Michael Peter Smith, December E-News

Little Falls, NJ  – Winter, 1948

A Note from Michael
It’s occurred to me lately that the Blessings Apparent of Christmas gradually change throughout one’s life. When I was seven it was that the Lionels came out of their boxes.When I was in eighth grade Christmas was the big plaid flannel shirts my godmother Kay O’Reilly, who worked at Bamberger’s, used to give me. This year I’m grateful for my family, and for being allowed to do what I do for a living. However precarious both things are in this chancey world, I’m grateful, and I do hope you have reasons to be grateful too. Season’s Greetings, OK Bye (Bye Lullee Lullay).

When things look grim and tattered
It’s the love she gives him that matters
Truth be told, it love he gives to her
That’s gold and frankincense and myrrh
( Listen to the song,  The Magi, Michael Smith )

December Performances

Just added! Dec 13 at 4 PM (central)  Michael & Jamie O’Reilly perform for WFMT Fine Arts Radio 60th Anniversary, live from the Chicago Cultural Center. Listen.

Michael in Wisconsin
Wednesday, Dec 7  8:00 PM
White Gull Inn
4225 Main Street
Fish Creek, WI
PH: 920.868.3517 or toll free 800-624-1987
Email: (reservations) innkeeper@whitegullinn.com
http://whitegullinn.com/concerts.html
6:00 Special pre-concert dinner

Michael in Wisconsin
With Peter Mulvey, Krista Detor
Friday, Dec 9  8:30 PM
Café Carpe
18 South Water St. West
Ft. Atkinson, WI
PH: 920.563.9391; http://cafecarpe.com

Michael on the Radio
Saturday, Dec 10 8 PM CT
Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish Civil War
Folkstage, LIVE on WFMT 98.7 FM
with Jamie O’Reilly, Katrina O’Reilly
Hear the concert streamed at wfmt.com

Michael Solo, House Concert
Sun. Dec 11 7:00 PM
Kathy Kelly, Host
Chicago, IL
PH: 630.903.0072
Email: kkelly@ccc.edu
(put the words “House Concert” in the subject line!)
6 PM Chili supper

Michael and Jamie O’Reilly Christmas Show
Sunday Dec 18 2 PM
Featuring The Gift of The Magi with Rick Kogan, Narrator
SPACE
1245 Chicago
Evanston, IL
PH 847.492.8860; http://evanstonspace.com

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Michael will be touring Missouri, Arkansas & N. Texas in February.

Website: michaelsmithmusic.com

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For Bookings Contact
Jamie O’Reilly
jamie@jamieoreilly.com;
PH/Text: 773.203.7661

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