Trust Your Gut ft. Eric Gerloff (A$AP Ferg, Lil Uzi Vert, BoywithUke)

Trust Your Gut ft. Eric Gerloff (A$AP Ferg, Lil Uzi Vert, BoywithUke)

Everyone lets welcome onto the bus, Eric Gerloff! Eric wears a lot of hats on tour; he’s a tour manager, production manager, and sound engineer to name a few. Eric has toured with a wide variety of artists starting all the way back on Warped Tour and now tour manages A$AP Ferg, Lil Uzi Vert, and BoywithUke. Thanks to his years of experience in the music industry, Eric has a strong gut feeling when hiring crew members or working with a new artist. There’s so much knowledge to gain from Eric so get comfy for this week’s episode of Don’t Shit on the Bus!

In this episode of the Don’t Shit On The Bus podcast we will learn:

• How Eric has worked with a long list of varied genre artist
• What is it like to tour in the rap/hip hop world
• Why does Eric trust his gut so much when choosing crew members or artists to work for
• Lessons Eric learned from mistakes he made early in his career

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(00:00) Intro
(01:47) Patreon
(02:13) Eric gets on the bus
(02:27) How long Adam and Eric have known each other
(04:50) When Eric started touring
(06:24) Mistakes Eric made early on in his career
(11:08) Who Eric has worked for
(13:43) Difference between Warped Tour bands and hip-hop artists
(20:02) What it’s like being on a free for all tour
(25:47) How to let people know you’re available
(27:37) What Eric looks for when bringing on new tour members
(36:28) Smoking and drinking on the job
(49:27) How to know when you’re the right fit for an artist
(56:04) Wrap up notes
(56:38) Shower Shoes

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Edited & Produced by Connor Gaskey