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The Original Roseland Band

Rank #16 US Chicago, IL Singer Songwriter / Rock


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Sounds Like: Steely Dan, The Kinks, Daryl Hall, Tom Petty, Train

Label: High Prairie Records

Manager: Carol Petraitis

Bio: Roseland Band (named after their far southside Chicago neighborhood) was formed in 1971. The original musicians had all played in local bands and were ready to start a new band. Paul Petraitis, lead guitarist, Ron Hoeller, keyboard player, Ron Woodward, guitarist, Barry Soliday, guitarist, the l... See Full Bio

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Posted new video of South of Blue original from ORB at CD Release Party (06/14)


"Ambitious original songs, quirky progressive rock material that recalls Gentle Giant and the Kinks, more than just a southside bar band, currently touring central Illinois and completing their first album at Gary Loizzo's Pumpkin Studios. Keep an eye on these talented Chicago musicians!
—  Art Cleaver, Calumet Index
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Big Thank You
Aug 17, 2014
Writing and playing with the Original Roseland Band is a dream come true for me.... [more]
Sometimes I Wonder CD's
May 8, 2014
CDr's now in stock for purchase at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/theoriginalroselandb... [more]
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    Sep 1

    Chicago, IL, US | 1:00pm
    Labor Day Love In
    Chicago, IL, US
    Mon Sep 01 1:00pm


    Near Hotel Florence in Historic Pullman - several bands will perform

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  • MykoMan (Artist) MykoMan
    "I Don't Care" is a great tune! Enjoying my listen here. Stop by when you get a chance, it would be much appreciated.. ~Mykoman
  • Thadeus Project (Artist) Thadeus Project
    top shelf! hat tip from the southwest side. g
  • Bonnie McGill (Artist) Bonnie McGill
    Hi there,I'm spending Friday evening playing all my favourites ,,, and you are on that list,, of great music,, Thanks for making my night a good one,,, BFF,, Bonnie
  • Spirits Of Another Day (Artist) Spirits Of Another Day
    "Old Friends" > > Sweet ! Peace from Sunny Detroit City !
  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist) Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Wishing much success with your music. Eddie Ray
  • Charissa Mrowka & Country Cross (Artist) Charissa Mrowka & Co...
    wow guys, totally impressed, great music! best wishes with your music! Charissa Mrowka
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Q: Anyway you guys can play at the Labor Day Love-in at the Hotel Florence this Sept.?
A: Sounds like a great idea...we have to make sure we have available band personnel

Asked by Painter,sculptor. Dissonance music.. Answered on Thu Feb 27 2014

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