO HIRE A GREAT CONCERT TOUR CREW - Purejobs Blog

 

Report this post

Add blog
 

What do you think ? Comment below

Who's the Boss? (And Why it Matters)
A guide for hiring staff for a pop-up restaurant

Most popular

Sarah Ellis
06 July 2017
It is commonly thought that first impressions in business are the impressions provided by employe...
How does your resume score?
How does your resume score? See how your resume stacks up. Submit now.

Career news, advice and insights -Purejobs

Poll

How Long Have You Been Job Searching?

Feed

Subscribe-via-Feedburner HOW TO HIRE A GREAT CONCERT TOUR CREW - Purejobs Blog

Subscribe To Us And Stay Updated with the latest career advice on pure-jobs.com.

dumblittleman?bg=99CCFF&fg=444444&anim=0 HOW TO HIRE A GREAT CONCERT TOUR CREW - Purejobs Blog

Related post

No post has been created yet.

Follow us:

Advertise with us

Would you like to advertise here? Place your banner or link here.

Subscribe to updates from our blog

PLEASE NOTE! We use cookies and similar technologies for the best user experiences.

However, by continuing to use the site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Read More
I understand
How good is your resume?
Does your Resume pass the 30 second speed test? Get a free resume review by the best resume writing professionals in the industry.