Chicago Tribune Obituary by Rick Kogan https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ent-michael-peter-smith-musician-obituary-kogan-0809-20200804-4aoegtd3j5c5bicwto7sdxa5vy-story.html Chicago Sun Times Obituary Maureen O’Donnellhttps://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/8/4/21312350/michael-smith-folk-singer-songwriter-chicago-steve-goodman-steppenwolf-theatre-victory-gardens Chicago Reader by Mark Guarinohttps://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/michael-peter-smith-dutchman-death-obituary-rip/Content?oid=81848946 Singer John McDermott writes of Michael on his website. He had this wonderful ability to lock eyes with all of us at once and touch our hearts with every word. https://www.johnmcdermott.com/index.php James Lee Stanley, American Songwriter SiteOn the […]

In MemoriamMichael Peter SmithBorn September 7, 1941Died August 3, 2020 Song Notes from Jamie O’ReillyMy blog will have this new feature: Song Notes, the stories and audio recordings of songs Michael wrote for me and/or performed with me. “The dead sleep cold in Spain tonightsnow blows through the olive grovessnow drifts over the mounds with […]

Song Notes from Jamie O’ReillyMy blog will have this new feature: Song Notes, the stories and audio recordings of songs Michael wrote for me and/or performed with me. Michael P. Smith’s ethereal ballad,sung by Jamie O’Reilly with Miriam Sturm, violin This musical gem, from Michael and Jamie’s The Gift of the Magi album,features Jamie O’Reilly […]

Read this as an Enewsletter. https://mailchi.mp/35e7e7f65689/michael-smith-songwriter-july-concerts-festivals-website-updates-2385589“ When the sun was low and the air was cool, Stopping to club the walnut tree Standing leafless against a flaming west. Now, the smell of the autumn smoke, And the dropping acorns, And the echoes about the vales Bring dreams of life. They hover over me. They question […]

Moby Dick 9/7 concert, and more. All events on the events pages, too.Michael appears early fall at Fox Valley, Folk Festival on WFMT, at Wishbone North, Edgar’s Place, and Fitzgerald’s, and does Lamb’s Songwriter’s Retreat Halloween weekend. Read more about Michael Peter Smith’s Fifteen Songs from Moby Dick. https://www.jamieoreilly.com/recordings/fifteen-songs-from-moby-dick/ RADIO CONCERTSat Aug 31, 2019 8 […]

UPDATE FOR TONIGHT OCT 13 SHOW! The restaurant does not handle music admission. Jamie will be at the door. There are some seats available. Please reserve ahead via Paypal link below to guarantee a seat. Or pay cash at the door.  We check this site only until 5:30 PM Sat.  If you reserve after, please […]