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Jackie Putnam Biography

 

Jackie Putnam is a Canadian Country-Pop Artist and Singer/Songwriter from Debert, Nova Scotia. Jackie created her One Woman Show in 2018 and in 2019 she performed over 100 shows.  


Jackie has appeared several times on television, radio and along with her prior band, Jackie Putnam & Nighthawk, was nominated for Band of the Year on several occasions. 


Her debut release, “I’ll Be Right Home To You”, was released as a tribute gift to her community in April 2020. She will be returning to the studio again to finish her EP.


From the age of 5, Jackie began singing along to Patsy Cline and at the age of 12, she watched the movie "Coal Miners Daughter" and fell in love with Loretta Lynn’s story and told herself that she was going to be just like her! By the age of 14, she taught herself how to play guitar and started singing and performing in variety shows and sang at her Junior High School Prom. 


In her 20's, she took to the stage, starting off as a soloist performing on live television shows, such as Breakfast Television, Christmas Daddies, and The Down Easter Jamboree. 


The summer of 2018, she returned to her music career, singing and performing again. After a 12 year hiatus, she started over and purchased a sound system, a new guitar and effects, and began doing her own bookings and created her One Woman Show. 


2019 she began her business, “Jackie Putnam Productions” and became involved with the Truro & District Chamber of Commerce, The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), Music Nova Scotia (MNS), Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), East Coast Music Association (ECMA). She also began performing duos and performing with a full band.


Jackie is also a Mental Health Advocate. In 2019, she completed her first Mental Health First Aid Course and she looks forward to working in this profession and assist in making a difference in the lives of many individuals who are experiencing mental health problems related to substance misuse, depression, anxiety, trauma and psychosis. Jackie co-wrote a song called “Let’s Talk” shortly after Bell’s Let’s Talk Day. The song is a positive, powerful, uplifting song about mental health.

This past year, she has been selecting and recording songs for a 2020 debut EP release, writing new music, and I she will be touring the Atlantic Provinces. 


Thank you for visiting Jackie’s site. She would like to thank you for all of the support you have shown and given to her over the years. The stage has always been home to Jackie…it is where she is the most comfortable in being herself and sharing her powerful voice and gift of music with you.