Now is the time for change – Not business as usual!

By now the current state of affairs has become profusely clear...The music touring industry has come to a grinding halt with tons of speculation...

Addiction: The elephant in the road; a lonely battle for connection in a disconnected world.

When we think of addiction, often we picture the stereotypical scenarios depicted on television, movies, and books: a broken down zombie-like person...

The Value of Specialization

I was 22 when I got my first tour, and there was no specializing for me back then. There was only me, a tour manager, and a four-piece rock...

WARNING! hotel freak: uncensored advice from a neurotic pov.

Don't say we didn't warn you!... If you’re on tour you’ve no doubt anticipated the fleeting hours of a day off, the day’s adventure or lack thereof,...

Surviving This Tour Life: a financial guide.

So far 'this tour life' has explored the many ways to manage both the physical and mental health issues in the touring industry. Now we would like...

The Mental Health of Tour Life. on and off the road.

The music industry is a very demanding field to work in both physically as well as mentally. We all know the long hours ahead of us as we prepare to...

frequent flyer club: the good, the bad and the ugly.

Life on the road can ostensibly present endless images of adventure and a buoyant lifestyle. Travel can be a liberator from the mundane nature of...

Quick tour tip: bus stock, better choices on the road.

It can be tough to travel and eat well. When the time comes to make a list of bus stock foods on the tour bus, try making some better choices. It...

crew safety meeting…for real. being a safety conscious touring industry.

In light of recent events in the world (Brussels attacks), even more specifically in the music industry (Paris attacks), we have never been made...

What the !@#$ is per diem exactly?

As touring crew traveling away from our homes to work we know we get per diem every week in cash or in our paycheck that is separate from our...
the bus rules.

the bus rules.

So, you've found yourself on a bus (coach) tour. Welcome to living in tight quarters with 10 other...

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Death & Taxes

Death & Taxes

Its tax season again, a time most of us dread- especially those of us who travel the globe for a...

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Stageplotting

Stageplotting

No it's not a book by Irving Welch about Scottish drug addicts, but it can be just as difficult to...

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Loosen up

Loosen up

We all learn, eventually, that touring life can be quite rough on the ol' muscles, joints and of...

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