Upcoming Performances:

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I’m in the studio working on a new album due out next year and headed into rehearsals with Seger for the upcoming tour in November.


Past Performances:

Barbara Payton & The Instigators
Art on the River Port Huron, Michigan
You will see us along the banks of the Black River from Michigan Ave. to Fort Street. The address (for directions) is 301 Quay Street, Port Huron, MI 48060.
Saturday, June 9, 2018 8:30pm to 10pm

Detroit Unplugged: Featuring Barbara Payton, Carolyn Striho and Mary McGuire
Date: 4.28.2017
Time: Doors at 7:00 p.m, show from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m
Venue: 20 Front Street
Address: 20 Front Street Lake Orion, MI 48362
Tickets: $20 via

Barbara Payton & The Instigators
Lexington Village Theatre
7318 Huron Ave Lexington, Michigan 48450
Friday, August 5th, 2016, at 8:30 PM

Payton & Brantley Acoustic Duo
The Vintage Tavern Roof Top
103 Michigan Street Port Huron
Thursday, September 8th, 2016, 7:30-9:30

Jonny Lang w/ Special Guest Barbara Payton
Date/Time: 7.6.2017 @ 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Lexington Village Theatre
Address: 7318 Huron Ave • Lexington, MI 48450