Chicago Tribune Obituary by Rick Kogan Chicago Sun Times Obituary Maureen O’Donnell Chicago Reader by Mark Guarino 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. James Lee Stanley, American Songwriter SiteOn the […]

“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 […]

J. O’REILLY PRODUCTIONS & ROOTS SALON SPRING BLOG A Note from Jamie Recording and Radio Roots “Ancestors” Salon Series May Day at St. John’s with The Go Away Girls & More Featured Artists Catherine Gallogly & Zoe Keithley Michigan Artist Retreat Ireland: Jamie’s Musical Tour, 2015 Save-the-dates  It might as well be… S P R I N G  A note from […]

 A few seats left Jamie O’Reilly’s Roots Salon Proudly Presents Journalist, Author, Radio Personality Rick Kogan with Jazz Duo Peter Swenson (guitar) & Jim Seidel (double bass)   Saturday, Dec 7 at 8 PM At Jamie O’Reilly Roots Salon an Artist Gathering Space Private address in Chicago’s Lincoln Square $25 donation* (Speaker option) call for […]

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:,0,6139732.mp3file *** […]