"If you are ever fortunate to meet Putnam Smith or better yet to hear him play and sing, don’t be surprised if you too don’t begin to feel like stepping into the past."-- FolkAlley.com


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WHAT'S NEW Last updated June23, 2016

Newsflash: Selected for the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase, 2016!

I am very excited to be selected (Again!  The first time was in 2011) as an showcase artist for the

prestigious Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in HIllsdale, NY the first weekend in August.  I'm also excited

to be playing my two song showcase set (on the mainstage!) with cellist extraordinaire April Reed-Cox! 

I will also be joined by the incomparable Ashley Storrow for a special guest appearance!  Learn more at:



SAVE THE DATE!  --  Saturday, August 20 -- CD Release show!

That's right -- my new CD, 99 Desires, is in the final stages of production, and will finally make it's

public appearance 8/20 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland, Maine.  This will be an extra

special night, as it will be a Double CD Release extravaganza, featuring the debut release of

Ashley Storrow!  Not only will we be singing harmonies on each others' songs, but we'll be

joined by two other fabulous musicians: April Reed-Cox on cello, and Nate Martin on upright

bass.  Please join us for this one-time only celebration!!!


New VIDEO featuring Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow!

Check out this new video of me and Ashley Storrow singing one of the songs from my new album.

The song is "All in Good Time" -- inspired by the traditional old-time tune "The Cuckoo".  To watch,

click here


If I Had a Time Machine
Filmed, recorded, and edited by Beehive Productions. Filmed live at the Folk Alliance International Conference, February, 2016. Features the original song "If I Had a Time Machine" on the new album "99 Desires".

All in Good Time
Original song, inspired by the old-time traditional tune "The Cuckoo."
Featuring Ashley Storrow on harmony vocals. 
Filmed and edited by Tyler Lienhardt.  May, 2016.

Cast Iron Pan
Official video -- shot "on location" at Putnam's log cabin,
and on the streets of Portland, Maine. Filmed and edited
by Connor Garvey. Dance choreography by Katy Jayne,
featuring the Amazing Cast Iron Pan Street Dancers! May, 2013.



The Stars Will Line Up Someday
Recorded and filmed by Beehive Productions
at the Recovery Lounge in Upper Jay, NY.
Featuring Sorcha on harmony vocals and
Jo Sorrell on cello. September, 2012.