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The Original Roseland Band

The Original Roseland Band

Singer Songwriter / Rock Chicago, IL
I Don't Care
I Don't Care
Walls Around
Walls Around
Tuesdays at Twelve
Tuesdays at Twelve
Pullman Techno
Pullman Techno
Winter Park
Winter Park


Old Friends - Labor Day 2014


  • Mon

    Sep 1

    Chicago, IL, US | 1:00pm

    Near Hotel Florence in Historic Pullman - several bands will perform

  • 2014

    Jul 4

    Chicago, IL, US | 2:00pm

    4th of July celebration

  • 2014

    Jun 8

    Blue Island, IL, US | 2:00pm

    CD RELEASE PARTY Sunday June 8th from 2 till 8...The Original Roseland Band will perform from 3 til 5:00. Cover includes lots of live music and buffet.

  • 2014

    Jun 5

    Blue Island, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Jam Night

  • 2012

    Aug 22

    Blue Island, ILLIN, US | 7:00pm

    Will be outside in the beer garden - weather permitting


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  • The Fabulous Del Counts (Artist)
    The Fabulous Del Counts
    " I Don't Care " fantastic vocals and track.......Charles.
  • Stuart (Artist)
    gotta love it pure roots from the heart. Thank Ya'll. Check out "Two Little Children" I think you will dig it. Keep on kicking in ya'll. Stuart
  • Ecologyngle (Artist)
    🎼 I Don't Care 🎤 seasoned pro vocals and style is classic Original Roseland Band. Sweet guitar soars. Lots luv * Patricia
  • LOST CITY BAND (Artist)
    Diggin' your music TORB!!! Peace, LCB/jeffrey
  • MykoMan (Artist)
    "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
  • Paul Petraitis (Fan)
    Paul Petraitis
    You know how you have to practice your instrument? Well ya gotta practice songwriting too! We've been working on cleaning up these older tracks and writing new songs! Nothi...


  • Labor Day Love In - Hotel Florence - Chicago 2014
  • CD Party 06-08-2014
  • CD Party 06-08-2014


Ron Hoeller

Composer, Vocals, Keys

Paul Petraitis


Ron Woodward


Barry Soliday



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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"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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New song!
Dec 8, 2014

Barry sings on the brand new Original Roseland Band song “HOW MUCH”. Barry is a... [more]

Big Thank You
Aug 17, 2014

Writing and playing with the Original Roseland Band is a dream come true for me.... [more]


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Q: Was there such a thing as a "Great Lake" Vibe -- within a Genre of 60-70's -- shared by bands in locations such as Chicago and Cincinnati? Glass Harp I've heard and you have such fun song & jam.

A: There were so many good Midwest bands out of the urban areas on the Great Lakes. Hopefully, that sound will endure through digitalization and rerecordings.

Asked by Acid Zydeco. Answered on Tue Oct 21 2014

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