Roadie Of The Month
June / July 2017
3/ Currently Reside?
Tour Manager. Sound Guy. Stage Manager. Cocktail Maker.
5/ Years on the road?
6/ First band you ever worked for ?
Karnivool and Mere Theroy
7/ Favourite AUS venue ?
The Forum, Melbourne or The Tivoli in Brisbane
8/ Favourite AUS Bar or Restaurant ?
The Beaufort and Ike’s in Carlton, Victoria. A great dive bar with smoked meats and burgers.
9/ When and where was your first OS tour?
David Strassman, Denmark 2007
10/ Favourite OS country to tour?
Germany. Great Venues. Great Crew. Great Punters. Great Catering. Great Beers.
11/ Favourite OS venue?
The AB, Brussles
12/ Favourite OS Bar or Restaurant?
The Brass Monkey. Edinburgh. A great dive bar with couch filled cinema.
13/ Last three bands you have toured with ?
The Cat Empire.
14/ What three tools are the most important to your role ?
Printer, A4 paper and Sharpies.
Leatherman / Knife.
15/ What are the three things you can’t leave for tour without ?
Clean Underwear and Socks.
Layrite “Super Hold” Pomade.
First Aid kit.
Roadsick T shirts.
16/ What’s your drink of choice after the truck is packed ?
A nice cold Larger or Champagne.
17/ Who’s the most played artist on your ipod?
Run The Jewels. The Bronx.
18/ Words of Wisdom?
Take time to see the places while you are on tour. It’s really easy to stay on the bus / hotel and not take a place in. Go for a walk. See the sights. Try a local beer or weird food. Make the most of it! It’s the best job in the world!
19/ You can contact me on?
“Beers as big as your head.” I love touring in Germany.
The 2016 Cat Empire Australian Crew, repping Roadsick T shirts in NSW.
Monitor World, Groving the Moo 2015 w/ the Hilltop Hoods.
Classic Drum Stitch Up, The Cat Empire. The Forum, Melbourne 2016.
When you lose a bet on a Karnivool Tour… ‘The King’ Bigdayout 2008.
‘Don’t F**k with the Stage Manager!’ Falls Festival, 2015.