Jamie’s March E-newsletter. 3 Concerts. Speaking panel.

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Busy life for me!  For Irish music fans, I am singing 2 North Shore gigs, accompanied by Peter Swenson and All Ehrich. There’s the Acoustic Sound Series March 10, hosted by Nan Anderson, at the Merion Crystal Lounge in Evanston (the old North Shore Retirement Hotel).  And a new folk series March 12 at St. Tim’s Coffeehouse (St Timothy’s Lutheran Church) in Skokie.Belinda Bremner joins us reading Yeats. It’s been years since I’ve done the shamrocks n’ sheilagh bit on the St. Pat’s Day  Wishbone North Restaurant’s been our family go-to eatery for years.  Couldn’t say “no” to bringing our special brand of Irish music there on March 17. Michael Smith joins us for that one.  Sing-a-longs included.  Easter Sunday, I will be a guest panelist for Lookingglass Theatre’s production of Lorca’s Blood Wedding, talking about the Spanish Civil War songs, and the music of the era.  


Jamie, vocals with Peter Swenson, guitar

Thurs Mar 10 at 6:30 PM
Mar 10 gigThe Acoustic Sound Music Series at
The Merion Crystal Lounge
1611 Chicago Ave in Evanston
Donation at the door.
In the former North Shore Hotel, this is a cozy site for acoustic music,
features delish food and drink, in a music series curated by Nan Anderson.


Sat March 12 at 7:00 PM
St. Tim’s Coffeehouse
St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church
9000 Kildare Avenue, Skokie, IL 60076
Guest Belinda Bremner reading poetry of Yeats
$20 tickets.
Online tickets: LINK
New North Shore music series.  Refreshments served.


Thurs Mar 17 , 2016 7:00 PM. – 10 PM
wishboneThe Wearin’ o’ the (Collard) Greens.
With Jamie, Peter, Al and Michael Smith, guitar ​
$20 advance.  $23 at the door
Reserve music ahead, via
Reserve table via restaurant: 773.549.2663
Email: jamie@jamieoreilly.com
Wishbone North, 3300 N Lincoln, Chicago
Dinner and drink specials.  Southern Reconstruction Cooking with an Irish specials!  

Website: http://www.wishbonenorth.com/news/st-paddys-concert-by-jamie-orellly
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Blood WeddingposterGUEST SPEAKER
Sunday, March 27, 4:30 – 5:15  PM
Blood Wedding REFLECT Panel Discussion
With Guitars on Their Backs and Strings Beneath Their Fingers
Lookingglass Theatre Co
at Water Tower Water Works
Theatre & Box Office
821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

For Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish Civil War fans, I’m to be a speaker for “With Guitars on Their Backs and Strings Beneath Their Fingers”: a panel discussion, following the matinee of “Blood Wedding,” at Lookingglass Theatre. Sunday, March 27, 4:30 – 5:15  PM. REFLECT Panel Discussion, Jamie with Panelists Carlo Basile, guitarist and Rick Sims, composer.  Lookingglass Theatre Co at Water Tower Water Works 821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il.


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I Know Where I’m Going, the remastered recording of my first  solo album, accompanied by guitarist Peter Swenson, received a standing ovation at its live album release concert in Oak Park last fall.  We will sing from this collection, along with St. Pat’s favorites this March. We recorded these 11 songs at WFMT Studio in 1984.  Additional songs were recorded  last summer, with Peter and special guest Michael Smith on guitar.  Buy via the link here!