Michael P. Smith’s ethereal ballad,sung by Jamie O’Reilly with Miriam Sturm, violin This musical gem, from Michael and Jamie’s The Gift of the Magi album,features Jamie O’Reilly on vocals, and Miriam Sturm on violin.With a lovely ensemble: Katrina OReilly Loundy, vocal harmony and piano,Michael Smith on guitar, Bob Weber on cello and Al Ehrich on […]
Listen to The Holy City and Bells of St. Mary’s, medley from Songs of a Catholic Childhood. “Last night I lay asleepingThere came a dream so fairI stood in Old Jerusalem Beside a temple there.” “The Bells of St. Mary’sO, hear, they are calling…And so, my belovedWhen red leaves are fallingThe love bells shall ring […]
Read this as an Enewsletter. https://mailchi.mp/35e7e7f65689/michael-smith-songwriter-july-concerts-festivals-website-updates-2385589“ When the sun was low and the air was cool, Stopping to club the walnut tree Standing leafless against a flaming west. Now, the smell of the autumn smoke, And the dropping acorns, And the echoes about the vales Bring dreams of life. They hover over me. They question […]
A Note from MichaelI was born on the same day of the month as Peter Lawford, which means I will never feel quite as handsome, suave and well-dressed as I might be, and Buddy Holly, which makes me feel grateful every year that I am not more talented and prematurely dead. There is a beautiful […]
Moby Dick 9/7 concert, and more. All events on the events pages, too.Michael appears early fall at Fox Valley, Folk Festival on WFMT, at Wishbone North, Edgar’s Place, and Fitzgerald’s, and does Lamb’s Songwriter’s Retreat Halloween weekend. Read more about Michael Peter Smith’s Fifteen Songs from Moby Dick. https://www.jamieoreilly.com/recordings/fifteen-songs-from-moby-dick/ RADIO CONCERTSat Aug 31, 2019 8 […]
Music & Potlucks, a community organization will present the third annual pop-up music event Folktober Fest. Michael is part of the 6:15 program.
All profits from the event will go to Music & Potluck partner agencies Beyond Hunger, Housing Forward and the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation.
4 PM Singing + Harmony Workshop
5 PM Appetizers, light fare, cash bar, acoustic jam w/ community musicians
6:15 Songwriters Three: Michael P. Smith, Heather Styka, Mark Dvorak
7:30ish Closing jam
Come hear us! Givins Castle Concert in Beverly, Sat. July 20 and Woodstock Festival Sunday, July 21, honoring Anne Hills. Read this as Enews here:https://mailchi.mp/3f184b85f867/jamie-o-july-enews-writing-radio-gigs-2339245 Please come this Sat. July 20! Jamie sings a whole set, at a benefit for the Concerts at the Castle series in Chicago’s historic Beverly neighborhood! The setting is a castle, […]
Michael P. Smith July Gigs WisconsinDoor County, WISun July 7 at 7 PMFishstock Concert Music Series3127 County Road FFish Creek, WI 54212PH 414.659.1521http://www.fishstockmusic.com/door-county-concerts.shtml Wisconsin32nd annual Black Hawk Folk FestivalSat July 13 at 3:30 PMMt. Morris Town ParkCTH GMount Morris, WI 54982https://www.blackhawkfolk.org/festivalFACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/blackhawkfolk/ Chicago area Sat July 20 at 7:00 pmGivins Beverly Castle10244 S. Longwood Drive, […]
Talking the Chicago music scene and Givins Castle benefit on Sat. 7/20 at 7 PM
Jamie joins John Devens for a Sunday night chat with Rick Kogan on After Hours.
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