Review from Riveting Riffs’ Magazine’s Joe Montague

Barbara Payton "Rock My Soul" by Joe Montague Some singers and musicians rely on gimmicks or prancing around the stage in a fashion that in no way connects with their music and they do so to cover up deficiencies in their performance. Detroit singer and songwriter Barbara Payton simply let her outstanding and soulful vocals tell the story when she performed at the Saline, Michigan SummerFest … [Read more...]

Barbara Payton cashes in as top recipient at Detroit Music Awards

The Detroit music community came together Friday night, April 19, 2013, at The Fillmore for the 22nd Annual Detroit Music Awards. Barbara Payton, currently on the road as a member of Bob Seger’s Silver Bullet Band, won three Detroit Music Awards. The awards are as follows: Outstanding Blues/R&B Vocalist - Barbara Payton Outstanding Blues Artist/Group - Barbara Payton & The … [Read more...]

Jack White, Rodriguez, Barbara Payton top winners at Detroit Music Awards

The top DMA recipients — with three each — were Barbara Payton, currently on the road as a backup singer in Bob Seger’s Silver Bullet Band, in Blues/R&B and Rock categories, Scott Gwinnell in classical and jazz categories and Marq Speck of the band Sweet Crystal in the Gospel/Christian field. Sweet Crystal also won a pair of awards. To read more, click on … [Read more...]

Bob Seger hits the road again with renewed energy

It’s one of those weeks when the rock ’n’ roll world feels like it’s spinning the way it’s supposed to. One of Detroit’s most cherished music traditions will come to life tonight and Saturday at the Palace of Auburn Hills, where Bob Seger and his Silver Bullet Band will hit the stage for a packed arena of hometown fans. Read complete article: … [Read more...]

Barbara Heads Out Again With Bob Seger

Bob Seger and Silver Bullet Band to Tour in Spring Rock & Roll Never Forgets Tour kicks off February 27th in Ohio Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bob-seger-and-silver-bullet-band-to-tour-in-spring-20130110#ixzz2IArvks3Q … [Read more...]

Barbara Joins Bobby Murray as One of His Special Guests for the Bud Light Ferndale Blues & Music Festival

One Eyed Betty's on Jan 30th 8:30-12:00 We're pretty excited about playing this year's Bud Light Ferndale Blues & Music Festival. And what a great way to shake off those winter blues. Whether you want to shake & shimmy, move & groove or just plain chill - we've got you covered. Our musical menu will consist of something old, something new, something borrowed and most definitely - … [Read more...]

Barbara Payton Launches New Facebook Page

Barbara Payton announces the launch of her new facebook musician page at www.facebook.com/barbarapaytonmusician. The page will feature the most up-to-date information on upcoming shows. Be sure to give it a "like" so you can stay updated right in your news feed! Click here to like Barbara's new facebook page >> … [Read more...]

Barbara Payton Launches New Website

Barbara Payton announced the launch of her new, updated website, www.barbarapayton.com. The site features streamlined information along with a current list of upcoming shows. You can also find an extensive photo and video archive as well as additional links where you can purchase her CDs and read the latest news on Barbara’s career and involvement in causes that have touched her life. “I’m … [Read more...]

Barbara joins forces with Michelle Chenard & Mary McGuire to form The Blood Sisters

"The Blood Sisters are a combination of 3 deliciously talented singer / songwriters whose combined vocals blend into beautiful harmonies taking you on a musical journey exposing personal stories of past loves and life." Terri Ray, WKLT-FM Blood Sisters began when Barbara Payton, Michelle Chenard and Mary McGuire met up as individual performers at the 2009 Mackinac Island Music Festival. They … [Read more...]