I want to take you through a show at our venue step by step, pre-Co-Vid. In hopes that giving you this inside look will help you grow in whatever path you decide to pursue.
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When starting out as a Live Sound Engineer, you will encounter gigs that require you to wear two hats. The Tour Manager or Production Manager and Sound Engineer are the most common dual roles you will encounter. Being able to handle both roles effectively will make you more valuable, increase your skill set, and allow you to gain the experience you need to tour solely as a Sound Engineer or Tour Manager.
My official title for the week was “Tour Manager,” which confused me at first because originally I thought all that tour managers did was book shows (and I’d had about diddly-squat to do with that). But by the end of the very exhausting seven days, I figured out that the role of TM was much more valuable, and extensive.