One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager

This is a PDF version of One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager by Mark Workman that is exactly the same as the print version of the book. All of the spreadsheets and documents in this PDF are high-quality just like the 8.5" x 11" print version of the book.

Book description:

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.


“Workman has provided priceless insight with his book which should be studied top-to-bottom by anyone looking to make their living in the business.” Blabbermouth

“Workman provides a witty and entertaining read.” Revolver Magazine

“A witty and inspiring power punch.” Chuck Billy, Testament

“If you are a musician, you should read the book.” Examiner

“You will find this to be a treasured find.” Pittsburgh Music Magazine

“If there is ever a class on tour management I hope Mark Workman is the professor.” Soundcrave Magazine

“A virtual treasure trove of information for current or aspiring road crew members.” National Rock Review
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