I Tour Managed a Punk Band

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    Tour Changes You

    One thing that was really difficult for me to get used to was the huge amount of waiting when you get in a tour van.  You get in and the van starts moving and you don't know when it will stop, you have a general sense of where you're going but there's a good chance that you...
    ewu ewu
    31-35, M
    Oct 25, 2007

    Reading

    One thing I really liked about being on tour was having a ton of time to read.  I'd pack a bag full of books and pick up zines, more books, random pamphlets, etc along the way as well. On one tour I was reading this biography of Peter the Great (http://xrl.us/7qdy). ...
    ewu ewu
    31-35, M
    Oct 26, 2007

    5 Guys With No Money Driving Around the Country In a Dodge Van For 5 Weeks

    I tour managed the Golden, CO-based punk band Pinhead Circus on a couple of tours, the longest for a little over five weeks in the fall of 2001. There are a ton of stories that I'll eventually add, but essentially I was the guy who handled the cash (everything is done with...
    ewu ewu
    31-35, M
    1 Response Oct 25, 2007
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