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Putnam Smith

Putnam Smith

Folk / acoustic / old-time Portland, ME  US
The Birds Would Understand
The Birds Would Understand
Lawnmower Repair
Lawnmower Repair
I Think It's Almost Summertime
I Think It's Almost Summertime
Full Moon, Baby
Full Moon, Baby


Putnam Smith- Cast Iron Pan


  • Sat

    Mar 14

    Nashua, NH, US | 7:00pm

    Putnam Smith could be an old world troubadour fresh from the 19th century. This rootsy instrumentalist (guitar, mandolin, piano, cello, fiddle, banjo,....), steeped in Appalachian traditions, is very much a storyteller for the modern age. "The music itself draws elements from the roots of American music,...but is also informed by today's modern songwriters. Putnam's music isn't anachronistic or archaic, it's just heavily informed by a sense of reverence for our shared past and a deep abiding love for the future pathways of American music. " Devon Leger, No Depression Connor Garvey's songs are like placing folk-funk guitar & ukelel, soulful vocals, and paradoxical metaphors in an electric juicer - you've never tasted it before, but it's intriguing and delectable so you have to keep drinking. "Martin Sexton'ish jangle-funk, Mraz-y confessionals, and a very clear voice." -The Portland Phoenix

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  • Thu

    Mar 19

    Portland, ME, US | 7:00pm

    Heather Styka's "Truth or Dare" series -- shared stage with Ms. Heather Styka and Mr. Steven Bacon!! More at: www.portcityblue.com

  • Sat

    Mar 21

    Portland, ME, US | 7:00pm
  • Sat

    Apr 4

    Stockholm, ME, US | 7:00pm

    With many other great performers -- celebrating Travis Cyr's Birthday!!

  • Sat

    Jul 4

    Wiscasset, ME, US | 3:00pm


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  • Aira Winterland (Artist)
    Aira Winterland
    Great music!
  • Sills & Smith (Artist)
    Sills & Smith
    Totally diggin the brooding Goldrush. Frank Smith
  • Bill Berry (Artist)
    Bill Berry
    Digging Goldrush..Cheers!!
  • October Road (Artist)
    October Road
    Very excellent tracks here, Putnam. We are really enjoying your lyrics, vocals, musicianship, and production. Very well done. All the best! ~ Jeff and Heather
  • Lydia and Phil (Artist)
    Lydia and Phil
    Warm vocals, great music!
  • LOST CITY BAND (Artist)
    Putnam, these are outstanding songs, perfect gems !!!


  • Falcon Ridge Folk Festival 2011
  • W/ Mariel Vandersteel @ Christopher St. Coffeehouse, NYC


Sounds Like: Mumford and Sons, Josh Ritter, Iron & Wine

Label: Itchy Sabot Records

Bio: Putnam Smith, who hails from Portland, Maine, could be an old-world troubadour fresh from the 19th Century. After all, he lives in a log cabin, plays his Grandfather's banjo, and prints up the jackets to his CDs on a 1901 Pearl Letterpress (hand set type, pedal powered!). Yet this rootsy mult...See Full Bio

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“If you’re a fan of Mumford & Sons, Iron & Wine, Josh Ritter – or just sitting barefoot in the sun – this album ['We Could Be Beekeepers'], with a glass of lemonade, is for you."”

— Ari Goldberg, Performer Magazine

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