fox sparrow album artwork

cd release august 27


fox sparrow

Fox Sparrow is Alicia Penney's first full-length professionally recorded solo album.

about

After years of focusing on her other musical projects, returning to university, and starting a family, Cape Breton indie-scene veteran, Alicia Penney, is ready to share the songs from her personal journey into adulthood. The upcoming album, “Fox Sparrow” features themes of love and family, presented with Alicia’s characteristically powerful vocals, rich harmonies and heartfelt lyrics, showcasing the progression of her songwriting skills. The melodic prowess she is known and loved for takes centre stage in Fox Sparrow, Alicia’s first full-length, professionally recorded solo album.

news and updates

Welcome to the new aliciapenney.com

Thank you for visiting!I am so excited to have a wonderful new album and a new website to share with you. Check in here for updates and news about upcoming shows and performances.Go to my BandCamp page to hear Ready for You, the first single from Fox Sparrow. I hope to see you soon at a live performance.

CD release show august 27

I am so excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for my CD release party! I will be joined by some of my favourite musicians, and it takes place at one of my favourite venues!Tickets can be purchased at Doktor Luke's (cash only) or by e-transfer to foxsparrowtickets@gmail.com.

live shows

EventLocationDateTickets
CD Release partySt. Patrick's Church, SydneyAugust 27th at 6pmTickets and Info
Mabou Farmer's MarketMabouSeptember 4th at 11amMore Info
Open Hearth ParkSydneySeptember 5th at 7pmMore Info
River Nest Wilderness CabinsNorth RiverSeptember 17th at 6pmMore Info
Breton BrewingSydneySeptember 23rd at 4pmMore Info
Island Folk Cider HouseSydneyOctober 15th at 3pmMore Info

get in touch

Promotional Material

With a voice that routinely makes people shut up and listen, lyrics that paint vivid murals inside your head and a mastery of anything with strings, Alicia Penney has graced the stages of Cape Breton and beyond since the early 2000s. At home or while touring across Canada or overseas; whether with a punk trio (Static in Action), a bluesy folk duo (Billie Yvette), a folk-rock sextet (Tamarack), or acoustic solo, Alicia Penney shines through.You can hear Alica's musical gifts on her 2005 solo debut release “Right Out of ‘Er'”, three Yellow EPs, Static in Action's self-titled double disc, and her former band, The Tom Fun Orchestra's “You Will Land With a Thud”. She also makes guest appearances on the sophomore album by Fire Valley Fire, Great Plains' “Home of the New Totem”, as well as Ricochet's “Daze Away”, and Black Tooth Grinn's self-titled acoustic album. Alicia is routinely called upon to add her unique voice to the mix whether it be for a recording or a guest appearance live on stage with her friends.After years of focusing on her other musical projects, returning to university, and starting a family, Cape Breton indie-scene veteran, Alicia Penney, is ready to share the songs from her personal journey into adulthood. The upcoming album, “Fox Sparrow” features themes of love and family, presented with Alicia’s characteristically powerful vocals, rich harmonies and heartfelt lyrics, showcasing the progression of her songwriting skills. The melodic prowess she is known and loved for takes centre stage in Fox Sparrow, Alicia’s first full-length, professionally recorded solo album.

Fox Sparrow CD Release

Saturday, August 27th at 6pm
at St. Patrick's Church Museum, 87 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia
Featuring a song circle with Billie Yvette Rogers, David Daix, and Ben FureyA performance of (most of) Fox Sparrow by Alicia Penney & her backing band, Jason Burke, Sean MacGillivray, Dylan Devoe, and Ava Vallis. Plus special guest appearances!Tickets $10Available at Doktor Luke's - A Respectable Coffee House, 54 Prince Street, Sydney (cash only) or by e-transfer to foxsparrowtickets@gmail.com. Please include name(s) in your e-transfer comment field.Event page on Facebook