One for the Road by Mark Workman
How to Be a Music Tour Manager

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As the music business continues to go through many dramatic changes, music groups are quickly discovering that in order to build and sustain a successful career they must stay on the road and do as many shows possible each year. Because of this, skilled tour managers for music groups are now needed more than ever. In One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager, Mark Workman shows you how to become a tour manager for a music group in any genre of music; how to organize a music tour the right way; how to effectively complete one; and how to build your career as a music tour manager into a successful one. Written with an acerbic wit and brutal honesty, Mark Workman pulls no punches in telling you what it’s really like to tour the world with a famous music group.
 

About Mark Workman

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Mark Workman has been a successful lighting designer and tour manager in the music business since 1983. His list of past and present clients includes Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, Testament, Machine Head, Devildriver, Mudvayne, Dio, Queens of the Stone Age, Soulfly, Sepultura, Keel, Steeler and many others.As a lighting designer, Mark Workman has designed high-impact lighting performances for many music tours, including the infamous Clash of the Titans (Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament, Alice In Chains, & Suicidal Tendencies) in 1990/1991 and American Carnage 2010 (Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax & Testament), as well as for many music videos and live DVDs such as Machine Head's Elegies DVD filmed at Brixton Academy in London and Megadeth's Rust In Peace Live DVD shot at the Hollywood Palladium.Mark Workman is also a boxing writer whose feature articles have appeared on BoxingScene and FoxSports.
 
Published December 9, 2013 by Road Crew Books. 354 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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