Category: People

Roadies Of Color United Audio Engineering Round Table

ROCU Staff Part of the Roadies Of Color United Association 2023 Conference featured a series of educational and informative round table interactive discussions covering a variety of industry related topics. The audio engineering roundtable session at the ROCU Conference, was moderated by Terry “T.J.” Jackson and Don Juan Holder. It was a must-attend event for ….  Read More

In Memoriam Joe Falcon .

Joe (Jose E. M. Falcon II, known to some as “Mencho”, was 56, and a long-time resident of Azusa, CA. Transitioned March 24th in his sleep while on tour with Ne-Yo. Joe was longtime Stage Manager,Tour and Production Manager, he loved what he did. But more importantly, he loved those he so graciously worked with. Despite ….  Read More

Roadies Of Color United Conference 2023 Highlights

By ROCU Staff Over the next few week we will be publishing Hightlights and sessions from our Conference. Also be on the Lookout for our upcoming Podcast series On ROCU TV on Youtube. The recently concluded Roadies of Color United Annual Conference 2023, held at the scenic Evergreen Lakeside Resort in Stone Mountain, Georgia, proved ….  Read More

Happy Holidays to all our amazing members and supporters!

As the Roadies of Color United Association, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support and dedication throughout the year. Your passion and commitment have driven our success, and we are truly grateful to have you by our side. This holiday season, we wish you joy, love, and ….  Read More


“Embracing Diversity: Building an Inclusive Future in Entertainment”

Diversity, inclusion, and equity in the entertainment industry have seen some improvements in recent years, but there is still work to be done. The industry has become more conscious of the need for representation and inclusion of underrepresented groups, leading to the creation of more diverse content and opportunities. However, there are still significant challenges ….  Read More

ROCU Parnelli Awards Nominations

Congratulations to two of our Roadies Of Color United members Martin Thomas and Kristen “KD” Dean on their Parrnelli Award nominations. Receiving a Parnelli Award is the most prestigious honor in our industry – the nominating and awarding processes have been organized in such a way that it is virtually impossible to “stuff the ballot ….  Read More