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Review: Ronan Keating’s “Let Me Love You”

by Elaine Omori
Irish pop artist and man-band member Ronan Keating recently debuted the first single from his upcoming album, Time of My Life. The track “Let Me Love You” premiered on BBC Radio 2 this past Friday, following a brief preview clip of the song posted on Instagram by Keating a few days earlier. “Let Me Love You” […]

Lollapalooza Expands to 4 Days to Celebrate 25 Years

by Elaine Omori
Lollapalooza is one of the most known music festivals in the world, with dates planned for 2016 in Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and of course, Chicago. The festival was founded in 1991 by Perry Farrell of Jane’s Addiction, and has been a much-anticipated part of every Chicagoan’s summer since its 2005 debut in Grant […]


Chicago is for (Music) Lovers

by Elaine Omori
When someone mentions Chicago, there are many different things that may come to mind: the Great Chicago Fire, deep-dish pizza, gangsters like Al Capone, or our sports teams. But not only is our city famous for skyscrapers and “Windy” politics: Chi-town also has a pretty impressive music scene! Spend some time in the city and […]

5 Can’t-Miss Chicago Concerts of 2015

by Elaine Omori
With summer and festival-season coming to an end, it’s natural for music fans to be feeling a little down. But the colder weather and shorter days don’t mean that the parties stop! There are plenty of artists touring this fall and winter and plenty of shows to check out. Here’s a list of some must-see […]

5 Reasons To Be Pumped For North Coast Music Festival 2015

by Elaine Omori
This year’s North Coast Music Festival is less that 20 days away and we hope you’re ready for an awesome weekend! And in case you’re looking for a few extra reasons to be excited, search no further! Red Roll has put together a list of the top 5 reasons you should be pumped for NCMF […]

Disclosure and Sam Smith Release “Omen”

by Elaine Omori
Last week, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sam Smith and UK house duo Disclosure released their second single together. Smith and Disclosure previously collaborated on the 2012 song “Latch,” which proved to be a breakout hit for both artists, peaking at numbers 11 and 7 on the UK and US singles charts, respectively. Disclosure teased the debut of […]