Roadies (Episodes Guide)

1.01 – Life is a Carnival (aired on June 26, 2016)
Directed by Cameron Crowe | Written by Cameron Crowe



The management and loyal crew of a touring arena rock band work tirelessly behind the scenes to make the show happen each night; the sudden arrival of a slick British financial adviser Reg Whitehead shakes up the group.


1.02 – What Would Phil Do? (aired on July 3, 2016)
Directed by Cameron Crowe | Written by Winnie Holzman



An array of crises land on Bill after the band has a disastrous show.


1.03 – The Bryce Newman Letter (aired on July 10, 2016)
Directed by Cameron Crowe | Written by Cameron Crowe



Notorious music blogger Bryce Newman sets his sights on the band, penning a post that eviscerates them as dull and irrelevant. When Reg invites him to the band’s next show to smooth things over, the crew takes matters into their own hands.


1.04 – The City Whose Name Must Not Be Spoken (aired on July 17, 2016)
Directed by Jeffrey Reiner | Written by Hannah Friedman



Regg unexpectedly boards the bus on the morning of the crew’s day off. Unknowingly he utters a word that drastically changes the day for everyone. Meanwhile a band member turns up missing.


1.05 – Friends and Family (aired on July 24, 2016)
Directed by Allison Liddi-Brown | Written by David J. Rosen



There’s a super-moon and a lot of family and old friends are coming to the hometown Denver show, including Janine. Shelli gets extra help backstage. Reg is still seeking material for the boxed set and finds a couple of great sources.


1.06 – Longest Days (aired on July 31, 2016)
Directed by Jonathan Kasdan | Written by Cameron Crowe, Tom Kapinos



Janine accepts Reg’s invitation to Denver hometown show 2 with unexpected consequences. Meanwhile Shelli and Bill face the repercussions of show 1, while Wes and Winston have a guitar lesson with a rock legend.


1.07 – Carpet Season (aired on August 7, 2016)
Directed by Julie Anne Robinson | Written by David J. Rosen



Bill, Reg and Phil embark on a quest to retrieve Christopher’s stolen iPad; an idiosyncratic rock photographer arrives to shoot the band, causing chaos.


1.08 – The All Night Bus Ride (aired on August 14, 2016)
Directed by Sam Jones | Written by Cameron Crowe



Phil enthralls the crew about his start with Lynyrd Skynyd, Shelli leaves the bus for unexpected family tragedy, and Reg has an epiphany that may effect them all.


1.09 – The Corporate Gig (aired on August 21, 2016)
Directed by Jon Kasdan | Written by Cameron Crowe, Winnie Holzman



The tour arrives at their next gig, for Funco, makers of an eraser. As they gather outside the hotel where the band is playing. Puna comes out of the bus with a dire dream prediction that “whatever is going to happen will happen tonight”. Things slowly teeter on the brink of great to horrible. What will happen?


1.10 – The Load Out (aired on August 28, 2016)
Directed by Cameron Crowe | Written by Cameron Crowe, Winnie Holzman



A memorial for a rock legend at the LA Forum has a star-studded lineup.