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John Kane & David Dann

John Kane & David Dann

This week we’re touching base with two great author’s with upcoming books that I can’t wait to get a hold of.

John Kane is the author of Pilgrims of Woodstock: Never-Before-Seen Photos (University Press of Indiana) and The Last Seat in the House: The Story of Hanley Sound.

David Dann is a longtime Michael Bloomfield historian and his latest endeavor, Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield’s Life in the Blues, hits shelves in October.

Host Update #5

Host Update #5

Friends, in this episode I open up about a whole mess of crazy stuff that happened to me in the last week.

I hope you find some inspiration or maybe just a good chuckle at my expense. Whatever it is, it's honest, raw, and definitely a wild ride.

Michael Thomas Regina

Michael Thomas Regina

Michael Thomas Regina is a FOH Engineer, Tour Manager, and Composer based in St. Petersburg, FL. Since 2017, Michael has been FOH/TM for Orlando based indie-pop band SALES. Over the last few years he has toured extensively in both North America and internationally including stops at Coachella 2019, Firefly Music Festival, and Corona Capital (Mexico City).

Host Update #4

Host Update #4

This week it’s just me in the studio riffing on the state of affairs of Roadie Free Radio and friends.

Scott Adamson

Scott Adamson

Scott Adamson is a touring FOH audio engineer and the founder of The Production Academy, an online school dedicated to helping musicians and sound engineers get the technical knowledge they need to have successful shows.

A California native who has been working in the music industry since the late 1990’s, Scott moved to Iowa with his family in his early teens, and it was there that he started playing the drums. His musical ambitions led him to play in several bands and he slowly developed an interest in the live sound aspect of the shows as well.

Sahir Hanif

Sahir Hanif

Sahir Hanif is a Tour Manager, Production Manager, Industrial designer, creative director, studio drum technician, drummer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Masters of Maple Drums, and Ghost Tech: a full service production and logistics company. 

Sahir has taken his experience on the road and combined it with his business acumen to create two very unique and diverse companies within the music business.

Ritchie Fliegler

Ritchie Fliegler

Ritchie “the amp guy” Fliegler is a notable guitarist, author, and at one time an evangelist for both Marshall Amplification and Fender Musical Instruments.

Ritchie’s passion for the guitar and the music made by it has taken him on a journey he never could have expected, but one that he is humbled by and grateful for every day.

Chez Stock

Chez Stock

Chez Stock is a experienced Tour Manager and Front of House engineer currently on tour with Amanda Palmer. She has toured extensively since 2012, building steadily on her no-nonsense work ethic, and a desire to continuously improve and grow as an engineer.