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A Note from Michael Smith This April I'm in St Louis and Grand Rapids, places that sound to me sometimes as if I was on a vaudeville tour, but with much pleasanter hotel rooms. In St. Louis I love the restaurant that's right next door to the gig, exotic food on a peaceful street. In Grand Rapids I play the Wealthy Theater, two words you don't usually see together. Both of these places are what you call listening rooms, the descendants of coffeehouses. I couldn't believe it the first time I played a coffeehouse: people actually listened. I saw there the beginning of my own listening too, because it had never been that quiet before when I played. It was like: oh Michael you better come up with something. I love working both these rooms, great audiences, and I'm sure glad that it's what I get to do this April instead of the gigs some politicians are booked for this month. And "Rain" might be my favorite Beatle song. Button up your overcoat. OK bye. ST. LOUIS AREA Sat April 15 at 8:00 PM The Focal Point 2720 Sutton Blvd Maplewood, MO 63143-3036 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2882043 FACEBOOK:
LISTEN to Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go [audio m4a="http://www.jamieoreilly.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/06-Will-Ye-Go-Lassie-Go.m4a"][/audio] Singing this on Friday with Peter Swenson, guitar and John Floeter, bass.
Song From Scarlet Confessions LISTEN to Non je regrette rien. [audio mp3="http://www.jamieoreilly.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/15-Non-Je-Rerette-Rien-1-1.mp3"][/audio] Dear Ones whom I love remember you are the most interesting beings under heaven For you all love and parties. For you all sacrifices All virtues. All vices. Dear Ones, I see you all around me still Let the world be your pleasure And use it at your will. Drink to my last words. Remember me as young and bold. For the young never realize the old were not born old. Dear ones. Dear Ones. I neither regret or repent. (Poem by George Moore. Read by Michael Smith. ) Photo by Iwona Biedermann Featuring Paul Amandes, Jamie O'Reilly, Anne Hills, Jamie OReilly Copyright, 2002, J. O'Reilly Productions Recording courtesy of WFMT Fine Arts Radio, Peter and Nancy Clark Eric Arunas, Engineer
A Note From Michael One of the great things about this occupation is that now and again I get to spend a weekend in California, and this month I have a kind of quick and very active visit happening...I'm getting to see my pal Jimmy Duke and friends at Dark Thirty in Lakeside, where I've been so many times that it's like a home away from home; I settle in immediately. A house concert in San Diego, which will be a new experience,and a concert series in Pasadena, where the old Ice House lives forever in fond memory. I'm proud and a little disbelieving of my memory to write that George Carlin came to see me work at the Ice House once years ago. The part I can't believe is that me and George C went for a walk and he talked about how he loved a song of mine that Spanky And Our Gang did...and I just casually accepted the whole thing as if it was my due. Yeah I was so much older then...bless you, George, you'd be going crazy now. OK, bye. CALIFORNIA CONCERTS Fri. Mar 10, ...
In Honor of Women's History Month Join Olive and Jamie for "Lemonade & Little Feet" Celebrating ALL Family! In honor of International Women's Day on Wed. March 8 from 3:30 - 5:00 PM Grandbaby Olive and I will have a lemonade stand (or cocoa, weather depending) for our Loyola and Rogers Park neighbors. Stop by! (Text for address: 773.203-7661). In support of fair and empowering healthcare to women and trans people, a portion of revenue from my St. Pat's concert at Wishbone North will be donated to the Chicago Women's Health Center, a community clinic. Read about their good work: http://www.chicagowomenshealthcenter.org/ LINK FOR Tickets for our St. Patrick's Day Concert Friday, March 17 at 7 PM at Wishbone North, 3300 N Lincoln, Chicago
Please join Myra and Kevin McWethy For a very special evening with Celebrated Songwriter Michael Smith Friday, March 10 at 7:30 PM McWethy Home San Diego Please RSVP via PayPal button below. Space is limited. We serve dessert. Parking provided. For information about the Artist, and to hear songs, go to michaelpetersmith.com Concert donation 1 admission $20.00 USD 2 admission $40.00 USD 3 admission $60.00 USD 4-family admission $75.00 USD
Jamie O’Reilly’s Roots on the Road Series May Day! At Wishbone North Singer/Songwriter Anne Hills With The Flower Song Trio: Jamie O’Reilly, Meg Broz & Nia O’Reilly Amandes Saturday, May 6 7 o’clock pm $20 adv tickets, OR $35 (2-fer) Jamie's PH: 773-203-7661 . Call restaurant for groups of 6 or more: 773.549.2663 Your ?s E: email@example.com Musical fare celebrating fertility, the garden and the glory of spring. Stunning harmonies. Lots o'joy, great food & fun! Hear Anne sing "Gardens": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vs8SnwuL8E Get tickets here through PayPal. Tickets Roots/Wishbone One for 5/6 $20.00 USD Two for 5/6 $40.00 USD Two-fer w 3/17 $35.00 USD