Holiday Concerts listing Old Man Dancing CD review How did you like the Michael’s CD?  Post a review on CD BABY: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelpetersmith More below about Songs of a Catholic Childhood CD release Follow Michael Smith, Songwriter on FACEBOOK Canada Tour November 21 – December 14 Michael with John McDermott Michael is touring from Saskatchewan to […]

“Together Smith and O’Reilly have created a two-hour song tribute to the American Catholic Experience”. Songlist from Songs of a Catholic Childhood               Comments about our “hit” showcase: “Gorgeous, glorious, heart-breaking/warming/stopping, tears of laughter and sorrow performance last night! Would not have missed it for the world.  So many, […]

SPRING SHOWCASE Sunday April 15 at 7:30 PM Listen for Jamie & Michael on Brian Noonan’s radio show, WGN Radio 720 Am. LISTEN TO INTERVIEWS AT LINKS BELOW April 1, 2012 Jamie O’Reilly appears on  WGN Radio The Sunday Papers, with Rick Kogan. Rick plays her version of Song of Bernadette. Listen here: http://www.wgnradio.com/shows/sundaypapers/wgnam-kogan-120401-jamie-oreilly-michael-smith-songs-catholic-childhood,0,6139732.mp3file *** […]

SPRING SHOWCASE Sunday April 15 at 7:30 PM Listen for Jamie & Michael on Brian Noonan’s radio show, WGN Radio 720 Am. LISTEN TO INTERVIEWS AT LINKS BELOW April 1, 2012 Jamie O’Reilly appears on  WGN Radio The Sunday Papers, with Rick Kogan. Rick plays her version of Song of Bernadette. Listen here: http://www.wgnradio.com/shows/sundaypapers/wgnam-kogan-120401-jamie-oreilly-michael-smith-songs-catholic-childhood,0,6139732.mp3file *** […]

Songs of a Catholic Childhood is sold out for the run! MAY – Read about Michael’s Fitzgerald’s gig May 24 and more.   Michael’s latest Blog: Life Lessons from Me and Rudy Vallee: “So one of the big advantages to having the privilege of growing old is that you get new, presumably cooler viewpoints that […]

Songs of a Catholic Childhood is sold out for the run! MAY – Read about Michael’s Fitzgerald’s gig May 24 and more.   Michael’s latest Blog: Life Lessons from Me and Rudy Vallee: “So one of the big advantages to having the privilege of growing old is that you get new, presumably cooler viewpoints that […]

Peat smoked shrimp, Shepherd’s Pie with veal, Penne Pasta with Stilton cheese in the sauce, Flourless chocolate tart with raspberry sauce and Frangelica whipped cream? Foods of our Catholic childhoods – tuna casserole and fish sticks – NOT! Chef Alan Lake, and the folks at Chief O’Neill’s “four forks” pub and restaurant, created a special pre […]

  If you’re walking up and down these alleys take your rosary underneath these churchyards miners died. So long the Mass today gonna be a hot Sunday get away. Don’t you wish that you could stay here? Well, well, well could this be Helen and Gene’s son? Well he sure has grown Yeah, he sure […]

  If you’re walking up and down these alleys take your rosary underneath these churchyards miners died. So long the Mass today gonna be a hot Sunday get away. Don’t you wish that you could stay here? Well, well, well could this be Helen and Gene’s son? Well he sure has grown Yeah, he sure […]

  Jamie O’Reilly’s Roots Salon Presents ANNE HILLS Sunday March 25 7:00 PM Private address $18 donation at the door BYOB Call/Text 773.203.7661 email: roots@jamieoreilly.com   Anne Hills performs a house concert at Jamie O’Reilly’s Roots Salon in Chicago. Seating is limited. Reservations required. Coffee and dessert are served. Bring your own beer or wine.  […]

COME to Our Spring Showcase   “Jamie and Michael bring us to our lives: to cherish what is simple, know what is lost, and remember the best of times.” Songs of a Catholic Childhood Presented by Chief O’Neill’s Pub and Restaurant And J. O’Reilly Productions With Jamie O’Reilly and Michael Smith Thursday, April 19 at […]

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 […]

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 […]