As the leaves begin to turn and we begin to focus on all things Fall, our Lunch Break series is ready to turn up the fireplace and get cozy with this months October edition featuring House Music Legend Ron Carroll. Our special industry friends hail from Chicago music label Aathee, with food provided by the newest addition to the 8 Hospitality Group, OG’s Chicago. Guest are invited to RSVP to attend the live taping from 12-2 pm Friday, Oct 12th at JBTV Studios
Ron Carroll began his DJ career professionally in 1987. During that time, Ron worked with the likes of other stalwarts such as Mike Dunn, Ten City & Maurice Joshua.
As Ron began to dive more into the production element, he worked with various popular labels; Clubhouse records, Trax records, DJ International & Cajual Records to name a few.
After the late 80s into the mid 90s, Ron began working with the Afterhours record label, where he built strong relationships with European companies & producers. From this sparked a collaboration with then VIRGIN RECORDS artist, Superfunk. This lead to the hit “Lucky Star” which sold over 3 million copies.
From this, Ron landed collaborations with hardsoul (Amsterdam), Bob Sinclar (France), Axwell (Sweden) & launched his own single, “Walking Down the Street”, on Spinnin Records. All of these collaborations combined sold millions of copies and hundreds of thousands of downloads around the world.
To this day Ron Carroll has his own label an event brands that are global, working with new talent such as Mercer, Huxley, k o l o m b o and more to come.
A true Chicagoan, Ron’s love and dedication to the music keeps him in the industry…and the love continues.
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