Christmas Concerts & Radio – Jamie, Michael

Christmas at the Chicago Cultural Center

Listen to Jamie sing I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day



Tues Dec 13 Michael Smith & Jamie O’Reilly performed for WFMT Fine Arts Radio, 60th Anniversary! 98.7 FM, Live on radio from the Chicago Cultural Center. 


“A veritable Christmas basket overflowing with musical treats”

A cherished holiday tradition comes to SPACE
O. Henry’s beloved The Gift of the Magi
Music by Michael Smith. Narrated by Rick Kogan

Sunday, Dec 18
2:00 PM
1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston
Tickets $15 – $25
(PH) 847. 492-8860

Jamie O’Reilly and Michael Smith bring their annual Christmas offering The Gift of
the Magi
to Evanston SPACE Sunday, December 18 at 2 PM. O. Henry’s beloved
story will be narrated by WGN Radio Host Rick Kogan, accompanied by Smith’s original songs: Americana-style waltzes, fox trots, a soft shoe, gypsy melodies, love duets, and gorgeous instrumentals.

Favorite carols will be performed by a fine musical ensemble led by Smith on guitar, with Peter Swenson: guitar, Bob Weber: cello, June Shellene: piano, Lily Floeter: flute and Al Ehrich: bass.

Vocals are performed by O’Reilly and Smith, and also feature Nia O’Reilly-Amandes and Patrick Cannon (as “Jim” and “Della”).

For tickets call (PH) 847. 492-8860 or buy ahead at

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