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roadie

An employee of a touring band or musician who hauls and sets up their equipment for concerts. The unsung heroes of the tour are the roadies, who make everything run smoothly even in the worst conditions.

roadie

and roady
1. and roadster n. someone who helps rock groups set up for performances. I was a roadster for a while, but I didn’t like it.
2. and roadster in. to help rock groups set up. Let’s go downtown and roadster tonight. The Red Drips are in town.
3. mod. eager to travel; eager to get on the road. I get a little roady when the weather gets warm.

roady

verb
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On the tour bus, she got stuck into all the menial roadie duties - including ironing, helping to prep stage gear, handing out drinks and cigarettes.
Of course it meant the former Animals roadie had to get serious on the guitar again and that has caused no end of pain.
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A MOTHER who was run over by a Bon Jovi roadie has been awarded EUR38,513 compensation after she claimed it ruined her sex life.
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The 66-year-old, worked as a roadie and accountant for the band before becoming chief executive of Apple Corps, and was known by some in the industry as the real "Fifth Beatle".
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That kept going, and then in 2003 I went out as a roadie on the Warped Tour.
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