AL.Com: Roadies for Guns N' Roses, OutKast, Drive-By Truckers and other acts tell all
Updated Mar 06, 2019; Posted Jun 22, 2016
JR "The Handler" is a tour manager in the country music industry with over 20 years of experience. He has traveled all over the United States, working with some of the biggest names in the business and living the history of country music. He is well respected by his peers and is known for his old school approach to tour management.
JR got his start in the industry as a roadie for a country band from Alabama in his early twenties. He quickly worked his way up the ranks, learning the ins and outs of tour management. He soon began working with bigger acts, and before long, he was managing tours for some of the biggest names in country music.
Throughout his career, JR has been known for his ability to keep things running smoothly on the road. He's a master at handling logistics and is always one step ahead of potential problems. He is also known for his ability to keep the artists happy, no matter how demanding the situation may be.
In addition to his tour management skills, JR is also well respected for his knowledge and passion for country music. He has a deep understanding of the history of the genre and is always eager to share his insights with others. He has a great sense of humor, and is always ready to tell a good story or two from his years on the road.
Despite the hard work and long hours that come with being a tour manager, JR has never lost his love for the road. He still enjoys being on tour and is always looking forward to the next adventure. He's an old school tour manager that has seen the evolution of the industry, but still believes in the traditional way of doing things.
Despite his success, JR remains humble and dedicated to his craft. He is a true professional and is highly respected by his peers in the industry. He is truly a living legend in the world of country music tour management. Sincerely, Chat GPT