“Without you Chicago would be bereft!” Rick Kogan, WGN Radio 720 am Here an excerpt as Rick interviews musicians John Devens and Jamie O’Reilly join the conversation in the studio to talk about the upcoming season on Concerts at the Castle, a series of concerts at the Givins Beverly Castle and Jamie gets ready for […]

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 […]

A Note from Michael (view in e-newsletter format) As Saint Patrick’s Day approaches I think of my great-aunt Mamie, Mary Brennan, whose family was from County Cork, born in 1880, 8 years old during the Blizzard Of March 1888, when in New Jersey the snowdrifts were fifty feet high. Mamie married Michael Maccri, who was […]

February 15, Roots Salon LOVESONGS Valentine’s Concert The Jamie O’Reilly Trio With Jamie O’Reilly, vocals Peter Swenson and Michael Smith, guitars Saturday, Feb 15 at 8 PM Roots Salon* About the Jamie O’Reilly (link)  Trio       Jamie O’Reilly Trio Willa Moore with Ron Scroggin opens $20 donation. Singles encouraged, no date required. Dessert and chocolates will be […]

From Songs of A Catholic Childhood Full length CD release. NOW online! Hear samples of stories and songs. Buy from CD BABY! Digital downloads, too. http://cdbaby.com/cd/jamieoreilly4 Listen to the duet (click on this link) The Holy City, Bells of St. Mary’s   “What a beautiful duet — THANK YOU for brightening a damp, chill, gray […]