The Irish folksong performed by Jamie’s Trio.Listen to Red is the Rose here. It’s not for the parting of my sister KateIt’s not for the love of my motherIt’s all for the loss of my bonny blue-eyed ladThat I’m leavin my homeland forever Jamie sings the timeless Irish ballad, with Michael Smith on guitar.Featuring Bob […]

In MemoriamMichael Peter SmithBorn September 7, 1941Died August 3, 2020 A note before reading. This website, and its contents: posts, history and reflections, are the domain of me, Jamie O’Reilly, a writer, performer, and friend of Michael’s. It is not a commercial or fan site. Nor do I act as agent, or handle his business […]

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, […]

Behind every great woman is a home.  Roots Salon 2006 – 2015 A house. A home. A family. An idea. A risk. An adventure. A dream realized. A legacy. A farewell. Salonniere Jamie O’Reilly Requests Your Presence For Summer Solstice and The Roots Salon Finale  “SUMMER-FARE” Saturday, June 20 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM Roots Salon (private […]

Read March news here   Read this Enews as a Mail Chimp letter here:  http://eepurl.com/bc3FLT   Michael P.  Smith February & March Blog and E-newsletter The NEW CD The Selfish Giant, show reviews! The Wintry Guest at RhinoFest, Feb 7 Valentine’s Concert for Edgar’s Place, Feb 14 St. Pat’s Kick-off  & Songs of a Cath Childhood, […]

Jamie & Roots Happy New Year & 2015 Preview Good-bye 2014.  Our Roots Member Night in November was a full house, with over 15 performers presenting original work, and a delicious selection of harvest dishes. Membership in Roots Salon, Season 2 is growing.  Grateful to a half-dozen or so generous patrons who make contributions to […]