A Week In The Life of A Tour Manager

David Scheid is the tour manager for big time alt rock groups like Dinosaur JR, and Broken Social Scene. Check out this article in the New York Times where Scheid details the day-to-day events involved in running a successful tour. What does being a tour manager involve? Mostly a lot of flying and fixing problems. In the article, Scheid reveals that he took 170 flights over the course of the last year, including a trip across Europe to retrieve a forgotten passport. Check it out here.