Putnam family band reaches milestone

'We love putting smiles on people’s faces’ 

For anyone who loves Cape-Breton-style fiddle music with a twist, played by a mainlander, take note! Alycia Putnam & Family, a band which originated in Brookfield and has something for everyone, recently…


Supper, music fundraiser this weekend for Truro legion band

TRURO – A fundraiser for the Colchester Legion Pipes and Drums band will be held this weekend.

On Saturday, a turkey supper will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion on Brunswick Street in Truro. The meal will be held…

State of Mine - Portrait Project by Chris Geworsky

Photographer Chris Geworsky spent 7 years researching and shooting the subjects for the portrait series State Of Mine. The portraits, of musicians, are about exploring the personal, intimate and unique place each subject visits when he/she looses themselves in their…

CD Review by Celtic Life International

Halifax, Nova Scotia-based fiddler Alycia Putnam comes of age with her third full-length recording Wired for Sound, a 13-song melange of melodic medleys that bridge past and present. The Mystery Motorcycle and Banshee on the Harbour open in sure, steady…

CD Review by 67 Celtic Music Promotions

Click here to view this review on the 67 Celtic Music Promotions website.

Wired For Sound. The latest dynamic, high energy release from Alycia Putnam.

Alycia Putnam
Wired For Sound
reviewed by Konnie Stykel


Interview with Celtic Life International

Click here to view this interview on the Celtic Life International website.

Since being inspired at the age of nine when she saw Natalie MacMaster in concert, Nova Scotia fiddler Alycia Putnam has been working on her chops and…

Putnam back recording and Wired for Sound

... "The disc, recorded by Dave Gunning at his Wee House of Music, sounds slick and polished but not overly compressed. While the musicianship is tight, the songs still feel porous with lots of room for the listener to move…